Quilted jackets are the optimal outerwear this season

By Josefin Forsberg

Photo: Rains

A quilted jacket is the layering-friendly easy breezy alternative to opt for this autumn

Quilting is on track to certified trend status. Indicative of the techniques new prominence, the fascination for quilting seen on autumn/winter 21 runways such as Cecilie Bahnsen and Celine continued into the spring/summer 2022 offerings at Copenhagen Fashion Week. Quilted shorts and jackets were categorically some of the most striking pieces presented in the Danish capital.


The easiest way to wear the fashion for autumn is in the version of a lightweight jacket. The waterproof wunderkind is a must-have when combatting the season's erratic elements – a versatile garment, it can be worn on its own or layered underneath heavier coats for warmth.

Zip up in preparation for the season with the selection below, courtesy of Vogue Scandinavia:



Quilted Shawl Collar Jacket

Arket Quilted Shawl Collar Jacket

Arket's iteration is cut in the wide silhouette we're looking for. Made out of used plastic bottles and featuring a shawl collar and with snap buttons, this quilted jacket is water repellent, wind proof and insulating.



Liner Jacket

Rains liner jacket

Alas, Rains' liner jacket was not made waterproof. Instead it was created to extend the use of Rains Essential outerwear as temperatures begin to drop. With that said, the vertically-quilted jacket is perfectly suitable on its own during dry autumn days.



Re-Nylon quilted jacket

Prada Re-Nylon quilted jacket

Via Mytheresa

The dropped shoulder and extremely oversized fit of Prada's take on a classic cardigan silhouette combines everything we love about the brand's sports-like and minimalistic approach to nylon. Lightweight yet warm, this roomy quilted jacket is comfort personified.


Henrik Vibskov

Pipette quilted jacket

HENRIK VIBSKOV Pipette quilted jacket

Via Farfetch

The Pipette patchwork pattern print quilted jacket may lack in the padded and puffed departments, but it still serves its purpose as a stylish layering piece. Whether worn under an oversized trench or on top of a heavy wool knit, it's a breeze to wear for brisk autumn mornings.


Acne Studios

Quilted lightweight jacket

Acne Studios quilted lightweight jacket

Via Farfetch

Entirely made our of recycled polyester, this piece from Acne Studios is the definition of a classic quilted jacket. With a rounded neckline and snap-button closure, it layers easily underneath or on top of your cold-weather essentials.



Recycled ripstop quilted jacket

GANNI recycled ripstop quilted jacket

Via Farfetch

Ganni takes a utilitarian turn with this army green quilted jacket where fashion doesn't have to bow down to function. The many pockets, zip closure and high collar effectively combats the colder climate whereas the wide sleeves ensures plenty of room for chunky knits underneath.



Long-line quilted coat

Rodebjer long-line quilted coat

Via Farfetch

Rodebjer's long-line quilted coats draws our mind to Japanese workwear, sophisticated and elegant in its rounded sleeves and streamlined silhouette. The black button closure blends in with the rest of the garment, making this jacket a timeless classic fitting into anyone's wardrobe.



Quilted jacket black

Totême Quilted jacket black

Totême's quilted jacket cut from a recycled polyester fabric is designed for an oversized fit. Layered over a turtleneck for your daily commute, the boxy silhouette, dropped shoulders and rounded hem – longer in the back – creates a chic profile.