The après-ski scene is important for those hitting the town after a day on the slopes. Don’t let heavy ski gear bog you down – instead, make a quick change that’s functional and stylish. Here's an easy image guide so you can put together the best ski clothes packing list.

Poconos, PA

The Poconos is one of the most popular winter vacation spots in the country, period. Charming, full of outdoor adventure, but also great for snuggling up by the fire. This outfit allows you to add or remove layers, depending on the activity, while remaining cute and comfortable. Remember to pack thermals to wear under your jeans! Also, try a new beer at the Barley Creek Brewing Company.

Big Bear, CA

While offering the best of snowboarding and skiing, Big Bear also offers plenty to do indoors after an active day (like playing pool at Chad's Place). This ensemble is chic and comfortable, and the pink bag adds a punch of color.

Lake Tahoe, CA

From breathtaking views to outdoor recreation, Lake Tahoe is the perfect spot for days full of skiing and evenings on the town. For good conversation and food, check out the Steamers Bar & Grill. A couple of faux fur pieces will keep you warm while adding spunk to your outfit.

Aspen, CO

Travelers from all over the world favor the beautiful surroundings in Aspen, and are entertained by amazing slopes and rich culture and shopping. Home to its very own Aspen Fashion Week, consider a more bold ensemble with rich colors, leather and fur. After enjoying skiing and shopping, relax and grab dinner at Ajax Tavern at the base of the ski slope.

Breckenridge, CO

Enjoy the dazzling Rocky Mountain scenery in Breckenridge, which is known as a ski resort town great for beginners and professionals. Combine classic pieces with bright colors to add pizzazz to your après-ski wear.  Try a red pant with a structured coat and bag in classic colors. Also, make sure to stop by the historic Gold Pan Saloon and Restaurant.

Killington, VT

Ski enthusiasts know that Vermont is the perfect spot to find some challenging slopes. One of the best ways to take a break from the cold is to plan a day tasting the local fare such as cheese, chocolate, ice cream and more. Visit the Long Trail Brewing Company for a day tour sampling an array of award winning ales. As for your look, mix and match masculine and feminine winter styles! Pair a bulky coat with skinny jeans, and a feminine sweater with oversized boots.

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