Down jackets are generally too much for Hong Kong climates, but as we reach the peak ski season, it’s time to really think about what to wear as you hit those white slopes on your winter travels. Luckily, there’s no shortage of stylish skiwear on the market, and we’ve been searching high and low to round up a list of seven down jackets that really caught our eyes, all of which will keep you warm and stylish as you head out for your snow-filled adventure.
(image credit: Net-a-Porter)
Moncler Grenoble ‘Atena’ jacket
Stand out in style with Moncler Grenoble’s ‘Atena’ jacket, which comes in a silver shell outer and red shearling collar. Crafted with luxurious nylon technique, the piece also features a wide boudin quilting filled with insulating down, and a two-way zipper that keeps heat trapped inside.
HK$22,550 from Moncler.
Canada Goose ‘Leduc’ parka
Get two jackets with the price of one with Canada Goose’s ‘Leduc’ parka, which comes from the brand’s new Branta collection and is fully reversible for maximum versatility. We love the beautiful glacier-themed print inspired by American artist and environmental activist Diane Burko, who documents glacier disappearances through large-scale photographs and paintings, reminding us not to take the snowy slopes for granted.
HK$16,200 from Canada Goose.
Save the Duck ‘D3809W LUCK9’ jacket
A B Corp-approved brand that prides itself for its environmentally-conscious, cruelty-free practice using sustainable materials with cutting edge technology, Save The Duck is definitely one for the eco-warriors. This synthetic down jacket, in particular, is not only light and soft, but also made using shiny waterproof material, topped with deep quilt and bold accessories for a modern and trendy appeal.
Approx. HK$2,557 from Save the Duck.
Mackage ‘Aura’ wrap jacket
Part of Mackage’s holiday collection, the ‘Aura’ jacket comes with a wrap design and is sprinkled with pearls for a dose of understated luxe. Its oversized shell outer is also water-repellent and breathable, which will keep you warm as you glide down the slopes in style.
HK$7,200 from Mackage.
Perfect Moment belted ski jacket
Go wild with colours in this eye-popping pink jacket by Perfect Moment, lined with a vibrant ‘Nordic Green’ hue and an elasticated rainbow belt to define your waist. The jacket is filled with insulating down, and comes with huge pockets for your ski goggles, phone and headphones.
HK$4,450 from Net-a-Porter.
Trickcoo unisex knee-length parka
This knee-length parka by Trickcoo comes with a built-in heating system, which allows you to attach an external charger to the jacket for added (and adjustable) heat. The racoon fur hood is detachable for a boost of versatility, while the multiple secret pockets across the lining offer handy storage space for your credit cards and other essentials.
HK$7,700 from Lane Crawford.
Serac hybrid down jacket
Serac is an emerging brand — found by award-winning industrial designer, avid skier and outdoor enthusiast Tore Mortvedt — specialising in green-minded technical outerwear. Featuring detachable layers, this Osaka jacket comes in an athletic fit made using the DEM™ (Designed to Enhance Mobility) technique, which gives maximum freedom of movement. It is also filled with insulating Re-cycled Italian Thindown®, certified to be fully traceable, sustainable, and furthermore, gives a sleeker and breathable design.
Approx. HK$12,998 from Serac.