The 9 Best Ski Jackets for the Slopes

Where function marries fashion.

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Ski jackets are more than just your run-of-the-mill puffer coats. While they do offer both warmth and style, they're made specifically with mountain conditions in mind—and make the most of materials that can do it all: keep you warm; wick away moisture; and withstand high altitudes. Whether you fancy yourself an expert or prefer a few runs down the bunny slope, we've uncovered ski jackets for women that are designed for every kind of experience.

Lean into Minimalism

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Crafted with technical materials in streamlined silhouettes, these minimalist ski jackets will have you looking like a pro on the slopes, even if you're the queen of pizza and french fries.

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Pair with: ASOS Skinny Stirrup pants, Aztech Mountain Cashmere Sweater, Totéme Beanie

Opt for Prints

Race to the bottom in these bold, modern-day ski jackets that will make it hard not to stand out on the mountain. Pair these with a subdued ski trouser, or go all-out with bottoms in a matching print. 

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Pair with: Perfect Moment Gingham Pants, Aether Beanie, Free People Explorer Boots

Go Retro

When in doubt, inject a cool retro jacket —with all of the updated bells and whistles—into your ski uniform à la Princess Di. 


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Pair with: Cordova Merino Knit Jumper, Cordova Knit Merino Trousers, Le Specs Sunglasses

Sara Holzman
Style Director

Sara Holzman is the Style Director for Marie Claire, where she's worked alongside the publication for eight years in various roles, ensuring the brand's fashion content continues to inform, inspire, and shape the conversation about fashion's ever-evolving landscape. With a degree from the Missouri School of Journalism, Sara is responsible for overseeing a diverse fashion content mix, from emerging and legacy designer profiles to reported features on the influence of social media on style and seasonal and micro trends across the world's fashion epicenters in New York, Milan, and Paris. Before joining Marie Claire, Sara held fashion roles at Conde Nast's Lucky Magazine and Self Magazine and was a style and travel contributor to Equinox's Furthermore website. Over her decade of experience in the fashion industry, Sara has helped guide each brand's style point of view, working alongside veteran photographers and stylists to bring editorial and celebrity photo shoots to fruition from start to finish. Sara currently lives in New York City. When she's not penning about fashion or travel, she’s at the farmer’s market, on a run, working to perfect her roasted chicken recipe, or spending time with her husband, dog, and cat. Follow her along at @sarajonewyork