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Amen Wardy
520 E. Durant Avenue
Aspen , Colorado
81611
Tel: 970 920 7700
www.amenwardyaspen.com

This shop sells an exquisitely curated selection of tabletop, one-of-a-kind, and limited-edition pieces, as well as whimsical gifts. Drop by when you need something that is truly one-of-a-kind.—by Samantha Berman

Baldwin Gallery
209 South Galena Street
Aspen , Colorado
81611
Tel: 970 920 9797
www.baldwingallery.com

With modern and contemporary art for show and sale in a cool space on South Galena, this gallery attracts a certain buzz by hosting unorthodox and controversial artists. Look for Meet the Artist events at the start of many of the exhibits.—by Samantha Berman

Between the Covers
224 W. Colorado Avenue
Telluride , Colorado
81435
Tel: 970 728 4504
www.between-the-covers.com

One of Telluride's two bookstores, this "Main Street" store specializes in guidebooks on Colorado and the West. There's an espresso bar in back.

Open Mondays through Fridays 8 am to 9 pm, Saturdays and Sundays 9 am to 9 pm.

Gorsuch
611 East Durant Avenue
Aspen , Colorado
81611
Tel: 970 920 9388
gorsuch.com

This ski- and après-wear shop sells both European and Colorado-inspired clothing and accessories for men, women, and kids. Its selection, especially for boots, is unrivaled. There are eight stores peppered throughout the Colorado Rockies: This location, in the Little Nell, focuses on apparel, while the shop at the base of Aspen Mountain is a good source for equipment, including rentals.—by Samantha Berman

Gorsuch Limited
263 E. Gore Creek Drive
Vail , Colorado
81657
Tel: 970 476 2294
www.gorsuchltd.com

An institution for almost three decades, this European-style boutique sells technical and casual skiwear, hats and gloves, jewelry, and even home furnishings—plus a full line of skis and boots. Gorsuch also has a store in nearby Beaver Creek (138 Beaver Creek Place, Tel: 970 949 7115).

Kemo Sabe
230 Bridge Street
Vail , Colorado
81657
Tel: 970 479 7474
www.kemosabe.com

Must have the perfect pair of Lucchese boots or the Stetson hat that fits your head just so? Kemo Sabe is the place to look. From belts and belt buckles to leather chaps and lassos, your inner cowboy will be sated.

Luca Bruno
141 East Meadow Drive
Vail , Colorado
81657
Tel: 970 479 0050
www.lucabruno.com

Yes, you are in the middle of Colorado. But why not dress like you are usually on the slopes in the Dolomites? Luca Bruno stocks highly styled, Italian-designed garb for men, women, and children at two locations in Vail (this location opened in the Solaris resort in December 2011).—Samantha Berman

Lustre
171 South Pine Street
Telluride , Colorado
81435
Tel: 970 728 3355
lustregallery.com

Lustre is one of Telluride's newest galleries, exhibiting and selling artwork and decor for the home or private collection. Stop by to browse the unique upholstered furniture collection from Austin Ranch, handcrafted in Texas, plus pieces in mixed media, including glass, sculpture, jewelry, and lighting.—Samantha Berman

Mountain Tails
224 E. Colorado Avenue
Telluride , Colorado
81435
Tel: 970 369 4240
mountaintails.com/index.html

Telluride is the type of place where dogs are de facto decision makers who govern the daily schedule of their "masters." Hence, Mountain Tails's $415 dog bed. An extensive canine snack collection includes Fido Fish Jerky and its optimal chaser, Good Dog Breath Mints.

Open Mondays through Saturdays 11 am to 5:30 pm, Sundays noon to 5 pm.

Paragon Ski and Sports
213 W. Colorado Avenue
Telluride , Colorado
81435
Tel: 970 728 4525
www.paragontelluride.com

Altruists like Telluride's longest-running sports store for its ongoing sponsorship of local bike racers and grassroots ski competitions. Others come just for employee Herb Manning (who works at the store's Oak Street Branch), a frequently photographed ski model who's renowned as the town's best technician for mounting bindings. Paragon also carries gear ranging from cold-weather North Face apparel and K2 skis to Smith goggles.

Open daily 8 am to 8 pm.

Paris Underground
520 E Durant Avenue
#206
Aspen , Colorado
81611
Tel: 970 544 0137
www.parisunderground.com

Très fabulous Parisian furniture, lamps, and accessories for the home are waiting to be added to your interior design collection—for a pretty penny. But hey, this is Aspen.—by Samantha Berman

Pismo Gallery
45 W. Thomas Place
Beaver Creek Village
Beaver Creek , Colorado
81620
Tel: 970 949 0908
www.pismoglass.com

Hand-blown glass is the specialty at this satellite gallery of the Denver Pismo. Here, you'll find everything from perfume bottles, whimsical sculptures, and intricate wall art to pieces by renowned glass artists like Dale Chihuly. A third location can be found in Vail (122 E. Meadow Drive, Tel: 970 476 2400).

Pitkin Country Dry Goods
520 East Cooper Avenue
Aspen , Colorado
81611
Tel: 970 925 1681
pitkincountydrygoods.com

Don't be fooled by the name. This unique shop, which opened in 1969, doesn't peddle sundries. Instead, its selection of men's and women's leathers, clothing, and accessories is hard to beat.—by Samantha Berman

Squash Blossom
198 Gore Creek Avenue
Vail , Colorado
81657
Tel: 970 476 3129
www.squashblossomvail.com

Artisan jewelry by local and international artists is the specialty here—Burmese ruby necklaces, precious-stone rings, Victorian slide bracelets, Brazilian gold earrings—and the designs of in-house beadwork artists Katey Jenkins and Jill Koelhoffer.

Telluride Trappings & Toggery
109. E. Colorado Avenue
Telluride , Colorado
81435
Tel: 970 728 3338
thetelluridetoggery.com

The Toggery is a clunky name for the most venerable clothing store in town. Thirty-something years after its founding, it remains the place to buy Ugg boots, Levi's, or the swimsuit for the hot-tub fest tonight.

Open Mondays through Saturdays 9 am to 9 pm, Sundays 9 am to 8 pm.

Tommy Bowers Ski
141 East Meadow Drive
Vail , Colorado
81657
Tel: 970 476 7439

Bowers, a former U.S. ski team member, opened his second Vail location in the Solaris resort. The high-end shop, with a staff known for personalized service, features thoughtfully chosen ski gear by Volki and Fisher, plus apparel and aprés-ski options from brands like Kjus and Prada.—Samantha Berman

Two Skirts
127 West Colorado Avenue
Telluride , Colorado
81435
Tel: 970 728 6828
twoskirts.net

This artsy shop off Telluride's main drag occupies a sunny gallery-style space hung with local art and teeming with character. The inventory is made for looking polished by the lodge fire, including sweaters from Christopher Fischer Cashmere to be paired with jeans from Paige Premium Denim.—Samantha Berman

Ute Mountaineer
210 South Galena Street
Aspen , Colorado
81611
Tel: 970 925 2849
utemountaineer.com

This homegrown local biz is adamant about selling the right gear to the right person. Stop in for everything you need for Aspen's outdoor lifestyle—men's and women's clothing, shoes, camping gear, backcountry must-haves, hiking, climbing, biking, and more.—by Samantha Berman

Valleygirl Boutique
142 Beaver Creek Place
#105
Avon , Colorado
81620
Tel: 970 748 5008
www.valleygirlboutique.com

West Coast meets mountain chic in this small women's boutique in Avon, the town at the foot of Beaver Creek Mountain Resort. The Avon store is the original location; the boutique has since opened shops in Breckenridge and Aspen. Drop in for Miss Me and Rock Revival jeans, cozy sweaters, and accessories that you won't see on anyone else.—Samantha Berman

Information may have changed since the date of publication. Please confirm details with individual establishments before planning your trip.