Winter is coming to an end and the spring is about to start. All the winter wears which include fur coats, sweaters and snow boots are no longer going to be needed. The spring wear is soon going to burst in every retail outlet. A trench coat might be the obvious clothing many would prefer but a decent good looking shorter quilted leather jacket or a coat will inject some new fashion to one’s wardrobe. Quilted jackets are going to be a perfect companion for fishing and hunting in the countryside. Women would find it great to wear a nice puffer or quilted jacket along with their chinos. Let us take a look at some of the best quilted jackets for women.
Mountain Hardwear Hooded Ghost Whisperer – Women’s
Weighing incredibly light these jackets are very compact and the warmth to weight ratio is superb. The jacket can be packed into its own pocket highlighting the portability. The coat just weighs around 7.2 ounces and is compressible enough for backpacking and climbing. It can be used in a city as well as for hiking. There are many shades available with this brand. This quilted jacket costs around $175.
Rab Microlight Alpine Jacket – Women’s
Known for its durability, Rab microlight is updated on its predecessor with increased comfort. The update has made the jacket look less boxy and easy to wear. The jacket is a little heavy when compared to other jackets but it is worth every penny. It can withstand the weather without any discomfort. The jacket has a stuff sack for easy packing and can easily withstand a lot of use and repeated abuse. Rab Microlight costs around $275.
Arc’teryx Thorium AR Hoody – Women’s
Known for its versatility, durability, and warmth, the Arc’teryx Thorium has a much broader range of utility. Arc’teryx usually delivers products with high standards and Thorium is no exception. It is an upgrade over the Arc’teryx Cerium SL which is also a decent quilted down-filled puffer jacket. The jacket is simple durable and comfortable. Although the jacket might be grouped among the premium ones, they are worth every penny for the utility they offer the buyer. It’s a jacket that can actually be exploited and costs around $225.
Columbia Platinum 860 Turbodown Hooded Jacket – Women’s
An inexpensive jacket currently discontinued and replaced by a Platinum plus 740, Platinum 860 is a very good overall jacket. The jacket does give a stiff feeling and has a tendency to heat up. For the affordability, one can easily turn a blind eye towards this jacket. The Platinum 860 costs around $200.