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Oct 29

The Lady or the 80s Ski Wear is Strange

I Met a Strange Lady, She Made Me Nervous – lyric clue; need to work on those up and unders

In any of the best ski resorts around the World you can come across the sight of casual, infrequent skiers who bought their ski wear in the 80s.

This particularly bright example, teamed with ‘matching’ hat, seemed a little odd with mono-chrome scarf – call the fashion police, quick!

The Girls Have It - 80s Ski Wear

I’ve also noticed an alarming trend of 80s ski wear appearing on the young: They say fashion comes in cycles, but as one who lived through the 80s the first time around, I say leave it in the wardrobe – it’s not cool to be retro.

“I met a strange lady, she made me nervous” from ‘Down Under’ by the Australian band Men At Work in 1982

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Oct 25

Ski Gear Buying Guide – Ski Gloves or Mittens

Give Me The Love Glove – lyric clue; it might be strange but don’t put it on your face

So, after a couple of ski seasons where you’ve sat on chair lifts blowing into your hands in an attempt to bring back some feeling and then forgot about the fact that you need new gloves as soon as you got home, you’ve finally remembered, and are considering the purchase of a new pair of ski gloves, or mittens.
There are thousands on options, so which ones do you go for? I’d suggest there isn’t one answer, as different skiers have different hands and need different ski gloves; so to help here are five questions you should ask yourself…

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Oct 21

Vintage Planks | Ski T-shirt of the Month | Oct14

Retro Style Short Sleeved Men’s Ski T-shirt

Form-fitting retro t-shirt with two contrasting stripes, for men, 100% cotton, Brand: SpreadshirtThe leaves are changing colour, this means one thing; the ski season is getting close – now is a good time to think about your ski wardrobe.

With contrast detailing around the sleeves and neck any man in a ski town will look cool in this short sleeve, form fitted men’s T-shirt.

Available for £25.99 from Spreadshirt, click image for colours, sizes and other details.

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