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Can you recommend a warm and cute ski jacket?

Can you recommend a warm, but cute ski jacket for my next trip to Aspen? The Editors Santa Fe, New Mexico


Lucky for you, warm and cute ski jackets are not in short supply. Here are three of my favorites for this season:

Mountain Hardwear’s Tuf Gene Jacket ($175) has just enough Western styling to make you feel like a maverick on skis. With an insulated fleece lining that feels like fur, a hood you can snap in place below your chin (so it doesn’t flap around annoyingly), two front patch pockets, and a slightly high-waisted fit, the jacket feels feminine but still rugged. It’s not the most technical piece of clothing Mountain Hardwear makes, but it’ll keep you plenty toasty on a 20-degree day.

Cloudveil’s Women’s Hoback jacket ($495) is so bomber that I wore it backcountry cat skiing in Aspen last February. The Gore-Tex shell kept out the snow, while the Primaloft insulation kept me cozy. Plus, it’s got all the technical essentials—pit zips, a zip-out powder skirt, and a zip-off hood—for a long day on the slopes in less-than-bluebird weather.

Looking for something that’s as fashionable as it is functional? Kjus’s Ladies’ Prime jacket ($1,690 may blow your budget, but you’ll look like a Bond girl. The sleek black parka with foil details is made out of 800 fill down and four-way stretch fabric. It’s got Aspen written all over it.

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