Archive for November 9th, 2011
Number one way to keep warm? A little facial hair action! The trick is to keep it trimmed and relatively “neat,” which will assure you can get away with it at work. Facial hair adds character to a man’s face and diminishes that “boy next door” look. And regardless of the fact that it bothers your lady friend’s face (or…), trust us, she loves it too. It’s like cave man meets GQ style. Take these celebrity men for example:
Even Prince William rocks a beard…
1 1/2. Wool Scarves:
Don’t be caught on the mountain range with protecting your neck, literally. These wool scarves come straight from Italy and are the designer Daniel Dolce’s answer to a cold chilling wind.
2. Mouton Collar Jackets
Fur is fur is fur is….always a hot topic. Regardless of those extremists at PETA, a classic mutton collar is a great essential to keep you warm in the winter. It’s not that it just looks good, but it’s main purpose it to maintain body temperature. Don’t believe us? GQ recently featured a line of ultra-hot mutton collar jackets, like this one from Ralph Lauren:
3. Top Coats
Ah, the dapper man strikes again! Nothing like a classic top coat to go over your suit, sweater, or even tee shirt. It will transform any simple outfit into an elegant look. Want to grocery shop in your pjs? Throw on your top coat and you’ll be good to go…a closet must-have.
Going hiking in Canada? You’ll need the extra warmth up there, especially visiting Niagra Falls. Before you make your trip to the North Country, get a hand-painted, rustic pair of Canadian Coin Cufflinks:
4. Sherpa-Lined Denim Jackets
Sherpa is ultra-cozy and ultra warm. Anything lined in it is liking living inside a pillow. Not really, but sherpa lined boots, socks, and especially jackets are unbelievably snug (and affordable). It looks good, feels good, and you’ll want to rub your hands against it all day. Or…not. It’s just goodness in a jacket: