Men’s Outerwear

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MEN’S OUTERWEAR

Oakley
Oakley
J: Inclination $280
P: Crash $180
Oakley went all out this season when pairing colors, patterns and textures in its fabrics. The signature print for the company this year is plaid. Oakley has multiple color combinations of the same print used across both its men’s and women’s lines. The Crash pant is paired with the Inclination jacket, which is a bit toned down in pattern but certainly not in function or style. The jacket has concealed pit zips for venting and uses a breathable, waterproof material to allow moisture to escape but not re-enter. Not only does this kit score high marks in function, but both the jacket and pant have the stylishly large cut that has come to be expected from an industry leader.

Holden
Holden Outerwear
J: Highland – ECO $370
P: Mathes $370
Holden has made a conscious effort to develop a fabric that is environmentally friendly yet able to protect the wearer from the elements. The result: ECO, a hemp fabric that is both waterproof and breathable. The material is comprised of 55 percent hemp and 45 percent PET (polyester derived from recycled plastic bottles). The waterproofing treatment is a solvent-free laminate that reduces environmental impact. The look of the fabric is earthy, and it feels supple and soft; similar to a linen texture. We applaud Holden for its efforts and are equally stoked on the look and feel of the pieces.

Helly Hansen
Helly Hansen
J: Terminal $300
P: Military $225
The technical aspect of this outfit is undeniable. With a unique jacket-to-pant interface that employs a waist gater in the pant that zips into the jacket, there is no way snow can bother you. Both pieces have fully taped seams and venting for just the right combination of breathability and water protection. The Terminal jacket also has two inside pockets: one for music and the other for goggles, for easy access to arguably two of the most important accessories when on the hill.

Obermeyer
Obermeyer
J: Traction $230
P: Revert $150
With all the technical features imaginable – an iPod pocket, goggle pocket, cell phone pocket, key ring, pass holder and sealed seams and pockets – the Traction jacket doesn’t lack functionality. Paired with the Revert pant and its reinforced hems, sealed seams and waterproof material, Obermeyer outerwear will keep you dry, warm and without want of places to store things. But Obermeyer didn’t stop at function. The classic green and white provide a fresh respite from the common drab tones of other outerwear and the geometric lines of the jacket provide style and creativity.

Orage
Orage
J: Club $190
P: Jam Tweed $125
Style and function always blend together in Orage’s pieces. The Club jacket and Jam Tweed pant are no exception. With 16 total pockets in the ensemble, you will never be without a place to stash anything you need. The combination of breathable and water proof fabric technologies in all of Orage’s products is designed to keep the wearer comfortable and be adaptable to all weather conditions. We loved the plaid tweed fabric with the snakeskin leather detailing. As always, style is a must with Orage and the company hit the mark with this outfit.

Spyder
Spyder
J: Godfather $300
P: Godfather $200
The detailing and quality Spyder has put into its Venom line this year are, once again, a step up from years prior. The durable canvas-like material is both burly and great looking. The contrasting stitching and subtle screen print designs under the arm and on the leg speak to Spyder’s attention to detail and fashion, helping the Godfather set itself apart from other brands using similar fabrics. The jacket and pant are coated with Spyder’s patented Spylon Water Repellent Finish, which prevents the clothing from absorbing moisture and guards against water- and oil-based stains. To further prevent unwanted snow and water entering, the Godfather has fully taped seams and employs a welded construction.

Sunice
Sunice
J: JFC Pro $320
P: JFC Pro $170
Sunice has re-entered the game of skiing and has assembled a pro team of skiers for the first time since 1988. JF Cusson is at the helm of the new crew and helped design and inspire the JFC Pro jacket and pant. Sunice uses a high-grade polyester that is densely woven and then coated with a waterproofing material to make its clothing windproof, water-repellant and incredibly durable. So even though you were planning on hanging out and looking sweet on the hill or at a comp in this bright blue pinstripe suit, you’ll be prepared when a gnarly snow storm rolls in and ruins the bluebird day.

AEGix
AEGix
J: A1 $380
P: A1 $260

Avalaan
Avalaan
The Moonwalker $730

Columbia
Columbia
J: Golf Pro Plaid Stretch Shell $200
P: Golf Pro Plaid Stretch $150

Cross
Cross Sportswear
J: Conquer Cord $390
P: Renegade Check $300

DNA
DNA
J: Uncle Arthur $360
P: Kake $195

Eider
Eider
J: Kinetic $480
P: Boost $360

Fate
Fate Clothing
J: System $310
P: Foundation $220

Giv
Giv Clothing
J: Andrew $225
P: Andrew $175

J.Lindeberg
J. Lindeberg
J: Renton Canvas Shell $590
P: Remus Canvas Shell $348

Karbon
Karbon
J: Ultra Violet $250
P: Phaser $170

Mountain Hardwear
Mountain Hardwear
J: Edge $395
P: Defiant $165

Nordica
Nordica
J: Kahuna Novelty $265
P: Sloppy Joe Novelty $170

Powderhorn
Powderhorn
J: Night Hawk Down $325
P: Billy The Kid $290

Quiksilver
Quiksilver
J: U-Ramp Softswitch $210
P: Suitcase $140

Rossignol
Rossignol
J: Oksa $295
P: Mission $200

Salomon
Salomon
Conspiracy 1 Piece $650

Scott
Scott USA
J: Alchemist $400
P: Alchemist $300

Sessions
Sessions
J: Shane McConkey Gore-Tex G-3 $480
P: Chemical Heather $200

SMS
SMS Clothing
J: Remix $230
P: Remix $190

The North Face
The North Face
Unity Suit $ 549

Under Armour
Under Armour
J: Carve $330
P: Carve Bib $250