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PARKAS SWEEP THE SUNNY LOWLANDS
August 14, 1961
Dartmouth College in the New Hampshire hills is a skiers' school, and ski parkas and sweaters have been the year-long campus uniform ever since the college started its Winter Carnival 50 years ago. But this year for the first time the ski look has come down out of the highlands in early fall and is spreading to campuses far from ski country. Inspired by the Squaw Valley Olympics and a coast-to-coast ski boom, college students everywhere are going back to school dressed like the Dartmouth men and their weekend guests on the next five pages. The new coats and jackets, some with parka hoods, are lined with imitation fleece or laminated to foam insulation. With these sturdy outer garments college men will wear turtle-neck knit shirts, bright sweaters and Tyrolean hats. And college girls will wear stretch pants, as boldly flattering against the soft autumn scene as they are on the ski slopes in winter.
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August 14, 1961

Parkas Sweep The Sunny Lowlands

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Dartmouth College in the New Hampshire hills is a skiers' school, and ski parkas and sweaters have been the year-long campus uniform ever since the college started its Winter Carnival 50 years ago. But this year for the first time the ski look has come down out of the highlands in early fall and is spreading to campuses far from ski country. Inspired by the Squaw Valley Olympics and a coast-to-coast ski boom, college students everywhere are going back to school dressed like the Dartmouth men and their weekend guests on the next five pages. The new coats and jackets, some with parka hoods, are lined with imitation fleece or laminated to foam insulation. With these sturdy outer garments college men will wear turtle-neck knit shirts, bright sweaters and Tyrolean hats. And college girls will wear stretch pants, as boldly flattering against the soft autumn scene as they are on the ski slopes in winter.

STUDENT JOEL HEATHCOTE WEARS FLEECE-LINED DENIM COAT. HIS COMPANION, JEAN CAMERON, TEAMS HOODED SU�DE-CLOTH JACKET WITH STRETCH PANTS

A RIP-ROARING RIDE ON GAMMA DELTA CHI'S ANCIENT FIRE ENGINE IS ONE OF MANY THRILLS OF A DARTMOUTH WEEKEND. OFF TO A FOOTBALL RALLY, THE GIRLS HERE ARE CLAD IN THE FUR HATS, BRIGHT PULLOVERS AND STRETCH PANTS FAMILIAR TO THE SKIING SCENE, THE BOYS IN TYROLEAN HATS AND BEER JACKETS

AGAINST BARE ROCK, SKI-STYLE SWEATERS WORN BY DARTMOUTH CLIMBERS CONTRAST WITH THE OLIVE DRAB OF THE ROTC MOUNTAINEERING UNIT

FOR A GAME OF TOUCH ON THE GREEN, JOHN LEHIGH WEARS A PARKA OF PATTERNED ORLON KNIT WITH A LAMINATED LINING OF FOAM INSULATION

SPORTING LOOK FACTS
Page 25: Denim coat has Dynalure fleece lining, detachable hood. By Cricketeer, $45 (Abraham & Straus, New York; Carson Pirie Scott, Chicago). Men's turtle-neck sweater-shirts are by Arrow, $11. Girl's Orlon fleece-lined su�de-cloth jacket ($35) and stretch pants ($15) are by Majestic ( J. L. Hudson, Detroit; Lord & Taylor, New York). Pages 26-27: Colored billiard-cloth beer jackets worn by boys on engine and ladder crew are by R.F.D., ($30). Tyrolean hats ($5.50) are from Alpine House. Gold sweater ($8) and fake-fur hat ($11) worn by girl on fender are by Majestic. Jacquard-pattern pullover ($14) and stretch pants ($17) worn by girl on running board are by Catalina. Orange fake-fur hat ($18), Orlon shaggy V-neck sweater ($18) and gold stretch pants ($18) are by Ulla. Page 28: Scandinavian-patterned wool-and-mohair cardigan at top ($19) and yoke-patterned Orlon pullover at bottom ($15) are by Jantzen ( Macy's, New York; Meier & Frank, Portland, Ore.). Red Zipper-front cardigan ($16) is by Alps (Kennedy's, Boston). Page 29: Orlon-knit jacket ($40) laminated to Curon reverses to Dacron-and-cotton poplin, is by McGregor (Kennedy's, Boston; Denver Dry Goods).

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