Conservation and Trapping Science

The Australian puffer jacket turns 100 years old
Jun 3, 2022 07:02 ET

Just as a major cold snap hits Australia and the first days of winter are upon us, the humble puffer jacket – the first of which was made from hot air balloon fabric and goose down by an Australian – turns 100 years old this year.

Puffer jackets have gone from being widely mocked and only worn by hardcore mountaineers and adventurers, to closet staples donned by everyone from New York City rappers to Sydney investment bankers.

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