Elite Traveler November-December 2017


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Slope style

Heading to Deer Valley, Méribel or Jackson Hole for some snowy adventures? It’s important to make sure you have the right gear. Our favorite looks ensure skiers and riders are earning their turns with rakish fl a air. They also hold their own as après-ski wear with warm drink in hand.

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TAKE THREE/// GLOVE ME TENDER It’s always good to have options when it comes to keeping your precious digits covered and protected. Casual, dress and snow are the three main contexts to consider when making a purchase.

S You might be thinking can you really wear that on the slopes?” We confirmed with the team at Armani that these garments have way more technical qualities than meets the eye, which gives you the flexibility to move seamlessly from snow to sundown cocktails to supper. EA7 Emporio Armani, bomber jacket, $695; mélange knit turtleneck, $625; mélange knit trousers, $595; snow boot, $395; leather touchscreen gloves, $245; wool blend collar scarf, $245; spot backpack, $825, available at Armani 5th Avenue in New York, +1 212 209 3500, armani.com These Z-90 skis won a Gold Award for design from ISPO. Renoun’s signature HDT technology allows for greater control in a variety of conditions. Renoun, Z-90 skis, $1,345, renoun.com KI “

DRESS HERMÈS Certain occasions call for something a bit more refined. These deerskin gloves from Hermès offer a dignified simplicity, whether you’re headed to the office or an evening at the opera. $1,175, hermes.com

SNOW HESTRA The Alpine Power Heater gloves feature heating loops that can be adjusted to three different settings. Being waterproof, they are also suitable for skiing or even a friendly snowball fight. $400, hestragloves.com

CASUAL LORO PIANA Casual doesn’t mean you have to forego luxury. These Gregory gloves are made from cashmere with suede goatskin to reinforce the areas that typically get the

most wear and tear. $695, loropiana.com

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