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17 Must-Have Winter Wardrobe Essentials for Men

Winter is best known for fashion that is stylish - yet comfy, cozy, and warm. There are a few men’s winter styles that you absolutely cannot go without, and we’ll get into them in this article. 

If you’re looking for style inspiration as the icy temperatures approach, look no further than this crop of men’s casual winter fashion. 

Winter Essentials You Can’t Miss

Here, you’ll find seventeen choices that should be in every man’s wardrobe from November through March (ish). 

  • Leather Jacket 

  • There are so many ways that you can wear this piece, and it goes with nearly everything. Slip a hoodie underneath or, if the day isn’t frigid, wear a t-shirt underneath. We recommend the Low Key Pocket Tee from Perk, because they come in a variety of gorgeous colors and are known for their amazing quality. 

  • Pea Coat

  • No matter the occasion, the pea coat is a great way to look sleek without trying too hard. It’s one of the best winter jackets for men because it’s classic, and you’ll surely hear your fair share of compliments when you wear one. 

  • Black Jeans 

  • Black jeans are a staple that every man’s winter wardrobe needs. No matter your shape, size, or style, you can make black jeans work. Black jeans work for semi-formal occasions and casual ones, too, especially if they’re paired with a high-quality top

  • Wool Overcoat

  • This type of men’s overcoat for winter is an important investment, as it will last in your wardrobe for many years. This type of coat is available in all sorts of colors and lengths, and it’s the perfect way to dress up an outfit and keep warm all at once. 

  • Boots

  • This winter footwear is sturdy and warm, and it comes in a plethora of designs. You can work them into your men’s winter styles in a bunch of different ways. 

  • Denim Jeans 

  • Jeans are essential for a man’s winter wardrobe, just as they’re essential for any other time of year. Pair them with a shirt or a blazer on temperate days, or a wool overcoat on days it’s especially chilly. 

  • Denim Jacket

  • A denim winter jacket for men is extremely adaptable. For a fresh vibe, pair your denim jacket with chinos - specifically, the ultra high-quality chinos from Perk, to feel smart and casual all at once. 

  • Wool Blazer

  • A wool blazer is a great way to look sophisticated while still feeling casual. Pair it with a button-down shirt for a classier event, or a roll neck on cold nights. 

  • Trench Coat

  • The classic trench coat is a great way to bring your men’s winter styles to life. Since trench coats often come in neutral shades, they can be paired with most anything.

  • Wool Suit

  • The wool suit is a breathable option if you’re looking to stay warm and dry. Put it on over a t-shirt for a casual feel or over a button-down and a tie for a classier occasion.

  • Scarf

  • Scarves add a masculine, stylish touch to any man’s winter wardrobe, whether you wrap it tight or let it hang loose, you can’t go wrong with this accessory. For a variety of options to pair with your scarf, check out our collection of kits

  • Cable Knit Crew Neck Sweater 

  • The cable knit crew is cozy and warm, but also stylish. This classy piece is one you’ll wear again and again. 

  • Zip-Up Sweater

  • If you’re looking for layers, look no further than the zip-up sweater during the winter. They suit all sorts of outfits, whether you’re headed into the office or out to the bar for drinks. 

  • Oversized Sweater

  • Oversized sweaters are pretty much the coziest things you can imagine for winter, and wearing one will help you keep up with the latest styles. Just make sure that, if your top half is loose and baggy, your bottom half is form-fitting. 

  • Cardigan

  • Cardigans are a classic for the ages. You can rock this article of clothing in so many different ways, whether you’re throwing it on over a t-shirt or over a button-down. 

  • Turtleneck

  • There are so many ways to wear a turtleneck in the winter, whether you choose a shirt, blazer, or a denim jacket to pair it with. Since the turtleneck is a throwback style, partner it with a pair of classy chinos and a blazer for a chic, retro look that still gives off a modern vibe. 

  • Flannel Shirt

  • Flannel shirts are a piece of men’s casual winter fashion that can’t be forgotten. They’re great for layering, and they can be dressed up or down. They’re flattering on all body types, and there are tons of colors and patterns to choose from. 

    Your Winter Style

    At Perk, it’s our goal to keep you looking cool and feeling warm during the winter. For more advice on men’s fashion during cold weather, check out our blog