Mindy Kaling just wore the practical jacket that’s coming back to Hollywood like clockwork this time of year

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Jackets, blazers, windbreakers and trench coats: they are all durable, stylish and designed to withstand the delicate spring temperatures. But if you’re looking to expand your outerwear beyond the basics, let Mindy Kaling inspire your next purchase.

Posted on the beach at sunset, Kaling looked as comfortable as she was cute in her shorts and messy bun look. But the standout piece was a blue quilted coat that looked both stylish and warm – that’s all we want from a spring jacket.

While we’re not sure exactly where Kaling’s jacket came from, we do know this: quilted coats are exploding and seem like a spring staple, as they always appear like clockwork this time of year. Reese Witherspoon has played favorites with similar tops in the past, Blake Lively has worn longer variations of the quilted coat for recent New York outings, and Katie Holmes has opted for one of the trend’s bolder takes last May. Obviously, there’s a lot of variation when it comes to this outerwear trend, which means you’ll be able to easily find a style for you.

There’s a lot to love about the quilted coat; even its name exudes all things comfortable and comforting. This is because the outerwear is almost like a wearable quilt. Not only does it share the same cushioned texture as that multi-layered textile you probably have at home, but it’s also almost (if not only) as comfortable. And as we know, the comfortable style is the superior option, even better when it’s also stylish.

However, buying a jacket can be as difficult as buying a bathing suit. There’s a lot of trial and error until you find That’s why I wrote to youbut we have a feeling that now that you’ve seen Kaling’s sky blue quilted coat, you’ll definitely want to add a similar style to your rotation.

Buy it! Mango Quilted Snap Jacket, $69.99 (original $99.99); nordstrom.com

Buy it! Via Spiga water-resistant quilted jacket, $89.90 (origin $150); nordstrom.com

Buy it! Topshop quilted jacket, $74.40 (origin $93); nordstrom.com

Buy it! Nordstrom Quilted Recycled Polyester Jacket, $99; nordstrom.com

Buy it! Madewell Belrose Quilted Shirt Jacket, $88.80 (origin $148); nordstrom.com

Buy it! Treasure & Bond quilted cotton-blend jacket, $99; nordstrom.com

Buy it! Avec Les Filles Quilted Faux Leather Jacket, $76.45 (originally $139); nordstrom.com