Your annual ski trip is approaching, but your gear has seen better days. Or perhaps it's your first time to hit the slopes and you're starting from scratch. Either way, skiing can be quite costly; but there's no denying the importance of having the right attire. This is where price versus quality really comes into play. Avoid any bank account disasters with these stylish and functional sale ski gear pieces from some of our favourite places to shop online.
Adidas X Stella McCartney hooded faille ski jacket, now €149 at theoutnet.com
Adidas X Stella McCartney hooded faille ski jacket, €149 at theoutnet.com
I love the vibrancy of this hooded jacket which perfectly sits into the primary colour trend we spoke about yesterday.The pull-over style is ideal for those of us who hate faffing with zips and fasteners throughout the day, and the concealed snap and zip fastening on the front is functional and stylish.
Helly Hansen day-breaker fleece, now €17.95 at mandmdirect.ie
Helly Hansen Womens Daybreaker 1/2 Zip Micro Fleece Black, €17.95 at mandmdirect.ie
Go back to basics with this warm and comfortable black fleece layer from Helly Hansen. This will act as the perfect layer during apres ski and at less than €20, it's a total bargain.
Aurora Denim flared ski pants by Perfect Moment, now €139 at theoutnet.com
Perfect Moment aurora denim flared ski pants, €139 at theoutnet.com
I love how rambunctious these denim-style ski flares are. These trousers are less clunky than most ski trousers so they're suitable to wear all day long; whether you're lounging around the chalet or racing up and down the mountain-side. Plus, you're ready for the apré ski at any time of the day. This is how you ski in style.
Ace ski pants by Topshop SNO, now €100 at netaporter.com
Topshop SNO ace ski pants, €100 at netaporter.com
The thing I love most about Topshop SNO is that its high-performance pieces are inspired by popular ready-to-wear trends - this season, the brand looked to the '80s disco scene. Cut from water and windproof shell with a soft and insulating fleece backing, these ski pants have lime-green elasticated suspenders so they sit securely at your waist and adjustable cuffs that fit snugly over boots.