Time for a new selection for the gents of our site and we’ll be continuing with Down jackets. The catch here is that they are packable. What this does is save you packing space when travelling.
Down jackets are the best option during winter weather, but often, those who travel tend to avoid bringing one with them because of the puffiness and space they occupy. This is why we chose 8 of the best packable down jackets, so you will not have to carry extra sweaters or suffer from the cold in your next trip.
Let’s get started right away and take a look at our selection:
* Note: The availability of the clothes (including colors and sizes) might change at any time. Also please check the clothes’ materials and features on the various shops before buying. We do our best to assure the accuracy of our articles, but sometimes they might contain errors. The product images shown are for illustration purposes only.
Tommy Hilfiger Men’s Packable Down Jacket
By Tommy Hilfiger, this first jacket is one we have previously reviewed. It comes with a 100% Nylon shell and with an inner lining of 100% Polyester. The insulation is 90% duck Down and 10% feathers, kept in place by horizontal and vertical stitching along the shoulders and sleeves as well.
It is water-resistant but best suited for dry weather, as the down filling will lose its functionality if it gets wet. This is a hoodless jacket, with a medium-height stand-up collar and elastic cuffs.
There are two hand-warmer pockets on the sides, two inner pockets and it comes with its own drawstring bag. The design is clean and simple and it comes in 10+ color options, including: Navy, Black, Royal blue, Cement, Gold, Olive and Red.
32 Degrees Nano Light Packable Down Jacket
Nano is a Down jacket made of 100% Polyester, with 90% Down filling and 10% feathers. It is by 32 Degrees, designed to run a bit big, to keep the sleeves comfortable when layering underneath. This is a water-resistant jacket, with a medium-height collar without a hood.
The sleeve cuffs are elastic and the main zipper is full-length, as well as water-resistant. The quilting is horizontal and despite being a puffy jacket, it packs tightly into its own bag.
This is also a very lightweight jacket, weighing roughly 450g (1lb), which makes it very comfortable to wear, as well as practical for travelling. Nano is available in 8 colors: Asphalt, Army Green, Forest, Aluminum, Black, Royal blue, Red and Navy.
Hawke & Co Men’s Packable Down Puffer Jacket II
Puffer II is designed by Hawke & Co in a pretty casual style. It is a thin jacket that performs beautifully in dry and cool weather. The material is 100% Nylon, giving it slight water-resistance, with a 90% duck Down filling for insulation.
It comes without a hood, so keep that in mind if you are travelling in rainy areas. The collar is high and stand-up, closing up with the main zipper, which is full-length. The sleeve cuffs are elastic, as is the bottom hem, helping to close the jacket off from the cold and wind.
There are two side pockets to keep the hands warm and it comes in 15+ colors. Some of these colors include: Red, Wine, Maroon, Black, Chili pepper, Radiant yellow, Charcoal and Green grass.
Here is a video that shows how you can pack the jacket:
XPOSURZONE Packable Down Quilted Jacket
Next we have this stylish puffer jacket by XPOSURZONE. The shell is made of 70% Nylon and 30% Polyester, while the inner lining is 100% Polyester. The insulation is a blend of 90% Down and 10% Feathers, with square-patterned quilting to keep it in place.
This jacket is designed for a variety of activities, ranging from everyday wear to different sports. It is comfortable and lightweight, with an elastic bottom hem and elastic sleeve cuffs. On the sides there are two zipped pockets for warming up the hands, as well as two inner pockets at waist-level.
The collar is high, stand up and it comes without a hood. It comes with its own color-matching pouch for packing and there are 9 colors available: Black, Blazing orange, Midnight navy, Olive night, Mahogany, Tan, Ash, Charcoal and Bristol blue.
Dockers Men’s Packable Pillow Down Jacket
Pillow by Dockers is a 100% Nylon jacket, with a wind and water-resistant shell. It comes without a hood, but has a high collar and a concealed main zipper that closes it up.
There are two side pockets for the hands and small-belongings and the sleeves are cut straight, with elastic cuffs at the wrists. The Down insulation is distributed throughout the whole jacket and the quilting is a combination of horizontal and vertical stitching.
This is not only a well-made jacket, but also very well-designed, especially when it comes to packing. The pouch it comes in has the shape of a neck pillow, which you can use for sleeping and comfort while travelling. It comes in 7 colors: Light grey, Orange, Charcoal, Slate blue, Black, Midnight and New navy.
The North Face Thermoball Jacket
Thermoball is by The North Face and it is a jacket with Thermoball insulation. This is a synthetic type of insulation that mimics Down, without losing its abilities when wet.
This is a 100% Nylon jacket, with Ripstop shell that is resistant to wear and tear, making it a great option for travelers and outdoor’s enthusiasts. There is a drawcord in the waist for better adjustment and elastic sleeve cuffs to protect against the cold and winds.
The collar is short and stand-up and there are two side pockets with zipper closure. It is available in over 50 colors, including: Falcon brown, Asphalt grey, Green duck, Sequoia red, Spruce green and Moonlight blue.
Wantdo Men’s Packable Insulated Down Jacket
This next jacket by Wantdo is thick, fluffy and very warm. It is made of 100% Nylon, with 90% Down filling for insulation. The collar is high and also hooded, which along with the jacket’s resistance to water, make it a good option for those in cold and rainy areas.
It comes with two side pockets and one chest pocket on the outside, along with one pocket on the inside with an earphone duct. The sleeve cuffs are elastic and it comes with its own color-matching pouch. This jacket can be purchased in 3 colors: Black, Grey and Navy.
Calvin Klein Men’s Classic Packable Down Jacket
Laslty, Calvin Klein’s Classic Down jacket is a great everyday and travelling jacket, as it is lightweight, warm and very comfortable. The material varies in different color options, mostly ranging within a combination of 50% Nylon and 50% Polyester.
The collar is hoodless, but filled with Down for added warmth. There are two outer pockets on the jacket for warming up the hands and two inner pockets for small belongings. This is a jacket best suited for dry and mild weather, with elastic cuffs and a concealed main zipper.
It is available in many colors: Black, Dark chromium, Electric blue, Military green, Navy mélange, Granite indecent and Midnight blue.