No, they wear these clothes not to be ready at a moment s notice to head out to the real country, they wear these clothes as a form of conspicuous consumption. They are saying: see, I don t need to dress in old haut bourgeois weekend casual clothes, because I go out to Aspen (or Park City, or some other far off trendy place) and this is what I would be wearing if I were there. (Never mind that I only go once a season, or once every two years, I want you to think that it was just some huge deal at work that has kept me in NYC, so I am wearing my ski jacket to dinner on the Upper West Side, or I have on my fleece vest, even though I have just been to an indoor gym).
Luckily, we keep getting the exemptions, like noting that Europeans actually ARE into soccer. Well, we call it football. Also there should be an exemption about the sportswear. Europeans dress up after work, if they are going somewhere, Americans dress down. This means you are likely to meet a European person on the way to work in his fleece jacket, only to meet him out on town in an elegant coat and some snappy shoes after work. There should be warning for American men dating European women: do not get into your casual wear if you have invited her out to dinner! She ll come dressed to kill and if you re not dressed for it, she ll just leave your carcass in the gutter.
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I didn t even know Northface EXISTED until I went to a certain baby ivy school . It still amazes me as to why its so popular. White people LOVE being unique, but they all end up being the same
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There are those who combine as well. I see the north face fleece vest over a lot of business casual here in SF and the silicon valley. I think they give you one when you move to the peninsula.
This is definitely an American thing. You can always spot the americans because of the North Face jackets and the outdoor wear!
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I agree with Tina. I would think that line drying vs. electric drying would not be enough to cause World War III on Jillee s very eye opening post. It s true that it saves a lot of money when you line dry clothing, but it is not always possible. Please think about things before you type/say them.
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To each his (or her) own. Everyone has his or her own preferences. Personally, I use a clothesline much of the time in summer, but often toss those clothes into the dryer just to fluff them. Oh, that tends to get the beetles out, too. No fun finding a beetle in your undies.
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What about non-white people who wear technical clothing eh? I m 1/2 yellow and 1/2 white and I wear a ridiculous amount of technical clothing. Although I always want to go camping, I m not so stupid as to think my buddy s going to call an impromptu session of hiking and paddling. I for one wear technical clothing because I m a paranoid bastard. When those zombies come, you want to be hunkered down in a makeshift shanty dressed in cotton, that retains water and chills you when the temperature drops? I think I ll stick with my technical clothing. I may look like a douche, but damn yo, how many hipsters look like douches and are just gonna be eaten by zombies because they can t run in their drainpipe jeans? Sheeit yo, it ain t just white people wearing clothing that works, that in itself is degrading to people of other shades. What, because I m 1/2 Chinese I can t be (paranoia-fuelled) practical? C mon!!
You see a lot of people here in the Denver/Boulder area wearing this type of clothing including myself but a lot of people out here actually do outdoor activities not just talk about it.
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Good for winter training. I bought the Solar Red colour bright orange really for cycling/running when it gets cold/dark.Nice size & shape. Slim fit, not big and baggy. Large size fits me perfectly. I m 6 1 / 12.5st 185cm / 80kg .Only loses 1 star because the description says its ready for whatever the weather brings . Its not, it will keep you warm but its not waterproof at all. Apart from the waterproof zips which seem a bit pointless if the rest of the material isn t waterproof! ... read more
I live on the OR coast, just West of Portland (even more rain 70-100 inches), and you feel pretty stupid (regardless of race) not wearing waterproof clothing. We basically get wind-driven rain for about 10 months solid, and if you are at the office and head out for anything- lunch, home, post office- you better be wearing a Marmot or a N face with a hood. My personal favorite: the Seattle cowboy hat - this is a waterproof goofy looking floppy hat with a drawstring to keep the wind from blowing it off. You need rain pants to walk the dog and we have shoes that feel kind of like nikes but don t get wet. Other popular N Coast items: generators, coleman stoves, board games, canned food, lots of matches/candles (for when the storms knock out the power for a week). If you have to barbeque outside after your house just got its roof blown off in December and you ve been out of power for a week, yeah, guess what- bring on the cool outdoor gear. Its not like my brother in CA wears this stuff, hes white, but he just doesn t get all that crazy rain.