A fair isle sweater may be a ski chalet staple, but with a few key styling tricks picked up from Ladina from Milan, you can avoid looking like a snow bunny. The secret to this perfect outfit is to toughen up the sweet-as-shortbread sweater with a major bag and a skinny jacket, and smooth out the baggy silhouette with a flirty, casual skirt. Shake out your hair, apply a swipe of lippy, and you're ready to conquer the slopes (be they made of ice, or concrete--or in our case, both!). Here's some pieces to get you on your way.
Above, clockwise from left: Rebecca Taylor Fair Isle wool-blend cardigan, $350, available at Net-a-Porter; Topshop Leather Biker Jacket, $260, available at Topshop; Kenneth Cole New York Tote of the Town, $199, available at Kenneth Cole; Nebuloni Yoox Collection, $149, available at Yoox; Max Studio Linen Skirt, $44, available at Max Studio.
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Photos by Tamu McPherson