Ski Fashion 2015: Skea, S’No Queen, Rohner

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Skea Moyo Skirt A friend recently asked me about après skirts. Being male, he needed an explanation of why women love them. “Because you can pull them over your ski pants, shed the pants, keep the baselayers, add cute boots or shoes and be ready for a beer or grocery shopping,” I explained, probably giving […]

Gear Notes: Xperio UV Lenses, Ski Dana and Munk Pack

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Xperio Polarized Lenses I have a love/hate relationship with sunglasses. I can’t live without ‘em, but I’m prone to lose ‘em. So I’ve taken to purchasing super-cheap models and not caring about scratches, smashes or losses. Then I tried Xperio UV polarized sun lenses. There is a difference. What Is Polarization? Light polarizes when it bounces off […]

Let Epic Mix Be Your Mountain Ski Guide, Plus Keep Your Phone Alive in the Cold

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I’ll admit it. I’m mostly anti-app when it comes to skiing When I first started skiing with an iPhone, I tried a couple of apps and didn’t really like them. One had too much focus on speed (a “mom-problem,” I know). One drained my battery too quickly. One posted to Facebook whether I wanted it […]

Introducing Stripes Gear Baselayers for the Family (Giveaway)

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While we may call them “baselayers” here in the U.S., I’ve recently learned that our neighbors to the North call them “thermals.” We’re talking about what we all used to call “long underwear.” And no matter what you call them, you’re going to want to check out Stripes Gear. I’m going to start with a […]

The 2014 Holiday Gift Guide for Women Who Love Ski Fashion (Giveaway)

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Last Friday’s gift guide featured everything from a handmade hickory bicycle to bamboo ski poles, as well as a gift card giveaway from Heather Rogers Designs. Today, I focus on women’s ski and winter clothing. It’s the perfect “hint, hint” post – as in “Hint, hint, Honey. Santa can bring me any of these…” Sweaty […]