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2020 Winter Buyers Guide

The Best Women's Après Gear of 2020

Keep cozy when you’re off the slopes

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Cotopaxi Nina Down Parka ($300)

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With a roomy hood, fleece-lined pockets, and responsibly sourced 650-fill down, this light, minimalist coat suggests a wearable, albeit fashionable, comforter.

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Skida Dip-Dyed Shawl ($180)

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Luxurious yet practical, this generously sized cashmere shawl is handmade in Nepal. The pattern is a nod to the majesty of the Himalayas.

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Ecco Dyneema Leather Tote ($300)

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This carryall may look like a delicate flower from a Paris fashion house, but it’s made from rugged leather bonded to a paper-thin layer of Dyneema. That means it’s tearproof and capable of carrying sweaty clothes, half-eaten energy bars, and a few bottles of wine.

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Alpine Provisions Pure Castile Soap ($12)

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Little luxuries like this crisp-smelling soap help you feel fresh and presentable after a day on the hill.

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Prana Jordy Jeggings ($89)

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Elevate your sweats game with these cotton-polyester pants. They’re as comfortable as leggings but look as good as jeans. Each back pocket is roomy enough for a phone, two front pockets fit entire hands, and the hint of spandex feels good on the glutes after skiing.

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Krewe Milan D’Oro Sunglasses ($255)

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Designed in New Orleans, the Milan D’Oro has a hand-carved acetate frame that shimmers from pink to gold to opaque depending on how it catches the light. Neutral gray lenses offer 100 percent UVA and UVB protection.

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Fits Casual Striped OTC Socks ($23)

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In a sock market that’s becoming increasingly crowded, Fits rises above. It spins super-soft merino wool, nylon, polyester, and Lycra into socks with deep heel pockets, contoured toe cups, graduated compression, and happy patterns that won’t fade even after years of use.

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Mammut Falera Pro High WP Boots ($199)

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The upper, lined with a seamless, breathable thermal layer, looks like an elasticized knee-length sock merged with a neoprene mukluk. The Falera Pro’s chunky Michelin sole will keep you from wiping out even in icy parking lots.

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Kuhl Kozet Long Sweater ($169)

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Made from handsome blended-wool performance fleece, with a pair of roomy zip pockets, Kuhl’s Kozet is indeed cozy. The offset zipper and long, slimming profile add touches of class.

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