When you think of winter style essentials, your mind probably doesn’t jump to a denim jacket … does it? After all, the denim jacket is a layering essential that’s ready for spring, summer and fall, but not winter. Right? Wrong. When worn the right way, a denim jacket can absolutely work in winter. Maybe not during a blizzard or as you dress for the polar vortex, but on a day with temperatures above freezing? The denim jacket can work wonders, folks — today’s #OOTD is going to show you how. It’s all about accessorizing accordingly, reaching for warm winter essentials like an American-made cashmere scarf and prepping accordingly with a stylish casual leather watch. We’re building it from the ground up with essentials like a rugged henley, slim stretch chinos and tough shearling-lined boots, for starters. And the rest of the picks? Well, you’ll just have to read up below. Let me know if this is a #OOTD you’ll be breaking out over these next couple weeks — good luck out there!
The Denim Jacket: Todd Snyder Made in Los Angeles Denim Jacket, $298 — Leave it to Todd Snyder to make a simply outstanding, well-cut, well-crafted denim jacket — ideal for layering up.
The Boots: Rancourt & Co. Shearling-Lined Dresden Boots, $365 — Want stylish winter boots that are going to work twice as hard to keep your feet warm? The Rancourt & Co. Shearling-Lined Dresden Boots are that pair precisely.