(Charles Dustin Sammann)

The Best Winter Workwear of 2019


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Burly clothes can still be comfy

(Courtesy Voormi)

Voormi San Juan Jacket ($299)

To fight off any storm, the San Juan pairs old-school cotton-poly with Cordura reinforcements and a weatherproof membrane. The result is as breathable as canvas, offers greater durability, and doesn’t mind being put through the wringer.

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(Courtesy Hestra)

Hestra Njord Gloves ($105)

Removable merino liners set these goatskin gloves apart. Wear them unlined on warm days, then slip in the merino when temperatures sink.

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(Courtesy Darn Tough)

Darn Tough Paul Bunyan Socks ($26)

These over-the-calf, full-cushion socks are made of extra-fine knit and remained firmly in place through a full day of chores. Nylon-reinforced merino wool ensures toes stay comfortable and stink-free no matter how sweaty things get.

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(Courtesy Duckworth)

Duckworth Hi-Line Shirt ($175)

Duckworth’s hardier take on the traditional shacket feels like a hug and protects like a shell. A dense wool weave repels wind, while the exceptionally soft brushed-polyester interior keeps warm air in.

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(Courtesy Eagle Eyes)

Eagle Eyes Explorer SL Glasses ($50)

Winter work means long hours in low light. Eagle Eyes’ yellow ­lenses filter out blue light, boosting contrast and depth in dim conditions.

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(Courtesy Buff)

Buff Lightweight Merino Wool Neck Warmer ($32)

This Buff is just thick enough to keep your neck or head warm but stuffs tidily into your pocket when you break a sweat.

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(Courtesy 1620 Workwear)

1620 Workwear Stretch NYCO Double Knee Pants ($174)

The Double Knee sets the bar for work pants. Two-way stretch and a gusseted crotch ensure mobility, while the straight leg looks crisp even when covered in mud.

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(Courtesy Carhartt)

Carhartt Legacy 14-inch Tool Bag ($50)

Carhartt’s metal-framed, water-repellent polyester bag accommodates all your tools, though you won’t have trouble stuffing it under the backseat of your Subaru until you need it next.

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(Courtesy Lupine)

Lupine Neo X2 SmartCore Headlamp ($275)

The Neo’s compact size belies its 900-lumen output—brighter than a car headlight—and an all-metal interior that handles temperature changes like a pro. (It better, at that price.)

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(Courtesy LaCrosse)

LaCrosse Aero Insulator Boots ($180)

We challenge you to find warmer waterproof boots. Generous tread keeps you upright on ice; neoprene-polyurethane insulation protects feet from subzero chills.

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From Winter 2019 Buyer’s Guide Lead Photo: Charles Dustin Sammann

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