Why mountaineering inspires us to create
The army has been a major influence on the emergence of Atelier de l’Armée. The equipment they have, but also the fabrics they use in the army have inspired us for a lot of our creations. Alike the army, mountaineering hauls a lot of key elements which are important to us. It’s not a coincidence that for this next collection, we sought inspiration in the beautiful art of mountaineering.
Mountaineering is the set of activities that involves ascending mountains. Mountaineering-related activities include traditional outdoor climbing, hiking, skiing, and traversing via ferratas. It is a form of art by itself and a team effort to the core. It involves porters, photographers, bridging specialists, expedition leaders and more. The mountain and its beauty is just there, with the summit as the ultimate goal to reach. Every step of the way leads to new decisions to make and hurdles to pass. Read more.