What to Pack & Wear on a Winter Trip to Vail, Colorado | Furrocious Furr
What Clothes Should I Pack & Wear for a Trip to Vail?
Vail is coveted as one of the finest resort destination in the world with world renowned skiing, diverse shops and restaurants, luxurious accommodations, friendly neighborhoods and breath-taking mountain views.
Vail is the second largest single mountain ski resort in the United States with more than 5,200 acres of developed ski and snowboard terrain, seven legendary Back Bowls spanning seven miles, and the most groomed terrain on the planet. Located 97 miles west from the Denver Airport Vail averages more than 300+ days of sunshine and 370+ inches of snow each year, making pristine ski conditions.
Vail is famous for its four back bowls, which are great on fresh powder days as everyone gets a fresh line. Vail has vast terrain for every level skier to enjoy and four terrain parks with super pipes, jumps and rails.
The Vail village was built with an Austrian style which gives it a unique European look for a Colorado resort. The charming Vail Village with heated cobblestone streets was designed to be navigated by foot so visitors can have easy access to the slopes, shops, a variety of restaurants from fine dining to casual coffee shops, and apres ski.
The lifestyle and culture at Vail is so much more than skiing and boarding (although that’s a big part). Vail provides high-class entertainment and events year-round, from culinary events to film festivals and athletic competitions. World-renowned musicians and dancers travel far and wide to perform at Vail.
You are going to want to be warm and dress casual chic on your trip to Vail. Follow our style guide to be prepared for for the cold weather when packing for your trip.
Warm Jackets & Coats
The elements are what you should pay attention to when packing for your winter trip, as the temperatures can range from 14 to 35 degrees in the winter months. Having a warm, cozy and functional coat is the most important thing you will need to pack on the mountain.
When it comes to winter fashion, investing in a high-quality jacket or coat is key. With the right outerwear, the rest of your outfit becomes interchangeable since you can always layer up underneath. But not all coats are created equal - you'll want to find one that not only keeps you warm, but also makes you feel comfortable, stylish, and confident.
At Furrocious Furr, we understand the importance of a well-fitting coat. That's why we've perfected our sizing for both men and women, so you can be sure that the coat you order will feel like a warm hug. We even offer customization options if your measurements don't align perfectly with our size chart. With a Furrocious Furr coat, you can stay cozy and fashionable all winter long.
The Apres Jacket
After a day on the slopes, you might find yourself attending an apres ski event, and of course, you'll want to look fashionable and chic. A playful faux fur coat is the perfect way to stay warm while looking cool.
At Furrocious Furr, we have a wide range of styles to choose from, including short and long cuts, hoods and collars, bright colors and neutrals, thick furs and lighter weight options, sparkly or novelty fabrics, even light up furs. You're sure to find a coat or jacket that matches your wardrobe or fits your unique personality.
If you can't find your dream coat on our site, don't worry - we can make a custom coat just for you. Simply contact us on our site, and we'll work with you to design the perfect coat that's both eco-friendly and affordable.
All of our coats and jackets are designed with both fashion and function in mind. They feature multiple pockets, including zippered ones for added security, as well as super soft cuddle minky lining and our signature backpack straps, so you can wear the coat as a backpack or cape when you're too hot or don't want to hold it. Investing in the right stylish and functional coat or two to match your different outfits is critical to having the perfect vacation, and at Furrocious Furr, we're proud to offer high-quality, high-tech designed coats that fit any look you desire.
Skiwear by Goldbergh
Layered Tops & Bottoms
When it comes to winter fashion, layering is key. It's important to bring a variety of tops and bottoms of different thicknesses that you can mix and match, so you're prepared for any changes in weather. You'll want to be able to delayer easily when going from the outside to inside, so make sure you pack a variety of long sleeve tops, sweaters, cardigans, fleeces, and hoodies.
For snowy, wet days on the slopes, waterproof pants are essential to keep you warm and dry. And just because you're layering for warmth doesn't mean you have to sacrifice style. Base layer tops and bottoms can be fashionable as well as functional.
For men we love Montec's state-of-the-art winter gear combining style and function.
For men's & women's fun, retro style base layers, and ski wear shop OOSC.
If you want to wear that sparkly dress or skirt get a pair of fleece lined stockings. Our favorite fleece tights Blostirno Fleece Lined Tights
Layers are great way to adjust to how warm or cold you are. Fleece lined leggings and ski thermals can go under any outfit. One of our favorites fleece leggings is Uniqlo HEATTECH Ultra Warm Leggings
Boots by Sorel
When planning a winter vacation, it's important to invest in quality, waterproof footwear that can handle any weather condition. Whether you're walking in snow, on ice, in slush, puddles, or mud, a good pair of waterproof boots will keep your feet warm and dry and last you several seasons.
Trusty winter boots are a must-have for navigating the icy and snowy conditions of a ski resort. When choosing your après ski boots, look for comfort, warmth, good tread, and style. So don't let wet and cold feet ruin your winter vacation - invest in a pair of quality waterproof boots and enjoy your time on the slopes to the fullest.
Here are a few of our favorite winter boot brands:
Accessories (Hats, Gloves, Scarves, etc.)
Winter weather calls for some essential accessories to keep you warm and comfortable, and complete your outfit. Hats, gloves, and scarves are must-haves to stay cozy in chilly weather.
But choosing the right cold weather accessories is not only about warmth and versatility, but also about style. The right hat, gloves, and scarf can add an incredible touch to your winter look.
Faux Fur Accessories
At Furrocious Furr we do custom order faux fur infinity scarves and long scarves and matching wrist paws. Perfect for a chilly winter night or hiding from the snow, faux fur scarves will always be a winter essential. They can add a fun pop of color or interesting pattern and layer of warmth and coziness to any outfit. DM us to make your custom order faux fur accessory today.
If you want to feel ultra cozy try our oversized, cowl neck, animal ear Simian Hood which can be worn a s a shawl too.
Shop Apparis for faux fur bucket hats to add a little fun to your look.
Hats & Scarves
If you're looking for a versatile and timeless winter accessory, look no further than the beanie hat. A true classic, a beanie can complement any outfit and should be a staple in your winter wardrobe
We love designer Pom Pom hats from Kyikyi.
Gloves and mittens are essential winter accessories to keep your hands warm and add a stylish touch to your outfits. Whether you prefer leather, cashmere, or knitted gloves, they can easily be paired with any outfit for a chic and functional look.
The classic Isotoners offers eco friendly warm & functional gloves for men and women.
Socks by Heat Holders.
Winter vacation things you might forget to pack
- Sunscreen. Don't forget to wear sunscreen, even during the winter months. The sun's rays can still be strong and reflect off the white snow, so it's important to protect your skin.
- Lip balm. Keep your lips moisturized with a lip balm, as cold and dry weather can cause chapped lips.
- Hand & foot warmers. If you don't have heated socks, gloves, or insoles, consider picking up some inexpensive disposable hand and foot warmers to keep your extremities toasty warm.
- Sunglasses & googles. Protect your eyes from the harsh elements by wearing sunglasses or goggles. We recommend goggles with interchangeable lenses for varying conditions, as the bright sun reflecting off the white snow can be blinding.
- Swimsuit & flip flops. Don't forget to pack a swimsuit and flip-flops, as hot tubs are a popular après-ski activity at most mountain resorts. You'll want to be ready to slip into the warm water and relax after a long day on the slopes.
Order the Perfect Outerwear from Furrocious Furr!
At Furrocious Furr, we offer a fantastic selection of cold weather faux fur clothing for men and women. Explore our website to discover a wide range of coat and vest styles, available in a variety of colors to suit your preferences. If you can't find the perfect coat among our current designs, remember that styles and colors can be mixed and matched, allowing you to customize your ideal coat.
Shop our online women's collection, featuring a diverse selection of styles and colors to suit any preference.
Explore our men's section and discover a broad range of styles and colors to choose from our online men's collection.
For the ultimate luxury, softest, and warmest faux fur shop our exclusive Tissavel Faux Fur Chinchilla Collection. We guarantee you will be warm in the coldest of weather wearing a Tissavel faux fur chinchilla coat.
For cozy accessories and fun animal hoods shop our Accessory Collection. Just a little bit of faux fur can be the right amount of spruce and coziness to elevate your winter outfit.
At FurrociousFurr.com, we offer endless options for creating your own custom coat or vest. We pay close attention to detail and fit, ensuring that every piece we create is of the highest quality. From choosing your fabric and color, to selecting your preferred design features and embellishments, the possibilities are endless. Our team is dedicated to bringing your vision to life, and creating a custom piece that perfectly reflects your unique style and personality.
Custom Orders. Contact us to make your fur dreams come true.