10 Warm, Compact Jackets That’ll Definitely Fit in Your Gym Bag

You’ll need a scarf, a change of shoes, a sweater, some gloves and, of course, a warm jacket. But, how are you going to get it all to fit in a gym bag? Wouldn’t it be great if your huge winter jacket could fold down into a tiny pouch that doesn’t take up much room?

Enter the packable jacket. This warm winter coat folds down to a quarter of its size, leaving you with plenty of room for your other essentials. Here are 10 of our favorites this season.

For staying warm in stylish pastels
Get all of the warmth without all of the weight. This lightweight packable jacket comes in two fun colors and won’t weigh down your gym bag.
Buy Now: Women’s Primaloft Packable Jacket, $89, LandsEnd.com

For an incredible coat at an affordable price
What’s better than a packable jacket? A packable jacket for half the price! It’ll not only keep you warm, but we love the variety of colors, too. 
Buy Now: 32 Degrees Hooded Packable Down Puffer Jacket, $50, Macys.com

For a longer silhouette
Looking for a jacket that will keep your thighs warm, too? This packable jacket is extra long to keep your whole body toasty.
Buy Now: Nike Women’s Transparent Packable Jacket, $67, Nike.com

For built-in snow protection
Your gym bag just got even lighter. This packable jacket comes with a hood, meaning you don’t need to pack a hat or an umbrella to keep your head protected from the weather.
Buy Now: Women’s Tek Gear Hooded Packable Quilted Puffer Jacket, $30, Kohls.com

For extra storage
Need even more space for your stuff? This packable jacket features cute pockets that zip.
Buy Now: Michael Kors Hooded Down Packable Jacket, $99, Macys.com

For room to layer
Found: A jacket that’s warm enough to wear on its own, but lightweight enough to layer with your favorite sweater.
Buy Now: Primaloft Packable Jacket, $89, LandsEnd.com

For warmth and simplicity
This slim fit packable jacket comes in six different colors and even comes in petite sizes.
Buy Now: LL Bean Packable Jacket, $129, LLbean.com

If you’re prone to spills
Machine washable and easy to store, this packable jacket is perfect for those of us who always manage to get morning coffee on our jacket sleeves.
Buy Now: PSI Jacket, $90, Duluthtrading.com

For standing out in a crowd
An eye-catching jacket that will have your classmates asking, “Where did you get that?!”
Buy Now: Calvin Klein Packable Jacket, $70, Macys.com

A jacket that goes with everything
This little black jacket can be dressed up or dressed down, and, of course, taken anywhere in its little packable pouch.
Buy Now: Sam Edelman Packable Jacket, $150, Bloomingdales.com

Danielle Page is the founder of ThisisQuarterlife.com, a blog that provides necessary information for navigating the awkward phase of adulthood known as “quarterlife.” Danielle’s work has been featured on Cosmo, Woman’s Day, Your Tango, Bustle, The New York Times, Thought Catalog, Elite Daily and the Huffington Post.