Gear Guide: Descente

Descente is defined by technology. Driven by a passion and enthusiasm for skiing, Descente continues to push the design envelope with a superior fit made possible by our exclusive Motion 3D fit, use of technical fabrics, quality and exceptional attention to detail.  Share our passion and feel the difference. Founded in 1935 in Osaka, Japan-Descente pioneered the development of high performance technical fabric for active sportswear.

History

Making its move into skiwear in 1957, the Descente brand has led the industry innovations and was a key factor in progressing the sport of skiing. Today, Descente continues to push the envelope with exceptional workmanship, quality and attention to detail, beautiful palettes, breathtaking finishes and luxurious accouterments.

Philosophy

At Descente the philosophy of excellence in craftsmanship is sustained by everyone-from the point of a product’s inception, to the moment an athlete puts it into action. Behind every Descente product is a rich history of groundbreaking design and production techniques fused with the skills and life experiences of true artisans.

Commitment to Quality

Each product is the culmination of untold years and countless pairs of dedicated hands. A spirit of care and superiority is infused into every fiber to final product.


Products

Swiss World Cup Replica Jacket

Worn by the Swiss Alpine team during the World Cup Championships, Swiss WCS Replica jacket is carefully crafted with Descente's top performance technology...

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Descente GS Race Suit

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Junior Swiss World Cup Jacket

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Descente Swiss Pant

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Slope Pant

The Slope pant is a 3 layer shell constructed from a durable Powder Stretch for greater mobility. Featuring a full leg zip, the Slope will is ideal on...

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Moe

One of the most popular jackets in the Descente line, the Moe is the 3 layer shell designed to optimize comfort and breathability. The Moe is fully seam...

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Tess Pant

The Tess pant from Descente combines a comfortable sport powder stretch fabric with a light insulation and a 20K waterproof/breathability treatment. The...

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Descente Coaches Coat

The Descente Coach Coat is designed to keep you warm and dry in the most severe elements. The 4-Way stretch and Dynamonus fabric will help increase mobility...

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Descente Swiss Jacket

With amazing attention to detail and inspired by the actual jacket worn by the Swiss Alpine team, the Swiss Jacket features a 4-Way Stretch fabric to mirror...

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Descente Swiss WCS Replica Jacket

Worn by the Swiss Alpine team during the World Cup Championships, Swiss WCS Replica jacket is carefully crafted with Descente's top performance technology...

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Descente Downhill Race Suit

Descente's DH Race Suit is designed for competitive racers who require maximum technical performance in ski wear. $350; Descente.com ...

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Descente GS Race Suit

The Descente GS Suit is a great choice for competitive racers who require maximum performance from their race apparel. $400; Descente.com ...

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Descente Swiss GS Race Suit

The Swiss GS Race Suit features Descente's unrivaled technical craftsmanship in competitive ski apparel. Constructed with high performance fabric, the...

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Kensie

The Kensie is the perfect go to jacket, a 3 layer shell designed to optimize performance and breathability. Fully seam sealed and finished with a 20K waterproof/breathability...

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Descente Nadia Jacket

Get ready to own the mountain with Descente's Nadia jacket. Featuring Thinsulate™ insulation, Descente's Fly Ventilation and Parahood the Nadia is perfect...

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Descente Storm Hoody

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Descente Piccard turtleneck

The Mark t-neck has a simple and clean look made with Tricot Velour for a soft and warm feel. $95; Descente.com...

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