I would consider myself someone who has a lot of interests in life—cooking, wine tasting, hosting—but nothing beats quality time with my family and friends in Lake Tahoe. We have been going to our cabin in the mountains regularly for years and always make the best memories together.
Taking a winter trip is such a fun activity during this season, but if I’m being honest, I’m much more of a lodge lady than I am an active gal on the slopes.
I’d rather spend time bundled up in a ski lodge with a good cup of coffee or a glass of wine than I would (likely) injuring myself while skiing. In fact, I love the lodge lady lifestyle so much that I created a line of merch for those of you who feel the same way.
If you also like to kick back and relax inside while your family is out in the snow, these ski lodge outfits are for you. I find myself reaching for these pieces a lot in the winter, and think they’d be perfect for anyone planning a cold weather trip.
Bonus: They’ll help you stay warm and cozy without sacrificing your style!
Ski Lodge Outfits
Winter Trip Tops
Have you ever seen a more on-brand top for skiing season? This sweater is certainly a splurge, but if you’re someone who heads to the mountains regularly in the winter, I would bet you’d get good wear out of it.
Cable Crew Sweater
The sweater options at Abercrombie never disappoint. This one comes in a variety of neutral colors and I love that it goes with everything. Their products tend to sell out fast (especially late in the season), but if you find that this one is out of stock in your size, you can browse all of their sweaters here.
Kaley Ski Sweater
When heading somewhere cold, there’s no top that’s more practical than a cozy turtleneck sweater. I love the subtle ski detail on this find, and think it would look just as cute when you’re chilling in the lodge as it would with a pair of jeans while you’re out and about.
Regardless of what you plan to do while on a ski trip, a puffer vest is a non-negotiable. In my opinion, they offer the perfect amount of warmth without being too bulky. Plus, they look good with so many closet staples, like leggings, denim, or sweatpants.
I’ve been impressed with the quality of this one from Aritizia—and it comes in 17(!) colors.
Ski City Sweater
I don’t normally shop at this store but this ski city sweater was too cute not to include. Like I mentioned above, we have a house in Lake Tahoe (where we love to vacation in the winter and summer!) but this would be adorable regardless of where you’re traveling.
Similarly to the vest I shared above, a puffer jacket is an essential when visiting the snow. This one is made with down fill so it’s ultra-warm and comfortable to wear in even the coolest climates.
Thermal Long Sleeve
When dealing with cold and snowy temperatures it’s absolutely crucial that you wear layers.
I personally don’t love to spend a lot of money on my base layers since no one ends up seeing them, which is why I love this affordable Amazon find. It’s under $20 and is lightweight despite its ability to keep you warm and toasty.
Sherpa Full-Zip Jacket
I have always loved the look of sherpa during the winter season and this jacket from Amazon is totally worth the hype. It’s super soft, neutral enough to go with a variety of pieces, and it’s under $40.
Winter Trip Bottoms
Insulated Snow Bib
A snow bib is another piece that I’d recommend not spending too much on since you don’t even see the bulk of it when you have a jacket or sweater on. Plus, if you plan to use up most of your time relaxing in the ski lodge, you probably don’t need the highest quality snow bib to keep you warm.
I’ve found that this one does its job at keeping me comfortable when I’m out and about in the snow for short stints of time (without making me overheat!)
Don’t these fleece overalls just look insanely cozy? I love the big zippered front pocket and that this comes in several classic colors (the navy blue would look cute with a beige or white puffer coat.)
If you haven’t gotten yourself a pair of the Lululemon Align Leggings yet, this is your sign to. These are hands down my favorite leggings that I own. They’re buttery soft, hold up well after many washes, and they are the ideal level of thickness for everyday wear (mountain trips included.)
I don’t know about you but I’ve been seeing this brand talked about everywhere lately and I’m intrigued. I love that these have a matching sweatshirt that you can purchase. Bonus: This outfit could easily be worn whether you’re on the slopes or not.
I feel like this should go without saying but the shoes you wear when you’re on a winter snow trip are crucial to your overall comfort. I mean, no one wants their toes to be freezing.
My boots of choice are these from Sorel. They’re made with quality that just can’t be beat.
UGG Classic Mini Boots
If you truly plan on going from your car to the ski lodge (no judgement!), UGGs might be a fine shoe choice. These are obviously very much in style right now, so it doesn’t hurt to own a pair either way.
Winter Trip Accessories
I was wearing this beanie on my Instagram stories the other day and was surprised by how many DMs I got asking me for a link. It’s on the pricier side for a beanie but it’s currently on sale and I think it’s so unique!
Brushed Plaid Scarf
An oversized wool scarf is a definite must-have when heading on a winter trip. I’m a big fan of the wide design and fringe detail on this one.
Pom Trapper Hat
When you want to switch up your usual beanie look, opt for this adorable hat. The pom poms on the ends give it so much personality.
Another winter accessory that you definitely don’t want to leave behind? A good pair of mittens. These have been my go-to this season.
Retro Stripe Tube Socks
Don’t underestimate the power of thick and cozy socks. I’ve been eyeing these retro tube socks because they’d work perfectly under boots but they’d also look cute to wear when I’m just lounging at home.