A cold and chilly winter can be brutal. Whether you curse its occurrence as you snuggle indoors or look forward to the frosty season, it is no excuse to let your style go for a toss. After all, the celebrations, parties, and get-together you witness during the winter months are always at an all-time high. Even if all you want to do is to don your warmest and most comfortable clothes when heading outside, styling yourself in a manner that feels snug yet looks tasteful is key.
Layering is the easiest way to look your best, you need to upgrade your wardrobe with some fresh winter staples to ace this look. So as the days get shorter, and the nights get longer and you have to bid a bittersweet adieu to your summer favorites, here are a few winter wardrobe essentials men need to own if you want to make a lasting impression.
Bomber Jackets for that Added Vigour
Bomber jackets are a winner no matter what time of the day (or night) you decide to wear them. These jackets come in trendy colours, sporty styles, and unique patterns. You can pair these with your favorite pairs of t-shirts and jeans or trousers. Be rest assured that you will make an effortless style statement without even trying to do so.
Turtlenecks for a Snug and Cozy Feeling
All body types look good in a turtleneck and what’s more is that they serve as the perfect layering piece for the winters. You can seamlessly wear this under a short sleeved t-shirt and effortlessly create an edgy and well-groomed look or even pair it with a hoodie or jumper when the days are too cold to handle.
Dark Denim is a Must
You simply cannot underestimate the power of dark denim on those cold and freezing days. It is the perfect accompaniment for the winter owing to the fact that we usually tend to stick to heavier fabrics and darker colours during this season. Besides this, it is ideal for styling and can blend in with any kind of ensemble. When donning black denim, however, see that they are tapered all the way down to the leg, or else it can look clumsy and messy. You can also try rolling your jeans once or twice to take your style quotient to an all new level.
Hoodies for an Understated Look
A hoodie for the winters is as common as bread and butter but that doesn’t mean you cannot experiment with its multiple patterns, styles and colours to find your own that blends in with your personal style. From statement pullover styles to stylish zip-up ones, there are many hoodies for men you can pick from and each helps you ace your winter look easily.
Flannel Shirts that Blend with any Occasion
If you are looking for a piece of an ensemble that looks good on any guy, the flannel shirt is your best bet. It is an autumn/winter staple and you can style it in many ways. For instance, you can go the conventional way of buttoning it up or give the shirt a modern twist by teaming it up with a turtleneck or plain tee. A flannel collar shirt can be worn in an open neck fashion under a blue blazer. If you want to kick things up a notch, wear it buttoned up with a denim and knitwear.
Heavy Winter Boots to Keep those Feet Warm
For most people, it is the feet that freeze up the most during the winters so making sure they are warm with the right kind of footwear is a prerequisite. Given this scenario, nothing compares to sturdy and a pair of enduring boots. They are a wonderful shift from your reliable old trainers and look ideal when teamed with tapered jeans.
Gloves because Tour Hands can Get Chilly Too
Just like your feet, your hands deserve warmth on a freezing day too. Gloves act as a great accessory for this. You can opt for leather gloves if for some reason you are always on your smartphone. They are practical and professional looking at the same time.
A Well-Fitting Beanie
A beanie is a necessary winter wardrobe staple, but nailing this look to perfection can be a little difficult to achieve. To know that you are rocking the beanie hat, you need to steer clear from cheap and shiny fabrics as it results in a saggy look at the back after a certain period of time. All in all, as long as you find good quality and a well-fitting beanie, you can team it up with almost any outfit.
Scarves for that Added Layer of Style
Scarves are a great way to bundle your neck up and preserve warmth in style. To be sure of this look, pick scarves that come in neutrals and navies when you are going in for an outfit that comes with prints and patterns. On the other hand, if a coloured scarf looks good when your ensemble is otherwise basic. Neutral colored and wool scarves, for instance, add a certain layer of interest and intrigue to a plain overcoat.
A Pair of Festive Socks
If you are searching for an apt and understated way to add a pinch of color to your ensemble, especially when it comes to formal outfits, a pair of festive looking and colourful socks is the best way to do so. They also serve as the perfect layering accompaniments when paired with wide or tapered jeans. These socks help you fight the cold and make sure you look well-dressed.
A Good Sweater
Last but certainly not the least, you don’t need us to tell you that a good, well-fitting sweater is the perfect way to layer your look in style and keep you warm. You can opt from an array of styles and materials. You can also pick jumpers although it is best to stick to simple, unprinted styles when opting for this piece of item as it gives off a smarter appeal.
So you see, your winter style doesn’t have to be dull and boring just because of the bitter temperatures and ruthless weather. The above-mentioned winter staples are sure to be practical and will look good on you in a way that you can blend in and yet stand out no matter where you are heading.