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SLOPE OFF IN STYLE

14.01.13

Ski style has seen its fair share of ups and downs over the years - from alpine sweaters and chunky cable knits in the 40s and 50s, to bolder colours and chevron stripes during the 60s and 70s, and puffa, candy-coloured all-in-ones hitting the slopes in the 80s and 90s, dressing for the snow can be a sartorial sticking point. Yet, while we can't offer heavy-duty waterproofs here at Reiss, we can suggest a little something for your apres ski look. So if you're headed for the snow this new year (or are inspired by today's teeny, tiny flurry), read on and accessorise that hot chocolate with something stylish and snugly.

Once you've slid off those skis and de-goggled, you'll probably be hanging out in a cosy log cabin or sipping on a hot beverage in the ski lodge bar, and you'll want to look good while you do it.

Knitwear should be your first port of call. A chunky, comforting jumper will sit over leggings, ski pants and jeans with ease. Go cabled with Priestly for a retro feel, ribbed with Clarissa for a modern twist or flecked in Muse to show a little flair.

Next up, when you do venture outside, you'll need to look the part. You're not plummeting down the side of a mountain anymore, so can leave the technical gear at home - choose a lovely coat instead.

Our Lois in fawn is oversized, super-cosy and versatile, while Hallie in powder blue will look pretty against the snow. Of course, if you can't contemplate ski style without a little quilting, our Karolina in bronze is streamlined and chic slopeside.

Finally, your accessories will speak volumes. A chunky knitted beanie is cool, especially in striking fuchsia pink like our Annie with matching snood. If you have an affinity for pompoms, our Maria in salt and pepper fawn with matching tassel scarf is the perfect finishing touch to your ski bunny look. Or, add a little sparkle with our Tux embellished beanie with matching gloves and scarf.