Inspired by the ’70s ski wear, Z Zegna is back with its new Winter 2017 collection which includes Techmerino jerseys, Techmerino silk and a whole lot more.

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This season, layering is the key and Z Zegna ensures comfort and performance in its new collection, which is an iconic throwback to the Ermenegildo Zegna Skiwear project of the 1970s.

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While its Icon Warmer Ski Suit comes with an integrated heating technology, the colorful collection of its 30 super-lightweight sneakers have been entirely created out of Techmerino.  

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“To enhance the juxtaposition of tailoring and performance-wear, we created a new wardrobe that meets the active lifestyle of contemporary men while emphasizing a clean, linear and luxurious aesthetic” explained Alessandro Sartori, Artistic Director of Ermenegildo Zegna. “The choice to extend the use of Techmerino in new sophisticated combinations as a central element to the collection is a natural evolution of the Z ZEGNA philosophy, and pays tribute to the textile innovation Ermenegildo Zegna is known for.”

Their interesting color palette, which includes splashes of yellow alongside some muted colours,  pays a heavy tribute to the sportswear-infused graphics of the 1970s.

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This collection is a reflection of the new era of performance-backed tailoring, where the use of the latest technological helps create a multifunctional attire for the modern adventurer.