Winter Fashion Essentials for Men
The long summer is gone and it is getting pretty much cold day-by-day. Even though winter is for a very short time in India, it is about time to pack up those light weight cotton and linen clothing and bring out the jackets, scarfs and hoodies. If you thought women are the only ones who are interested in seasonal clothing and men don’t care at all, you are absolutely wrong. Men are more conscious of their attire and they like to be well quipped as well. Thus, we are going to going through the bang on-trends for 2016 to start working on a guy’s winter fashion game.
The only thing that comes to our mind when we think of winter is – jackets. From leather to shearling – it is a style statement in itself and a must have clothing item in the wardrobe of every man. The key to nailing winter style is to layer pieces of various fabrics to keep you warm without the bulk. Thus, layering can make you look stylish and impressive at the same time. Some winter jackets for men available include hooded, leather, long woolen ones, trench coat and others.
• Hooded Jackets –
A black hooded down jacket is a must have for a man’s wardrobe. It must be light weight jacket but should protect you from winter and keep the look trendy as well. The jacket is also a versatile one and works seamlessly with a number of outfits as well. You can layer over a shirt, t-shirt, etc. For jackets, you can also opt for the colours like Black, Brown and Blue. It will give you the perfect style statements for those winter treks, hike and outdoor sport and adventure activities.
• Duffle Bags –
How convenient are the convertible duffle bags? Yes, it is another must-have as well. Winter is the perfect time for trekking and other adventures. Men prefer to keep multitaskers at hand and hate to carry several elaborate things. So, a convertible duffle bag to a backpack is a versatile option to look out for. These are extremely sturdy and makes it easier to stash away all your essentials.
• Check pattern –
Check pattern is another savvy style stamen for the men. Mostly they prefer them over prints and patterns. Thus, subtle checks patterned shirts are extremely popular and can be easily own as a formal wear as well. The trend to the street with grunge-inspired checked outerwear and block color are also some style to look out for.
• Shearling coats –
Shearling coats is a cult classic for men. This is the perfect pick for winters and various brands have come up with their own style and cut. Also, Shearling coats are available in different models, styles and fabric combinations. Shearling is basically made from sheared sheep or lamb or from synthetic fibre. It is affordable and there’s nothing softer and cozier than wool in the colder months.
• Leather jackets –
How can your wardrobe be complete without leather jackets? It has become a symbol of a symbol of rebel culture and ruggedness. Leather jackets are a wardrobe essential that every man can pull off. These are perfect for transitional weather as well as colder months. It has such amazing versatility which allows you to use them in a casual outfit or to smart up your style with just a few simple twists.
• Cardigan –
Whoever said cardigans aren’t manly, haven’t seen a man style it well. The style of cardigan has come a long way since the 1850’s. Various fashion designers have been trying out this style and makes it look brilliantly smart and casual. . This multi-purpose piece of fashion apparel can be worn with a suit and tie, and will look as stylish when worn with either a smart polo shirt – buttoned up of course – or a plain t-shirt on a warm summer evening.
• Scarfs –
Scarf is another fashion statement for men and the best way to deck up for the fall and winter time. Whether a man wears a scarf with casual jeans or a suit, it adds a stylish element and charm to the personality. There are various ways to tie a scarf and you can wear it for both formal and casual occasions. It’s also a good rule of thumb to keep the rest of the outfit simple so it isn’t competing with the scarf for attention.
So, how do you think you are going to carry out the winter look this year?