jackets crafted in Italy by the century-old ski line.
features like goosedown insulation that’s warm but not bulky, extra-oversize zippers from Italy (so you can easily pull
them up with gloves on) and hand-stitched labels depicting iconic ski resorts
from the 1950s.
Why we love it:“A great winter jacket. I’m wearing mine on the streets of New
York—no slopes needed (fortunately for me since I have zero skiing
ability). And because I never know how to pronounce things myself,
here’s how you say it: ‘O-T-A.’” —Jenna, our creative director
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Authier first hit the scene (and slopes) in 1910 in
Bière, Switzerland, as one of the first companies to make wooden skis. One
hundred years later, Aspen shop owner Lee Keating and brand creative director
Gustavo Sangiorgi relaunched the brand with a collection of luxe outerwear pieces. To understand exactly what their customers needed,
Keating went through the closets of her savviest clients, asking what worked,
what didn't and what was missing. The answer? Technically advanced skiwear that
looks just as cool off the slopes.
detail with a lot of history: Each jacket comes with a hand-stitched label
depicting an iconic Italian ski destination from the sport's golden age, the
1950s. From Cervinia, an Alpine resort in the northwest, to Sestriere,
one of the country’s oldest ski resorts, each location represents a different part of
Italy's rich ski culture.
is dedicated to using the best materials, like heavy-duty Italian-made zippers.
The oversize style ensures they can be easily pulled up or down, even while wearing thick gloves.
detachable hood that pops off to reveal a high collar.
02.The slim, quilted design is filled with ultrawarm goose down.
03.Elastic lining at the sleeve and hem keep warmth in and snow out.