Cozy Up To These 4 Retro Après Ski Color Palettes
01/05/2023 | Marni Mervis |
Après Ski Style Trend
We recently confirmed one trend we spotted earlier this year—Après Ski style. Après Ski style is a vintage-inspired chalet-chic style, one which typically pays homage to the moods, colors, and aesthetics of the 1970s and 80s. The trend gained steam thanks to the film House of Gucci and its depiction of luxe life on the slopes in 1980s Europe. With this in mind, we’re offering a look at four retro color palettes inspired by après ski—perfect for everything from curating the perfect outfit to hit the slopes, to designing the ideal cabin interior for that cozy vintage vibe.
Color Palette 1
Just as the Gucci brand itself relies on its trademark darker, classic tones of green and red, the snow scenes in House of Gucci put Adam Driver and Lady Gaga in more understated 1980s colors rather than anything too vibrant. It’s for this reason black, white, and red makeup the first retro après ski palette on our list.
Color Palette 2
This palette is giving us major On Her Majesty’s Secret Service vibes. The James Bond film was
famously shot on Switzerland’s iconic Schilthorn mountain in the Swiss Alps. There’ll be no such thing as white out conditions when using this vibrant color palette to fulfill all your après ski dreams.
Color Palette 3
See this palette’s ode to après ski play out in real life in Lekker House Pines, a 1970s chalet style home located in the mountains of Lake Arrowhead, California. The design goal of this home’s aesthetic was a modern celebration of 1970s alpine culture. Saturated hues like mustard yellows, pine greens, peacock blues, lend this home’s aesthetic its 70s-style swank.
Color Palette 4
This next palette channels some Lisa Frank-esque colors. Who can forget Lisa Frank, the school supply brand ubiquitous in the 1980s and 90s which featured animals like dolphins, pandas, and unicorns in rainbow colors. For a dose of retro whimsy in your après ski aesthetic this former Winter Color Crush palette of ours is bright, kitschy, and is sure to make you smile.