Designed with differing ski and board preferences in mind, the collection features pieces that are adaptable to a variety of cold weather scenarios. High tech fabric using CLIMAWARM and CLIMAPROOF STORM for insulation and comfort sit alongside warm fleece and woollen inserts for sleek, hardworking apparel that shields the elements in style.
Comprised of monochrome lines with contrasting citrus pops and smoky photographic prints, the Winter Sports collection plays on a color scheme that brings effortless cool to the great outdoors. Bright tangerine accents such as the Light Ski Jacket in Bolt Red are teamed with classic black separates such as the scuba-inspired Ski Performance Pant, whereas the Ski Slim Pant in Continental Grey can be paired effortlessly with the Ski Hooded Fleece in Black or Cobalt Blue.
"I love the winter sports collection! I think we are one of the few collaborations out there of this kind in the ski world that is really doing something that looks sexier and a bit more fashionable," says Stella McCartney. We are working hard each season to have slightly more body conscious pieces that are for the downhill slalom look and then we have slightly looser pieces for the snowboarder type."
Footwear and Accessories
The Winter Sports collection is supported by high performance footwear and utility accessories which reflect the adidas by Stella McCartney aesthetic, while providing specific performance benefits.
The Prunus Boot and the waterproof Kattegat Boot, both developed with adiPRENE technology for strength and weather resistance, complements the Winter Sports range. Bold monochrome design complements the black and white palette of the collection's apparel, with strap detailing and tough lines a feature of the look.
Woollen beanies and convertible mittens in soft smoke grey and black ribbing offset the collection's hard wearing panelled waist packs and ski gloves, resulting in a chic ski look.
The Winter Sports collection is available globally on adidas.com and in approximately 793 stores including adidas Sports Performance and Stella McCartney stores. Prices range from $20 for the Winter Legwarmers and up to $390 for the Performance Ski Pants.
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Successfully grown since 2005, the adidas by Stella McCartney collaboration was launched with a spring/summer collection in February 2005 and remains a unique concept for women. The collection is deeply rooted in sport; the highly functional sports range consists of apparel, footwear and accessory pieces in Tennis, Golf, Weekender, Running, Yoga, Studio, Swim and Cycling for the spring/summer seasons, and Wintersports for the fall/winter seasons. The newest adidas by Stella McCartney collection is all about sun, beach and fun of enjoying the sea through sports: Surf.
adidas Better Place
The adidas by Stella McCartnaey collection is part of the adidas Better Place Program. To be included within the Better Place Program, the materials must come from a sustainable source, be produced without dangerous chemicals, and be manufactured under the highest workplace standards with waste and energy management systems in place.
adidas is constantly reviewing this list as new information becomes available on where and how these environmentally sensitive materials are produced. Below are listed some examples from the short list of materials we currently allow, and why we believe these materials are preferable: