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Nice ski clothing without a Perfect Moment budget?

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Ivegotthree Tue 22-Jan-19 10:38:57

Can anyone recommend a good place for ski wear for women? If I won the lottery I'd buy Perfect Moment stuff but cannot justify £600 for a jazzy ski jacket that I'll wear once a year...

Thank you!

TheSpottedZebra Tue 22-Jan-19 10:41:47

Aldi - right now.

ToEarlyForDecorations Tue 22-Jan-19 10:51:13

Have a look around Aldi (yes really) their ski wear seems ok. Marks and Spencer have ski wear. Look around department stores too.

I don't know if you like a good rummage in the charity shops, but I once got a pair of ski boots and a ski, 'jump suit' from a charity shop. Nothing wrong with them. The 'jump suit' was dated but good. Fashion on the slopes ? Ever heard of retro ?

My ski jacket cost fifty quid over ten years ago. It was on sale at Harrods and I also had a discount voucher to use. Basically, have a look and see who is discounting their ski wear already. Unlikely this side of the half term break, but have a look.

Aftershock15 Tue 22-Jan-19 10:54:42

TK Maxx often have Spyder ski wear in (and other brands as well - I just know my gang favour Spyder kit so that’s what I loom out for)

Ivegotthree Tue 22-Jan-19 19:14:14

Thanks all. Sadly I'm miles from an Aldi (sad about this for so many reasons) but will have a look at TK Maxx and also charity shops - what a great idea!

Rodent01 Tue 22-Jan-19 19:15:12

Decathalon. Absolutely brilliant. Online

MrsFogi Tue 22-Jan-19 19:17:17

I would second Decathlon - they do good ski wear. For kids look online on Gumtree a lot of people sell ski wear worn for just one or two weeks when their child grows by the next season.

FadedRed Tue 22-Jan-19 19:17:57

Aldi online?
My current jacket came from TKMaxx. They have lovely ski gear.

SunnySomer Tue 22-Jan-19 19:19:00

There is still some sale stuff at Snow and Rock - they might have sizes left to fit.

RebeccaCloud9 Tue 22-Jan-19 19:20:23

Facebook marketplace can have some treasures.

BikeRunSki Tue 22-Jan-19 19:20:30

TK Maxx

You can get Aldi stuff online.

TweenageAngst Tue 22-Jan-19 19:23:53

The outnet often has half price or better on perfect moment gear.

massistar Wed 23-Jan-19 22:09:54

Surfdome have some lovely stuff discounted at the moment. Was v tempted by a lovely Protest one but I don't need a new jacket really.

PetraDelphiki Wed 23-Jan-19 22:11:43

Decathlon! Bought something like 9 items of base/ mid layers for £65

But do spend the money on good socks

Epiphany52 Wed 23-Jan-19 22:13:54

Dare2be has some nice stuf
Sweaty Betty if you catch a sale
eBay?
Tamax also good.
Or risk it and wait till you are there and see what you can find

user1494670108 Thu 24-Jan-19 12:23:57

I've just bought a lovely jacket on Facebook marketplace for £35 it's over £200 new.
I did also buy one for ds on eBay but had to pay £55 for that (Scott another good brand though)

Buttercupsandaisies Fri 25-Jan-19 22:05:10

It’s quite late for tkmaxc ski wear - it usually comes out in Oct and by Xmas most of the good stuff is gone but worth a look

Don’t rule out outdoor jackets - we ski in Patagonia, north face or Rab- jackets don’t have to be ‘ski’ jackets.

Base layers can be bought as cheap as sports direct but H&M, primark etc do nice ones. Sweaty Betty have great ski sales - again too late mow- where you can get their base layers for £30 instead of £60-70
Superdry has good sales too as do surfancic and surfdome

combatbarbie Fri 25-Jan-19 22:23:46

Decathlon!!

Ivegotthree Sat 26-Jan-19 00:28:53

Thank you all! I really appreciate all replies.

E20mom Sat 26-Jan-19 09:19:52

Decathlon is great. Really good value.

cheeseypuff Mon 28-Jan-19 11:35:41

Dare2b have a sale on at the moment
Surfanic
Decthlon - good for base layers/ socks etc
Sports Direct
Aldi

Alwayscheerful Mon 28-Jan-19 11:44:19

Not been skiing for some years, Need new gear, what is popular to wear on the slopes these days? I used to favour black all in ones but fear it may look dated?

Buttercupsandaisies Mon 28-Jan-19 15:32:10

All in ones are coming back now! Top shop do some as do some designer brands!

LIZS Mon 28-Jan-19 15:38:31

DP seem to have some stylish jackets, not seen them so need to check functionality. Snow and Rock, Ellis Brigham etc usually have sales from end of February.

Magicaljelly Mon 28-Jan-19 18:27:31

Yeah all in ones aren’t so great when you’re in the loo with your top half dragging in the puddle from everyone else’s ski boots... look nice though!

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