In the 1960s, the well-heeled elite began flocking to the chic mountain resorts of Europe and North America—and they brought high style with them, evidenced by this Christian Dior Sport ad. Some of today’s styles recall that time, when double-breasted wool coats, stretch pants , frameless glasses and lace-up boots were the ultimate fashion statements.
2009 A: Oakley- Line Today’s ladies’ double-breasted jackets are slightly more form-flattering, but still classic. $175; oakley.com
B:Dakine- Hustle Not just for jackets and sweaters, wool gives this small belted tote a wintry touch. $30; dakine.com
C: The North Face- Whitby A classic hounds-tooth pattern and wide belt meet modern fabrics and features. $359; thenorthface.com
D: Helly Hansen- Skuld The laces remain, but these après boots replace leather uppers with insulated waterproof nylon. $160; hellyhansen.com
E: Helly Hansen- Peacoat A chest pocket and waterproof fabric are the only updates to this timeless men’s staple. $300; hellyhansen.com,
F: Zeal- Lift The wraparound, frameless lenses are a nod to ’60s style. $110; zealoptics.com