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80s Ski Wear; or is that Ski Hair

80s Ski Wear; or is that Ski Hair

Every Generation Blames the One Before

pop quiz: picking up a spanner seems a little desparate for someone who was there at the very start

In recent years I've travelled to the ski resorts of Alpbach and Zell am See in Austria and have come across Peter Stringfellow look-a-likes. Flowing locks, perma-tan and a young blonde in tow: this is taking 80s ski fashion to the extreme?

80s Ski Fashion, Peter Stringfellow look-a-like caught in 80s ski wear in Alpbach ski resort

80s Ski Fashion, Peter Stringfellow look-a-like caught in 80s ski wear in Alpbach ski resort.

80s Ski Fashion; Peter Stringfellow 80s ski hair caught on camera in Zell am See ski resort

80s Ski Fashion, Peter Stringfellow look-a-like in 80s ski wear caught on camera in an Zell am See

I’ve noticed an alarming trend of 80s ski wear appearing on the young: They say fashion comes in cycles, but as one who lived through the 80s the first time around, I say leave it in the wardrobe – it’s not cool to be retro.

pop trivia: "Every generation blames the one before" a line from 'The Living Years' by Mike + The Mechanics from 1988. The Mike in question is 'Rutherford'; an original member of Genesis.

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