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2021 Winter Buyer’s Guide

The Best Men’s Après Gear of 2021

Down those post-ski brews in style

(Photo: Inga Hendrickson)
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Ridge Merino Morrison Flannel ($149)

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The Morrison is one of the softest wool shirts we’ve worn. The tight weave is warm and durable, and snap buttons make for easy removal. Wear it as a jacket on warmer days, or underneath another layer when the mercury dips.

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CamelBak Horizon Rocks Tumbler ($19)

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This ten-ounce ­vacuum-insulated tumbler keeps your favorite drinks hot or cold for three hours or more. The best part: the silicone base grips anywhere.

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Goldwin Down Cardigan ($400)

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Goldwin packs serious warmth into a svelte package. Ceramic fibers woven into the fabric bounce body heat back to the wearer, and the open neck pairs well with a scarf.

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Danner Mountain Pass Arctic Night Boots ($390)

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Classic Danner looks—metal eyelets, full-leather upper—meet modern winterization, with 200 grams of Thinsulate insulation, a Gore-Tex liner, and a Vibram winter grip sole for icy surfaces. It’s ready for town or the mountain.

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Tilley Merino Hat ($58)

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Tilley’s beanie offers enduring style in a 100 percent merino package. It looks good on the way to the lift line and keeps your head warm in any weather. A side pocket stores a key or some cash.

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Hestra Tony Gloves ($140)

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You won’t want to take your hands out of these gloves. The supple leather is from North American white-tailed deer, the rustic stitching has a cabin vibe, and the wool-blend lining keeps paws warm below freezing.

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Taylor Stitch Camp Pants ($128)

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Created with a blend of hemp, recycled polyester, organic cotton, and spandex, these pants are durable yet soft. The relaxed cut easily accommodates a base layer underneath.

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Secrid Mini Wallet ($90)

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The perfect combination of minimalism and tech, this Dutch-made leather wallet carries the essentials and protects your credit cards—the interior ­aluminum case blocks wireless signals. An ­easy-open tab enables quick access to all your plastic, bills, and IDs.

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Leatherman Free K2 Multitool ($80)

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If you’re a fan of Leatherman but think pliers are overkill, the K2 is for you. With a workhorse 420HC stainless-steel blade, a pocket clip, and seven other implements—­including a Phillips screwdriver, two flatheads, and a bottle opener—it’s small enough to carry every day.

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Fjällräven Vidda Pro Wool Padded Jacket ($400)

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This parka’s insulation is repurposed wool and biodegradable cornstarch fiber. The recycled-polyester and organic-cotton shell can be rewaxed ­endlessly, and it’s durable enough for sledding.

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