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Style Guide: 3 Favourite Mountain Looks

Dec. 20, 2015
By Ashley Materi
Photos by Colin Ferguson

Whether you’re on Banff Avenue or on the slopes, we’ve got you covered with this season’s best clothing, accessories, outerwear and gear.

Powder Hound

Stylish snow seekers embrace high-tech gear that’s comfortable on both the chairlift and the descent.

  • Armada Smoked Gore-Tex Jacket: Polyfill insulated, waterproof membrane. Courtesy Totem Ski
    Shop Jasper. Armada also carried at Monod Sports Banff.
  • Burton Perfect 10 Beanie: Hand knit acrylic. Courtesy Sports Experts Canmore.
  • Patagonia Snowbelle Pant: Waterproof H2No two-layer shell, Thermogreen insulation, articulated fit.
    Courtesy Totem Ski Shop Jasper. Patagonia also carried at Patagonia Banff.
  • Salomon Thermo Gloves: Touchscreen compatible. Courtesy Sports Experts Canmore. Salomon also
    at Atmosphere Banff.
  • Buff Tubular Original: Wear it 12 different ways. Courtesy Buff Canmore. Buff sold at Kananaskis
    Outfitters, Ultimate Ski & Ride Banff, Wilson Mountain Sports Lake Louise.
  • Smith Valence Helmet: Courtesy Sports Experts Canmore. Smith also at Wilson Mountain Sports
    Lake Louise.
  • Rossignol Soul 7 Skis: Backcountry/freestyle fusion. Rental courtesy Gear-Up Canmore. Find more
    rental shops in our Canmore, Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper shopping directories. Rossignol sold
    at Sports Experts Canmore; Soul Ski Banff, Totem Jasper.

Mountain Man

These dudes are often seen with a trusty plaid shirt and cozy toque.

  • Helly Hansen Arctic Chill Parka: H2Flow temperature regulation, PrimaLoft insulation,
    waterproof/windproof shell. Courtesy Helly Hansen Banff. Helly Hansen also carried at
    Sports Experts Canmore, Edge Control Jasper.
  • Woolrich Oxbow Bend Plaid Flannel Shirt: 100% cotton, double layering; reinforced underarm
    gussets facilitate motion. Courtesy Wild Goose Trading Canmore. Woolrich also at Everest Outdoor Store
  • Sorel Caribou Boot: Waterproof, ThermoPlus felt liner, leather upper. Courtesy Sports Experts
    Canmore. Sorel also carried at Chateau Mountain Sports Banff & Lake Louise, On-Line Sport
  • Helly Hansen Graphic Base Layer: 100% Merino wool.
  • Fjällräven Vidda Pro Trousers: Reinforced rear/knees, six pockets, elastic strap adjustments.
    Courtesy Fjällräven Banff (403-762-8575, 216 Banff Ave). Fjällräven also at Indigo Bay Canmore.
  • Fjällräven Byron Hat: Double-knit in wool and acrylic.

Chalet Chic

These ladies shop, dine and explore wearing sophisticated yet practical après-ski attire.

  • Snowflake Fitted Down Jacket with Rouched Waist: Removable fur, stretch belt, zipper details. Courtesy Snowflake Banff.
  • Snowflake Fur Trim Gloves: Raccoon trim, lambskin leather, wool lining.
  • The North Face Thermoball Roll-Down Bootie II: Water resistant, insulated. Courtesy Chateau Mountain Sports Banff & Lake Louise. The North Face also at The North Face Banff, Sports Experts Canmore, Wild Mountain Jasper.
  • Lolë Jazz Pants: Water repellent coating on cotton/polyester blend. Courtesy Lolë Banff & Jasper.
    Lolë also at Sports Experts Canmore.
  • Coach Edie Shoulder Bag 31: Refined pebble leather, three pockets. Courtesy Hudson’s Bay Co.
  • Olena Zylak Toque: Merino, mohair and nylon blend, handmade in Canada. Courtesy Mountain Air Jasper.

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