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Monthly Archives: February 2012
What I love about this image: the ease in their freeride style; the confidence of tomboy style; simple, clean and bold color blocking of jackets and pants; complementary color play between the two; Peak Performance; and the fact that they are obviously good friends and totally excited to ski!
GaPa, the Garmisch-Partenkirchen tourism agency, offers an impressive collection of premium souvenir merchandise featuring apparel and accessories by Maloja and vintage poster reproductions. Here are a few of the winter poster images. (It is only a matter of time until Kreuzeckbahn is framed and hanging in my home.) Summer posters to follow in a few months. . .
Reproduction posters and other Garmisch-Partenkirchen merchandise may be purchased through the GaPa web store.
The Zugspitze is the highest peak in Germany and accessed from Garmisch-Partenkirchen by train and cable car.
Laurenne Ross, ready to Shred.
It is all about the pink polka dot jackets! The vibrant color has moxie – it is both sweet and bold; the subtle pattern is enough but not too much; the silhouette is cozy and relaxed yet flattering, perfect over speed suits.
The U.S. uniforms appear to have a broad range of garments and looks within the annual kit, and are creatively reimagined year-to-year, not bound to traditional red/ white/ blue Americana. As a designer, I would be interested to learn about the inspiration and athlete input that determines the creative direction, as well as see how all the pieces merchandise into a cohesive uniform system.
Julia Mancuso wins on the Kandahar! Anna Fenninger of Austria, second; Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein, third.