Luckily, we keep getting the exemptions, like noting that Europeans actually ARE into soccer. Well, we call it football. Also there should be an exemption about the sportswear. Europeans dress up after work, if they are going somewhere, Americans dress down. This means you are likely to meet a European person on the way to work in his fleece jacket, only to meet him out on town in an elegant coat and some snappy shoes after work. There should be warning for American men dating European women: do not get into your casual wear if you have invited her out to dinner! She ll come dressed to kill and if you re not dressed for it, she ll just leave your carcass in the gutter.
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I love this blog clander . I still want to meet you. I am flying to LAX on March 30 for a four nights of eating well and museums with my daughter and her film maker bf, then dash to Mammoth to ski a couple days than return to Bangor Maine airport which is 150 miles south of our island.
There are those who combine as well. I see the north face fleece vest over a lot of business casual here in SF and the silicon valley. I think they give you one when you move to the peninsula.
This is definitely an American thing. You can always spot the americans because of the North Face jackets and the outdoor wear!
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OMG! This is sooo funny! I m in seattle and no one knows how to dress anymore. We make fun of those women who wear velour track suits but is it any better to go to Starbucks all decked out in REI?
A lot of North Face stuff is made in Sri Lanka that has one of the worst human rights records on the planet.
I love outdoorsy people who think that nobody else could possibly be outdoorsy and thus should not be wearing outdoor gear. The worst culprits of this are people who work inside at gear shops and have superiority complexes
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What about non-white people who wear technical clothing eh? I m 1/2 yellow and 1/2 white and I wear a ridiculous amount of technical clothing. Although I always want to go camping, I m not so stupid as to think my buddy s going to call an impromptu session of hiking and paddling. I for one wear technical clothing because I m a paranoid bastard. When those zombies come, you want to be hunkered down in a makeshift shanty dressed in cotton, that retains water and chills you when the temperature drops? I think I ll stick with my technical clothing. I may look like a douche, but damn yo, how many hipsters look like douches and are just gonna be eaten by zombies because they can t run in their drainpipe jeans? Sheeit yo, it ain t just white people wearing clothing that works, that in itself is degrading to people of other shades. What, because I m 1/2 Chinese I can t be (paranoia-fuelled) practical? C mon!!
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I live on the OR coast, just West of Portland (even more rain 70-100 inches), and you feel pretty stupid (regardless of race) not wearing waterproof clothing. We basically get wind-driven rain for about 10 months solid, and if you are at the office and head out for anything- lunch, home, post office- you better be wearing a Marmot or a N face with a hood. My personal favorite: the Seattle cowboy hat - this is a waterproof goofy looking floppy hat with a drawstring to keep the wind from blowing it off. You need rain pants to walk the dog and we have shoes that feel kind of like nikes but don t get wet. Other popular N Coast items: generators, coleman stoves, board games, canned food, lots of matches/candles (for when the storms knock out the power for a week). If you have to barbeque outside after your house just got its roof blown off in December and you ve been out of power for a week, yeah, guess what- bring on the cool outdoor gear. Its not like my brother in CA wears this stuff, hes white, but he just doesn t get all that crazy rain.
I had NO idea about the North Face thing now that I read it yes LOADS of people wear them (not me) never struck me as good stuff. That being said I m from Seattle and live in Alaska. I do tend to live in jeans and or athletic wear BECAUSE IT IS SO COMFORTABLE! I have an office job where I do not interact with customers so I can look like a hobo if I choose to hair brushing is totally optional I often wear an Arc terycs jacket but my obsession with great outdoor gear is unsatiated seeking the perfect balance of wind and water repellency and ability to vent swet I snapped up a Norrona jacket with the largest pit zips I have ever seen. Scored it off Backcountry s outlet. I am a white person who does regularly escape into the woods with my Karilian bear dog after work and would rather live this way than any other way. Yes I have to keep watch for bears and moose but I saw a huge Great Horned Owl last week and it was spectacular to watch do its territorial call and be completely in charge of its domain. No matter what your skin tone rock your gear but earn it by putting it to good use!