WellesleyWeston Magazine

WINTER 2015-2016

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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The vintage-inspired line caught on quickly with Joseph's fellow ski crowd and has since been found in the likes of Winterfell (another Game of Thrones coincidence); Stowe's spot for winter outerwear, as well as online at www.alpsandmeters.com. Bringing the Past into the Future When they design their wares, Joseph and his team continue to look at the past to move their company and its pieces into the future. Even his favorite non-Alps & Meters piece of clothing in his closet is a nod to yesteryear and its "they don't make things like they used to" notion of quality. "It's my father's official US-issued Pea Coat, which he wore while serving in the Coast Guard in the 1950s," he says of his go- to clothing choice. "Made from heavy boiled wool with a uniquely high collar, this jack - et's cut and sewn simplicity belies a warmth, durability, and protective nature that rival contemporary outerwear of today." "When designing our products at Alps & Meters, we're consistently referencing time- less techniques of construction that deliver unique performance benefits," he contin- ues. An example is the wool knit of the Shawl Collar Jacket that not only provides warmth, but also the comfortable range of motion needed when pulling those moves that get you down the mountain. In a sea of L.L. Bean and Patagonia down jackets, let's not forget the uniqueness of 140 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | w i n t e r 2 0 1 5 / 2 0 1 6

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