The puffer jacket turns 100, just in time for winter

Karen Hardy
By Karen Hardy
Updated June 20 2022 - 3:46am, first published June 19 2022 - 7:30pm
Moncler's haute couture puffer gowns were inspired by Africa but would be perfect in Canberra. Picture: Instagram

It should have been obvious that the inventor of the puffer jacket came from my hometown of Orange, in the central west of NSW. Who hasn't stood on the sidelines of those hockey fields in Glenroi on a Saturday morning, the wind blowing off Mt Canobolas, the frost threatening to take a toe like you were on Mt Everest?


Karen Hardy

Karen Hardy

Canberra Times lifestyle reporter

I've covered a few things here at The Canberra Times over the years, from sport to education. But now I get to write about the fun stuff - where to eat, what to do, places to go, people to see. Let me know about your favourite things. Email: karen.hardy@canberratimes.com.au