Well what a strange year so far!
The ski season ended early this year due to the Coronavirus outbreak and, at this moment in time we are unsure whether we will be back to ‘normal’ for the next season. So many factors have to be taken into account, first and foremost will the world be able to travel again, will the ski resorts even be open and more importantly will people want to or be able to afford to go away on holiday…
We have already selected and ordered our range for the new season and assuming the answers to the above questions are a resounding YES, then we will be very happy to bring our new collection to you. So for now, we will showcase some of the new items and hope you will be as excited by them as we are!
Firstly, this will be our 20th year as a small independent business trading in skiwear and, as well as planning some promotional events later in the year, we are excited to announce that we are introducing some new brands to our store (and website).
One of these brands is ROSSIGNOL – a French company with its origins in skiwear since 1907.
Many of our regular skiers will have probably rented Rossignol skis and equipment in French resorts, or you main even own a pair of your own Rossignol skis, so will be familiar with the brand. We are bringing to you a collection of their Mens and Ladies Skiwear. We are confident that you will love this collection as much as we do and can’t wait for you to see it – we can’t bring images yet, so WATCH THIS SPACE!
For those of you unfamiliar with the current brands we offer, we introduce some of them below but check out the pages on our website for so much more:
CMP – Italian / Killtec – German / FIVE Seasons – Swedish / Protest – Dutch / Hestra – Swedish / UVEX – German / Manbi – British / Dirty Dog – Australian / Reusch – German …
Uvex have redesigned their helmet range and we are looking forward to showcasing the new Legend helmet, which brings an ultralight, stylish and hard shell helmet with a heli-pilot design in a range of colours including ‘Laguna’ and ‘Red’. Their Visor 700 helmet returns with a new colour ‘Strato’ as well as Black and White.
Our goggle department will be increasing with a new collection from Uvex, including additional colours in the compact FM and the g.gl 3000 TO, together with a brand new goggle, the topic sphere, providing an affordable goggle for beginners with a wide field of vision (they also fit well over prescription goggles).
Returning with some updated styles will also be Dirty Dog take-off lens goggles which have been very popular for many seasons.
For the kids, we have NEW fun and funky animal helmet covers from Coolcasc; a Unicorn and Koala Bear feature!
We have picked a gorgeous range of neckwear and knitted hats from BUFF bringing serious style whilst keeping you warm and cosy whether out on the slopes or enjoying the cold winter weather.
Animal print is still as popular as ever and you will see that reflected in the women’s range from Protest, as well as a bit of a retro feel with bright and colourful skiwear from all our favourite brands for men and women.
The heated unisex ski glove from Steiner was very popular this season with so many of you suffering very cold hands, or who have Reynards, so we are delighted to let you know that we will also be offering a heated ski mitten from Steiner. The price point is competitive at £150 and with a 2 year warranty, these are sure to be as big a hit as the glove was last season. The heated glove will again be available in all sizes from XS – XL.
So, if everything goes to plan we expect our new stock to arrive from mid October onwards and we hope you now feel inspired to pop in to our store in East Leake very soon, or failing that take a look here on our website … we look forward to welcoming you!
Julie and The Team