The List: Look Toward Spring with these Top Men’s Gear Picks

Does it feel like the end of February snuck up on us? Just me? At any rate, the odd calendar set-up of this particular month means we’re starting to close out February with our third entry this month of The List, a full rundown of the best men’s gear picks for the season ahead. We’re starting to look toward spring just a bit, so the spring style essentials on tap reflect transitional, weather-ready style with just a dash of rugged appeal. Are you ready? Let’s do it.

Bridge & Burn Fraser Waxed Canvas Jacket — $215

Your next spring outerwear purchase has arrived via Bridge & Burn.

Told you we’d focus on pieces that are tough enough for March weather, right? The Bridge and Burn Fraser Waxed Canvas Jacket gets the job done in that regard.
CIVIC The Oscar Sweater — $148

A unique fabric blend makes this sweater one to layer up with this coming spring.

CIVIC, an offshot of Taylor Stitch, takes an approach that’s just a bit more technical and minimal than its partner brand, but the well-made Oscar Sweater is the right layer to take you into March.
American Trench Slub Crew Socks in Charcoal — $19.50

Comfortable socks packed with rugged style, to boot.

Socks are just an afterthought, right? Not so with American Trench — the rugged-leaning Slub Crew Socks add warmth and comfort to any footwear combo.
Red Wing Heritage Weekender Chukka — $230

The durable construction you’d expect from Red Wing, along with the casual style you need for early spring.

Shoes that blend the functionality of a pair of Red Wing boots with the casual stylings of a classic pair of chukkas? That’s the Red Wing Heritage Weekender Chukka for ya.
Nezumi Studios Bailene Watch — $500

A classically designed watch with plenty of modern style.

Nezumi Studios has outdone themselves with this tough vintage dive watch, the kind you’d find in many a cool, old-school style ensemble. The Bailene Watch might be my favorite of this crop.
American Trench Ribbed Beanie in Charcoal — $110

A well-made beanie cap to top off some of your favorite winter style essentials.

We’re sticking with more American Trench gear to cap off all of your winter style ensembles — this cashmere beanie is a welcome splurge. Go for it.

Blunt Umbrellas Metro Umbrella — $48.98

You need a new umbrella — trust me, you do. And this number from Blunt Umbrellas just might be the one.

Hey, those snow flurries are going to turn to rain showers at some point — you best be prepared when they do, and Blunt Umbrellas is going to have you ready in a way that’s stylish and effective.

Oxford Pennant “NYC” Banner — $44

A neat addition to your home, den or office — agreed?

Just like the great Interpol song “NYC,” maybe there’s just something about living here that makes me want this banner. Maybe you feel the same way, inside or outside of New York? Either way, Oxford Pennant stands for excellent quality.

Breda Zapf Watch — $80

A smart, sleek watch available at a heck of a price.

In contrast to the Nezumi Studios Baleine Watch outlined above, the Breda Zapf Watch is decidedly more affordable — that affordability could be up your alley, yes?

Taylor Stitch Moto Shirt — $148

A go-anywhere shirt that acts as a stylish outer layer, too.

The hits just keep coming for Taylor Stitch — they’ve yet again done an outstanding job with the rugged and tough-as-nails Moto Shirt, your do-everything spring layer.

OK, my friends — which of the above picks did you like the most? My money’s on the Bailene Watch from Nezumi Studios. That’ll wrap up today’s post!

Thanks for reading,


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