Sari Anne Tuschman | Photo: Courtesy of the brands | February 11, 2014
Get noticed on the mountain this spring in colorful gear that marries fashion and function to bold effect.
This collaboration fuses colors and graphics from Nike’s winter outerwear collection with Dragon’s patented frameless technology, like the striking Nike X Dragon goggle. $220, Four Mountain Sports/D&E Ski & Snowboard Shop, 45 Village Square, Snowmass Village
The new Bogner Flame Blue helmet has a sleek racing-flames design and incredible aeration, thanks to two ventilation flaps that can be opened or closed, depending on the conditions. $498, Gorsuch, 601 E. Dean St.
Experience ultimate control on your board with professional-grade Cartel bindings by Burton. $230, Four Mountain Sports/D&E Ski & Snowboard Shop, 45 Village Square, Snowmass Village
Burton’s ultrabreathable, completely waterproof men’s [ak] 2L cyclic jacket makes sense whether it’s snowing or a perfectly sunny spring day. $360, Radio Boardshop, 400 E. Hopkins Ave.
Luxurious and statement-making orange raccoon boots by Dennis Basso are the perfect accessory for après. $2,500, Dennis Basso, 631 E. Durant Ave.
It’s all about comfort with the Drop Kick ski boot by Full Tilt, which has a heat-moldable liner and a three-piece shell with ultrasmooth flex. $500, Surefoot, 520 E. Durant Ave.
The pink Henrik cowhide mittens by Hestra fuse efficiency with the perfect amount of femininity, and with proper care, they’ll mold to your hands for the ultimate fit. $180, Gorsuch, 601 E. Dean St.
The Kjus Conversion down jacket is made of extra-lightweight fabric, so you’ll be comfortable and stylish no matter the weather. $399, Performance Ski, 614 E. Durant Ave.
The sleek fit of the Moncler Lissy jacket goes easily from the mountain to dinner in town. $850, Moncler, 432 E. Hyman Ave.
The lightweight hooded Clovis jacket by Moncler translates to maximum mobility on the hill. $995, Moncler, 432 E. Hyman Ave.
Obermeyer’s Recon pant has mesh-lined, reinforced venting and RECCO avalanche technology, making it ideal for in-bounds skiing or out-of-bounds adventuring. $169.50, Obermeyer Concept Shop in Aspen Sports, 408 E. Cooper Ave.
The Retina Big goggle by POC is equipped with the best anti-fog and anti-scratch treatment available, and boasts a huge field of vision. $140, Gorsuch, 601 E. Dean St.
Light and comfortable, the brightly colored POC Nail Color mitten has a goatskin palm for a better grip, and a goggle wipe on the thumb to keep your vision clear as day. $90, Gorsuch, 601 E. Dean St.
The lightweight Nomad jacket by Strafe keeps you dry even after several Bowl laps, and the durable four-way stretch fabric ensures that this jacket will last for several seasons to come. $450, Ute Mountaineer, 210 S. Galena St.