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If you’re thinking of hitting the slopes of some ancient Austrian mountain this spring, or merely taking a short course on your local artificial slope, then you may want to see what’s currently in fashion in the world of skiing.
So if you happened to miss all the highlights of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, here are a few things that you might want to take with you:

Icebreaker Mens Quest Base Top
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The Icebreaker range is available at the Great Outdoors Superstore
When you’re at an altitude of 1,000m above sea level, keeping warm is a must. This is where the Icebreaker base top comes in, as one of the most trusted and highest quality adventure clothing brands in the world.
Featuring loopholes for headphones and designed with GT200 stretchy fabric, the top invokes the newest technology while remaining effortlessly fashionable (even if it is hidden the majority of the time).

Jack Wolfskin Coat
£144
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Founded in 1981 in Frankfurt, Jack Wolfskin has quickly established itself as one of the leading outdoor clothing companies in the world.
When it comes down to it, nothing says comfort and style like this fantastic Northcountry jacket. Filled to the brim with state of the art polyfibre, this coat is sure to keep you safe and warm while hurtling down the side of a cold, slippery mountain.

Original Wayfarer Sunglasses
£89
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Available at Red Hot Sunglasses
Nothing says ‘cool’ on the slopes like an original pair of Ray Ban sunglasses. Serving as icons of fashion, from the beaches of Los Angeles through to the slopes of Germany, no other brand or make can get you down the slopes as fashionably as a pair of Wayfarer Ray Bans.
And for less than £100, you might as well treat yourself before they’re all gone.

Stanley Pocket Flask
£22
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Available at Toast
An item that may not make you particularly popular at your local slope however, this pocket flask is a great accessory for anyone looking to hit the slopes for a full day in the Swiss mountains.
Durable, stainless steel and able to hold 0.23 litres of tea (whisky) and the classic metallic colour will make for easy locating if you happen to drop it in the snow.

Durable, stainless steel and able to hold 0.23 litres of tea (whisky) and the classic metallic colour will make for easy locating if you happen to drop it in the snow.

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