Ski your heart out in this weatherproof pastel number, with a great female-specific fit and a good level of insulation to keep you cosy without overheating.
Great female-specific fit
Pastels may not be everyone’s cup of tea
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OOSC 1080 Ski & Snowboard Jacket: first impressions
The OOSC 1080 Ski & Snowboard Jacket is produced by an Indie brand best known for their bright and beautiful ski onesies in a range of retro patterns – ideal if you like to turn heads après ski. They’ve also turned their hand to ski separates, and we love the pastel colorways of the 1080 jacket.
This eye-catching design isn’t just about looks – the jacket features a removable snow skirt, wrist gaiters, a lift pass pocket and a hefty 10,000mm of waterproofing, so it’s ready to tackle a blizzard, and wide arm vents will cool you down if the sun does come out.
But how did it fare when we tested it out in the real world for our best women’s ski jackets buying guide? Read on…
• RRP: $263 (US) / £199 (UK)
• Waterproofing: 10,000mm H/H
• Insulation: Synthetic
• Sizes: XS / S / M / L / XL
• Colors: Pastel Peach & Mint / Pastel Pink & Pastel Purple / Pastel Pink & Green / Leopard Print & Pastel Pink (shown)
• Compatibility: Take this versatile ski jacket on your next resort holiday
OOSC 1080 Ski & Snowboard Jacket: on the slopes
The 1080 was one of the best female-specific jackets we have tested out, and it is roomy without being boxy, with a nice longer-length hem for added warmth and space to pop a mid layer underneath.
A lot of jackets don’t have enough space for curvier female bodies, but the 1080 feels tailored in all the right places.
There’s a good compromise between insulation and freedom of movement here too, and the 1080 feels comfy to wear all day long and will suit a week of exploring the Alps – OOSC reckon you could wear this from “dropping cliffs to dropping jagerbombs at après ski.”, and we would have to agree. The 1080 is made from recycled polyester, for eco brownie points (see also: the best eco-friendly outdoor brands).
An award-winning travel and outdoors journalist, presenter and blogger, Sian regularly writes for The Independent, Evening Standard, BBC Countryfile, Coast, Outdoor Enthusiast and Sunday Times Travel. Life as a hiking, camping, wild-swimming adventure-writer has taken her around the world, exploring Bolivian jungles, kayaking in Greenland, diving with turtles in Australia, climbing mountains in Africa and, in Thailand, learning the hard way that peeing on a jellyfish sting doesn’t help. Her blog, thegirloutdoors.co.uk, champions accessible adventures.