The Best Luxury Ski Gear For Men
by Olivia Michel
If you’re not escaping for some winter sun in the Caribbean this season then chances are you’ll be hitting the ski slopes of Verbier, Courchevel or Cortina for your winter break – especially if you’re heading to the Superyacht Design Festival in February. Whether you're heading to the slopes for the first time or are a seasoned snowboarding pro in need of ski kit refresh, here’s our pick of the best luxury ski gear for men to pack for your next ski holiday in the mountains...
Moncler Lumiere Hooded Jacket, £1,235
Lined with goose down for extra warmth, this stylish ski jacket from Moncler is also reversible. When the weather looks stormy, turn the jacket inside out to reveal a bold red hue that'll make you easy to find on the slopes.
Bogner Tobi Ski Trousers, £525
Bogner's classic waterproof ski/snowboard trousers are breathable and strechy, ensuring ultimate comfort on the slopes. They feature discrete pockets for storing your valuables and ventilation zips to cool you down as you skim through fresh snowfall.
Icebreaker 260 Zone hoodie, £120
Ideal for wearing as a baselayer beneath your ski suit, this Icebreaker hoodie is warm, breathable and odour-resistant. Merino mesh will help control the wearer's body temperature during outdoor pursuits and the contoured hood fits easily under a skier or snowboarder's helmet.
Canada Goose Northern Utility Gloves, £204.71
A warm down lining and waterproof exterior makes these Canada Goose gloves perfect for winter sports. For holding ski poles or T-bars, the leather palms offer a firm grip as well as touch-screen sensitive pads for checking messages on the go.
Kask Carbon Helmet And Mirror Visor, £430
When it comes to snow sports, safety always comes first. This carbon-framed, merino-lined helmet will keep your head both protected and warm and optimum visibility and UV defence is provided by the mirror visor.
Timberland Heritage Classic 6 Inch Boot, £190
For Après ski parties or off-piste dinners, stylish yet sturdy winter boots are a must. Timberland's classic lace-up boots, made from waterproof nubuck leather, are an elegant accessory while still offering the necessary grip to stop you slipping in the snow.
Oakley Flight Deck Snow Goggle, £177
Oakley's snow goggles have been expertly designed to aid visibility in bright sunshine and cloudy weather. Inspired by the helmet visors of fighter pilots, the Flight Deck size ensures a maximised field of vision too.
Johnstons of Elgin Vicuña Wool Scarf, £1,650
If you want the finest of fabrics to keep you wrapped up warm, vicuña is as good as it gets. This elegant scarf by Johnstons of Elgin, a highlands company that has been crafting high-quality wool clothing since 1797, blends Scottish tradition with supreme Peruvian wool.
Perfect Moment Ski II Merino Wool Sweater, £200
This cosy and form-fitting merino wool sweater is perfect for wearing underneath your ski suit. With a design that channels vintage Alpine style with bold colour blocking, you'll look classically stylish at Après too.
Lacroix Ultime Skis, €8,500
For serious skiers, the exclusive ultime range of skis by french brand Lacroix offer cutting edge performance and superior control on the slopes. Crafted from fibreglass and bamboo with increased scratch resistance, this sturdy pair are sure to serve you well for many winters.