Ski Fashion 2012

All you slope fashionistas out there looking for a bit of glam whilst swooshing down the slopes are in for a real treat during the upcoming season 2011/12. Yes, ski season 2011/12 celebrates all that is glitter and glam combining fashion forward styles with innovative technology to ensure you are slopestyle savvy on both the practical and poser fronts!

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Skiers and snowboarders will be shimmering and shining down the slopes with a full range of metallic, shiny and shimmering fabrics being used in next seasons collections. The Obermeyer collection for 2011/12 epitomises the latest trends in their Minx collection that includes the famous snow satin fabric. For those out there wanting as much of a metallic sheen as possible then the Obermeyer’s Metallic Anthracite with its brushed metallic finish and texture is fantastic at picking up the light. Obermeyer also combines their leading Cocona technology in their latest high-end jackets that combines vertical striation and natural fibres with a 10k/35k waterproof and breathable rating.

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For those wanting their ski gear to have the latest technology whilst also being environmentally friendly then Patagonia is a well known brand that combines the two. Sixty percent of the Patagonia technical line has been updated this year with their Primo Jacket being their new product made entirely from 100 percent recycled nylon from Gortex. Patagonia are an extremely green brand, encouraging their customers to send their old Patagonia products back to the company, where they repair any damaged items and donate them to environmental groups or second hand store.

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Loud colours and bold patterns and prints also look to be the style flavour of the slopes for season 2011/12 with brands such as Special Blend, Burton, Forum and Burton Analog tipping their design hats to the trend.

So the word on the streets is that the style on the slopes is going to be out there, in your face and glam – go forth and shop!

Looking for the best ski resort and ski accommodation for you to be showing off the latest styles?  Wanting the best catered ski accommodation or best self catered ski accommodation to suit all budgets?  Then pay Independent Mountain a visit or drop us a line at info@independentmountain.com with your requirements and we will send you the best options available.  Alternatively, call us on 0033 450 748 379.

Ski Trends 2012 – Apres Ski Fashion

After a hard day up the hill, when your legs are heavy and tootsies screaming to get out of your boots, theres nothing better than slipping into a nice comfy pair of warm snuggly boots.

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Bearpaw shoes have answered our après ski prayers and designed a range of boots that will not only keep us all toasty but also at the top of the style stakes.

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The fun brand who’s motto is “to live life comfortably” offers ranges for all (men, women and children, with new designs on the scene for season 11/12 with their “Buckles & Bling” line, animal print and metallic designs all keeping us on our fashionista toes.

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Check out their different ranges here http://shop.bearpawshoes.com/

Looking for the best ski resort and ski accommodation for you to be enjoying apre ski in a pair of Bear Paw Shoes?  Wanting the best catered ski accommodation or best self catered ski accommodation to suit all budgets?  Then pay Independent Mountain a visit or drop us a line at info@independentmountain.com with your requirements and we will send you the best options available.  Alternatively, call us on 0033 450 748 379.

Ski Fashion 2012 – The latest Ski Trends 2012

The slopes for season 2011/12 are sure going to be filled with some fashion forward sights if what we’ve seen so far for ski trends 2012 is on the money!

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The most eye catching and er unusual item we’ve come across so far is the “Skibeard”! Yes, you heard us correctly… the Skibeard is a fake fur neck gaitor which makes all wearers appear to be have full on beards!

First brought as a fun novelty gift, they are fast becoming known as the latest accessory to keep you nice and cosy on the slopes for season 2011/12.

Set up by Texan entrepreneur, , the beardski have gained lots of attention in the states with the likes of Ellen featuring them on her show, and are set to make the same stir when they start to hit the slopes of Europe. The Beardski come in an array of colours and furs guaranteed to match the very latest ski fashion in 2012.

Check out the Beardski website here – http://www.beardski.com/

For the best accommodation to match your beard drop us a line here at Independent Mountain or pay us a vist to find the best catered ski accommodation or self catered ski accommodation for you.