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15 stylish ski & gorpcore items to wear this winter

Pairing your Prada with Patagonia has never been more in vogue.

Outside-the-box collaborations between fashion and high-performance outdoor labels are suddenly plentiful: Think North Face’s line with Supreme, the Arc’teryx mashup with Palace, and L.L.Bean x Todd Snyder. Thankfully, as temperatures drop, there is no reason to scrimp on warmth or style.

Sophie Turner paired a black-and-white patterned shirt with baby-blue suspender snow-veralls for a day on the slopes with husband Joe Jonas.
Sophie Turner paired a black-and-white patterned shirt with baby-blue suspender snow-veralls for a day on the slopes with husband Joe Jonas.
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Take a cue from Jodie Turner-Smith, who gave her North Face x Gucci floral puffer a downtown edge by wearing it with a cropped tee, jeans and combat boots. Or Sophie Turner, who paired a black-and-white patterned shirt with baby-blue suspender snow-veralls for a day on the slopes with husband Joe Jonas. The look was so chic that it would be perfect for a cozy outdoor dining date (side of hot cocoa optional).

Jodie Turner-Smith gave her North Face x Gucci floral puffer a downtown edge by wearing it with a cropped tee, jeans and combat boots.
Jodie Turner-Smith gave her North Face x Gucci floral puffer a downtown edge by wearing it with a cropped tee, jeans and combat boots.
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Whether your vibe is après ski or camping chic — also known as “gorpcore,” a term inspired by the trail-mix acronym “good old raisins and peanuts” and coined by the Cut in 2017 — here are some pretty performance items to invest in this winter season.

Puffed stuff

"Valentina" skirt, $248 at AlpNRock.com
“Valentina” skirt, $248 at AlpNRock.com
Alp n Rock

A playful riff on the ubiquitous puffer coat, style this squishy skirt with leggings and a sturdy pair of winter boots.

Wrap it up

"Conveyor" belt, $39 at Arcteryx.com
“Conveyor” belt, $39 at Arcteryx.com
Arc Teryx

This sturdy belt does double duty: You can loop it around a pair of ski pants or cinch over a bulky winter coat for a polished “coat dress” effect.

Power grab

"The Super Puff" mittens, $45 at Aritzia.com
“The Super Puff” mittens, $45 at Aritzia.com
Aritzia

Water repellent and filled with 100 percent responsibly sourced goose down, this cozy pair of mittens more than lives up to its name.

Animal style

ASOS 4505 leggings, $40 at ASOS.com
ASOS 4505 leggings, $40 at ASOS.com
ASOS

Walk on the wild side all winter long in this goes-with-everything pair of printed leggings.

The bright stuff

Hand-dyed hoodie, $186 at AviatorNation.com
Hand-dyed hoodie, $186 at AviatorNation.com
Aviator Nation

This eye-popping neon hoodie serves as both a practical layering piece and as a standout on its own. Wear accordingly.

Winter reboot

"Wahoo" nylon winter boot, $175 at CougarShoes.com
“Wahoo” nylon winter boot, $175 at CougarShoes.com
Cougar

For those with basic-black-boot fatigue, this pair is anything but. Brightly hued, they’re also waterproof and lined with fleece.

Bright heights

Ganni scarf, $160 at Net-a-Porter.com
Ganni scarf, $160 at Net-a-Porter.com
Ganni

Simple winterwear always goes well with a bit of colorful flair. Top off your cold-weather bundling with a bold scarf.

Haute hat

The North Face x Gucci cable knit wool hat, $450 at 134 North Sixth St., Brooklyn. (Select items from the collection are available at Gucci.com)
The North Face x Gucci cable knit wool hat, $450 at 134 North Sixth St., Brooklyn. (Select items from the collection are available at Gucci.com)
Gucci x North Face

A fashion-meets-function collaboration so good, it warranted its own pop-up shop in the heart of Williamsburg (open until mid-February). Our pick is this classic beanie — a splurge that will last you for years to come.

Balmy nights

Kosas "Kosasport LipFuel," $18 at Net-a-Porter.com
Kosas “Kosasport LipFuel,” $18 at Net-a-Porter.com
Kosas sport

A colorless gloss that leaves your lips well-nourished during these cold winter months.

Sock party

Olivia Rubin "Petra" socks, $65 for pack of 3 at Shopbop.com
Olivia Rubin “Petra” socks, $65 for pack of 3 at Shopbop.com
Olivia Rubin

Rock festive socks all season long, whether it’s on a socially distant walk or a multi-mile run. Style them so they poke out over your shoes for a pop of fun (hey, it’s the little things).

Hydration station

Nalgene water bottle, $35 at ReigningChamp.com
Nalgene water bottle, $35 at ReigningChamp.com
Reigning Champ

The classic Nalgene gets a cool makeover from this minimalist athleticwear brand.

Chic shields

"Royalty Shield" sunglasses, $42 at RadAndRefined.com
“Royalty Shield” sunglasses, $42 at RadAndRefined.com
Rad + Refined

These shiny shades are an easy (and effortless) way to inject even the most basic outfit with some p-o-p.

Out-there outerwear

Rowing Blazers x Fila ski jacket, $268 at RowingBlazers.com
Rowing Blazers x Fila ski jacket, $268 at RowingBlazers.com
Rowing Blazers x Fila

This colorblock collaboration between Fila and Rowing Blazers embraces ’90s-ski-jacket nostalgia to a T.

Swiss steeze

"Futuristic Blue" watch, $115 at Swatch.com
“Futuristic Blue” watch, $115 at Swatch.com
Swatch

Sporty in design, the face of this retro-inspired watch showcases a reflective effect.

Pack it in

Tory Sport ripstop backpack, $248 at ToryBurch.com
Tory Sport ripstop backpack, $248 at ToryBurch.com
Tory Burch

Perfect for a weekend on the slopes or running errands in the city, this nylon carryall is the ultimate in functional chic.