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)
With a roomy hood, fleece-lined pockets, and responsibly sourced 650-fill down, this light, minimalist coat suggests a wearable, albeit fashionable, comforter.
Skida Dip-Dyed Shawl ($180)
Luxurious yet practical, this generously sized cashmere shawl is handmade in Nepal. The pattern is a nod to the majesty of the Himalayas.
Ecco Dyneema Leather Tote ($300)
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.
Alpine Provisions Pure Castile Soap ($12)
Little luxuries like this crisp-smelling soap help you feel fresh and presentable after a day on the hill.
Prana Jordy Jeggings ($89)
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.
Krewe Milan D’Oro Sunglasses ($255)
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.
Fits Casual Striped OTC Socks ($23)
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)
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.
Kuhl Kozet Long Sweater ($169)
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.