Fashion being the fickle fiend that it is, requires quite the investment if you don’t want to look out of place on the catwalks of Milan. Over the last few seasons we’ve seen a shift in the design of outerwear to bridge the gap between High Street fashion and the technical fabrics and technology your garments need to withstand the rigours of the mountain.
We could bore you with how fabrics, colours and cuts are massively influenced by the global markets, and in our case, the quagmire of a recession that most countries have been wading out of for the best part of 8 years.
However, we’re pretty sure you’d be studying fashion economics if you were that interested in the topic. Either way, here are some of the best jackets that you can pitch up to work in, before heading out to the mountain for the weekend.