Ski Race Knit W

Alps & Meters

120002NVXS

816223023074

12441030525006

$350.00
Rated 4.9 out of 5
Based on 18 reviews

With a point of origin derived from proper European ski race sweaters worn by pioneering female slalom skiers, the Women’s Ski Race Knit is knit in a traditional silhouette with a Forged Performance material complexion. Combining soft cashmere-merino blend and a traditional graphic treatment, this piece represents the pure romance of ski racing from both the past and present.

Color
Charcoal
Ivory
Hunter
Cameo Rose
Grey
Fudge
Size

THE STORY

Initially a form of recreation reserved for men, ski racing racing’s romance and elegance came into clear view in 1931 during the first unofficial FIS World Alpine Championships and then again in 1948 during the V Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland. 1931 marked Esme MacKinnon’s British victories in the downhill and slalom, the first for any woman and a resounding transformation of a sport finally graced and refined by female precision, style, and aplomb. Seventeen years later, inspired by MacKinnon, women compete in their first downhill and slalom events of the ’48 Winter Olympics and names such as Hedy Schlunegger of Switzerland and Gretchen Fraser of the United States would be awarded the first gold medals in the Downhill and Slalom, events respectively.

Comfortable and protective, with elements of properly knitted fiber construction and a rich yarn complexion, Alps & Meters’ Ski Race Knit conveys a story of alpine sports’ first racing personalities, their passion for skiing, and their highly fashionable taste on and off the mountain.

DESIGNED BY TRADITION

Combining softly blend yarns, total comfort, and traditional personality, this alpine sportswear garment commands a first class expression representing the pure romance of ski racing from both the past and present.

DESIGNED BY TRADITION

Combining softly blend yarns, total comfort, and traditional personality, this alpine sportswear garment commands a first class expression representing the pure romance of ski racing from both the past and present.

FORGED PERFORMANCE

Form fitting and offering high visibility and graphic recognition for spectators viewing form afar, the Ski Race Knit is a staple of the winter sportswomen’s wardrobe

Features & Benefits

WARM & COMFORTABLE

70% super-fine merino, 30% cashmere yarns blended for softness, form-fitting comfort and lasting durability.

High collar and fitted cuffs for additional comfort.

TRADITIONAL DESIGN

The classic V graphic recalls the Fifth Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, where the inaugural female champions were crowned in downhill and slalom.

average rating 4.9 out of 5
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Rated 4 out of 5
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Rated 4 out of 5
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18 Reviews
Reviewed by Sandra W., from United States
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I recommend this product
Age Range
65+
Size Purchased
L
How it Fits
Perfect
Height
5' 6"
Best Uses
  • Cold Temperatures
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Love this sweater!

This is an absolutely lovely sweater. I realize the cost is high but the quality of this garment is extremely high! This sweater will last longer than I will and it is so well made, it will last generations. Right now the temperature outside is 7 degrees with a wind chill of -22. I am currently wearing the garment and am quite comfortable inside and outside. You will not go wrong with investing your money in any item from this company.

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Reviewed by Pasquale F., from United States
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I recommend this product
Age Range
55 - 64
Size Purchased
M
How it Fits
Perfect
Height
5' 3"
Best Uses
  • Around Town
Rated 5 out of 5
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Mr

It looks great and clearly has great quality

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Reviewed by Susan S., from United States
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I recommend this product
Age Range
55 - 64
Size Purchased
M
How it Fits
Perfect
Height
5' 5"
Best Uses
  • Après
  • Around Town
  • Moderate Temperatures
  • Cold Temperatures
  • Very Cold Temperatures
Rated 5 out of 5
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Simply the Best

Lovely Sweater, the attention to detail and quality of the knit is so wonderful, I have very sensitive skin and this sweater actually feels luxurious against my skin. I ordered a Cashmere one since receiving this Merino wool blend and cannot wait to feel the Cashmere sweater against my skin. 💕💕💕

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Reviewed by Debra M., from United States
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I recommend this product
Age Range
35 - 44
Size Purchased
S
How it Fits
Perfect
Height
5' 2"
Best Uses
  • Very Cold Temperatures
  • Skiing
  • Après
  • Around Town
  • Cold Temperatures
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Beautiful Sweater

High quality material, love the front design. Excellent craftsmanship. Sweater keeps me warm. Looking forward to wearing it on one of my ski trips. Fits according to online size chart.

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Reviewed by Kaylea K., from United States
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I recommend this product
Age Range
35 - 44
Size Purchased
M
How it Fits
Perfect
Height
5' 7"
Best Uses
  • Around Town
  • Moderate Temperatures
  • Cold Temperatures
  • Après
Rated 5 out of 5
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Favorite Sweater

This sweater is beautiful, flattering, and feels wonderful. It is my favorite.

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