From designer labels, such as Gucci, to relaxed athleisure wear, like Lululemon, these local boutiques will let you step into summer in style.
Gucci Situated on the iconic Galena Street, this modern, Italian-crafted leather goods boutique brand offers more than lust-worthy bags. Keeping it classic while still playing with current trends, Gucci’s black one-pieces and bikinis adorned with crystal Square G’s is a welcomed archival reprisal from the 70s. While basking in the sun, the embellishment dazzles in the light, showcasing the stunning noir hue. 203 S. Galena St., 970.920.9150, gucci.com
Serving locals for over 50 years, the family-owned outfitter has the perfect pieces for sand, surf and sangria season. Create the perfect getaway look with their classically sultry Melissa Odabash swimwear line. Pair the Argentina strapless pique one piece with the Ashley eyelet cover-up for a family boat trip or be bold on the beach with the daring Zuma mesh one-piece swimsuit. 419 E. Cooper Ave., 970.925.7576, gorsuch.com
For those who enjoy an active summer scene—think rousing beach volleyball tournaments, adventurous watersports and exploring deep blue lakes—a sporty fit will perform best. The ultimate activewear brand lululemon has unveiled a bevy of chic options for the season. From fast-drying, red-hot paddle suits to honeycomb textured, high-waist two pieces, this luxury sports line has it all. 204 S. Galena St., 970.925.2033, lululemon.com
Inspired by the California lifestyle and music from the 1970s, designer Paige Mycoskie created a global brand that encompasses the groovy style of years past. Joining the community in 2017, the cheeky swim offerings have made a substantial splash in the area. In our cart?—the wine-colored velvet scrunch bikini with signature striping, the hot coral color-blocked surf suit and the Aspen rainbow trucker hat ideal for shielding delicate skin from damaging rays. 308 S. Mill St., 970.429.8016, aviatornation.com
Looking to make a bold, beachside debut in the latest trends and boldest patterns? Perch is the place to shop. Eberjay, Paolita, Zimmermann and Xirena line the shelves of this cozy, contemporary boutique in the heart of Aspen. Choose from whimsical tiger print bikinis that reverse to reveal a solid pink side, bright peacock one-pieces with criss-cross strap detailing and flirty ruffled floral bathing suits. 535 E. Hyman Ave., 970.429.4621, perchvail.com