Top 4 Women’s Outerwear Kits: The best ski jackets and pants of 2012/13

Comments by Henrik Lampert/

Outerwear is a vital part of our identity as skiers. Mixing, matching and making something uniquely you is important. These are the top 4 women’s outerwear kits of 2012/13; these are our Editor’s Picks. See one you like? Click through to see our reviews, complete with technical details and points of interest. These kits tackle the dual tasks of looking good and working well, too. Truth is, you can’t be cool when you’re cold.

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*Editor’s Picks are based on the selections made for the 2013 Buyer’s Guide. Products are listed in alphabetical order.

Armada Isis Jacket, Decker Pant

MSRP: Jacket: $250 — Pant: $230

“In its second year of producing women’s threads, Armada more than holds its own with the Isis jacket and Decker pant.”

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Holden Ella Insulated Jacket, Holladay Pant

MSRP: Jacket: $230 — Pant: $220

“The jacket is a quilted, slightly puffy style, but the cut and fit of both pieces will still turn heads.”

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Mountain Hardwear Miss Snow It All Jacket, Returnia Pant

MSRP: Jacket: $275 — Pant: $160

“Both feature Mountain Hardwear’s waterproof and breathable DryQ core, and the Returnia pant has an adjustable waistband and reinforced cuffs.”

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Roxy Bumblebee Vest/Softshell Jacket, Canyon Pant

MSRP: Jacket: $175 — Pant: $160

“This Roxy outfit takes a fresh approach to combining style and function.”

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Related: Top 8 Men’s Outerwear Kits: The best ski jackets and pants of 2012/13

See the rest of our outerwear reviews here