With the winter festivities right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to greet the season in style. Here are a few winter style essentials that you should have on your holiday wish list.
It’s finally the season to show off your coats, bring out the leather, and accessorize with multiple layers (and hasn’t it seemed like an age since the last time the temperature dipped?). While Asian winters are notoriously short-lived, they, like rec center speed dating, can still be unexpectedly brutal for the unprepared. It’s all about layering, choosing breathable fabrics, and selecting a few key elements that you know you’ll get decent use out of and which meet your style as you transition from home to office to pub. Here are our top recommendations this season to keep you looking cool without sacrificing warmth.
Verum Casual Loose Coat
For the chilly nights out at the town, Verum’s Casual Coat comes to mind. Made from polyester and wool, this coat is the perfect outer shield against the elements and is as handsome as it is functional. Armed with multiple pockets, you’ll be ready for all the outdoor holiday moments, from last-minute gift shopping to winter date nights.
Asket Cashmere Jumper
Gone are the days when your conscience pays for your comfort, thanks to this innovative Swedish brand, which has made the notoriously problematic Cashmere supply chain a thing of the past. Asket’s Cashmere jumper gives you the breathability, softness, and durability of Cashmere with a significantly smaller environmental cost.
New and Lingwood’s Navy Covert Coat
Newandling Wood’s Navy Covert Coat is a single-breasted coat with woven cloth from the North of England. Lined with a rich paisley design that will catch all the right attention, contrasting buttonhole threads, a velvet top collar, and felt under-collar, it’s perfect for men looking to stay toasty while also sharing some character peeking out from in between the seams.
Moore & Giles Red Leather-wrapped Flask
With outdoor events happening left and right, you wouldn’t want to catch yourself unprepared. The perfect size for just enough buzz, Moore & Giles’ combines an Italian-made stainless steel flask and tanned vegetable leather from America. Sleek and sophisticated yet unassuming, this gentleman’s flask is designed to help keep your fortifying liquids close at hand this festive season.
Thom Sweeney Ribbed Cashmere Mix Roll Neck Jumper
If a partner for pairing is what you’re looking for, this Italian-made wool and cashmere blend jumper from Thom Sweeny should be on your list. Warm, stylish, and available in every size you can think of, the ribbed design makes it comfortable and stretchable for the days you plan to eat a little more than usual.
Dunhill Cashmere-Lined Gloves
There’s nothing like a good pair of leather gloves to sharpen an already tailored look. Made with durable Italian leather from supple hide and fully lined with one hundred percent Cashmere, Dunhill‘s cashmere-lined gloves are not only striking and comfortable but are made to last you a lifetime.
Barbour Gold Standard Supa-Corbridge Waxed Cotton Jacket
Whether you’re tackling a rain shower in the city or the first gusts of a gale in the Scottish Highlands, this durable addition from Barbour will keep you looking the part. Inspired by the 2007 original, the Supa-Corbridge is a smart yet practical option for everyday wear, elevated with artisanal detailing – opt for the olive version and you could command and mutiny, go with the classic black and you’re stepping out on the town. Cut to a defined fit from waxed cotton, it features oiled leather shoulder patches, four patch pockets to the front, and a high stand collar lined in corduroy and Shetland wool for superb comfort and warmth on windy days. Equipped with a detachable pile liner for added protection against the elements, it makes the ideal investment for year-round wear.
Canali Navy Grey Silk Cashmere Scarf
Made by a renowned Milanese family business, the Canali craftsmanship dresses some of the most stylish men from all over the world. With a combination of cashmere and silk fibers, this two-faced scarf is one of the smoothest you’ll ever touch. The tonal embroidered logo with melange tones also gives this scarf an air of unmistakable elegance.
Reiss Keith Leather Jacket
The Reiss Leather Jacket gives a casual look with an elegant spin, even if you prefer four wheels over two. The devil is in the details with its butter-soft leather and detailed gunmetal hardware. A slim-fit silhouette made from a hundred percent leather gives this jacket a slightly rough yet sophisticated appearance.
Tom Ford Hainaut Polished-Leather Chelsea Boots
An elegant pair of boots that will elevate any outfit to sophistication, these Hainaut Chelsea boots are crafted from Italian calf black polished-leather. Buffed to perfection before arriving at your feet, their pull tabs, discreet elastic sides, and leather linings make each boot practically a slip-on with style.
Farfetch Fay Single-Breasted Trench Coat
Made from Virgin wool, cashmere, and ciscose lining, this handcrafted Italian single-breasted trench coat from Farfetch will ensure you stay warm and make a suitable statement. Available in a variety of colors and shipped directly from Italy, coat prices are inclusive of free shipping to select countries, import duties, and free returns within 14 days.
Levi’s 511 Slim Fit Jeans
If you’re looking to add a wardrobe staple that you can use all year round, a pair of Levi’s 511 Slim Fit Jeans gives an authentic vintage look. Easy to mix and match for every season, these slim, classic-looking jeans are comfortable and functional and offer just the right balance between a weekend shopping and a week day meeting.
Dolce and Gabbana Bomber Jacket
Made with lamb leather and viscose lining, this Italian-made Dolce and Gabbana Bomber jacket will be one of the most versatile pieces you’re ever going to own. With ribbed hems, front zipped pockets, and full lining, it’s a luxury piece for the man who wants the casual but chic look.
Thankfully, you don’t have to look like you’re climbing Mount Everest to get through the day. There are plenty of ways to look like you’re running the catwalk without freezing to death. Get yourself a few pieces from our list to get a memorable holiday look.
Belstaff Streamliner Puffer Jacket
For something as cosy as it is casual, the Streamliner Puffer Jacket from Belstaff comes in four shades, including a rather fetching dark blue, and boasts high-density, water-repellent nylon, a flap pocket, and dual snap pockets; and stitch detailing.
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