Heartlessly torn from the pages of a 1946 issue of COLLIER'S MAGAZINE were these four color pictures of skiers loafing about the slopes in a place that had just recently been discovered for such purposes; it was called Aspen, in Colorado.
You will no doubt notice that there is no real difference between the skiing togs worn by either gender; both wore only wool, jaunty ski sweaters and pegged trousers.
The founder of one of America's finest literary
magazines was brought up in this one-horse-town. Who was he?
The grand-father of the modern ski coat first appeared in 1952:
Click here if you would like to read the entire article about the tiny village of Aspen in 1948; there are additional color photographs.
Additional articles about 1940's fashion can be by clicking HERE...