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Every Guy Needs An Outerwear Wardrobe

Nicole Jordan

December 19, 2016

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Form and functional design align in outerwear that does more than just ward off chill—it looks good, too. Add these four essentials to your sartorial mix for a well-rounded start to the season.

THE PUFFER
A ’90s streetwear star reemerges more grown-up than ever. Throw over your tee while walking the dog or layer under a topcoat. Initially designed for alpine climates, modern puffers are slim and sophisticated—thanks in large part to Moncler, which pioneered the first goose-down jacket in 1954.

THE PEACOAT
Few silhouettes are as classic as the peacoat. First worn by sailors more than 150 years ago, it’s now a cold-weather standby. With its oversized collar, eye-catching buttons, and signature double-breasted cut, the peacoat is universally flattering. We love it layered over a chunky turtleneck in homage to the coat’s nautical roots.

THE PARKA
When you’re looking to stave off serious cold, a hooded parka is your go-to. Once relegated to the slopes, it’s now at home paired with a tailored suit or head-to-toe denim. Toronto-based Canada Goose is best known for its fur-trimmed iterations, engineered for the coldest places on the planet.

THE VEST
The ultimate layering piece, a vest doubles as extra protection against the elements while adding visual interest. Pair a rugged wool or suede vest underneath a sport coat with trousers or for weekend mode, layer a puffer over a sweater and chinos.

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