We hit the slopes and rounded up five brands responsible for crafting some of the most luxurious ski wear in the game, each of which deserve to be on your radar as you enjoy first tracks in style. See you mountain-side.
Alps & Meters is a Boston-based outpost specializing in outerwear that's rooted in simple, timeless alpine traditions. Their signature Alpine Anorak is oozing with style and constructed from fortified British Millerain waxed canvas exterior and internal 10k/10k waterproof membrane.
Since 1932, Bogner has been confidently defining how sport and design should come together. Their latest ski jacket has a moto-inspired look with sealed seams, water-repellent zippers, and interior pockets designed to house your lift pass and goggles.
Co-founded by a former Olympic ski champion, KJUS' mission is simple: construct the most technologically advanced skiwear in the world. The Cuche II Jacket is their second iteration of their staple jacket, this time designed in collaboration with ski legend Didier Cuche to establish an even a more dynamic and uncompromising top. Forged with the unique KJUS AC-Vent system to provide instant cooling, this was made for the high-flying skier with a need for speed and style.
Since 1974, Frauenschuh has been grooming the way for minimalistic fashion in the ski world. Included in their newest collection is the ChrisTec - PS jacket, which features a four-way stretch material designed to reflect the cold outwards and body heat inwards. Finished with loden details on the shoulders and colored stripes on the sleeves, this thing has plenty of alpine style to match its technical prowess.
Somewhat new to the scene, the free-spirited team at Black Crows has been cultivating and pioneering in the ski world since 2006. Their Ventus 3l Jacket mixes all the technical details needed for extreme expeditions with some heritage-inspired design details that separate it from the pack. For those who appreciate a mix of old an new, you should definitely have these guys on your radar.