Alpine Anorak W

$ 695.00 

Alpine Anorak W

$ 695.00 


Militaries of the late 19th century and early 20th century were closely tied to the nobility of those eras. Long a staple within the wardrobes of high ranking officers of public society, it is not surprising then that the classic Anorak silhouette was familiar to the royal families of the times and became one of the preferred garments for winter sport. As it is today and was then, popular culture followed the trends of Royal attire.

The Anorak with its refined simplicity of purpose and styling cut an elegant figure on the mountain, and when coupled with the streamlined pants of the times presented the first “must have” head-to-toe look of alpine sport fashion. Alps & Meters revisits this long-forgotten garment of skiing celebrity with the introduction of the Women’s Alpine Anorak.

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Militaries of the late 19th century and early 20th century were closely tied to the nobility of those eras. Long a staple within the wardrobes of high ranking officers of public society, it is not surprising then that the classic Anorak silhouette was familiar to the royal families of the times and became one of the preferred garments for winter sport. As it is today and was then, popular culture followed the trends of Royal attire.

The Anorak with its refined simplicity of purpose and styling cut an elegant figure on the mountain, and when coupled with the streamlined pants of the times presented the first “must have” head-to-toe look of alpine sport fashion. Alps & Meters revisits this long-forgotten garment of skiing celebrity with the introduction of the Women’s Alpine Anorak.

FEATURES AND BENEFITS

Wax Sealed

Water-repellent British Millerain waxed canvas construction

Dry & Protected

Interior waterproof membrane, Primaloft insulation, and draw-cord hem keep the elements at bay

Classic Protection

Helmet compatible hood design

Cut for Comfort

Under arm zippers provide temperature-regulating ventilation

Quality & Durability

Sturdy, reinforced waxed canvas shoulder panels guard against wear

Maximum Utility

Flap-protected waterproof hand warmer pockets allow for easy access and storage, with additional zippered pass pocket on the sleeve.

 

Forged Performance

Combing old-world construction techniques and contemporary fit characteristics, a natural waxed face fabric, helmet compatible hood, and modern wind proof-water proof membrane, the Women’s Alpine Anorak is an authentic and timeless Forged Performance style blending the best of past and present.

 

 

From The Journal

Slim Aarons

The famous photographer's aim to capture "attractive people in attractive places doing attractive things" naturally found its way to iconic locations such as Gstaad and Zermatt.

Refined Racing: Knitwear through the decades

These female pioneers shaped modern day skiing (and did it with style, precision and power), with knitwear playing an integral part in their athletic attire and après ski uniforms.

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