Powder skirt zipper system

  • US 7,874,019 B2
  • Filed: 07/07/2008
  • Issued: 01/25/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/06/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A winter sport garment set, comprising:

  • a water resistant jacket;

    an elasticized powder skirt having an upper edge and a lower edge and comprising an elasticized panel;

    a first mating portion of a zipper connected to the lower edge of the elasticized powder skirt;

    a second mating portion of a zipper connected to the upper edge of the elasticized powder skirt;

    water resistant trousers including a waist opening and two leg openings;

    a first corresponding mating portion of a zipper stitched to the trousers; and

    a second corresponding mating portion of a zipper stitched to the water resistant jacket;

    wherein the first mating and corresponding mating portions of a zipper are constructed to detachably fix the elasticized powder skirt to the water resistant trousers;

    wherein the second mating and corresponding mating portions of a zipper are constructed to detachably fix the elasticized powder skirt to the interior surface of the water resistant jacket;

    wherein the water resistant trousers include two powder skirts, each powder skirt is attached to the interior surface of the trousers and each powder skirt is contained at least partially within one of the trouser leg openings;

    wherein the elasticized powder skirt further comprises;

    the elasticized panel being proximate the upper edge of the elasticized powder skirt;

    a panel of water resistant material attached to the elasticized panel along a seam that is located between the elasticized panel and the lower edge of the elasticized powder skirt; and

    a rubberized elastic panel is attached to the water resistant material along a seam that is located between the elasticized panel and the lower edge of the elasticized powder skirt.

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