Slope Style

Slope Style

Slope Style

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1. Bern Muse Helmet

Slope Style

Slope Style

This downsized lid has zero bobblehead factor yet still has room for a removable liner (with speakers). $99;

2. Marmot Furlong
Like it or not, you will get noticed in the lift line when you’re wearing this weather-resistant soft shell, with faux-fur trim around the hood, wrists, and waist. Fit is flatteringly slim. $140;

3. Eider Syriam Mittens
Yes, you can have warm hands without wearing gloves the size of catcher’s mitts, thanks to the snug cuffs and synthetic insulation of these buttery mittens. $89;

4. Snow Angel Cybersilk Long Underwear

No more lumpy long johns: This featherweight ensemble wicks and fits, and the top’s cute pattern makes it après appropriate. $42 and up;

5. Salomon Thruster
Can pants say, “The girl who wears these rips”? Apparently so. The low rise, horizontal front pockets, and slightly flared leg (for better over-boot fit) take their cue from your favorite pair of Sevens. $200;

6. SmartWool Skiing Light Socks
These merino knee-highs have a touch of spandex so they won’t bunch up in your boots. $19;

7. Shred Alert Helen
The microfleece liner will keep you warm, but the style’s pure street. $24;

8. Zeal Aspect
Petite proportions + fog-free lenses = perfect women’s goggles. $80;

Winter Workout

Winter Workout

Winter Workout

1. ASICS Renah Seamless Bra
Seamless construction provides comfortable, chafe-free support. Best for small to medium chest sizes. Bonus: Since it’s quick-drying, it can double as a swimsuit top for the hot tub. $38;

2. Hind Midnight Runner Hoody
As cozy as a pajama top, this super-soft synthetic hoody has longer-cut arms with thumb loops, a deep front zip, and a ponytail opening in the hood. Testers loved that the hood doesn’t bounce against your back when you run. $80;

3. Adidas Women’s AntarTech Beanie
A fleecy exterior and wicking ClimaLite interior make this skullcap warm and comfy, yet it’s light enough to wear under your ski or bike helmet on bitter-cold days. $20;

4. Brooks Wanganui Shelter Glove
These waterproof-breathable, insulated gloves have a silver-infused lining, which fights odor and helps regulate temperature. Plus there’s a terry-cloth nose wipe along the thumb. $40;

5. Nike Winter Training Jacket
Take a rain- and snow-resistant shell, add super-stretchy, breathable paneling along the sides, and you get a favorite cold-weather jacket. Sleek styling means it can double as an around-town layer. $110;

6. Pearl Izumi Infinity Tights
Wind-blocking ThermaFleece along the front and more breathable fabric on the back kept us just the right temp, even on frigid days. A small, zippered back pocket is perfect for a car key and credit card. $75;

Tropical Wear

Tropical Wear

Tropical Wear

1. Leilani Blue Hawaii Bandeau, Cali Pant, and Pareau
Channel your inner Gisele in this floral-print bikini. And, yes, the matching wrap takes care of those inevitable moments of unsupermodel-like insecurity. Bandeau and Cali pant, $76; pareau, $42;

2. Dorfman Pacific Straw Hat
This company makes fashionable, sustainable, and effective sunshades from natural fibers. Starting at $38;

3. Athleta Playa Kaftan

Throw on this embroidered cotton cover-up at cocktail hour. $64;

4. Liquid Mountain Aqualuscious Bikini
Surf without fear of baring it all with this adjustable two-piece, stitched with UV-blocking fabric. Matching sleeveless rash guard ($40) sold separately. $76;

5. ViridIs Luxe Tereza Short Cardigan
Pamper your shoulders with this sassy yet upscale cashmere-and-hemp shrug. $218;

6. Chaco Switch

Leave your well-loved river sandals at home. These classy flip-flops have a plush leather deck and colorful clasp. $55;

7. Costa Del Mar Isabela
Splurge on the single most essential item of any beach excursion: sexy shades that actually protect the eyes. The Isabelas come in a variety of lens and frame colors. Starting at $139;

8. Oakley Fushion Convertible
This roomy cotton tote-to-backpack transformer is functional—with compression straps and external cargo pockets—without trying too hard. $70;

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