OK, Style Guide readers — who’s ready for today’s #OOTD? It’s a special — and especially busy — time of year, what with holiday shopping at a fever pitch and Christmas on the way. If you’re still shopping for a gift for her, or a gift for him, I’m sure this site’s guides can definitely help out. And if, in the meantime, you want to know how to dress for holiday travel this year? The below #menswear look is going to get you set up nice … real nice. Dressing for winter travel is all about maximizing both comfort and style, from a classic striped sweater right down to the best weekender bag to bring with you (yes, your weekender bag should certainly be stylish).The rest of this look centers around basics done right, including an everyday chambray shirt — the workhorse of your wardrobe — and versatile, travel-friendly chinos. Trust me, this look will work in nearly any holiday travel style situation, from heading home to see your parents to hopping on a cross-country flight to visit your current (or future) in-laws. Have any additional thoughts or questions? Get at me on Twitter or via The Style Guide Facebook page. Let’s get to it!
The Duffle: Tanner Goods Nomad Duffel in Tan, $400 — Let’s start with the good stuff, yes? The rugged Tanner Goods Nomad Duffel is a bit less in-your-face than an athletic duffel, and it’s certainly more stylish — perfect for a long weekend away.
The Sweater: Grayers Athletics Palmer Fleece Stripe Crew, $78 — The Grayers Athletics line blends easygoing style with vintage inspiration, making the Palmer Fleece Stripe a serious upgrade in a sea of airport hoodies.
The Chambray Shirt: Taylor Stitch The California Shirt in Blue Everyday Chambray, $118— A classic chambray shirt is, as we always say here on the blog, a four-season essential — and that’s certainly true when plenty around you might be wearing sweats or logo tees. Yes indeed, the Taylor Stitch Everyday Chambray is a winner.
The Chinos: Taylor Stitch Travel Chinos in British Khaki, $128 — What better pair of classic men’s chinos to throw on than the aptly named Taylor Stitch Travel Chinos? Much sharper than sweatpants — and the Taylor Stitch Slim Chinos are also just as travel-ready.