Hit the resorts in style this winter while keeping warm and cozy. These luxury brands are revamping skiing apparel. Let’s take a look at what is new to ski wear and on the slopes this year.
Arc’Teryx is a high end Canadian outdoor apparel brand that is made for outdoor adventures. The company specializes in high tech winter gear that can withstand frigidly punishing conditions. Their Gamma softshell or Squamish windbreaker hoodie is perfect for layering. Other ski wear from Arc’Teryx that receives high ratings from skiers and snowboarders are their waterproof snow pants, wicking base layers, shells, and insulated outerwear.
The Aptin zip hoody for men is a Polartec® Power Dry® midweight fleece hoody with a woven polyester overlay. This skiing apparel offers added wind and weather protection during cold weather activities. It costs $139.
The Rico Shacket men’s jacket is a light piece of outerwear with a warm down filling. The snap front shirt styling is appealing. The jacket can be purchased on their site for $275.
This Laina cardigan for women has sophisticated lines and is engineered to keep you warm and cozy. The mid-length fleece cardigan sells for $149.
The Procline AR Boot for women is a stylish ski wear option that offers both fashion and function. The Ski touring boot delivers exceptional uphill agility and downhill performance. Buy the boot on their website for $700.
While socks may not be the most glamorous fashion item to discuss, anyone who has spent any amount of time in the snow knows exactly how important socks are. Smartwool is an American company that built its brand on socks but produces much more than that.
Smartwool was founded in 1994 in Colorado by two ski instructors. The company’s products are made using treated merino wool. The treated wool is itch-free and resistant to shrinking. Smartwool also offers superior moisture wicking performance, making it an excellent choice for performance skiing apparel. The socially conscious brand has a practice of not sourcing its wool from suppliers who practice mulesing.
The women’s Diamond Peak Winter Dress is for those who want to stay warm while looking great. This fashionable dress puts Merino next to your skin for added comfort and warmth. The polyester blend keeps the elements out so you can stay toasty all night. The slim fit dress still has great ease of movement. Make it yours for $130.
The men’s Smartloft 150 Hoodie uses fifty percent recycled wool insulation to create a lightweight piece of ski wear that offers warmth, breathability, and comfort. It is lined with Merino wool to control perspiration, and the nylon shell keeps the wind and chills away. The Smartloft 150 sells for $240.
This Scandinavian clothing and accessory line has an excellent reputation for high quality and on-trend style. Kari Traa’s main focus is on women’s outerwear. They produce heavy-duty parkas and light fleece outerwear that make the perfect skiing apparel. Their wool construction, well-made base layers, and accessories like sports bras are in high demand worldwide.
The Songve Parka has a clean, modern look with a bright pop of color. This long, warm jacket blends luxuriously soft material with a down fill to make sure you stay insulated all day long. This ski wear is on their website for 319 Euro.
Who says base layers have to be boring? The Akle suit is made of 100 percent superfine merino wool. This base layer is a fun choice for keeping warm and dry in cold weather. Buy it for 209 Euro.