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Monthly Archives: December 2012
Though I maintain mixed feelings about sport skirts in general, I have nothing but love for SKHOOP down skirts! (And this Bogner jacket with Western styling.)
Cool to see SKHOOP available locally at Village Sport Shop in Lyndonville, Vermont – this shop does a standout job with women’s gear.
These mitts arrived for me today! I first saw Astis handmade mittens last winter in Deer Valley and was smitten. After seeing them in action on Kaylin Richardson this fall in Warren Miller’s Flow State movie, there was no putting off the inevitable.
Astis mittens are inspired by Native American handicraft, specifically the leather and beadwork of the Cree Indians. Astis is the Cree word for mitten! All mittens are hand-stitched and beaded in the USA using the finest natural and performance materials. Though it is going to take a lot to get me out of my Hestra Ski Cross gloves, I am excited to ski with the gorgeous beading and fringe!
Click here to see another vintage Thiokol cat.