Without a Doubt, This is the Jacket of 2021

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The cold weather is slowly creeping up on us but despite the fact we haven’t yet hit winter, The Frankie Shop’s quilted jacket has already become one of the season’s biggest hits.

If that tells us anything, it’s that quilted outerwear is set to reign supreme again in 2021, which really comes as no surprise at this point.

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Puffers and quilts were seen time and time again at Fashion Week, with Prada, Stand Studio, Givenchy and many more sending iterations of the equestrian-inspired outerwear down the runway.

Meanwhile quilted vests, which reigned supreme in 2020, are back again too. As much as I love these, I do live in Britain, so they won’t keep me warm for long.

That’s why I’m focusing my attention to the jacket version, which will last me a lot longer.

There are a surprising number of ways to wear them, and while they were previously worn as an exclusively practical choice, they’ve come a long way.

The silhouette has changed from a tight-fitting and not-so-flattering cut, to an oversized and more casual silhouette.

Sporty styles are timeless, but now more feminine prints cover puffers to create vintage-inspired pieces. Free People’s iterations are a shining example of this, as well as Freya Simmone’s floral jacket.

This has opened up the trend to so many more (me included), making it one of this winter’s most wearable looks.

Inspired to get involved? Here’s our edit of the best quilted jackets to choose from now.

READ MORE: 9 Quilted Jackets That Give the Frankie Shop’s a Run For its Money

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Oversized Quilted Jacket, £59.99, Zara – buy now

Quilted Zip Jacket & Other Stories

Quilted Zip Jacket, £120, & Other Stories – buy now

Rodebjer Sandi quilted jacket

Sandi quilted jacket, £357, Rodebjer at Farfetch – buy now

Ganni Women's Stretch Canvas Padded Coat - Khaki

Women’s Stretch Canvas Padded Coat, £255, Ganni at Coggles – buy now

Rudy Quilted Bomber Jacket Free People

Rudy Quilted Bomber Jacket, £268, Free People – buy now

Image 1 of Maje quilted leather jacket

Quilted Leather Jacket, £379, Maje at Farfetch – buy now

& Other Stories Quilted Wrap Collar Puffer Jacket

Quilted Wrap Collar Puffer Jacket, £120, & Other Stories – buy now

Arket Quilted Insulator Jacket

Quilted Insulator Jacket, £25, Arket – buy now

& Other Stories Oversized Quilted Jacket

Oversized Quilted Jacket, £95, & Other Stories – buy now

Palones Crop Yellow Quilt Coat

Crop Yellow Quilt Coat, £135, Palones at Wolf & Badger – buy now

Mango Quilted Jacket in Snow

Quilted Jacket in Snow, £69.99, Mango – buy now

COS Reversible Quilted Jacket

Reversible Quilted Jacket, £99, COS – buy now

ASOS Quilted Cropped Jacket

Quilted Cropped Jacket, £38, ASOS – buy now

Ganni Recycled Ripstop Quilt Jacket

Recycled Ripstop Quilt Jacket, £275, Ganni – buy now

Freya Simonne The Simmone Sherbert Floral Puffer

The Simmone Sherbert Floral Puffer, £245, Freya Simmone – buy now

NA-KD Quilted Short Jacket

Quilted Short Jacket, £56.95, NA-KD – buy now

Anthropologie Quilted Patchwork Jacket

Quilted Patchwork Jacket, £130, Anthropologie – buy now

Quilted down jacket - Dark beige - Ladies | H&M GB 1

Quilted Down Jacket, £79.99, H&M – buy now