6 Chic Winter Clothing Tips For Men
Winter clothing tips for men. (Photo: Unsplash)

6 Chic Winter Clothing Tips For Men

Winter can be a tough time to decide what to wear as you need to be warm and fashionable without looking like just a pile of coats. These winter clothing tips for men will help you out with some basic things so that you don’t have to sacrifice warmth for style or style for warmth.


First, what does layering mean? It is quite simple. It means wearing one item on top of another. Like wearing a shirt over a T-shirt, then a sweater over a shirt and a jacket over that sweatshirt. So you have a lot more outfit choices. The shirt that you wore in the summertime can be brought back and worn multiple times in different ways in winter months.
Remember, you should go from thin layers on the inside to thicker layers on the outside.

Layering for winters (source: Unsplash)

For example, a thermal t-shirt is a really good option for layering and staying warm. Because you can add a bunch of layers on top of that and can stay warm and look stylish at the same time.

Choosing the right coat

Our next winter clothing tip for men is choosing the right coat, as it can be extremely important for many reasons. It is the first thing that other people will notice. So, you want to make the right impression. Coats can be expensive sometimes so you are probably not going to buy a bunch of them in different colours. So it’s important that you pick a coat that matches with most of your other clothes.

Brown coat (source: Unsplash)

It is recommended that you purchase a coat in a neutral colour. Like black, grey, brown or navy colours. Basically, you want this coat to be easily Layered with your outfits.

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Winter accessories

  • Caps

Covering and protecting your head from the cold is a must. It is advisable to invest in a hat which is stylish and looks good on you. Caps are not usually too expensive so you can easily buy them in different styles and colours.

Red cap for men (source: Unsplash)
  • Gloves

While purchasing gloves, make sure they have a soft lining on the inside that keeps your hands nice and warm as well as comfortable. Most men prefer wearing leather gloves as it looks very stylish and keeps your hand warm.

Leather gloves for men (source: Unsplash)
  • Scarves

Scarves are in trend right now. They are very functional as they keep your neck warm and they add a little touch to your whole outfit. It gives you a nice look and is a great way to add some layers.

Winter clothing tips for men
Scarves for layering (source: Unsplash)

Winter essentials

  • Turtleneck

This is one of the most underrated pieces you can own. Most men don’t wear them so, it means that when you do, you will stand out. One benefit is, it visually lengthens your torso and your neck, which makes you look taller and a bonus for function cause it keeps your neck warm on a cold day.

Turtleneck for men (source: Unsplash)
  • Pair of boots

A pair of boots for winter outfits are a must. You can rock them with jeans, trousers, chinos there’s really no limit outside of maybe black-tie formal.

Pair of boots (source: Unsplash)
  • Shawl cardigan

Shawl cardigan is usually very textured. The shawl collar is quite preppy as well as it can give you an elevated casual look, so it will keep you warm and stylish.

  • Lightweight sweater

You can have sweaters in neutral colours. Like black, navy, or charcoal, the main function really will just be as a layering piece. You can layer it with a button-down, and if it’s a cold day then rock it with some chinos. If it’s even colder then it’s a great middle layer that can be worn underneath an overcoat or a leather jacket.

  • Denim jacket

Denim is the ultimate rugged material. The versatility of this item is huge. You can pair them with just a plain white T-shirt and black jeans. If you live in a lesser cold region and prefer casual looks then the denim jacket is a must-have.

Winter clothing tips for men
Denim jacket for a casual look (source: Unsplash)

Colour blocking

It’s really important to know how to put your clothes together in terms of colours, especially in winter, as this is the time when you see a whole lot of black, grey and brown colours. You don’t need to be an expert in the colour chart but here are some ways which can definitely help you:

  • Monochromatic outfits

It means creating an outfit with the same colour but different tones of that colour. This is a very sleek, and effortless way of styling your winter outfits. This way of putting your outfit together is minimalistic which is in a huge trend right now.

  • Statement colour

Here you need to find that particular statement colour and keep other clothing pieces neutral. Let’s say you wore a bright coloured jacket then you need to keep the underneath clothes in a neutral colour.
Remember, you needn’t put different loud pieces together. You want that statement colour to get noticed.

Winter clothing trends for men 2020

  • Puffer jackets

Puffer jackets for men. (Photo: Unsplash)

Puffer jackets are in a huge trend right now. This winter clothing piece is very flexible when it comes to types of outfits you can wear with them and really shows an expression style and your personality.

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  • Colour-blocked sneakers

If you are someone who loves to wear solid colours or just simple patterns like stripes and likes to keep their shoes minimal then it’s a great way for you to stand out.

Colour-blocked sneakers (source: Unsplash)
  • Oversized overcoat

With a normal size overcoat, you cannot layer as much as you can with an oversized overcoat. You can even wear a hoodie underneath it which will keep you warm if you live in a colder region.

Oversized overcoat (source: Unsplash)
  • Big checked clothes

You don’t want to go overboard with the patterns. Pair a checked coat with all neutral clothes and let your checked coat do the talking. You will stand out without making a lot of effort in your outfit.

Winter clothing tips for men
Checked coat for men (source: Unsplash)


These were some winter clothing tips for men, I hope it helped you in some way. Let us know if you would like more clothing tips in the comments below. How are you going to style this winter? And which trend you liked the most?

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