Building an ideal outdoor wardrobe is part of the excitement leading up to a wonderful, elite mountain vacation where skiing is on the top of your agenda.
When you are on the slopes and streets of some of the most amazing ski resorts in the world, you will see that elite brand boutiques are delivering a unique look that you can carry onto the slopes and après ski, where you will have heads turning for all the right reasons.
Here is a glimpse into the designer world of ski fashion, along with some ideas for chic aprés ski outfits!
The DiorAlps collection – the brainchild of designer Maria Grazia Chiuri – is unprecedented in its elegance and style. The 2023 collection features one-piece suits, down jackets and matching, water-repellent pants. This line speaks to your individuality and your penchant for being a little cutting edge when it comes to fashion.
Consider the reversible cropped down jacket (US$7,300). Match it with the stand collar sweater in white or black (US$2,900) and fitted ski pants (US$3,200). Finish the ensemble with Frost ankle boots (US$1,190), a white three-tone ski mask (US$1,400) and the macrocannage scarf (US$1,300) and you have an avant-garde, contemporary look.
When you are seeking fashion born in the Alps, look to Moncler. Wearing this brand, you will be putting on true alpine style and shielding yourself from the elements as you glide down the slopes looking ever glamorous. We suggest the Boed short down jacket in a smart natural camel beige hue (US$2,308) characterizing luxury and protection. The jacket has a detachable frost fox fur trim. Other features include a two-way zipper closure, elastic belt with snap buttons, horizontal pockets with zipper closure and grosgrain piping.
Black never goes out of style and that includes ski wear pieces. Prada’s Extreme-Tex stretch ski jumpsuit from, the Linea Rossa line, (US$4,860) will not only keeps you warm and dry, but will also gives you ultimate manoeuvrability on the slopes while ensuring you look your best. This suit, designed for performance, combines cutting-edge textile technologies with eco-sustainable manufacturing methods. Made of post-consumer recycled polyamide yarns, the triple-layer fabric is breathable and resistant to water and wind. The goose down and graphene padding ensures high thermoregulation capacity, with antibacterial properties.
This pretty in pink down jacket by Goldbergh is a lovely addition to any ski wardrobe. It has a detachable hood, two side seam zippers, an inner pocket and a sleeve pocket for your ski pass and lip balm, knitted cuffs on the inside sleeves and is fashioned from partly recycled materials making it eco-friendly. It will also keep you dry and comes with an anti-odor finish. (US$915). Pair the jacket with a pair of fashion-forward Rocky ski pants ($US555).
Villa Eloise, Big Sky, Montana
When you are looking for the ideal ski in/ski out chalet in one of the loveliest ski areas on the planet, look no further than Villa Eloise in Big Sky. This beautifully-appointed six-bedroom home is one of the most elite of Big Sky’s luxury ski accommodations. You will awaken to the most majestic mountain scenery and will breathe in fresh air scented with pine. Double-height interiors are framed by timber, from load-bearing pillars to exposed wood beams. Sit by a roaring fire, sipping on a hot toddy or your favorite vintage. Up to 20 guests will enjoy the ski in/ski out facilities as well as an outdoor hot tub for relaxing after a day on the slopes. This spectacular home comes with full services and support for however long you choose to stay.
Aprés Ski Fashions
Fendi is synonymous with high class and style and this gorgeous white mink bomber jacket is a testament to that. Wear this to any après ski party and you will feel prepared for anything that comes your way. The reversible blouson jacket has a high collar and a pull-out drawstring hood. The inside is white nylon with a matching-tone FF motif. It also features two patch pockets with flaps on the chest.
For its fall-winter 2022-2023 designs, Chanel created garments both for the slopes and for après ski. You will find the double C brand and writing in letters that are iconic in Chanel’s designs. You will find them on sweaters, jackets and other essentials. The color palette is tinged with pastel tones dominated by ice blue, pale pink and ecru, along with more lively colors such as fuchsia and burgundy. The Chanel Coco Neige 2022/23 collection is available in a selection of boutiques around the world.
The high-waisted monogram ski trousers from Balmain are classy and sassy and easily go from slope to après ski mode. These button-front pants, made in Italy, have side and back pockets and are washable. The Balmain brand is known for its dedication to masterful tailoring and elegance.
Of course, when you’re attending any après ski soirée, you will want to be carrying the perfect bag and Bottega Veneta’s mini sequin pouch is ideal. This sweet, little bag, fashioned from lambskin, has a gathered pouch and is shining in sequins. The piece has a dainty knotted, removable shoulder strap. It will add a sparkle to anything you’re wearing.
When you are heading to a luxury ski vacation in one of the world’s top North American destinations like Aspen, Vail, Big Sky or Whistler, you will want to look your best as well as stay in the most prestigious accommodations. You can be assured LVH will provide you with the most elite home-away-from-home complete with ski in-ski out facilities during your ski vacation and we will also create a custom itinerary for you with other experiences making your trip an exceptional one. We invite you to contact an LVH client relations team member to get the wheels in motion for your skiing adventure where the magical memories you create will stay with you forever!