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NO SABLES OR PARIS LABELS
March 07, 1977
For years designers have imposed on skiers what might be called cold chic—you had to wear what the beautiful people wore or you weren't comme il faut on the slopes. Last week, to find out what skiers are really wearing, SI photographers visited eight resorts across the country. True enough, many folks were decked out in the latest one-piece racing suits or downy parkas, but not everyone has succumbed to the dictates of fashion. Skiing's really beautiful people, as it turns out, are all of us.
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March 07, 1977

No Sables Or Paris Labels

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For years designers have imposed on skiers what might be called cold chic—you had to wear what the beautiful people wore or you weren't comme il faut on the slopes. Last week, to find out what skiers are really wearing, SI photographers visited eight resorts across the country. True enough, many folks were decked out in the latest one-piece racing suits or downy parkas, but not everyone has succumbed to the dictates of fashion. Skiing's really beautiful people, as it turns out, are all of us.

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