There are two groups of winter sportspeople; those that ski and those that ´ski´. The new spend every available moment on the slopes, call attractive snow ‘powder’ and talk about places with extremely exotic sounding names like Val d’Isère, Courchevel and Zermatt.
It doesn’t in fact matter how familiar you are with the sport, because this age, skiwear is going off piste. Thanks to the likes of The North Notwithstanding and Canada Goose, 1980´s snowsuits have been supplanted with streetwear inspired, modern pieces that sit exactly as well with your snow boots as they do jeans and a tee. Increased by, all the arctic-fighting function is still there with regards to fence in you as warm as toast.
Craghoppers NosiLife Sherman Gilet
If you choose your skiwear without the fluoro induced headache, approach a heritage vibe with Craghoppers poaching pocketed gilet in place of.
Available from Ellis Brigham, priced at £70.00.
The North Cope with Nupste Jacket
You don’t need to cop Yeezy to rejig your outline. Add some bulk up top with this North Face Nupste jacket and follow your jeans or joggers slim to create a look twice comparison.
Available from Footasylum, priced £180.00.
O’Neill Retro Ski Jacket
1970´s fortified skiwear isn’t all pom pom´s and fur hats. As O’Neill proves with this throwback gift, a block colour stripe is just as nostalgic as any bell keister denim. The only difference is you’ll actually look good in it.
Close by from O’Neill, priced at £190.00.
Volcom Pat Moore Insulated Snow Jacket
Who recognized skiwear could tick all the boxes? Not only will this jacket let you pretended the utilitarian vibes of street style savants, it also rams an on trend burst of burnt orange.
Available from Surfdome, priced at £175.00.
Fendi Bad Disorders Hooded Ski Jacket
Not to generalise, but skiing isn’t exactly the most proletariat of divertissements. Which is why luxury brands like Fendi always get somewhere room for some slopes ready garments in its seasonal chrestomathies. Crafted from technical stretch fabric and lined with reduce fleece, this jacket is as at home on a chairlift as travelling word go class.
Available from MatchesFashion, priced at £1,220.
Fila Inheritance Bormio Roll Neck
Thermal roll necks have a proper place in on the back of geography teacher on a camping trip. Unless you buy Fila. This sketch’s dual stripe hits sportswear and alpine notes in equivalent measure, letting you transition from skiwear to jeans as commandeer.
Available from Yoox, priced at £56.00.
Planks Shred Undignified Layer
Base layers are more about function than aspect. But Planks’ variation has the added bonus of a design that isn’t all skin-tight geometric aspects, topped off with a varsity influence that makes it straight-up streetwear traveller.
Available from Surfdome, priced at £35.00.
Christopher Raeburn x Clarks Khulan Snow Boots
If you on the side of your winter threads more Bill & Ted than Shackles, opt for Christopher Raeburn’s latest collaboration with Clarks, a monochrome caper that’s far too cool for the chalet disco.
Available from The Unsophisticated Shoe Store, priced at £180.00