Nobody’s Princess Zali Pant (Short Leg)- Black


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The Zali women’s short leg ski pant from Nobody’s Princess is made by women for women, to fit bodies with a waist narrower than their hips and needing extra room for fuller thighs and curvier bottoms. 15K/15K waterproofing/breathability and 4 way stretch gives you outstanding protection and comfort on the ski field. Specific zoned insulation keeps you warm, with heavier insulation on the back of your legs and bottom, strategically keeping you warm in crucial areas. This design allows for comfortable layering on colder days without adding unnecessary bulk. What makes these ski pants stand out from the rest in terms of fit is the distinctive adjustment system. Which offers numerous points of customisation on the waist, enabling you to achieve the perfect fit precisely where you need it. Crafted with flexibility as a priority, the side stretch panels conform to your individual body shape, ensuring that putting on our pants is effortless and comfortable. Zali Snow Pant is the perfect addition to any skier’s or snowboarder’s winter wardrobe for a hassle-free experience on the slopes. No need to settle for ill-fitting ski pants anymore.
•    Also available in regular leg length 

Features & Specs:

Outershell: 88% Nylon 12% Spandex, Side Stretch Panel: 100% Elastane, Microfibre Lining: 100% Polyester
Waterproofing: 15K
Breathability: 15K
Insulation: 40g/60g zoned insulation
Fit: Follow the size guide for correct fit

Nobody’s Princess: What makes the pants fit so well. 
1: Two high-quality, non-deteriorating, and super strong stretch panels. These stretch to allow up to an extra half size in the waistband as required, as well as aid in pulling pants over larger hips while dressing.
2: 4-point adjustment systems allows the wearer to adjust the sizing of the waistband where they need it most. Cinch points allow the waist to be sized down further if needed. No wear and tear unlike Velcro counterparts.
3: Zipped mesh vents located across the back of the thigh allow for maximum airflow, while simultaneously removing bulk around the inner thigh for additional comfort.
4: Pockets, pockets, and more pockets. Eight pockets are included on the pants that are deep and well placed, famously dubbed ‘snack pockets’. Lined with microfleece material for warmth and durability

Additional Features: 

•    Short length: 69cm inseam
•    Mid-high rise waist (higher on the back)
•    8 deep and well-placed pockets for storage
•    Dedicated lift pass pocket with keyring clasp
•    Gusseted crotch to prevent rips
•    Unique vent placement to avoid inner thigh bulk
•    Stretch panels for easy dressing and extra stretch
•    4-point waist adjustment system for a tailored fit
•    Zip, pop-stud, and double hook font closure for security
•    Iridescent zips


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Use our buying guide to help you purchase the perfect pair of ski pants.

The industry standard procedure for measuring a garment’s waterproofing is to place a column of water on a fabric and then increase the water level so more pressure is exerted. Once the water starts to penetrate the fabric, the water level is measured. This gives the fabric’s waterproof rating in mm e.g. 10,000mm. The higher the number, the higher the water proof capability of the item. 

Other areas of waterproofing concern are the seams. The stitching, done during manufacture, requires taping or sealing to be waterproof. In some cases all the garment’s stitching is taped while in others only critically placed stitching is taped (i.e. through the shoulders, hood and chest – high exposure areas).

Waterproof/breathable fabrics have pores large enough for water vapour to escape, but small enough to prevent liquid passing through. The garment must be able to breathe from the inside out, otherwise during activity perspiration moisture cannot escape. The garment becomes wet on the inside and the body’s temperature will drop because of it.

Oils, dirt, perspiration and other contaminates will eventually break down the waterproofness and breathability of any garment  and so, with time, they become permeable and fully breathable.

To make sure you remove moisture (perspiration) away from the body while remaining warm, use an appropriate layering system.

Base Layer

This is the most important layer of them all. This layer sits next to the body and has to work the hardest to remove moisture away from the skin and through the other layers. The base layer needs to fit closely to the body. Always choose base layers that have high wicking (removal of moisture away from the skin) properties, so it will regulate your body temperature. If you choose a fabric like cotton, this only stores moisture so will make you feel cold and damp eventually.

Mid Layer

The mid layer is there to add insulation as well as remove moisture from the base layer out to the outer layer. It is better to wear multiple mid layers than one thick one, as this promotes warmth by trapping warm air. Multiple light mid layers can be added or removed as required.  Good examples are light fleeces or slightly heavier weight thermals containing merino wool or silk.

Outer Shell

The outer layer consists of jackets and pants, which are there to protect from snow, wind and rain elements.  They must be waterproof as well as breathable to remove moisture away from the mid layer, thereby keeping you warmer and dryer.  Jackets and pants come in numerous different styles, cuts and fabrics.  Choose one that fits comfortably and meets your requirements of waterproofness and breathability.

Venting: Extra zips allow increased air flow when the body gets too warm. These are usually found in the upper leg area on pants and under the arm or across the chest, in jackets.

Hoods: Most jackets come with hoods that can either be folded away at the back of the neck or removed and placed in a pocket at the lower back. Modern hoods are shaped to be able to fit over any ski helmet.

Pockets: Pockets for storage are found everywgere, inside and out, on jackets and pants. Think about what you usually have on you and make sure there’s a place for it.

Powder Skirts: An elasticised skirt that stops snow and wind entering the jacket.

Cuffs: They are designed to keep the elements away from wrists.  They need to be adjustable to maximise their performance.

Reinforcements: In high use areas harder wearing fabric is used to slow down wear and tear.  This reinforced material is often found on shoulders where packs are used as well as lower inside leg area to prevent cuts from ski/snowboard edges.

Seamed/Taped sealed: Garments either fully or critically seam sealed to prevent snow and rain penetrating seamed areas. Crital means only areas deemed “critical” are taped whereas in a fully taped piece all seems are sealed.

Storm flaps: These flaps cover exposed zips with the purpose of stopping snow/wind and rain getting through.

Articulated Areas: Articulated areas make the garment much more comfortable to move in.

Belt Hoops: Fairly obvious – so a belt can be worn on pants, to help them stay in a secure place.

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