The Best Women’s Après Gear of 2019
Kit to relax with after a big day on the mountain
Icebreaker Siren LS Sweetheart Base Layer ($80)
Made of a merino-nylon-Lycra blend, the scoop-neck Siren kept us warm from airport security to Banff’s Lake Louise resort. But its comfy elegance served us best with a hot toddy in hand.
Eddie Bauer Superior Down Mittens ($70)
We were charmed by the faux-fur cuffs, but these glove-lined mittens kept our hands warm, too, thanks to 650-fill down insulation.
Rossignol Alya Sweater ($180)
Throw on this merino crewneck—with Rossi’s famous retro rooster logo emblazoned across the front—to evoke skiing’s iconic eras, from Warren Miller’s Sun Valley days to the classic Hot Dog…The Movie.
Kaenon Strand Sunglasses ($179)
The cat-eye silhouette of the Strand is subtle, while the high-contrast polarized copper lenses are ideal for low-light conditions.
Turtle Fur Trisha Hat ($14)
Few hats are more comfortable than this knit acrylic number, with warm fleece and a snug fit. The bushy pom adds sass.
Kühl Møva Skinny Pants ($85)
With tapered legs, the nylon Møva is flattering and cocktail-hour comfy. Ample pockets elevate it above typical leggings.
Skida Ullr Shawl ($180)
Sure, we’d all love to take a trip to Nepal and come home with a gorgeous cashmere shawl. Until then, Skida’s will do just fine. The elegant Ullr kept us warm long after the sun set.
Keen Elsa II Boots ($120)
Free your feet with these waterproof leather shoes. They’re plenty toasty, and the lugged soles provide grip on snowy streets.
Smartwool PhD Pro Free Ski Socks ($30)
These Angel Collinson signature socks are built to ski all day. They’re made of a merino-nylon blend, with contoured padding in the shins and just enough compression to keep calves fresh. The owl graphic is too cool not to flash over a beer.
Velomacchi Giro 35 Pack ($179)
Designed for the motorcycle set, the Giro has an abrasion-resistant waterproof nylon exterior. It’s durable enough to withstand a high-speed crash or, more likely, a snowy bonfire party. Also included: sleeves for a tire gauge and a hydration bladder.