The Best Winter Workwear of 2019
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Burly clothes can still be comfy
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.)
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.