After the harsh heat of summer, most men are excited to show their style during the winter. This means that they are able to wear more than a thin and almost see-through T-shirt and chinos. Plus, men’s fashion is normally built around layerings which the cold weather months allow stylish freedom.
Since it’s the season of layers, here are the cold-weather essentials that are guaranteed to have you looking elegant all the way until winter.
The Versatile Wool Overcoat
- 1 The Versatile Wool Overcoat
The long line, minimal detailing, and its dashing silhouette creates a standard wool overcoat a versatile, stylish outerwear choice for both traditionalists and Hypebeasts. Also, it has natural moisture-wicking properties of wool for that great snow-ready layer, if technical coats don’t fit your style.
The Staple Beanie Hat
This is very simple, not only does it cover your head from the cold, but it can also upgrade your outfit a little better. A ball of warm wool knitted into a hat that protects your head is such a quick winter headgear. There are so many beanie styles you can take a look at today, everything from ear flaps to pompoms and partner it with a streetwear clothing type.
If you like warmth with style, then minimalism should be your perfect go-to. The conventional “dock worker” beanie, the one that’s thick knit and tight fit has always been a staple for a reason.
The Essential Leather Boots
You should at least have one pair of leather boots in your life since there is no reason to not have one from thousands of styles and brands available on the market that will fit your style. This is the foundation of any fall/winter closet. The classic consistent leather boot, stitched with great refinement is the choice above all stylish and functional cold-weather footwear. Go for this if you choose anything else.
The Cozy Pair of Sweatpants
You better reach for your pair of sweatpants if you don’t have plans on going outside. You can even wear it if you want to go to the gym, it’s very comfy and you can work out smoothly.
They do not only provide amazing insulation from the cold, but they also give you that street-ready replacement for chinos in case you might want to partner your look with your favorite pair of sneakers. Technical sweats are so all-weather stylish and versatile.
The Famous Cable-Knit Sweater
Did you know that the cable-knit sweater is originally inspired by fishermen facing North Atlantic swells? This detailed sweater was firstly called “Aran” knits, after their place of birth, the Aran Islands, and have become a sharp staple for men all over the world.
Cable-knit sweaters come in a wide variety of forms, we suggest that you turn to the classics, or put on a shawl collar cardigan to brag some layers.
The Sturdy Selvedge Denim Jeans
This kind of jeans is not the same as what you normally buy in the mall. Companies who make jeans from selvage will go without corrosive chemical washing processes, selecting to either lightly-wash their denim that stabilizes rugged looks with fabric comfort or even leaves it 100% raw.
Inside the hem of every pair are combined with the sealed “self-edge” which offers these tough selvage jeans longevity, style, and thick fabric to shut out the coldest winter winds.
The Chunky Wool Socks
Even if you are already wearing your thickest leather boots, you are still going to need some serious sock support to keep your feet warm enough. Make sure that you have chunky rag-wool socks from either American or Japanese brands to combat frostbite with the blaze.
The Timeless Winter Jacket
When it’s time to brave those chilly days, your outfit would not be complete if you don’t layer it with a great winter jacket. Whether that’s heat-reflective insulation, nylon shells, heavy parkas, or puffer jackets, you can be sure that all of them go this winter. Try to add some bold color when you pick a jacket.
The Classy Pinstripes
If you want to keep it classy by wearing a suit during the winter, then why not? Whether that’s the double-breasted and single-breasted suits, or trousers only, do it your way. You can layer them by dressing down with a T-shirt or go all out and wear a turtleneck to beat the cold and windy days.
The Basic Hooded Sweatshirt and Flannel
And of course, the hooded sweatshirt and flannel will never go out of style for the cold seasons. You can definitely consider these two as complemental layers on those freezing days. You can opt for a thick hoodie as an alternative to costly and heavy parkas. Also, a thick well-made flannel will keep you warm from the bad weather. Choose solid colors and heavy cotton fleece for the winter.
So there you have it! From the ten essential trends we have listed above, which one is your most favorite? Just remember to go slow. After that, you can start with items that you think you’re comfortable with then add something that can flare up your look and style.