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From Cozy Boots to La Mer Lip Balm, Here’s What W Editors Packed for the Holidays

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Rickie De Sole, Fashion Market and Accessories Director

“I am headed out to Aspen, Colorado for the holiday. While I plan to spend my days skiing, I am most looking forward to visiting the Aspen Art Museum after the slopes close. The Shigeru Ban building is in the center of town and currently has a Julien Schnabel show up: ‘Julian Schnabel Plate Painting 1978-96.”

Jimmy Choo biker boots, $1,150, JimmyChoo.com

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Sam Andriano, Social Media Manager

“I’m going to Iceland in the middle of winter, so I plan on bringing a lot of warm clothing, including a Moncler puffer. The one exception will be an Eres one-piece bathing suit for my dip in the blue lagoon.”

Moncler puffer, $1,830, moncler.com and Eres one-piece, $540, netaporter.com

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Erik Maza, Digital Features Director

“Men’s swimwear is something of a conundrum, sometimes too risqué, sometimes too conservative. Designers often struggle with the right balance to accommodate clients who can be as picky – and I speak from personal experience here, ahem – if not more than their female counterparts. While I’m in Florida this holiday, I’ll be hitting the beach in George Sotelo’s 2-year-old label Thorsun. The designer has ingenuously figured out that the trick to personable swim shorts for men is a bold, playful print to frame, well, just a hint of skin.”

Thorsun swim shorts, $275, mrporter.com

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Caroline Grosso, Senior Digital Fashion Editor

“I am spending Christmas in London, and I am so excited to stay in one of London’s most iconic hotels – Claridge’s. I’ll need something extra festive to wear for drinks at their Fumoir Bar.”

Valentino embellished pumps, $1,395, netaporter.com

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Sam Walker, Associate Accessories and Men’s Market Editor

“This holiday, I’m traveling to Yorkshire, England. To stay warm while traveling, I live in Le Kasha’s cashmere jumpsuit and travel set.”

Le Kasha travel set, $1,062, matchesfashion.com

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Mia Adorante, Beauty and Health Editor

“For cold temperatures in New York over the holidays, I protect my lips with La Mer The Lip Balm. It’s indulgent but necessary, I swear by it.”

La Mer The Lip Balm, $60, Norstrom.com

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Gillian Sagansky, Contributing Writer

“I’m heading to Havana for New Year’s Eve, where it’s a far cry from our below freezing temperatures in New York. To keep my hair hydrated and silky smooth, I’m going to bring the newest hair product from celebrity stylist Sam Brocato’s line. Its a gentle cleansing shampoo with quinoa protein and natural oils, so it won’t strip my hair of moisture when it needs it most!”

Wash & Co. shampoo, $30, brocatoproducts.com

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Biel Parklee, Digital Photo Editor

“I’m taking a staycation this year, and plan to play with my new Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 camera.”

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7, $334, rakuten.com

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Nora Milch, Senior Accessories Editor

“I’m spending the holidays in Jackson Hole, Wyoming – where I’m lucky if the temperature reaches above zero. Shearling-lined boots are an essential.”

Frye lug boot, $438, thefryecompany.com

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Gabriella De Givenchy, Fashion Assistant

“I will be going to Harbour Island in the Bahamas for Christmas! It is one of my favorite places to visit in the world because of their pink sand beaches and delicious pina coladas. My favorite shop on the island owned by India Hicks is called the Sugar Mill and is a great place to find beautiful kaftans and candles.”

India Hicks candle, $54, Indiahicks.com