Burgundy Merino Wool High Neck Jumper
Layering may be the practical way to keep warm when the snowpocalypse hits, but done wrong it can also leave you looking like a walrus storing up for winter. Become a mix master by investing in lightweight yet thermoregulating materials. This jumper, taken from River Island’s new merino wool collection, will slot seamlessly into any look without adding bulk. Available at River Island, priced £32.
Carhartt WIP Club Chinos
American firm Carhartt WIP has been lauded for its wearable workwear since the mid-1990s. These chinos typify the brand’s legacy of giving streetwear styles a tailored edge. Cut from a sturdy wool blend in a tapered fit and with a natty flecked finish, pair yours with a sharp white button-down shirt. Available at Carhartt WIP, priced £75.
Timberland Westmore Hiker Boot
If there’s one thing that will get you through the winter months it’s booze, wait, Netflix, no, boots. Timberland’s new hiking range is stylish and tough enough to take on anything mother nature throws your way. Far from a pair of five-pound clunkers, the shoes are ultra-flexible and lightweight, but packed with performance tech. Available at Timberland, priced £93.
Reiss Newton Wool And Cotton Overshirt
For days when it’s not cold enough to warrant a bulky coat, sub-in an overshirt to act as the ballast between you and the biting breeze. This example from premium high street retailer Reiss has a distinct utilitarian feel and is crafted from a soft handle wool and cotton blend, so it really does feel as good as it looks. Available at Reiss, priced £130.
Living up to its reputation for watches that keep ticking after a kicking, G-Shock’s classic GA-100 has been re-imagined in stylish marble camouflage. The design is the result of a special moulding process, meaning each of the seriously tough timepieces has its own unique look. Available at G-Shock, priced £120.
Marks & Spencer Suede Baseball Bomber Jacket
High street stalwart Marks & Spencer has long been a leader when it comes to leather, but usually because of its shoes. Putting its expertise to work elsewhere, this butter-soft suede bomber has a smooth lining and flexible ribbed trims that trap warmth, making it an ever-reliable staple. Available at Marks & Spencer, priced £129.
Uniqlo Flannel Checked Long Sleeve Shirt
You’ve probably already noticed, but it’s pretty damn cold outside. If any look is going to be your best friend as the mercury plummets, it’s the lumberjack trend. Also called ‘lumbersexual’ by, umm, weirdos, all you need is a hefty dose of flannel (this time courtesy of Uniqlo), shearling and denim. Felling trees optional. Available at Uniqlo, priced £24.90.
J Lindeberg Open Evening Satin Bow Tie
An essential for any formal event, a quality silk-satin bow-tie will complement your tuxedo lapels no end and ensure you look nothing short of well put-together all evening. Despite no longer being a faux pas to plump for pre-tied, there’s still something to be said about a man who can knot his own. Available at J Lindeberg, priced £65.