In Australia, we like to believe winter doesn't exist, but come July, even the toughest of blokes are forced to ditch the boardies and thongs for something more sensible. But look, it isn't all bad news. Men don't usually have the same number of options as women when it comes to style, but winter is the great equaliser. Not only do layers keep the cold out, but with the right combinations, you can make yourself look pretty damned good.
Dent’s Carlisle Leather Gloves
Dents have been doing gloves since 1777, so they know what they’re doing by now. These are made from hairsheep and lined with rabbit fur, making them soft and snug, and perfect for pissing off pesky PETA petitioners.
Approx. AU $200 - dents.co.uk
Hugo Boss T-Scottas Cashmere Scarf
The Germans know a thing or two about snow, so it figures Hugo Boss might be a logical choice for winter garb. A toasty scarf makes all the difference when you’re enjoying a few après-ski cocktails, plus your hip ski-resort look will be sure to attract the gaze of a ski bunny or two.
$189 - David Jones
Joseph Glastonbury Overcoat
Take a cue from the Brits and get a coat that goes past your knees if you’re going to hit the snow and don’t want to look like a cross between the Michelin Man and a box of Faber-Castells (seriously, what’s with skiers looking like that?).
Approx. AU $1390 - mrporter.com