If you got the money then go for it! You will get some quality outerwear for the price with a great design. If you are looking for insulation though this isn't for you mostly a shell, but has great waterproofing that will hold up even if you wash it. Strong point on this jacket for me was its durability. I don't want to buy a new jacket each year because I destroy it and I won't have to. I'll be using my corked jacket next season!
Performance was amazing. It did not tear and rip when I fell right on rails. The waterproofing was great! Never got wet, even on those rainy east coast days. It is mostly a shell so it is much easier to layer on the -30 days.
It's all personal preference here, but I like the look of two way color patterns and the teal/black colorway. The pockets on the outside of the jacket are easily accessible. Would have liked a zip-up pocket on the inside then just the goggle one. My phone popped out a few times when I put it in there. The vents aren't under your arm pits, they are right on your chest. I like this more because it is so much easier to zip them up or open them especially if you are riding by yourself. I find vents that are on the arm pits you always got to ask your friend to close them fully. Snow belt is great for keeping the wind out with that wider fit.
I would say it is slightly overpriced. $350 at the beginning of the season was a lot for just a jacket. Do I regret it... no. I think though that Oakley has always made quality product so I trust that it would hold up and it did. Plus it was the only jacket I actually liked the look of so I did not mind spending that kinda money.
The fit of the corked jacket is something that is perfect for me being 5'10". It is not to tall, an XL is 35 and half inches and if I was not so skinny I would fill it out nicely. If you are thinking going XXL don't, it is about an inch taller and a lot wider so unless you got the weight you will look ridiculous.
Great! I tend to ski a ton of rails so I'm always brushing on them or falling on them and never got any rips. The waterproofing stayed on well even after three washes. I'm hard on my jacket it held up nicely. No tears, rips, broken zippers or snaps