The top 12 women’s outerwear kits of 2017

The top 12 women’s outerwear kits of 2017

No matter how nice your skis, boots and other hardgoods may be, a proper setup just isn’t complete without the right outerwear. Here, we’ve provided our top 12 women’s kits of 2017, built for a variety of skier types—from resort shredders to backcountry trudgers. They’ll keep you dry, they’ll keep you warm and, most importantly, they’ll keep you stylish out there.

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Oakley Spellbound 2L Gore BZI Jacket / Spellbound 2L Gore BZI Pant


Jacket: “To begin, we’re big fans of the deep plum colorway featured in this Oakley jacket. Purple is in this year, and this here’s one of the finest shades we came across…” Click for full review.

Pant: “The Spellbound pant boasts a stylish, form-fitting look along with a two-layer Gore-Tex build, fully taped seams, mesh-lined inner-thigh vents and zippered ankle gussets for better over-the-boot fit…” Click for full review.

The North Face Fuseform Brigandine 3L Jacket / Fuseform Brigandine 3L Pant


Jacket: “The jacket features a seamless, robust jacquard weave in the hood, elbows, pocket openings, chest, lower side panels and back to reduce wear and tear…” Click for full review.

Pant: “Its inner-thigh vents ensure airflow and feature a flap cover with water-resistant zips for further protection from invading moisture…” Click for full review.

Scott Sports Explorair Pro GTX 3L Jacket / Explorair Pro GTX 3L Pant


Jacket: “The Explorair Pro GTX kit is so protective that you may feel like you’re wearing a suit of armor (sans the weight) rather than ski outerwear…” Click for full review.

Pant: “Cordura ankle panels combat crampons, ski edges, lurking rocks and any other obstacles you may encounter on the hill…” Click for full review.

Flylow Daphne Jacket / Foxy Bib


Jacket: “The Daphne is a 20K/20K rated, two-layer jacket built with stretchy, durable ripstop fabric and packed with 80 grams of PrimaLoft Eco insulation…” Click for full review.

Pant: “The Foxy Bib has a kangaroo chest pouch, two additional torso pockets and two mid-thigh pockets for crazy amounts of storage space…” Click for full review.

Armada Resolution Gore-Tex 3L Jacket / Highline Gore-Tex 3L Pant


Jacket: “Armada makes it easy to achieve a great fit with this jacket thanks to adjustable cuffs, a helmet-compatible hood and a modifiable hem…” Click for full review.

Pant: “Like the jacket, these pants have 100-percent sealed seams and 3L Gore-Tex construction, with additional reinforcements in the pant’s cuffs…” Click for full review.

Marmot Winterbelle Jacket / Cheeky Pant


Jacket: “The Winterbelle jacket is a highly waterproof and breathable two-layer piece packed with 80 grams of Thermal R insulation in the body and 60 grams in the sleeves and hood…” Click for full review.

Pant: “This Gore-Tex three-layer garment is highly breathable and waterproof and it also comes with removable, insulated shorts that can be layered underneath…” Click for full review.

Bergans Of Norway Myrkdalen Jacket / Hafslo Pant


Jacket: “The jacket features underarm zip vents that run diagonally to the back for easy access when carrying a pack…” Click for full review.

Pant: “These pants have three-layer construction and are built with a waterproof, windproof and breathable Dermizax membrane to battle the toughest conditions…” Click for full review.

Dakine Beretta Jacket / Beretta Bib


Jacket: “The stylish, three-layer Gore-Tex jacket has a flannel backer in the body and sleeves, translating to incredible comfort and a bit of added warmth…” Click for full review.

Pant: “The Beretta Bib has a built-in drop seat, allowing you to answer nature’s call no matter where you are on the hill—or just moon your friends on the chairlift…” Click for full review.

Eider Red Square Jacket / Kingston Pant


Jacket: “The jacket is rated at 10K/10K to keep you dry and comfortable in most conditions and has built-in stretch…” Click for full review.

Pant: “A drop waist on the pant, with the beltline positioned at the hips rather than the waist, helps ’em fit like a well-worn pair of jeans…” Click for full review.

O’Neill Jeremy Jones Ascent Shell / Stretch Pant


Jacket: “The Ascent shell, designed for those who spend more time on the frontside than wandering off the grid, is built with fully taped seams to block out moisture…” Click for full review.

Pant: “The Stretch pant is critically taped for adequate moisture protection and boasts a 10K/10K rating as well as four-way stretch…” Click for full review.

Spyder Moxie Jacket / Me Tailored Fit Pant


Jacket: “The jacket is fully seam taped and stuffed with 250 grams of insulation in the body and 80 grams in the sleeves for supreme warmth…” Click for full review.

Pant: “The pant’s 20K waterproof laminate combined with a DWR finish acts as a first barrier of defense against moisture while critically taped seams bolster the resistance…” Click for full review.

Strafe Boomerang Jacket / Boomerang Pant


Jacket: “A female-tailored fit, brushed tricot backing in both garments and Velcro waist adjustments help provide rockin’ comfort…” Click for full review.

Pant: “Additionally, the pant’s large thigh pockets feature an internal pouch for your beacon. Further down the leg, Cordura cuff guards boost durability…” Click for full review.


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