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Peak Season

Some of the leading names in men’s fashion are hitting the slopes this winter with fantastic skiwear that is built for both performance and glamour. With a fluid mix of materials—from waterproof cashmere to rich fur and high-tech fabrics—this season’s pieces are equally suited to black-diamond boarding, après-ski lounging, or simply cutting a sporty figure on snowy sidewalks.

Photo 1: Louis Vuitton nylon parka, cashmere sweater, and leather gloves, prices upon request; wool pants, $690, and leather boots, $1,030; Audemars Piguet stainless-steel-and-rubber chronograph, $33,000.

Photo 2: Brioni wool-and-silk water-resistant jacket with raccoon-fur hood, $3,995; Canali down vest, $945; Tommy Hilfiger Collection wool sweater, $298; Moncler wool pants, $450, and wool leg warmers, $245; Lanvin leather boots, $1,795; Ralph Lauren RLX belt, $195 (priced and sold only as a set, with pants not shown); Gucci ski goggles, $195; Louis Vuitton leather gloves, price upon request.

Photo 3: Gucci ski goggles, $195; Louis Vuitton leather gloves, price upon request.

Photo 4: Ralph Lauren RLX sweater, $245, and nylon snow boots, $295; Zegna Sport microfiber ski pants with suspenders, $895; Anon snow goggles, $130; Burton leather gloves, $75, and snowboard.

Photo 5: Tom Ford fox-fur overcoat, price upon request; Belstaff nylon down jacket, $1,695; Moncler wool pants, price upon request; Hermès suede lambskin gloves, $1,050; Lanvin leather boots, $1,795; Ralph Lauren RLX sunglasses, $150; David Yurman stainless-steel watch, $5,800.

Photo 6: Gucci felt coat with shearling collar, $2,100; Tommy Hilfiger Denim wool sweater, $168; Zegna Sport cotton shirt, $225; Hermès cashmere turtleneck, $970, and lambskin gloves, $710; Moncler wool pants, $450; Brunello Cucinelli cashmere hat, $340; Mykita & Moncler sunglasses, $730; David Yurman stainless-steel watch, $5,800.

Photo 7: Moncler nylon jacket, $2,475, wool pants, $450, and nylon boots, $725; Victorinox polyester-and-down vest, $250; Brunello Cucinelli cashmere sweater, $1,810, suede gloves, $760, and cashmere socks, $380.

Photo 8: Bottega Veneta polyester jacket (shown as outermost layer), $1,180; Zegna Sport microfiber quilted jacket, $595; Prada Lycra pants, $785; Victorinox polyester ski scarf, $75; Gucci sunglasses, $220; Y-3 wool-and-sheepskin gloves, $165.

Photo 9: Moorer nylon-and-wool jacket, $1,250; Victorinox wool-and-nylon cable-knit hood, $95; Smith goggles, $175.

Photo 10: Michael Bastian polyester down-filled jacket, $1,395; Lacoste wool sweater, $325; Hermès cashmere turtleneck, $970; Victorinox cotton-and-spandex pants, $145; Bally leather gloves, $395; Carrera sunglasses, $135.

Photo 11: Ralph Lauren RLX nylon-and-down jacket, $595, fleece vest, $345, shirt, $80, and nylon pants, $495; Burton leather gloves, $75; Prada sunglasses, $295.

RESOURCES

Anon www.anonoptics.com
Audemars Piguet 888.214.6858, www.audemarspiguet.com
Bally 212.751.9082, www.bally.com
Belstaff 866.925.3563, www.belstaffgroup.com
Bottega Veneta 212.371.5511, www.bottegaveneta.com
Brioni 888.778.8775, www.brioni.com
Brunello Cucinelli 312.266.6000, www.brunellocucinelli.com
Burton 800.881.3138, www.burton.com
Canali 212.842.8700, www.canali.it
Carrera available through Solstice Sunglasses, 866.280.7620, www.solsticesunglasses.com
David Yurman 877.908.1177, www.davidyurman.com
Giorgio Armani 877.361.1176, www.armani.com
Gucci 212.826.2600, www.gucci.com
Hermès 212.751.3181, www.hermes.com
Lacoste 800.452.2678, www.lacoste.com
Lanvin 646.439.0380, www.lanvin.com
Louis Vuitton 866.884.8866, www.louisvuitton.com
Michael Bastian 212.228.3400, www.michaelbastiannyc.com
Moncler 646.350.3620, www.moncler.com
Moorer 646.415.8925, www.moorer.it
Mykita & Moncler 646.350.3620, www.mykita.com
Pologeorgis 212.563.2250, www.pologeorgis.com
Prada 212.664.0010, www.prada.com
Ralph Lauren RLX 888.475.7674, www.ralphlauren.com
Smith 888.206.2995, www.smithoptics.com
Tom Ford 212.359.0300, www.tomford.com
Tommy Hilfiger 212.223.1824, www.tommy.com
Victorinox 800.442.2706, www.swissarmy.com
Y-3 www.y-3store.com
Zegna Sport 212.421.4488, www.zegna.com

Photographer’s Assistants: Nick Gascoine, Stephen Wordie; Stylist’s Assistant: Allison Zeimann; Model: Maximiliano; NY Hair: Martial Vivot; Makeup: Samantha Trinh; Digital Technician: Maxwell Mason; Captions: Christina Garofalo.

Prada down-and-leather vest, $1,795; Giorgio Armani wool sweater, $1,175; Moncler wool pants, $450; Victorinox polyester neck warmer, $75; Pologeorgis raccoon-fur hat, $695; Burton gloves, $65; Louis Vuitton sunglasses, price upon request; Audemars Piguet forged-carbon-and-rubber diving watch, $27,100.

This article was originally published in the November 2012 issue of Robb Report. Click here to read more articles from this issue.

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