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When winter sports rhyme with sewing

As the winter sports resorts are back in operation, the luxury houses have happily planted their ski poles on the snowy peaks, determined to show that black slopes and wooden chalets are resolutely couture.

From fashion accessories…

It all began when, last March, Miu Miupresented its fall-winter 2021-2022 collection at the top of the Dolomites. Filled boots or even waders, maxi scarves around the neck, and thick gloves made up the season’s bundled silhouettes. What’s more, the Italian brand, Prada’s little sister, has managed to bring back into fashion the balaclavas that we wore with varying degrees of reluctance during our childhood. So many ultra-fashionable accessories to wear while basking in the sun on the terraces of the most popular ski resorts. The same is true of Dior and its Dioralps capsule, which features après-skis and down jackets, as well as ski masks and jacquard sweaters. The French fashion house unveils the perfect ski outfit, with a twist of elegant and comforting notes. Finally, Gabriela Hearst, artistic director of Chloé, has conceived, with the cult brand Moon Boot, ankle boots in autumnal colors, sublimated with knitwear or shearling. Ideal for walking in the snow without feeling the cold.

… To the complete ski equipment

And for those who prefer to hit the slopes, Balmain has unveiled a capsule in collaboration with French ski brand Rossignol. Tying in with his alpine roots (Pierre Balmain grew up in a village high in the French Alps), the collection is made up of technical pieces, pairs of skis and poles and snowboards. So you’re ready to hit the slopes in style.

By Marie Courtois