My shopping ban is over... (two months) - but I sort of cheated as ordered this whilst buying a present for my sister but it only arrived today.

I have been wanting a lightweight puffer for a year or so but it never got to the top of the list - it met the following criteria
- lightweight packable
- not black
- more fitted style

And was on sale (it is returnable though).

I have added three pics (still in gear after TRX workout).

I remembered why I struggle with this style - fit - it feels fractionally tight in the hips but a little loose in the shoulders. I could layer a thin merino underneath but that is all. I don't have the option of sizing up in this style. The colour is not quite as I imagined but I do like it and it is flattering on me.

I would wear with slim pants or leggings or jeans.... On many winter days this with a thin merino would be warm ebough

I do own a purple bomber style puffer which is looser (but marked a bit).

As we go away in three weeks I wanted to not delay too much - in saying that I could take my existing puffer.

It is Outdoor Research Verismo Hooded Jacket. It is Water resistant.

It was $169 NZD - I could get a cheaper jacket of poorer quality and not with down - or I could keep looking.

Jon liked it - I am wavering - what do you all think?

(The colour is photographing different to what it is - it is much greener than the pic is showing - a cross between emerald and jade and very clear and bright)

ETA Added pic of me in existing puffer.

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