Women's Slalom Knit

Alps & Meters

120009NVXS

816223023067

31910606307406

$425.00

Although better known for their glamour and elegance off-piste, the mid-20th century icons of winter royalty were highly committed skiers with a true passion for the mountains. A look back at the Winter Olympic Games and training sessions of that time will reveal a world of varied and stylish sweaters worn by the world's best alpine athletes.

The Alps & Meters Slalom Knit seeks to evoke the passion, and downhill expertise possessed by these female alpine sport pioneers. Personalities such Penny Pitou, Andrea Mead Lawrence, and Gretchen Kunigk Fraser possessed the rare combination of flair, attitude, and alpine skill which demanded unique sportswear of similar measure. Composed of equal parts personality, elegance, and self-expression while offering form fitting characteristics of comfort, Alps & Meters’ Slalom Knit is a long forgotten staple of the winter sportswomen’s wardrobe. Offering protective yarns and a nostalgic graphic presentation so as to be recognized by spectators from afar, this properly knitted piece conveys the story of alpine sports’ first female acing personalities, their passion for skiing, and their highly fashionable taste on and off the mountain.

Color
Grey
Cameo Rose
Size

THE STORY

Although better known for their glamour and elegance off-piste, the mid-20th century icons of winter royalty were highly committed skiers with a true passion for the mountains. A look back at the Winter Olympic Games and training sessions of that time will reveal a world of varied and stylish sweaters worn by the world's best alpine athletes.

The Alps & Meters Slalom Knit seeks to evoke the passion, and downhill expertise possessed by these female alpine sport pioneers. Personalities such Penny Pitou, Andrea Mead Lawrence, and Gretchen Kunigk Fraser possessed the rare combination of flair, attitude, and alpine skill which demanded unique sportswear of similar measure. Composed of equal parts personality, elegance, and self-expression while offering form fitting characteristics of comfort, Alps & Meters’ Slalom Knit is a long forgotten staple of the winter sportswomen’s wardrobe. Offering protective yarns and a nostalgic graphic presentation so as to be recognized by spectators from afar, this properly knitted piece conveys the story of alpine sports’ first female acing personalities, their passion for skiing, and their highly fashionable taste on and off the mountain.

DESIGNED BY TRADITION

The Slalom Knit draws from the high-visibility, distinctive motifs of the classic ski racer's sweater, and the trail blazed by female ski racing pioneers.

DESIGNED BY TRADITION

The Slalom Knit draws from the high-visibility, distinctive motifs of the classic ski racer's sweater, and the trail blazed by female ski racing pioneers.

Features & Benefits

Soft & Warm

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

Maximum Utility

Triple knit yarns on elbows and shoulders for on-mountain durability.

High, quarter-zip collar and fitted cuffs for additional comfort.

Alpine Heritage

A modern iteration of the sweaters worn by professional and recreational skiers in the mid-20th century and earlier.