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Although Aspen has a reputation as one of the most exclusive ski resorts in the world, many people do not realize that the Colorado town also happens to be a top shopping destination, too.
Over the years, the dense, walkable area at the base of Aspen Mountain has transformed from a sleepy mining town into a upscale village filled with high-end restaurants, hotels, and boutiques that cater to the area’s notoriously discerning crowd. And although there are an abundance of well-known luxury brands — from Louis Vuitton to Prada to Ralph Lauren — as well as more casual stores like J.Crew, Aether, Lululemon, and Rag & Bone, there are also some really wonderful hidden local gems you shouldn't overlook. Here, check out Aspen’s best independent boutiques selling everything from ski gear to jewelry and consignment clothing.Read More