Shopping in Aspen is not difficult, and as you can imagine the city’s specialties lie in outdoor wear and athletic gear.

Explore Booksellers & Bistro is the area’s leading bookstore.  A combo shop and bistro housed in a Victorian building, Explore offers a warm café oasis for cold winter visits.  

The Aspen Highlands Village, based at the foot of the Aspen Highlands ski spot, is a mall that houses an Internet café as well as numerous shops and stops for visitors who need a bite to eat or some repair to their outdoor goods.  

Breeze Ski Rentals and the Incline Ski Shop offer wide selections of snowboard and ski rental equipments, as does Aspen Sports, and the Aspen/Snowmass Four-Mountain Sports at Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk, and Snowmass provide ski and snowboard overnight storage and transfer.

Located in the St. Regis Hotel, The Aspen Outfitting Company, open since 1969, is one of the premier hunting and fishing stores in Colorado—a hit for summer visitors.  

For clothes, Gorsuch offers quality athletic attire, and for something finer Brioni Retail displays some of the finest Italian fashion ar ound.

For Designer Inspired Jewelry don't miss Joy West Collection on Durant Avenue north of Nell Building.  You can accessorize like the stars without spending a fortune.