Après-Ski Chic: What to Wear On and Off the Slopes (or Just in Freezing Temps) post image


Après-Ski Chic: What to Wear On and Off the Slopes (or Just in Freezing Temps)

Whether you’re slaloming in Switzerland or shoveling snow in your driveway, you’ll want to look sporty and chic when the temps dip. This is the time of year that often requires extra layers to protect against the elements, but that’s no reason just to throw on knits and puffers willy-nilly. No, for the slopes or the streets, there are boots, insulated and weatherproof jackets, beanies and more to look like a snow bunny even if you’re just operating the snowblower.

Whatever the forecast or your agenda, here’s our wintry mix of seasonal styles that will keep you dry, snug and sleek come rain, snow or sleet.

Pretty Puffers

Topshop SNO Rio puffer jacker

A waterproof puffer is a winter essential, and these three don’t skimp on style. Wear them with ski pants at the hill, with leggings at the bar afterward and with a cute skirt around the ski village or on a chilly night out.

Shop our picks:

LNDR Winterbreaker puffer jacket | Topshop SNO Rio metallic puffer jacket | Moncler Lamoura quilted down puffer coat

Top Hats

Topshop embellished beanie

A knitted cap is a must during the chilly months. Even if you plan on wearing a helmet on the slopes (we recommend it, and have suggestions below), you’ll still want a cute topper to slip on when you’re back on even ground.

Shop our picks:

Topshop flower burst embellished beanie | LAMINI Grand Alpana beanie | Dolce&Gabbana wool logo beanie

Helmet Head

Please wear a helmet if you’re skiing or snowboarding, and maybe even in traffic.

Shop our picks:

Smith Compass snow helmet | Smith Valence with MIPS snow helmet | Smith Allure snow helmet with MIPS

Hidden Treasure

Valentino belt bag

A belt bag isn’t just this season’s standout accessory; it’s also super practical for travel and activities like skiing. Put your keys and sunscreen in your pouch and zip up your coat. Your possessions are safe—even if you take a tumble.

Shop our picks:

VALENTINO GARAVANI Rockstud leather belt bag | Miu Miu Rider leather belt bag | Rebecca Minkoff nylon belt bag

Snow Shoes

Sorel boots

You’ll need something with a sturdy tread to keep you upright when rushing to and fro on the slopes. Snuggly linings will keep your tired feet toasty too.

Shop our picks:

SOREL Joan of Arctic waterproof snow boot | North Face Nuptse Purna II waterproof boot | UGG® Aya waterproof snow boot

Winter Shades

Quay x Desi Perkins sunglasses

Shield-style or wraparound glasses will keep the extra-bright lights reflecting off the snow from penetrating your gaze while you’re navigating the frosty terrain.

Shop our picks:

Quay Australia x Desi Perkins On the Low 60mm sunglasses | Balenciaga 60mm oversize sunglasses | Dior Evolution 2 60mm aviator sunglasses

Good Optics

Looking for more protection for your peepers while skiing? Slip on a pair of these technically advanced goggles.

Shop our picks:

Smith Riot Chromapop goggles  | Smith I/O 180mm gogglesSmith Drift goggles