Everyone from the likes of royalty to Kennedy head north for the winter to take their turns on some of the poshest pistes in the world. Après–ski is a lifestyle, darling. But chances are you'll never run into Will and Kate or Madonna in the snow. Oh no, they only ski at the finest and most exclusive spots. Come on, did you really think they'd share fondue with commoners? Click through to see where the chicest get their chalet on.

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