STYLE: THE GUIDE
From beloved homegrown boutiques to international fashion powerhouses, welcome to your summer of shopping.

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Boutiques, Women's

SPOTLIGHT: WINE IN HEELS

Sip and shop your day away with one of Aspen’s fastest growing events, Wine Women & Shoes. The benefit, which takes place Wednesday, July 6, at Upper Gondola Plaza, includes: fine wine tastings; delectable bites served up by top local restaurants; shopping at unique boutiques from across the country; exciting “Best in Shoe” contests; and more. Proceeds from the afternoon event will benefit the Shining Stars Foundation, a local nonprofit bringing hope to children with cancer through more than 50 life-changing programs and events. Tickets are $250. 970-925-7827

Bandana aspen
Bandana started as a fashion-forward boutique for European kids’ designs, but the women’s wares are just as chic. 107 S. Mill St., 970-429-0880

Brunello CuCinelli
A dash of mountain styling and striking Italian couture makes Brunello Cucinelli, which is headquartered in a 14th-century hilltop castle in Umbria, Aspen-beloved. 508 E. Cooper Ave., 970-544-0600

Christian dior
This celeb-loved Parisian fashion house specializes in timelessly elegant women’s couture and accessories. 201 S. Galena St., 970-544-5222

dennis Basso
High-end furs and skins with elegant flair are Dennis Basso’s mainstay, but its island-inspired, breezy-chic ready-to-wear line is also turning heads. 631 E. Durant Ave., 970-925-4499

distraCtions
Distractions sells casually elegant clothing from a broad range of designers and houses—from Narciso Rodriguez to Alexander McQueen, Lacoste to Jimmy Choo. 465 E. Hopkins Ave., 970-544-9946

dolCe & GaBBana
With their ever-on-the-edge ready-to-wear pieces and accessories, the revered design duo behind this legendary Milanese house never disappoints. 204 S. Galena St., 970-925-2367

SPOTLIGHT: ONE FOR ALL

O2 Aspen’s newly renovated, chic downtown boutique features myriad collections that satisfy the woman who is global, active, stylish, and timeless—whether she’s in New York, LA, Europe, or Aspen. “O2’s style is classic with a very flattering appeal,” says owner Holly Davis. “The women who shop with us always feel feminine and sexy while also feeling sophisticated.” Davis’s worldly approach to fashion means the shop carries brands from across the globe—Australia’s Annabel Ingall, the functional opulence of Italy’s Herno, Montreal-based LAMARQUE, and popular US lines like James Perse, SAM outerwear, and David Lerner. 605 E. Cooper Ave., 970-925-3161

Fendi
Fendi is the legendary Italian frontrunner for luxury apparel, bedding, and bags. 208 S. Mill St., 970-920-3100

GuCCi
This Aspen staple offers the finest Italian-crafted leather goods, accessories, and apparel. 203 S. Galena St., 970-920-9150

intermix
Intermix embodies aspen’s “chill-luxe” vibe and boasts apparel from an enormous collection of young, on-trend designers (think Cushnie et Ochs, Elizabeth and James, and a.l.c.). 428 E. Hyman Ave., 970-925-2288

Jitrois
Jitrois sells striking high fashion in a chic boutique on the cooper avenue walking mall. 424 E. Cooper Ave., 970-925-2272

louis Vuitton
Beautiful leather (elegant accessories, iconic luggage) and quality clothing are the standouts from this Parisian haute couture vanguard. 205 S. Mill St., 970-544-8200

lululemon athletiCs
Lululemon is the go-to for high-end technical athletic apparel for yoga, running, dancing—and most other sweaty pursuits. 204 S. Galena St., 970-925-2033

maison ullens
Luxurious knits and cashmere, in both subdued and bold color palettes, distinguish this shop from the herd. 445 E. Hopkins Ave., 970-429-4170

SPOTLIGHT: CUTTING EDGE REAL ESTATE

Did you know that greater than 50 percent of home searches are now done on a mobile device? Brittanie Rockhill has seen the changes first hand in the industry and knows how to adapt to ensure your most valuable asset won’t be left behind. A 10-year real estate vet, she has risen through the ranks to one of the top five highest performing brokers in the community. From implementing new marketing technology, to finding unlisted properties that you never knew existed, Brittanie will maximize your renting, buying or selling experience. With an unrivaled work ethic, her greatest joy comes from connecting people to this special place. 970-366-0891; brittanie@compass.com.

mark riChards
Known for its fine furs and outerwear sourced from all over Europe and North America, Mark Richards keeps Aspen bundled in any season. 427 E. Cooper Ave., 970-544-6780

Max
Offering slimming, classic pieces, Max specializes in the essentials to any professional woman’s wardrobe (plus elegant eveningwear from designer labels such as Stella McCartney and Peter Pilotto). 609 E. Cooper Ave., 970-544-3445

Moncler
The silhouettes of the lined, down sportswear from this 55-year-old French-Italian- Alpine manufacturer are ubiquitous about town. 432 E. Hyman Ave., 970-544-5558

nina McleMore
For smart, confident women on the go: a line of sharp, essential pieces designed by a woman with fashion and business expertise. 611 E. Cooper Ave., 970-429-8454

nuages
Looking for crowd-stopping pieces from high-end designers like Roland Mouret and Giambattista Valli? This intimate boutique has all the labels and none of the fuss. 601 E. Cooper Ave., 970-925-6569

ralph lauren
This all-American designer of sartorial staples offers upscale clothing, home, and bedding collections for every generation. 501 E. Cooper Ave., 970-925-5147

souchi
Souchi offers exquisite hand-loomed cashmere knits in palettes ranging form muted earth tones to bright ice-cream colors. 205 S. Mill St., 231A, 970-925-2580

sQn sport
Sun Valley, Idaho–based SQN Sport sells luxurious women’s activewear made in the US. 406 S. Galena St., 970-925-1712

stefan Kaelin sKi & golf
Stefan Kaelin stocks fine European fashion and golfwear—although, it’s never too early to stock up on luxury Sportalm and Emmegi skiwear, too! 416 E. Cooper Ave., 970-925-7844

SUSIE'S LTD. CONSIGNMENTS
Susie’s sells new and gently used clothing, as well as furniture, housewares, rugs, and jewelry. 600 E. Main St., No. 8, 970-920-2376

theory
Sleek, understated, ultramodern dresses, jackets, and knitwear are the focus of this tailored apparel brand. 204 S. Galena St., 970-544-0079

Valentino
The Italian fashion powerhouse brings couture clothing and accessories to sport-minded clientele. 304 S. Galena St., 970-925-2989


Boutiques, Men's

aether
Aether, one of the latest entries to Aspen’s fashion scene, offers a form-meets-function line inspired by motorcycle culture. 414 E. Cooper Ave., 970-429-4773

erMenegildo Zegna
This high-end retailer specializes in chic, classically silhouetted shirts, sweaters, and suits, in addition to accessories, shoes, and fragrances. 465 E. Hopkins Ave., 970-544-9946

Gorsuch
Timeless elegance is Gorsuch’s creed, and the store offers an excellent selection of luxury beach and skiwear—plus everything in between. 611 E. Durant Ave., 970-920-9388

James Perse
For minimalist, upscale, casual fashion and accessories with a West Coast spirit, look no further than Los Angeles–based James Perse. 312 S. Hunter St., 970-920-9494

Kemo sabe
Kemo Sabe is Aspen’s go-to retailer for the finest cowboy boots and hats. 434 E. Cooper Ave., 970-925-7878

SPOTLIGHT: DANCE TO THE MUSIC

Allow the Aspen Music Festival and School to fi ll your dance card on Monday, August 1, as the nonprofit, school, and premier presenter of classical music performances presents a spectacular evening of music inspired by dance. Entitled “Feast of Music: Invitation to Dance,” the evening—honoring Steinway & Sons and John Paulson— will feature six courses of gourmet fare paired with music offerings from AMFS students and Steinway artists. Tickets for the Bob and Soledad Hurst-chaired event at the Hotel Jerome are $2,000. 330 E. Main St., 970-205-5063

Lands’ end
Environmentally conscious retailer Lands’ End focuses on casual clothing, luggage, and furnishings. 800-963-4816

Loro Piana
For six generations, Loro Piana has been supplying the finest cashmere and wool to its sophisticated clienete. 316 S. Galena St., 970-544-0502

mario di Leone
This is town’s premier must-stop for the perfectly cut suit—as well as a whole host of luxury designers under one roof. 301 E. Hopkins Ave., 970-925-2740

PitKin county dry Goods
PCDG is a hip boutique that sources the world’s most current trends and labels, from contemporary to classic designs. 520 E. Cooper Ave., 970-925-1681


Accessories

SPOTLIGHT: WELL REFINED

For her latest collection, Gemme Les Formes, longtime jewelry designer Lisa Des Camps—who splits her time between Aspen and Arizona—is moving away from the technically perfect, mainstream pieces that made her 65Allure line so successful, opting instead for hand-carved works of art with a unique feel. “It’s all about the organic shapes of stones and the raw feel of metals,” she says of the palladium, rose and yellow gold, and cruelty-free stones she uses. “I want people to be able to wear these pieces everyday.” The alluring new line ($200–$50,000) will be available only at small, privately owned boutiques, as well as at trunk shows, several of which are planned for Aspen this summer. 844-652-5587

asPen JeweLers
The offerings of this one-stop jewelry shop range from custom-designed pieces inspired by the Roaring Fork Valley to everclassic gold link bracelets and pearl necklaces. 409 S. Hunter St., 970-925-2025

b’JeweL
B’Jewel showcases both fine jewelry collections and couture clothing. From funky gold cuff bracelets to classic diamond-studded chains, this boutique offers the accoutrements for any occasion. 533 E. Hopkins Ave., 970-920-1711

BLOOMINGBIRD'S
This Hopkins Avenue shop meets all of town’s footwear needs—plus carries handbags and accessories for women. 461 E. Hopkins Ave., 970-925-2241

bucceLLati
This Milanese brand has dealt in the finest jewelry, watches, engagement rings, and silverware since its inception in 1919. 441 E. Hopkins Ave., 970-544-8303

caribou JeweLs
Located in Caribou Alley, next to the members-only Caribou Club, this boutique offers custom jewelry designs from around the world. 431 E. Hopkins Ave., 970-925-1930

covet
Covet focuses on “bright and shiny things” with quality and craftsmanship meant to last a lifetime. 306 S. Mill St., 970-920-0000

eLLiott yeary
Fine art and fine jewelry (beautifully) collide in this Aspen staple. 419 E. Hyman Ave., Ste. 7, 970-429-1111

meridian JeweLers
Offering a curated collection of brands, Meridian Jewelers is town’s go-to for high-end jewelry (Alessandro Barellini, Irene Neuwirth, Kwiat) and watches (Cartier, Harry Winston, Vacheron Constantin). 525 E. Cooper Ave., 970-925-3833

Panerai
Panerai specializes in watches with a natural blend of Italian design (read: Italian flair) and precise, Swiss technology and engineering, plus other high-end accessories such as belts. 400 E. Hyman Ave., 970-544-1868

Pierre FamiLLe
Pierre Famille sells only the finest estate, antique, and period jewelry. 600 E. Cooper Ave., 970-925-9161

van cLeeF & arPeLs
Located in a newly renovated boutique on one of Aspen’s busiest corners, Van Cleef is a creator of bejeweled fairytales. 400 E. Hyman Ave., 970-544-1852


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