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There's nothing like a post-holiday ski weekend with your best mates to greet the New Year and maybe burn off the 3,476,198 calories of cookies and cupcakes you've consumed. Whether you're headed to Chamonix or Gstaad, your days will be filled with fresh powder and your nights with roaring fires, hot tubs, bracing cocktails, and (fingers crossed) a gorgeous Australian ski instructor. There's just one thing left to do: Figure out how to not look like a nerd in your sports gear.
We think it's high time you stopped borrowing your flatmate's ski suits and invest in a few key pieces that are guaranteed to take your style from the bunny slopes to the black diamonds. Why settle for looking like a mis-matched Stay Puft Marshmallow Man when you can be a svelte, sleek snow bunny, on and off the slopes?
Whether you're speeding away on the mountain or sharing some spiked hot cocoa with Hans, you'll be the picture of winter perfection in this technical, toasty, and to-die-for gear.
With all this inclement weather, we know what you're thinking: "How the heck is my makeup going to stay put with hail, sleet, and snow thrashing at my face?" Add the fact that it's prime Netflix-binging season — with all the crying sessions that entails — and the answer becomes simple: waterproof makeup.
In Western cultures, we tend to avoid death at all costs. We avoid thinking about it and talking about it, and when faced with it, we often go to extraordinary measures to delay it. Photographer Cathrine Ertmann decided to confront death head-on. Her project "About Dying" is a "photo essay from the morgue" that "works as read