When a vintage ski jacket in a Swedish mountain town caught the eye of Louis Joseph, he knew he had found his calling. An avid alpine and telemark skier since the age of five, Joseph adored the knitwear jacket for its nostalgic features, which set it apart from the abundance of Gore-Tex ski apparel on the market. Deciding he could keep the garment’s timeless design but improve on its functionality, he started making plans for a premium alpine sportswear line, gathering anecdotes and feedback about classic ski wear and mountain lifestyles from around the world. Ten years later, Alps & Meters was born.
Hi Consumption recently named our hat as one of the best for winter: "Established in 2014, Alps & Meters is a new brand that focuses on making a few high-quality pieces for cold temperatures. And when we say “a few,” we mean a few. The brand only has nine pieces on offer, and the Classic Pom Hat is one of them. Made out of 100% lambswool (and available in a variety of colors), the hat is coated with DuPont Teflon water repellant, and has a secret zipped pocket underneath the hat’s cuff to store a key, cash, or a credit...
The Alpine Anorak was recently featured alongside some great brands in Grungy Gentleman's 2016 Ski + Snowboard Guide, featuring the "best apparel, accessories, gadgets and equipment on the market."
Thanks to Markets Media for the feature!
By May Zhee Lim, Markets Media Life Correspondent