Stylish, professional-grade ski gear to suit up in this season

Anna Hecht, CNN Underscored
Updated Tue December 18, 2018

Story highlights

  • Shop today's top outdoor brands for the best skiing essentials
  • In our list, we have everything from helmets to gloves, base layers, coats, jackets, goggles, ski pants and more

Ready to hit the slopes this season? Not without your new gear. Here's what this season's most stylish, high-quality outerwear brands have to offer.

Many of these items are from top tier brands, meaning you can count on your gear to hold up and function as it should. For instance, the ski jackets and pants in the lists below are super warm without being bulky. As for the accessories, they can withstand the elements while also looking great.

So that you can feel confident about making your purchase, we tested many of these ski essentials and can stand behind the quality and performance of each.

Women's best ski gear

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Men's best ski gear

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Note: The prices above reflect the retailer's listed price at the time of publication.