8 Seriously Cool Ski Gear Pieces You Need

8 Seriously Cool Ski Gear Pieces You Need

8 Seriously Cool Ski Gear Pieces You Need

Hit the slopes this season with these must-have ski items, from earbuds to suspenders.

Hit the slopes this season with these must-have ski items, from earbuds to suspenders.

Text: Trishna Rikhy

Ski season is finally here! Whether you’re leaving behind the suburbs and heading to the slopes or exchanging your city apartment for a mountain chateau for a little while, you’re going to need to be properly outfitted and accessorized to make the most of the (tragically) short ski season.

Not to fear, though, because whether you’re a beginner, ski champ or just hanging out with a hot toddy and waiting for the ski day to end, we’ve curated the coolest ski gear pieces you absolutely need this season. Read on for 8 of our favorite ski essentials.

1. Silver Bullet Ski Suit

Mens Silver Bullet Ski Suit-01

Image via Tipsy Elves

Do you want to hit the slopes looking chicer and cooler than ever? If so, this is the suit for you. Tipsy Elves brings a full-on chromatic silver suit for a burst of joy as you’re cruising down the slopes, looking faster and sharper than a silver bullet. Plus, with all the ski essentials—warm insulation, a waterproof shell, hood and zippers—it’s as practical as it is pretty.

Shop the Silver Bullet Ski Suit for $249.95 on TipsyElves.com.

2. Chetoz Multi-Patch Ski Jacket

Image via Moncler

The right ski jacket is essential for layering and wearing when you’re not actively on the slopes but still hanging out in the freezing cold and snow. Moncler does jackets like no other, and brings a fun, fresh patchwork print to this easygoing jacket with multicolor patches, a hooded neckline and zip/snap-button front.

Shop the Moncler Chetoz Multi-Patch Ski Jacket for $2,710 at NeimanMarcus.com.

3. Skyline XL Goggles

Image via Smith Optics

Smith Optics brings the sleekest, edgiest goggles of the season. In an all-black, wraparound style, the goggles are designed for maximum comfort and performance, complete with venting to ensure no fog builds up. Plus, with an adjustable strap, Spherical Carbonic-x lens to eliminate distortion and ChromaPop lens to enhance colors and details, these goggles will let you see as clearly as ever.

Shop the Skyline XL goggles for $170 at SmithOptics.com.

4. Atomic Bent Chetler 120 Skis 2021

Atomic - Bent Chetler 120 Skis 2021

Image via Evo

Say hello to your new best friend—the Atomic Bent Chetler 120 Skis. With a vivid mountain graphic illustration, glossy topsheet and high-density base that goes fast on any snow, plus Atomic signature steel edges, these bad boys are as fast and wild on the slopes as you are. Plus, they’re not so bad to look at.

Shop the Atomic Bent Chetler 120 Skis for $749.99 at Evo.com.

5. Suspenders Ltd

Image via Chums

When putting together your perfect skiwear, be careful not to overlook the suspenders. These black-and-white graphic suspenders depicting descending skiers will make you eager to use them to keep your ski pants up, adding some style to the most practical part of your skiwear.

Shop the Suspenders for $24.99 at Chums.com.

6. John Snow Winter Snow Pants

Image via Snow Verb

Snow pants don’t have to be bulky, clunky and dull—as John Snow proves, they can be stylish and graphic. With a waterproof and breathable membrane, three pockets, warm insulation and light reflective strips, these snow pants are perfect for the slopes or anywhere you go this winter, making for the essential winter fashion in your closet.

Shop the John Snow Winter Snow Pants for $124.99 at SnowVerb.com.

7. Ski Roller Bag

Image via REI

Don’t forget about getting some snazzy luggage to hold your precious skis! Dakine’s Ski Roller Bag has 360 degree interior padding and enough room for 2 pairs of skis, a set of poles, boots and outerwear, plus external zip pockets for smaller pieces of gear. No more clunky duffle bags and awkwardly dragging around pieces of equipment, this season!

Shop the Dakine Ski Roller Bag for $145 at REI.com.

8. ODT Wireless Audio CHIPS

Image via Smith Optics

Specialized earbuds for skiing are an item you didn’t know you needed but can’t live without. No more dropping your phone down a slope and watching it tumble to the bottom of a hill, or losing a single AirPod on your way down. The Outdoor Tech chips connect you via bluetooth to glove-friendly buttons, voice command and even walkie-talkie tech, so you an your friends can chat as you ski. Plus, they fit right into your audio-compatible helmet with ear pads, so everything you need is right at your fingertips.

Shop the ODT Wireless Audio CHIPS for $130 at SmithOptics.com.


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