The 30s, 40s and 50s were decades of smart wardrobes comprised of posh layers of collared shirts, knitwear, and woolen trousers that differed in only a minor manner from the high street fashions of the times. Within the alpine sports clubs of the day, classic skiing ensembles often included an oxford shirt with cuffed sleeves which conveyed skiing’s then leisurely nature and the handsome appearance of its well-to-do enthusiasts. It is in this spirit that Alps & Meters has designed the Touring Oxford.
Merino yarns blended for softness and lasting durability
Traditional Alpine Fit
Fit designed for total touring comfort
Dry & Comfortable
Merino weave offers moisture wicking properties and optimal temperature regulation
Quality & Durability
Four-way stretch waxed cotton left shoulder and arm panels accommodates ski carry for long-lasting garment durability
Water resistant front chest pocket for easy access and dry storage
Classic Oxford design inspired by traditional alpine sportswear
"Technical apparel that both looks good and performs during the up and the down" - Gear Patrol
Designed by Tradition
During the early 20th century, skiing became the infatuation of gentlemen intrigued by the novelty of sliding on snow. In its transition from an efficient mode of winter transportation to exciting new recreational activity, skiers of the era, beyond a pair of leather boots and wooden skis, took little time to modify their head-to-toe wardrobes for use on-mountain.
Nostalgic in presentation, but contemporary in features, this packable piece offers reinforced four-way stretch paneling for long-lasting durability and considered details such as waterproof pockets and a tethered lens cleaning cloth.
Touring the Glaciers of Summer Ski Season
These ice flows enable skiing during the summer months in certain Northern Hemisphere locations when the temperatures are warmer, the sun is higher in the sky and the feeling of endless winter abounds.
Whare Kea Lodge
For many who have criss-crossed around the world in search of the Endless Winter, a pilgrimage to New Zealand is a rite of passage.