Snowboard manufacturers may be embracing their heritage and harking back to the 1980s with some of their latest models, but thankfully outerwear brands aren’t doing the same. For the most part, fluorescent pink-and-yellow one-pieces have been consigned to the history books.
In their place has come an abundance of modern styles and tech that make it easier than ever to stay comfortable – not to mention look good – while you shred.
Will a little help from our friends at Treeline Chalets we headed to Morzine, rounded up some riders and kitted them out in this year’s best pieces from almost thirty different brands. From Alaskan peaks to Finnish streets, there’s kit in here for every condition – and a style for every taste.
Read our guide to Fit, Waterproofing, Breathability and Insulation, then feast your eyes on the best jackets and pants for 2015-2016…
Scroll through the list to your heart’s content, or skip to your favourite brand using the links below.
686 | adidas | Airblaster | Analog | Billabong | Burton | CLWR | Dakine | DC | Homeschool | Horsefeathers | Lib Tech | Neff | Nikita | O’Neill | Oakley | Patagonia | Quiksilver | Rip Curl | Roxy | Technine | Templeton | The North Face | ThirtyTwo | Vans | Volcom | Zimstern
Photography and Art Direction by Matt Georges
Models: Christian Boyd / Sarah Fish / Sam McMahon / Wendy Moore / Sarah Moussaknaoui / Jade Mullarkey-Tubb / Jamie Mullarkey-Tubb / Jason Rickwood / Hannah Ross / Jack Taylor
Production: Matt Georges / Sam McMahon / Sarah Moussaknaoui
Special thanks to Treeline Chalets, Morzine