The snow-capped mountains and the picturesque setting of the town of Aspen not only attracts skiers but also people with a stylistic fashion sense. In short: the rich and fabulous. When in Aspen, skiing and shopping combines to create a wonderful travel experience. The town's reputation of being the west's luxury oasis blends stunningly with its fashion culture. So, after settling in at one of LVG Global's plush rental mansions, you can follow this handy guide for you to maximize your shopping experience in Aspen.
For some Mile High-end Shopping
Popular sophisticated brands like Gucci, Prada (uniquely housed inside a beautiful 19th-century building), and Ralph Lauren have stores in Aspen. All-year round, these stores come up with some of the most captivating window displays. Bringing the latest fashion trends from Paris and Milan to the mountaintop town setting of Aspen, these high-end stores should be at the first of your shopping destination list. Gorsuch, one of Aspen's oldest boutique stores has a collection of impressive clothing brands like Brunello Cucinelli and Bogner, best typifying the classic Aspen Rich Man look. Another store Georgia Brown is where you can find high-end antique pieces such as a vintage Louis Vuitton luggage.
Aspen Minimalist Style
For some local fashion favorites, head out to Maison Ulles—a store known for its minimalist yet trendy clothes. Distractions, another much-raved store by the locals, sells a blend of the old and modern designs. Looking for pre-loved signature branded items? then drop by at Little Bird. This small store sells second-hand Gucci and Chanel products.
For everything Men's wear and accessories, check out Testosterone. As the name suggests, here's where you find a wide array of products perfect for your man who loves the great outdoors. Kemo Sabe is where you go to achieve the look of Aspen's cowboy culture. From cowboy boots, belt buckle, hats, bull whip and more, you'll find it here.
Skiing Gear and Apparel
Because you can't leave Aspen without hitting the snow for some fun skiing action, you need to suit yourself with the best skiing gear and apparel. Four Mountain Sports is the go-to place for ski gear and apparel. Other highly recommended options are Helly Hansen Concept Store and The Aspen Shop. If you are looking for high quality outerwear to combat Aspen's cold weather, check out Moncler, Patagonia Store in Snowmass, Lululemon and O2 Aspen.
Home Shopping, Books and Artworks
If you want to bring a bit of Aspen back to your home, then you must drop by the Royal Street Fine Art Gallery, where you can purchase fascinating framed photographs, artworks and paintings. Other galleries that sells beautiful framed artworks are Peter Lik Gallery, Casterline | Goodman Gallery and the Christopher Martin Gallery. If you fancy antique Aspen furniture and home decor, do drop by Daniel's Antiques—for some eclectic objects you can bring home. The small indie bookstore Explore Booksellers is a great place to walk-in to escape Aspen's cold and walk-out carrying a stack of hard-to-find book titles.
After shopping and skiing. UNWIND and RELAX
Where to go after feasting on local cuisine, skiing and shopping in Aspen? where to but to relax in a very comfortable place. There are many rental homes in Aspen for you to choose from. To make your travel planning easier, check out our list of luxurious properties at Aspen here: http://lvhglobal.com/aspen/rent.