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LOL, me neither. Where was my fucking invite?! SMH. Whether you are in Aspen, Jackson Hole, or Kitzbühel, there is nothing chic-er than a well-done après-ski look. You need to stay warm but still impress your fellow winter athletes.
Start with some classic winter boots in all black. I like this pair from Danner: super light, Vibram sole, Horween leather, Gore-Tex liner. Pair the boots with L.L.Bean’s soft, thick, navy (and machine washable!) wool socks.
So far, this look is feeling a little understated. Acne’s patterned, pastel Fair Isle sweater adds some FLAIR. It’s almost guaranteed to attract a well-heeled snow bunny.