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Snow Style: Skiing Clothes and Equipment

SNOW STYLE Skiüng Clothes and Equipment FASHION on the Slopes Early 20th century Men wore ski trousers and sweaters Women wore knickers and tunics, or divided skirts 1930s-1940s Ski suits made of heavy wool with flannel lining came into vogue Tops and bottoms of different colors were popular Lastex, a stretchy fabric, was used for wrist and ankle cuffs to keep dry 1950s-1960s Ski clothing became more form-fitting and sleeker looking Brighter colors came into favor after muted tones fell out of popularity 1970s Wool became less popular as synthetic materials came into vogue Ski wear was fashionable enough to wear on the street, not just on the slopes 1980s Large parkas and stretch pants were popular for skiers and non-skiers alike Materials kept evolving away from wool Joday Layering systems are utilized to wick sweat away from the body while staying warm Fashion and function appear simultaneously in bright, high-performing apparel Evolving EQUIPMENT Boots New choices are less stiff and more forgiving for better control and comfort Custom-molded boots are also available for serious skiers Skis Rockering makes skis more stable and easier to turn Twin tips are also popular to make backwards skiing easier Snowboards Wavy edges offer boarders better control and grip on snow Boards are becoming lighter and used as a way to express artistic creativity Provided by: WESTPORT • RIDGEFIELD WWW.SKIANDSPORTWESTPORT-RIDGEFIELD.COM Sources: tage-ski-fashion-on-view-in-stowe/Content?oid=2481373

Snow Style: Skiing Clothes and Equipment

shared by BrittSE on Jun 17
Ski clothing became more form-fitting and sleeker looking in the 1950s and 1960s. Brighter colors also became popular as muted tones were becoming less and less fashionable. See other ski clothing tre...


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