With snow season imminent it’s time to pull together the appropriate gear and make sure you’re looking 100% on the slopes and at the many après-ski sessions you’ll no doubt be participating in. So our team here at IdleSociety have pulled together you must have gear guide for this year’s ski season.
Nobis Yatesy-Crosshatch Jacket
Lightweight and made from premium Canadian origin white duck down for ultimate warmth, interior zip pockets, down-filled hood with removable coyote fur and breathable outer-shell this is a must have for lounging around the bars and day to day luxury. £1,195 Available us.nobis.com
Nixon Mission SS Smart Watch
The Mission can withstand the elements so you can take it with you anywhere. Powered by Android WearTM and operating on the latest Android Wear 2.0 software with expanded features for iPhone users. It’s the ultimate adventurers watch and the ideal wrist accessory thanks to its superior durability, water resistance and it’s compatible with iPhone and AndroidTM phones* with GPS Support, Google Fit, Music Control, Weather Updates, Track Flights and Commuting Conditions. Pretty much perfect right?
£389.00, Available nixon.com
Vans X The North Face Base Camp Duffle Bag
Vans, the original action sports footwear and apparel brand, and The North Face, outdoor apparel, equipment and footwear leader, join forces for a new Holiday 2017 collection. Part of the collection is the iconic The North Face Base Camp Duffle, which Vans have reimaged and modified for the first time ever to include a skateboard strap. The bag dons the iconic The North Face logo with embroidered patch detailing and is ideal for shorter trips into the mountains.
£100, Available vans.co.uk
Stance Get Slayed Snow Socks
Quite possibly the cosiest socks on the market right now, no snow worthy outfit would be complete without an outlandish looking pair of socks to keep your feet warm throughout the day. Due to their merino wool fibre blend, these are an excellent insulator and defends feet against both odor and cold. For heavy shredding, each pair is built with breathable mesh panels to improve ventilation and Y-Gore seaming on the heel that forms to fit the foot perfectly.
£19.28, Available Shore.co.uk
Burton Analog Diligent Glove
The Analog Diligent Glove features 100% genuine leather on all sides. A waterproof/breathable internal membrane enhances leather’s natural protection and fleece adds warmth during cold morning starts or nighttime speed runs. Made for redline velocity and chopper style, these gloves exude open-throttle confidence.
£65.00, Available snowandrock.com
A world first, Phizz is a unique effervescent tablet that helps you travel fresh and play hard. The innovative tablet merges two traditionally separate categories: rehydration mixtures and vitamins/minerals. Formulated to combat the effects of dehydration, jet lag and fatigue this small but mighty tablet is a must-pack for anyone’s skiing trip this year as will be a true lifesaver when you need a little pick me up or are suffering from the night before. From £4.99, Available Phizz.co
Mahbis Classic Slippers
Quite possibly the best slipper you’ll ever own. Mahabis is bringing the tired old slipper into the modern day with its Scandinavian minimalist style. The brand’s most remarkable signature detail is a detachable and interchangeable outdoor sole, which flicks on/clips down in seconds. This is a perfect addition for when you need to swap out the ski boots for something a little cosier.
£79.00, Available Mahabis.com
Penguin Honeycomb Pique Sweatshirt
This 100% cotton, slim fit shape sweatshirt is a simple and effective addition to the season wardrobe. The Penguin honeycomb pique is sure to keep you warm whilst having one too many drinks and enjoying après-ski a little too much.
£70.00, Available originalpenguin.co.uk
Zeal Optics Portal RLS ski goggles
An absolute essential to avoid glare when you step off the helicopter rail and onto fresh virgin snow, few goggles offer the elegant urban styling, interchangeable Permashield lenses and compact design of these products so beloved by boarders.
Aztech Mountain Shell Overshirt
Rugged style, nothing quite like a flannel shirt says it better, and it’s a winter staple for boarders and skiers alike. But the reason this overshirt aces it for the outside is because of its quilted protective shell covering the back and elbows, perfect for boarders wanting for that extra feeling of security.
£660, Available Mrporter.com