While ski-style salopettes with braces are still thankfully the reserve of ageing Frenchmen – dungaree-esque bib pants have become a much more frequent sight out on the mountain in recent years.
Many outerwear companies have at least a couple of options now if you’re keen to kit yourself out with this workwear-inspired alternative – keeping any midriff snow at bay and locking in warmth a little more than traditional snow pants.
The flip-side to this high-rise fit? Toilet time can be a bit more of a hassle depending on how you layer up (and the presence of a drop seat). But as many will agree, it’s a small price to pay if you want a more relaxed waist band, more pocket options and a generally cosy bit of kit…
Here’s a handful of our favourite bib pant options from the 2016/17 range. Skip to your favourite brand below, or scroll on down and see what takes your fancy.