Federico Galli
By Federico Galli

Lech, March 1993.

A smiling Lady Diana during her holiday with the little princes William and Harry showed off a red down jacket for the whole skiing holiday, on the ski runs and in the city.

Diana Spencer is still today an icon of style; her choices have been for every woman a source of inspiration: from the elegant dresses in the gala soirees to the looks of everyday, from the swimsuit to the oversize t-shirt during the day at the beach with her sons, from the black turtleneck to the maxi colourful down jacket during winter holidays.

The down jacket, borned as an evolution of the parka during 80’s, has become an iconic item that has revolutionise the world of the outerwear, sportswear and today also the world of fashion in general.

If yesterday the shapes were mostly over and the looks were casual, today we are living a new phase of the down jacket that is making this garment an absolute protagonist in the wintery women wardrobe and in all runway shows. 

To the delight of the women who are most sensitive to the cold: welcome back down jacket!

Moncler, the luxury outerwear brand that was born in France in 1952 and that in 2003 has been acquired by the Italian businessman Remo Ruffini, has reinvented the down jacket. Here you have an icon of the Moncler’s archive: the jacket Callis that proposes in a contemporary way the iconic quilt of the brand and the laquè fabric in shimmering version, thanks to a play of lights. The hi-tech details have made the brand recognizable all over the world and they make the jacket a functional and versatile outerwear. This item has to be worn with a cocky behaviour, to affirm the own personality.

Ienki Ienki

The down jackets Ienki Ienki have quickly become a must have, thanks to their oversize and embracing shapes, to their colours as coral red, lilac, turquoise and the pastel green. The Ienki Ienki garments are ultralight with lining 100% in goose down and with a unique design that everyone notes. The Ukrainian brand launched by Dima Ievenko is the best choice for who wants deal with the winter without losing style.

Since 2015, the Georgian designer Demna Gvasalia is leading the brand Balenciaga with a modern and avant garde concept of femininity.The Swing Puffer Jacket is one of the iconic pieces of the new era of the brand that clearly highlights the experimental, nonconformist approach that winks at streetwear. Oversize fittings, with retro-futuristic accents, bright colours, removable and quilted hood and scarf. A light but very hot and above all stylish garment.

Faithful to its philosophy, RRD Tuscan brand acronym of Roberto Ricci Designs, offers a garment with a strong technical component and great attention to details, in order to ensure the best performance even in extreme situations. A tech down jacket, but in a super feminine design, long and anti-cold, with hood, sleeves and lycra® body to ensure adherence. The garment is made with a fabric designed using the exclusive RRD "Holystic Technology 3", a method that guarantees functionality, style and uniqueness of the product thanks to three elements that, together, create the structure: the super matt polyamide/lycra® shell is combined with an elastic, breathable, water and wind resistant polyurethane membrane capable of ensuring a resistance of 5,000 mm of water column. Inside there is an elastic fleece that guarantees warmth and ease of movement. Its clean appearance and without folds hides super elasticity. It is adaptable to any type of clothing enhancing the body and the freedom of movement. The goose down padding and the stitching at the top make the garment even more warm, comfortable and waterproof.


Herno, the company located in Lesa that has become one of the most prestigious luxury sportswear brands, offers a down jacket with a shape that seems an egg with an unmistakable style: the nylon cape. A garment that sums up the brand's philosophy: functionality beyond aesthetics. The injection padding in thin goose down mixed with technical down make the garment impalpable and performing. The packing system completes the performance. Rubberized zip closure with double slider and detachable hood.

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