Trend of the week: Piste-perfect look

Master the mountains in style this winter says <B>Annmarie O’Connor.</b>

INSPIRATION

Whether you’re a Chamonix champ, a seasoned boarder or just in it for the après, there are plenty of ways to reign like a snow queen. Roxy, www.Topshop.com and TKMaxx all offer fashion-forward salopettes, jackets and accessories; while specialist stockists 53 Degrees North, www.Backcountry.com and Ski+Rock are a must for high-spec ski suits and boots.

STYLE NOTES

* Use a thermal baselayer under tops and ski silks under salopettes for bulk-free insulation.

* Add a fleece middle layer to trap warm air next to the skin.

* Finish with a durable, waterproof and breathable outer shell (jacket and pants) that allow plenty of room to manouevre. Look for double- or triple-stitched seam and zipped air vents.

* Prevent pesky snow seepage with elasticated cuffs, wrist strap gloves, neck gaiters and good quality goggles.

* More of a fan of hot chocolate by the fire? Make like Olivia Palermo in a pair of retro Moon boots – 2015’s hot winter must-have


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