17 Jul '11, 4am

Coolest ski jacket ever: solar ski jacket from #Zegna sport - The Alternative Consumer #solar #fashion

Coolest ski jacket ever: solar ski jacket from #Zegna sport - The Alternative Consumer #solar #fashion

Eco fashion innovation, or tech overkill – you be the judge. Zegna Sport has created their Solar Ski-JKT with a collar-mounted solar panel to harness the suns rays to keep the electronic toys of communication-starved Wall Street-types and small device junkies fully charged on the slopes. Whether heli-skiing into remote terrain or just posing by the lodge in Aspen, you can now stay in touch with mom and/or ski some bumps while listening to that death metal you so love without plugging into that wall socket at the Travel Lodge to recharge. Charges most 5 and 6 volt devices. Oh, the collar can be removed and operated independent of the jacket, or for cleaning. Features pockets for all your electronic doo-dads, and reinforced shoulders etc. if you actually want to do some skiing or boarding. goes for a frightening $995 Now what ever happened to the concept of skiing as a Zen-l...

Full article: http://www.alternativeconsumer.com/2008/07/31/solar-ski-j...

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