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

xperio uv sunglasses

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 […]

Introducing Stripes Gear Baselayers for the Family (Giveaway)

stripes baselayers for kids

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 […]

Girly Skis? Yes or No?

ski like a girl coalition snow

A few years ago, I got some really girly skis. A Christmas present from my husband they were purple and white Dynastar Legends, notable mainly for the large rhinestone embedded near the tip. The bling never failed to catch attention and inspire comment. These Legends were my second pair of women-specific skis and since then, […]

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

christmas gifts for ski moms

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 […]

The 2014 Holiday Gift Guide for Ski Moms and their Skiing Families (Giveaway)

braveskimom holiday gift guide

Then, on Monday, come back for another giveaway and my ski fashion choices: women’s gift-worthy ski and winter wear. Enjoy! Socially Conscious Sharing Lift 23 Socks: Ski Socks With a Purpose Need new winter socks? Check out Lift 23’s new ski/snow socks. Made of 40% merino wool, with seamless construction and a reinforced Lycra cuff and […]