Gorpcore is the new normcore

“There’s this romanticised idea of getting outdoors and being intrepid which is very appealing and an idea people really buy into – but one that manifests through their wardrobe rather than through actual adventures in mountaineering and going off-piste with their walking poles. It’s cheating but that’s alright. Not everyone has access to mountains. Is A$AP Rocky going to wear a puffer jacket, zip-up fleece and Balenciaga bumbag for a weekend of hardcore skiing? No. But damned if he doesn’t look really good and super comfortable,” Tucker says.  Read more

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