And here is our Holiday Shopping Guide #2, which includes not to be missed upcoming holiday parties. Mark them in your calendar, bring on the bubbly and get some shopping done with friends there to guide you, you’ll be so relieved that you won’t have the fear of going postal while waiting to hand over your pink slip to receive your boxes in our lovely post office. #shoplocal
Elliott Yeary Gallery Artist Reception with Tori Campisi
Join Elliott Yeary Gallery December 22nd in celebrating local artist Tori Campisi and her newest original collection.
Celebrate Rossignol’s Grand Opening Weekend in Aspen December 22nd & 23rd.
Building off the successful launch of the flagship store and pop-up boutiques across France, Italy, Switzerland, and Norway, including last month’s new Paris flagship store location, Rossignol will be opening its first U.S. retail pop-up boutique in Aspen, CO at the end of this month.
Located in the historic Benton building at 521 E Hyman Ave, the Rossignol retail boutique is scheduled to open just before the holidays in the heart of downtown. The seasonal concept store will highlight the brand’s 110 year history in winter sports, while featuring a unique pop-design aesthetic centered on the brand’s classic rooster logo and the “bleu, blanc, rouge” colorways that are strongly linked with the brand’s iconic French heritage.
iOmounts is Joining Collective Snowmass
Our Aspen Connect co-sponsors, iOmounts, will have a pop up shop in the Collective at Snowmass Base Village starting the 15th and going through the end of the year. There will be local companies as well as folks like Lululemon.
This Saturday, December 15th, Strafe Outerwear is hosting a grand opening party at the new Strafe Outerwear showroom in the Snowmass mall. The showroom is in the former Snowmass Discovery Center space connected to Gene Taylor’s. There will be free food and drinks all day and a DJ during après. See the Facebook event page for more information.
X-Games Aspen Platinum and Diamond Club Passes
You know they’ll love you if you help them to see their favorite athletes compete from the Platinum Tower. In fact, once you go Platinum there’s no going back.
For the premium action sports viewing experience – the Platinum Pass – grants access to the exclusive Platinum Tower at the base of the SuperPipe. The Platinum Tower offer guests complimentary gourmet food, beer and wine and the best views of the competitions at X Games Aspen. Platinum pass holders will also be treated to athlete meet and greets, a private tour of the SuperPipe and a limited-edition piece of merchandise. The four-day Platinum pass will also include Diamond Club music access, while daily Platinum passes will grant GA access to the day’s concerts.
For the premium music experience, the Diamond Club provides fans access into the Diamond Club Lounge with deluxe accommodations in addition to heated, elevated viewing at the music stage. This pass grants expedited access into the music venue and access to a private cash bar. New for 2019 is the X Games Athlete Experience where fans can hear from X Games superstars in an intimate Q&A and autograph session in the Diamond Lounge.
X Games Aspen 2019 Concerts
See acclaimed musical artists Lil’ Wayne (Friday night), Louis The Child (Saturday afternoon), The Chainsmokers (Saturday night), and Kygo on Sunday, performing live on the X Games concert stage as well as interactive festival village elements.
In addition to the concerts at Buttermilk, X Games Aspen artists will play intimate club shows at Belly Up. The 450-person venue will host Kygo on Thursday, Jan. 24, The Chainsmokers on Friday, Jan. 25, Lil’ Wayne on Saturday, Jan. 26 and Louis the Child on Sunday, Jan. 27.
Faboo Fashion Timeless women’s collections in Basalt, Colorado
FABOO is located in Downtown BASALT at 132 Midland Ave Mall. Make sure to attend their Holiday Party Sale December 12th 4-7pm
O.P. Makeup is at O2 Aspen
Cuban-born Osvaldo Perez (O.P.) has been an integral part of the beauty industry for more than 30 years. He trained at some of the world’s best fashion houses — such as Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior and Guerlain — and was the national makeup artist for the House of Chanel for 20 years, working with acclaimed makeup director Dominique Moncourtois, and he’s coming to O2 Aspen December 28-29th!
O.P. Makeup’s new ‘Galaxy of Glamour’ line consists of paraben – and cruelty-free heavenly lipsticks, luminous powders for a beautiful, natural glow from day to night, glittering shadows that make eyes twinkle, a long-lasting liner that eclipses anything else on the market today, and the color palette for the most wonderful time of the year.
A Thrift Shop with Dior and Gucci as Neighbors
You’ll have to read this article written by an Aspen Thrift Shop volunteer to understand why you should be shopping at the Aspen Thrift Shop – it’s the place for shopaholics to discard their deluge to open their closets for more. It’s the place you’ll find expensive treasures at unheard of prices. It’s the place you’ll find Aspen’s treasure hunters looking for expensive discards that they can pick up and sell for higher prices. While there, be sure to stop by the Fire Museum next door.
[su_quote cite=”Aspen Thrift Shop”]For seven decades, volunteers at the Aspen Thrift Shop have turned donated clothing, shoes and housewares into millions of dollars of support for area nonprofits. Last year $609,904 was distributed to charities, schools, college scholarships and youth activities on the strength of this three-level shop.[/su_quote]
Aspen Art Museum Store
The Aspen Art Museum gift shop is a hidden gem for all your gift giving needs. Find something for everyone on your list, as their assortment spans all ages (from 0 to 99) and covers all budgets. The AAM shop features items you won’t find anywhere else in Aspen, clever things that tie into your experience in the galleries, special contemporary artist editions, unique jewelry pieces that are sure to start a conversation, stationary, creative art supplies, children’s toys and books and more. A bonus of shopping at the museum is that all proceeds from purchases made in the AAM gift shop provide support for the AAM community programming. A must stop shop for all those on your list this year! Located on Level 1 of the Aspen Art Museum.
Kali’s and Kcor Holiday Party
Two gorgeous women with incredible taste and style are having their holiday party this Saturday 10am-7pm, with Bloody’s in the morning and tequila all day long. 30% off EVERYTHING. Hot Damn! Why wouldn’t you stop by? 525 East Cooper (upstairs).