Where to Shop in Aspen
Collected by AFAR Editors , AFAR Staff
Lest you think there's no shopping in Aspen that's not either Prada-fancy or wool socks-casual, this town has great boutiques, bookstores, general stores, art galleries, antique shops, housewares, purveyors of western wear, AND great luxury brands and outfitters. Take a stroll through town and see if you can resist.
520 E Cooper Ave, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
Pitkin County Dry Goods is where the locals have been shopping since they opened their doors in 1969. Always up on the latest trends, Pitkin County Dry Goods carries a number of boutique designers to mix a sophisticated look with the casual...
221 E Main St, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
Housed in a Victorian home in the center of town, Explore Booksellers is an Aspen institution. Inside, books on business, history, art, travel, and more are crammed into every corner, with an entire room dedicated to children’s...
217 S Galena St, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
There is only one place in town where you can get real western wear: Kemo Sabe. As you walk through the door the distinct smell of leather hits you. Almost everything in there is made out of leather or has leather on it. One wall is lined with...
520 E Durant Ave # 204, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
Walking around town and you are bound to see bright pink, green and blue colored leopard print bags. Those are from Amen Wardy, the home décor store, and the bags are a little insight into the charismatic items they have to accent your home. The...
306 E Main St, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
Carl’s Pharmacy is more than a pharmacy. Opened in 1965 as a drug store, it is an extended version of a mom and pop’s store with a little bit of everything. On the first floor, they have a liquor department, a food department, a...
445 E Hopkins Ave, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
431 E Hyman Ave, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
Daniel’s Antiques is one of the coolest stores in town. Step inside and you feel like you have stepped back in time with WWII Binoculars in pristine condition and old Louis Vuitton Trunks. Throughout the store are Black Forest sculptures circa the...
525 E Cooper Ave, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
When people think of consignment shopping they may be turned off by the notion until they visit Little Bird. It brings a whole new meaning to second hand wear especially in Aspen. Most the time the garments still have tags on them and have never...
1827, 306 S Mill St, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
Covet Bright & Shiny Things is one of my favorite jewelry stores because it showcases many local designers. It still has diamonds and all the glitz and glam but it also has other precious stones and metal. There is not one over encompassing...
210 S Galena St, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
The Ute Mountaineer in Aspen was, like many shops of its ilk, born of a love for being outdoors. In this case, it started as a dream between two friends who were climbing in Europe one summer, one of whom had already owned the Boulder Mountaineer...
49 Village Square, Snowmass Village, CO 81615, USA
For those of the sporting lifestyle with discerning taste, this local boutique houses European brands of elegant and decadent alpine chic wear. There are very rare finds, from rich leather blazers embellished with horn detailing, to handmade,...
420 E Hyman Ave, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
Shopping is not only for humans in Aspen. Your dog should be spoiled with gifts too, especially if you left them at home for the trip. There is no better place for that than C.P. Paws. Look for their sandwich board sign on Hyman Avenue walking...
525 E Cooper Ave, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
The Christopher Martin Gallery is tucked into the corner at Aspen Grove plaza. Surrounded by other galleries this one stands out among the rest. Christopher Martin is an extremely talented artist that is based out of Aspen and Dallas. The brush...
205 S Mill St # 211, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
This gallery has two locations and both are jammed packed with artwork. When you walk in you have to maneuver around the paintings and artwork that are not only hanging on the walls but propped up on the floor. Every square inch of space is...
611 E Cooper Ave, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
Casterline | Goodman Gallery has a beautiful collection of post-war and contemporary art. The gallery has amazing pieces from renowned artists like Roy Lichtenstein, Willem de Kooning, Andy Warhol and more. Their collection expands past what you...
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