To socialize or talk informally preferably over a drink. Word forms: 3rd person singular present tense hobnobs, present participle hobnobbing, past tense, past participle hobnobbed.
But honestly. Hobnob is a safe space for women who prefer iced coffee over a perfectly curated wardrobe. It’s is a daycare center for women who are intrigued by trends, but also don’t care. It is an open bar for those who swear on vintage Chanel and whose pension funds hang in their closets.
But that doesn’t mean you cannot steal the style and make it 2020.
I am a skier since the age of 3. I’ve lived a skiers lifestyle until I was 19 years old and then I quit cold turkey. It took me 5 years to come back to the mountain but now I am there to stay.
Although my main focus used to be hunting those vertical meters every day and now I am more about getting down to the après ski before everyone else does.
The two occupations demands different types of clothes. And let’s just say I am more about the second version and not only because it contains Aperol Spritz.
I am gonna make a case for vintage clothing ever when it comes to skiing equipment (although today’s carving skis are way better so this applies only to clothing unfortunately).
Shocker, right? Not exactly. But that Slim Aarons ski look is hard to do with Gore-Tex.
Overalls, vintageFurry boots, Dior
Also, skiing is the perfect excuse to wear sunglasses even though there is no sun at all. Trust me on this.
Jacket and trousers, vintageSunglasses, Tom Ford
Hi, is this the way to the Aperol bar?
Hunting for the perfect vintage ski look can be tough job though. You have to be willing to pay an afoul lot of fitting room hours. However, if you should fail and your planned ski trip is approaching, fear not.
The Gore-Tex of the last century was heavy wool knits. Did they freeze? I don’t know for sure. But I do know it’s not a bad idea to add a vest to the equation.
Vest, PeakKnit, vintageBag, Jacquemus Sunglasses, Céline
I am a strong believer in accessories and especially on the mountain. Bum bags and fur hats are in their right habitat here, people.
Ski pants, vintageTurtleneck, JW Anderson x Uniqlo Bum bag, ATP Atelier Fur hat, vintage
Fanny Ekstrand is a writer, creative consultant and founder of Hobnob. She says she is the master of vintage shopping and knows all the pasta dishes in the world.
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