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November 7, 2019 / Comments (0)

Best Down & Insulated Jackets 2019/20

Woman in insulated coat walking through snow

Everyone should have an insulated jacket on hand for chilly temperatures. Whether synthetic or down, the fibres or feathers filling these coats work by trapping warm air that will help you fend off the shivers.

Lightweight and great for layering clothing when it gets really cold, some also boast cleverly designed features to help you stay warmer and dryer for longer. See our picks for the best down and insulated jackets for 2019 so you are prepared for whatever winter throws at you.

Read on to find out more about our top picks or, if you don’t have time, skip straight to them here:

Best Insulated Jackets For Men:

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Best Insulated Jackets For Kids:

The Best Down & Insulated Jackets For Men

Trespass Oskar Padded Jacket

Price: £29.99
Is it Waterproof? No, but it is water-resistant
Down or Synthetic Filling? Synthetic
Best For… General day to day wear

The Trespass Oskar Padded Jacket is perfect for chilly mornings if you are looking for a budget-friendly coat without too many bells and whistles. You can throw it on over your t-shirt or add some extra warmth by pairing it with your fleece.

While it may have fewer features than some of the other coats on this list, it still performs brilliantly. It is padded with 100% polyester to keep out the cold and boasts a versatile appearance in a range of colours, so you don’t look like you’re climbing Everest when you’re walking the dog!

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Berghaus Vaskye Insulated Jacket

Price: £119.99
Is it Waterproof? No, but highly water-resistant
Down or Synthetic Filling? Down
Best For… Light Travel

The Berghaus Vaskye Insulated Jacket allows you to step outdoors with the knowledge you’re protected from the worst weather conditions. Using Berghaus’ award-winning Pertex Quantum Fabric, this is a robust and lightweight jacket that’s highly water and wind-resistant.

This technology, combined with Hydroloft insulation for incredible warmth, allows you to continue walking, hiking or cycling in all conditions, all while staying bone dry inside and out. Your core areas will stay snug without the bulk of other winter jackets. With subtle lower zipped pockets, this is perfect for all trails and travels!

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Mountain Equipment Lightline Down Jacket

Price: £199.99
Is it Waterproof? No, extremely water-resistant
Down or Synthetic Filling? Pure Down
Best For… Outdoor activities and freezing temperatures

Mountain Equipment’s Lightline Down Jacket is a class-leading jacket for mountaineers and climbers who push themselves in the most extreme conditions. Using their DRILITE® Loft 40D outer fabric, Mountain Equipment offers unequalled levels of wind and water resistance.

Whatever the elements throw at you, you’ll stay warm as sub-zero temperatures and wintery conditions are dispatched effortlessly thanks to DOWN700, a Pure Down filling. This ensures a constantly warm temperature inside, even if the temperatures outside plummet. YKK zippers, adjustable cuffs and hem allow for a more personal fit.

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The Best Down & Insulated Jackets For Women

Berghaus Nula Insulated Micro Jacket

Price: £119.99
Is it Waterproof? No, but water-resistant
Down or Synthetic Filling? Down
Best For… All-season on-the-go coat

The Berghaus Nula Insulated Micro Jacket provides lightweight warmth for year-round comfort, marking itself out as an all-season favourite. Its innovative Polyball construction allows for a high compression rate while being ultra-lightweight, perfect for keeping in rucksacks for a sudden temperature drop.

Incorporating Berghaus’ Hydroloft insulation system, the Nula offers constant warmth by trapping body heat but maintaining superior breathability levels. When you include its water-resistant qualities, then, you have a bulk-free, ultra-warm jacket that performs in all conditions. It should be a staple in anyone’s outdoor wardrobe.

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Regatta Whitley Insulated Jacket

Price: £49.99
Is it Waterproof? No, water repellent
Down or Synthetic Filling? Synthetic
Best For… Stylish, everyday winter coat

Whether it’s a weekday commute or weekend stroll, Regatta’s Whitley Insulated Jacket looks the part no matter what. Constructed from a high-shine polyester and treated with a water repellent finish, the Whitley beads away sudden downpours with ease.

When winter bites, the Whitley guarantees warmth thanks to Regatta’s Thermo-Guard Insulation paired with a soft-touch lining and faux fur trim. This ensures it’s as luxuriously warm and cosy as it is eye-catching. An innovative expanding zip to the hood allows you to wear it oversized for a modern look while the faux fur trim adds a hint of class.

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Jack Wolfskin Crystal Palace Down Jacket

Price: £139.99
Is it Waterproof? No, but is water-resistant
Down or Synthetic Filling? Down
Best For… On-trend, freezing temperature coat

Jack Wolfskin’s Crystal Palace Down Jacket is where on-trend style meets windproof down performance for one of the very warmest coats in the brand’s collection. This jacket combines a cold-beating down filling with a windproof STORMLOCK shell fabric.

The Crystal Palace also features an over-sized fit, so there’s even plenty of room for a thick layer underneath. A snug adjustable hood and high collar provide cosy additional coverage partnered with a soft and luxurious outer fabric. Internal pockets offer secure storage for essentials, while two hip pockets are perfect for warming cold hands.

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The Best Down & Insulated Jackets For Kids

Jack Wolfskin Zenon Insulated Jacket

Price: £52.99
Is it Waterproof? No, but is water repellent
Down or Synthetic Filling? Synthetic
Best For… Playing outdoors

Jack Wolfskin’s Zenon Insulated Jacket offers reliable warmth to keep kids protected from the rain and cold when out and about. The MICROGUARD synthetic filling repels moisture and keeps its thermal abilities even when wet, meaning playtime needn’t be called off!

Its windproof STORMLOCK fabric is also tear-resistant, so you needn’t worry about it falling apart under pressure. Brief showers and flurries of snow can be withstood, with the jacket drying out again quickly. There are two colour options available and reflective details for extra safety, making this a winter must-have.

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Trespass Oskar Padded Jacket

Price: £19.99
Is it Waterproof? No, water-resistant
Down or Synthetic Filling? Synthetic
Best For… Budget-friendly winter wear

The Trespass Kids Oskar Padded Jacket offers great insulation properties at a budget-friendly price. The padded design is filled with 100% polyester filling which, along with water and wind-resistant materials, will keep kids warm when out and about.

The Oskar is at home on the playground as it is in the woods where a PU-coated outer layer will keep moisture and dirt at bay. This stylish puffer jacket includes a grown-on elasticated hood and cuffs for a snug fit and strong heat retention. With three colour options available, there shouldn’t be any complaints from them about how it looks, either.

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Check out our full range of insulated & down jackets, or see our full range of coats and jackets below:
Men’s down jackets
Women’s outdoor jackets
Children’s down jackets

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Last modified: November 12, 2019

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