While the holidays may be over, winter in most of the country is in full swing. Whether you’re headed out to the slopes for a long holiday weekend, or simply looking to stock up on all the gear during the sales in anticipation of next year, Daily Mom has some must-haves and favorites for packing in your suitcase or storing in your closet no matter where your outdoor winter adventures will take you. Outdoor clothes for winter for men, women, and children are often an investment making quality, durability, and sustainability key factors in your decisions on what to purchase.
Here at Daily Mom we also know when it comes to kids how quickly they grow, making extended fits and sizes important factors as well. Fortunately, we have searched high and low to take the guesswork out of which brands are best, so curl up on the couch, grab that cup of tea, and envision yourself in a white, winter wonderland while you shop the best outdoor clothes for winter for the whole family.
If staying warm on the slopes is the goal then 686 has the outdoor clothes for winter you need! With styles for men, women, and youth, 686 brings style and comfort along with optimal warmth and breathability in all of their cold-weather gear. Perfect for everything from snowboarding to hiking those cold winter trails, 686 is your one-stop for stylish snow jackets, pants, mid-layers and more.
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For men, we love their GLCR Gore-Tex GT Snow Jacket. This 2 layer bomber and shell provide warmth when you need it along with technical performance that won’t slow you down. Forget the bulky snow coats of the past and update your snow gear with the jacket that does it all. With fully taped seams, full waterproof protection, and ultra breathability, this jacket not only looks and feels good but gives him the versatility he needs in the cold. Features include an adjustable hood, Air-Flo Underarm vents, helmet compatibility, plenty of pockets and more.
Pair the GLCR Gore-Tex GT Snow Jacket with the GLCR Stretch Gore-Tex GT Pant, and even connect the two with 686’s Pant Jacket Connect system for ease and convenience outdoors. These durable and weatherproof pants feature all the best 686 has to offer, along with added stretch for comfort when making all the moves. Featuring boot gaiters, plenty of pockets, and even Air-Flo Inner Leg vents for breathability, these pants will keep you warm and dry during all of your active snow days.
For the kids, in our case boys, who are just starting out on the slopes, or even spend their entire winter season in the snow, we love the 686 Boys Scout Insulated Snow Jacket paired with the Infinity Cargo Insulated Pants. Providing for optimal warmth, the Boys’ Scout Insulated Jacket also features adjustable velcro cuffs, pockets, zippers and snaps to keep him cozy and comfortable when outdoors. Plus, with the Youth Evolution sizing system, 686’s youth snow gear will grow with your kids for multiple seasons! Similarly, the Infinity Cargo Insulated Pants feature the Youth Evolution extended sizing system, an external waist adjustment, comfortable insulation, and critically taped seams. Finally, add a pair of Boys’ Heat Insulated Mittens to keep his fingers warm while still allowing for optimal movement and use outdoors. With 686 snow gear no matter how rough your boys play in the snow, they’ll stay warm and dry in these outdoor clothes for winter.
GLCR Gore-Tex GT Snow Jacket | GLCR Stretch Gore-Tex GT Pant | 686 Boys Scout Insulated Snow Jacket | Infinity Cargo Insulated Pants | Boys’ Heat Insulated Mittens
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Whether your little (or big) kids are hitting the slopes or simply heading outside to sled, Obermeyer is your one-stop shop for outdoor clothes for winter for the family. With the most comfortable, stylish winter gear out there, Obermeyer makes sure you enjoy your time outdoors with gear made to fit just right. Additionally, when it comes to their children’s coats and pants, their signature ‘I-Grow’™ extended wear feature allows families to invest in their high-quality gear secure in the knowledge it will last more than one winter season.
For our adventurous boys, we love the Formation Jacket with its 2-way stretch comfort, waterproof breathability, 220-gram insulation for superior warmth, and innovative ‘I-Grow’™ extended wear sizing. Available in plenty of cool colors, along with its reflective trim, a working compass, fleece back warmer, and powder skirt, your boys will love heading out to play in the snow without complaint. Perfect for making all the moves, the Formation Jacket keeps the snow out and the warmth in no matter what activity he chooses during his day outdoors.
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Paired with Warp Pant he has all he needs for a day of play in the snow. These softshell bib pants feature a higher rise to keep the snow out, keeping him warm and dry even when temperatures are below freezing! Plus, the ‘I-Grow’™ Extended Wear System increases the cuff length by 2 inches for future use.
Another favorite from Obermeyer is the Bolide Jacket for boys. This everyday cold weather jacket is so comfortable it won’t slow him down, from the slopes to the playground, he will be warm and dry all season long. Featuring 220 grams of insulation for warmth along with safety reflective trims, a working compass, an interior pocket, powder skirt, and integrated mitten clips he’ll be out the door and on the go in no time.
We love this jacket paired with the Volt Pant with their durable (boy-proof) strong weave fabric and double layer reinforced hems, inseams and scuff guards. These bib pants will keep him warm, dry, and comfortable while growing right along with him. With an added fleece-lined waist for warmth and comfort and even an exterior pocket for snacks, these pants are perfect for keeping up with all of his outdoor winter activities.
Finally, for the big boys in your crew, check out the Teen’s Nomad Cargo Pant. This stylish, relaxed cut pant features reinforced hems, inseams and scuff guards, along with an adjustable waist and belt loops. With critical seam sealing and a waterproof, yet breathable fabric, these pants offer long-lasting wear and durability no matter how often he hits the slopes.
Quality, durability, and versatility are all key components to footwear that will keep you sturdy, safe, and on the move this winter. No one wants to have cold feet and with Kamik’s wide selection of boots for the entire family, no one has to. With boots ideal for virtually any cold, wet or snowy conditions, Kamik will keep everyone’s feet warm and dry while also helping to prevent any slips or falls on any hidden ice this winter.
For her, we love the Women’s Sienna F2 Winter Boot. The Sienna F2 featuring 3M Thinsulate insulation allows you to easily navigate slushy or snowy conditions with optimal tractions thanks to their lightweight and waterproof rubber soles. Available in both black and dark brown with a sherpa lining, these boots can be worn with the sides pulled up or folded down and guarantee warmth up to -4 degrees. Trendy and stylish they pair well with everything from fleece-lined leggings to jeans for her.
For him, we love the Alborg Boot with fully seam-sealed waterproof construction, making this boot one of the warmest around, up to -58 degrees. The Zylextra liner provides for the ultimate warmth while the 4-layer construction wicks moisture away, conforms to your foot, and traps heat while sealing out the cold. Another great selection for him, especially those with a wider foot, is the Nation Pro Wide. With a waterproof leather upper, these seam-sealed boots constructed of 3M Thinsulate insulation will keep his feet warm and dry up to -40 degrees.
Finally, for the kids in the family just won’t stay out of the snowbanks we love the Hayden and the Jace. With a waterproof exterior and Kamik’s DriDefense waterproof membrane, the Hayden is an easy on easy off hook and loop closure boot that will get kids out the door in no time. Made for frosty weather, the Hayden will keep your children’s feet warm up to -25 degrees. Similarly, the Jace is a snowboot with an urban feel. Perfect for all-day everyday use, these boots will keep his feet warm, dry and comfortable throughout an entire day at play. With bungee laces and a top hook and loop closure, these boots will keep kids warm and on the go, without the bulk, no matter how cold it gets outside.
Ditch the bulky snow pants of the past and invest in a quality pair of the MOST comfortable, best fitting snow pants you will ever own with Athleta. From their fleece-lined leggings to their snow pants for her, these high-quality, comfy, cozy pants will keep you oh so warm this winter both indoors and out. Forget about the times you wanted to race home to ditch the bulky, noisy, snow pants of the past, with these sleek and stylish options from Athleta you will enjoy your day outdoors to the fullest.
This winter pick up a pair of Glacier Snow Pants or Glacier Skinny Snow Pants for high-quality, durable winter snow pants that will keep you comfy, cozy, and on the move. With a fitted, high rise waist featuring a dual closure system and optimal stretch, the Glacier Snow Pants feature a flare leg with an interior gaiter to keep the snow out. The silky soft outer shell is made with a waterproof Italian Luxe Fabric for softness and comfort, while the interior waistband is lined with Plush Supersonic. Zippered pockets keep all of your essentials safe and secure whether you are playing with the kid on the sledding hill or hitting the slopes for the day. Available in regular, tall and petite sizes these pants are a must in outdoor clothes for winter for her.
Similarly, the versatile Glacier Skinny Snow Pants are perfect for everything from a cold morning workout to a day on the ice rink. Crafted of the same waterproof Italian Luxe Fabric with the Plush Supersonic lined waistband, these skinny leg snow pants feature a side zip and snap closure, side zipper pocket for storing essentials and keep you warm and dry without the bulk. The skinny high-rise waistband means you can be active and on the go all day without ever having to adjust the waist or even realize you’re wearing a pair of snow pants!
Whether you’re cozying up indoors, headed out on the town, or working out in the cold, the Altitude Tight in PolarTec Power Stretch is a must in your winter wardrobe. Available in both black and grey heather, these leggings feature a higher rise wide waistband for comfort along with the PolarTec fabric’s thermal insulation for optimal warmth, and back waistband zip pocket keeps your essentials secure when you’re on the move. The Altitude Tight in PolarTec Power Stretch is available in regular, petite, tall, and plus sizes.
When outdoor clothes for winter are a must for kids, Reima is the trusted brand among parents for durable and non-toxic clothing to keep them warm, dry, and at play. Wintertime doesn’t mean staying cooped up indoors, but rather a time to get outside and play in the frosty, snowy, cold conditions. With the right snow gear and the imagination of a child, fun will be had by all whether on the ski slopes or simply building a snowman with friends.
When it comes to jackets this season we love the Kids Regor Ski Jacket crafted of water and windproof technical material that still maintains breathability to keep them comfortable. Features include multiple zipper pockets, a detachable hood, an interior powder skirt, and reflective patches. This snow jacket will keep them comfy and cozy with its lightweight, yet warm interior.
Another favorite this year is the Juniors Wakeup Down Ski Jacket. Ideal for winter sports, this jacket is water and windproof, dirt-repellent, breathable, and crafted of technical material with optimal stretch for comfort and movement. With plenty of pf pockets for phones, headphones and ski goggles, this uber-soft jacket with details at the hem and cuffs to keep out the snow is the perfect jacket for hitting the slopes this season.
The Kids’ Ote Winter Mittens are a must-have for active children this season! Stretchy, warm and breathable, these lightweight mittens are designed in a longer length with the ability to cinch at the wrists for keeping the cold out. Keep little fingers warm with the soft fleece-lined interior while the reinforcement on the palm, thumbs, and fingers will allow them to get a grip on their things.
Finally, finish off their winter look this year with the Laplander Snow Boots by Reima. Warm and waterproof, these boots also provide for ultimate traction on wet or slippery surfaces. With a seam-sealed insert and fleece-lined interior, little toes will stay warm no matter how cold it gets outside. Elastic bungee laces make them easy on easy off so the kids can get dressed on their own. Available in 4 colors there is sure to be a pair any child will love.
Baby, it’s cold outside…but that doesn’t mean stay indoors looking frumpy all season, rather pick up some cute (and maybe even sexy) sweaters that will keep you looking hot even when the temperatures are freezing! This winter check out the jeans and sweaters from Mott & Bow that will take you from the office to a hot winter date night with the hubby in no time. Sweaters we love include their Cashmere Oversized V-Neck (in Oxblood) and their Cashmere Turtleneck (in Cream). Both of these sweaters are crafted of the finest 100% cashmere making them silky soft to the touch with a light and airy feel. The slightly oversized fit keeps you comfy and relaxed, while the flattering cut keeps you stylish and trendy even in the cold. Pair with the High Rise Skinny Jean – Jane available in 5 washes, for curve-hugging compression, ultimate stretch, and a sleek and sexy fit this winter season.
Women all know when winter comes around life doesn’t stop moving. Winter means days spent outdoors with the kids, time on the slopes, and possibly even a few winter hikes into beautiful snow-covered woods. That said, base layers are a must for these activities and Wild Rye has you covered with attractive and purposeful options in outdoor clothes for winter. This winter we love the Jane Legging paired with Evie Raglan for all-over warmth, even on the coldest days. Made of 100% merino wool, the Jane Legging features a wide elastic waistband for added comfort and can be worn alone or under additional layers for warmth. The Evie Raglan soft touch long sleeve top features a longer length, looser, contemporary fit complete with a high neckline and thumbholes.
Finally, the Alpine Neck Warmer will keep everything from your neck to your nose warm and dry. The moisture-wicking material keeps you cool and comfortable while the Polartec fleece lining is soft against even the most sensitive skin.
Mid-layers are a must when heading into the snow and this season Ridge Merino has the outdoor clothes for winter all women (and men) need. We love the Women’s Heist Merino Wool Jacket with its full front zipper, zippered pockets, and natural breathability, stretch, insulation and odor control for those days on the slopes. Made of 100% Merino Wool, this jacket is comfortable to wear for active days and those spent running errands around town. Our favorite base layer this season is the Women’s Aspect Merino Wool High Neck Top. This soft-touch high neck top keeps you warm, dry and comfortable outdoors this winter, features a longer cut so it stays tucked in keeping the snow out, and the nigh neck functions as a neck gaiter for those extremely cold days.
This winter don’t sacrifice his style for warmth, rather keep him comfortable no matter the weather while still trendy and styling in his own way. Let his personality shine through his fashion choices and embrace the stylin’ attitude he loves to sport. We love Appaman for their high-quality children’s clothing, full of fun solids, prints, and patterns that kids will love to wear day after day.
This season a few of our favorites include the Contra Sweatshirt made of soft cotton and sporting a fierce tiger face and the Jackson Roll Neck Sweater with its two-tone appearance and raw hems. Wear either of these alone, over a tee, or throw on the Producer Vest for a bit more warmth (or a bit more style!). The Producer Vest is a slim fit quilted vest that fits easily under other layers for added warmth or looks trendy over a short or long sleeve top.
For our active little ones, we love the camo baseball tee paired with the gym sweats. This soft cotton combo will take him from the playground to dinner with the family looking cute and trendy while also keeping him so comfortable and cozy he may just slip in a quick nap.
Finally, for those colder days in the city or the snow, we love the Himalaya Down Coat. This double-lined structured coat features a water-resistant outer shell with a sherpa-lined hood and plush, warm feather/down filling. With a zipper and snap closure, you can keep the cold out and the warmth in with this fashionable winter coat.
Toddlers and kids love their time in the snow, but making sure they are steady on their feet on slippery, slushy surfaces is an important concern for parents. Here to make sure your little ones are steady on their feet, all while supporting healthy foot growth and development is See Kai Run. We love all of See Kai Run’s shoes from their trendy, sporty kicks to their boots or dress shoes. With something for every occasion, See Kai Run is the only shoe shop you need for your kids.
This winter we love the Gilman Waterproof Insulated Boots with its 3M Thinsulate Insulation and flexible gripping outer sole. These boots will keep your little one sturdy and provide premium traction even on snowy and icy surfaces. Another favorite winter boot is the Atlas II Waterproof/Insulated Boot. These boots keep little toes warm up to -35 degrees while also providing comfort, grip, and traction in a lower cut boot design with easy hook and loop closures. These everyday wear boots are perfect for everything from the playground to a snowy hike in the mountains. Finally, for a cute and trendy pair of kicks, we love the Dane high top sneaker with its lightweight design, flexible sole, and easy elastic/hook and loop closure. The Dane looks great with jeans or sweats on those days when playing indoors or out of the snow.
If you are looking for the ultimate warmth in a stylish and trendy coat then look no further than Lulus. With their wide selection of outerwear, there is sure to be something that will keep you toasty and warm whether you’re spending your winter in an outdoor wonderland, hitting the slopes, or even spending time in the city. This winter we love the Snowpack Black Faux Fur Long Puffer Jacket for keeping us cozy and chic. This extra long snap and zipper front jacket keeps you warm on even the coldest days with its superb insulation and soft fleece-lined interior. With ribbed cuffs to keep the chill out and plenty of pockets, you will spend your coldest days comfy and cute in this great coat.
Parents all know that if there’s snow the kids will be in it so high-quality base layers are a must for little ones during the winter. Finding soft, silky materials that offer stretch and plenty of movement are key to our kids’ outdoor play. nui organics offers a variety of Merino Wool and Merino Silk base layers that can be worn alone or under other clothing for added warmth. This winter we love the nui organic Merino Silk Crew and Merino Silk Legging. The merino wool/silk blend is able to regulate body temperature, allow for optimal breathability, and even resist flame if near a heater or fireplace. The ribbed fabric allows plenty of stretch for play and growth, but still holds its shape and lasts for further use or passing down to a younger sibling.
Making a name for themselves as a one-stop shop for neutral, comfortable, tagless clothing for kids, Primary is here with all of your winter wear basics such as long sleeve thermal tees, sweatshirts, sweatpants, and of course pajamas for the kids. With simple styles crafted of 100% cotton, Primary’s clothing is available in a rainbow of colors, and so cute and comfy your kids will never complain about what they’re wearing.
This winter season we love the softness and warmth of the long sleeve thermal crew, cozy sweatshirt, and cozy sweatpants available from Primary. Easily mix and match colors, keeping your kids’ style simple with these versatile wardrobe pieces. If they’re heading outside make sure to pick up a pair of cute cozy mittens to keep little fingers warm and a sherpa-lined cozy hat to match. Soft and warm, there will be no complaints about itchy fabrics or irritating tags found here.
Finally, ideal for bedtime but also as a base layer under snow gear on the coldest days, Primary’s kids’ long-sleeve pajama top and pj pants are perfect for lounging, relaxing, and plenty of play. Whether they’re reading books by the fire or building a pillow fort before bed, Primary’s pajamas provide plenty of stretch with a safe, secure, and snug fit. Available in all the colors of the rainbow, your child will love picking their favorites, along with mixing and matching to show off their own personal style.
Long Sleeve Thermal Crew | Cozy Sweatshirt | Cozy Sweatpants | Kids’ Long-Sleeve Pajama Top | Kids’ PJ Pants | Cozy Mittens | Cozy Hat
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Comfy, cozy, and oh so cute, support a good cause, fighting cancer, and keep your head warm simultaneously with Love Your Melon. Featuring some of the trendiest styles and colors, combined with the softest knit, these beanies are perfect for a day outdoors in the winter. This season we love the Natural Pom Beanie perfect for pairing with all of her winter wear. This 100% cotton beanie in a natural yarn knit provides a simple and classic look for her. For our kids, we like Love Your Melon’s character collection. Let the force be with your Star Wars loving little one this winter with the Darth Vader Kids Beanie. Simple and comfortable with a subtle patch on the front, he or she can sport this cozy knit indoors or out now and for the next several winters guaranteed.
Keeping kid’s feet warm in the winter snow is important for all parents and here to ensure those little piggies stay dry and toasty is the Chamonix Retro Boot for Kids from Native. This plush boot is crafted using recycled insulation and Glacierguard to make sure your child’s feet stay warm during those long hours of outdoor play. With a microfleece lining, elastic laces for easy on easy off and a water-resistant exterior, the Chamonix Retro Boot for Kids will let them play all day with no complaints.
While spring might be right around the corner, for most of us, winter is still in full swing. Whether you need snow gear for your weekend getaway or spring break trip to the mountains, or simply want to check out the sales before next season, you cannot go wrong with any of the amazing options we found for outdoor clothes for winter this year. Sit back, relax, and decide just what outdoor clothes for winter are right for you and everyone in your family.
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