ski·​wear | \ ˈskē-ˌwer How to pronounce skiwear (audio) \

Definition of skiwear

: clothing suitable for wear while skiing

Examples of skiwear in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The collection blends the streets with the slopes, infusing skiwear with classic streetwear elements. Raval Davis, Forbes, "Beyoncé Celebrates Social Justice & Body Positive Leaders With‘Icy Park’ X Adidas Gifting," 24 Feb. 2021 The skiwear-meets-streetwear capsule also features a reboot of the Ivy Park Ultra Boost, Forum Lo and Forum Mid sneakers as well as a brand-new Super Sleek Boot. Heran Mamo, Billboard, "Beyoncé Models 'Icy Park' Reflective Ski Suit Ahead of Adidas Collection Launch," 19 Feb. 2021 Interviewed by The New York Times in 1964, Ms. Tilley, at the time a 29-year-old skiwear designer for White Stag, was asked to predict which looks at Innsbruck, Austria, where the Olympic Games were held that year, would become trends. New York Times, "Monika Tilley, Fashion Designer and Activewear Pioneer, Dies at 86," 31 Jan. 2021 At WidespreadThreads, one of the largest online sellers of vintage skiwear in the U.S., snowsuit sales jumped 78% this season compared with last year. Lauren Weber, WSJ, "The Onesie Snowsuit Makes a Comeback—Off the Slopes," 28 Dec. 2020 In recent decades, the skiwear industry has preached that high-tech synthetics are the be-all and end-all. Todd Plummer, WSJ, "Revisit Robert Redford’s Retro Ski Style," 4 Feb. 2020 Ms. Khanh later moved into knitwear, skiwear and lingerie, sold under her own label. William Grimes, New York Times, "Emmanuelle Khanh, Who Reinvigorated French Fashion, Dies at 79," 28 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of skiwear

1961, in the meaning defined above

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1 Mar 2021

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“Skiwear.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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