25th Dec 2018
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.
leather-trimmed suede snow boots by ACNE Studios, now €282 at theoutnet.com
Telde patent leather-trimmed suede snow boots, €282 at theoutnet.com
Heels are a no-go, so keep them at home. Instead, keep your feet dry, comfortable and chic in a pair of appropriate Aprè ski footwear. Look to Acne Studios for trend inspiration. TheTelde patent leather-trimmed suede snow boots are the pair of boots you need if you want to be ahead of the curve. If you’re looking for something more classic, look to Penelope Chilvers. She offers a huge range of superior quality boots that are as cosy as they are functional.
Duana two-tone quilted shell down jacket by KJUS, now €490 at netaporter.com
Duana two-tone quilted shell down jacket, €490 at netaporter.com
I love the vibrancy of this hooded jacket which perfectly sits into the primary colour trend we spoke about earlier this year. The bright colour is great for staying visible all day long, and the concealed snap and zip fastening on the front is functional and stylish.
Trespass thermal baselayer set, now €14.95 at mandmdirect.com
Trespass thermal baselayer set, €14.95 at mandmdirect.com
Go back to basics with this warm and comfortable fleece base layer set from Trespass. This will act as the perfect layer during apres ski and at less than €20, it’s a total bargain.
Stroker ace dress, now €175 at pe-nation.com
Stroker ace dress, €175 at pe-nation.com
After a full day of skiing, there’s nothing chilling out in the chalet with a glass of mulled wine and good company. Do it in style with a dress that’s comfortable and chic. Super sporty and sophisticated, the Stroker Ace Dress is a throw-back to old school cheerleader days but with an easy-wear, modern appeal. With a flattering high-neck silhouette and long sleeves, this statement dress features a contrast white panel across the chest with a bold P.E Nation graphic. Crafted from a self-stripe stretch polyester pique that is lightweight and breathable. This is how you Après ski in style.
White colour block trousers by Topshop SNO, now €103 at topshop.com
Topshop SNO trousers, €103 at topshop.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 large branded and elasticated suspenders so they sit securely at your waist and adjustable cuffs that fit snugly over boots.
Buying second-hand is a more sustainable and affordable way to shop designer handbags, so with stores remaining shut for the moment, thankfully there are trusted retailers offering great options online.
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