The Dale of Norway 2017 – 2018 Winter Fashion Collection is a great marriage between fashion and Norwegian heritage. And speaking of heritage, this isn’t some made up brand. There is a very real village of Dale and it is nestled between beautiful steep mountains, waterfalls and fjords on the west coast of Norway. In 1879, the historic textile factory was established in this valley with easy access to wool, strong knitting traditions, and a great supply of natural power from the local waterfalls. Since then, Dale of Norway has developed stunning designs in premium qualities that are well-known worldwide.

From raw wool to finished products, Dale of Norway’s knitwear has been fine-tuned with 130 years of experience.Due to its cold winters, Norway has a long tradition of wool and knitwear with beautiful traditional patterns mostly been inspired by nature or history. Dale of Norway has developed its own famous designs, and redesigned age-old Norwegian patterns.

Here are some of our favorite pieces from the Dale of Norway 2017 – 2018 collection.

View the entire collection at daleofnorway.com

Fjellanorakk Women’s Jacket

Fun, new, modern style by Dale of Norway. We love this jacket! Also available in white, this Weatherproof anorak is made with an improved, lighter and softer Knitshell wool fabric. It is completely windproof and water repellent for protection from the elements on those cold days – and stain and dirt resistant for easy care. This authentic Norwegian design features great attention to style and details with a detachable fur collar, pockets with pewter buttons, leather detailing and Merino cuffs.

“Fjell” is the Norwegian word for mountains, reflecting that the garment can be used in the harshest weather conditions.

Tora Feminine Sweater

This incredibly soft and lightweight sweater is a new addition to the Viking concept, designed as the official sweater for the Norwegian National Alpine Ski Team during the 2017-2018 season, expect to see it on several podiums. The pattern features the viking runic symbols for victory and protection, and its construction made of exclusive wool from Merino lambs, gives it a textured appearance.This contemporary alpine design is perfect for the ski slopes, après ski or around town.

Named after Tor, the hammer-wielding god of Norse mythology associated with thunder and strength.

Stryn Men’s Knitshell Jacket

Modern style, technical details, and innovative fabric technology. This jacket will change your perception of “traditional” ski wear. Featuring exclusive Knitshell™ technology, this innovative three layer fabric features a water repellent wool exterior laminated to a breathable, windproof membrane and finished with soft fleece. The result is insulation against cold temperatures, and protection against wind, snow and sleet. With a contemporary and unique color block design, the Stryn transitions easily from the slopes or the mountains, to the city streets. Full length two-way zipper, storm cuffs, zippered pockets, zippered pocket on sleeve, attached hood.

Colorado Knitshell Women’s Jacket

This coat is a showcase of details with a premium look and feel; a timeless outdoor design inspired by the concept of elegance and practicality. With a removable fur hood and a feminine cut, this jacket offers classic style all around. Dale of Norway’s innovative Weatherproof Knitshell fabric, with water-repellent wool and a windproof liner, offers protection against cold, blustery wind, and wet conditions such as rain and snow while keeping you in style. It is also stain and dirt repellent and requires minimal care.

Furu Women’s Sweater

A beautiful feminine design made with a lightweight rib knit and authentic detailing in 100% Norweigian wool. It is a great lifestyle piece with gorgeous leather details on the elbows and shoulders, making it perfect for cozy winter days spent lounging. With a drop back, the flattering fit of this sweater keeps it from being bulky or unflattering, it’s all-around a great design by Dale of Norway.
“Furu” is a pine tree that is widespread in the Norwegian forests and mountain hunting areas.