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The Stylish Life: Skiing

The Stylish Life: Skiing

By (author) Gabrielle le Breton

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From its origins in China and Scandinavia, the sport of skiing has come a long way to attract daring athletes, tourists and locals on winter holiday, the chic and wealthy leisure class, and international royalty. On the technical side, pioneering innovators developed cutting-edge equipment that, over the years, has grown skiing to become a fiercely competitive spectator sport while, on the cultural side, the exciting and well-groomed stars of the ski world and jetsetter destinations have come to define a distinctive and popular global culture and aspirational lifestyle. The Stylish Life: Skiing is a nostalgic and spectacular journey through alpine history and beyond, including this singularly unique sport's founders, superstars, influence on design and entertainment, and the evolution of its resorts, fashion, equipment, and much more.

About the Author

Gabriella le Breton has skied at some 130 resorts across the globe, jumping out of helicopters and skiing under the midnight sun. Amongst her many credits, she regularly contributes ski features to the Financial Times, The Daily Telegraph, Conde Nast Traveller, and Vanity Fair.

Specifications
Publisher
teNeues Books
ISBN
9783832732660
Published
21st Jun 2021
Binding
Hardback
Territory
World excluding Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands
Size
288 mm x 222 mm
Pages
176 Pages
Illustrations
108 color, 43 b&w
Name of series
Stylish Life
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