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This Marimekko for Uniqlo Puffer Has Overtaken New York (and It Happens to Be on Sale)

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Winter has arrived in New York City, and with the cold weather comes the parade of coats — including the now-unavoidable Orolay coat. But this weekend, one of our editors noticed that these Uniqlo puffers, from their recent collaboration with Marimekko, has started to reach Amazon-coat levels of ubiquity in Brooklyn. If you’re looking for something with a bold, classically Marimekko print, there’s this polka-dotted parka and this longer red puffer. But we’re partial to this blue ultra-light down cocoon jacket with a slightly more subtle black-and-white patterned lining. It was actually our pick for the best (cool-looking) puffer jacket. It not only looks good, it’s very warm and so lightweight that it packs down into a tiny pouch if you need. (And for what it’s worth, at just $70, this Uniqlo puffer is half the price of an Orolay coat.)

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This Marimekko for Uniqlo Puffer Has Overtaken New York