Start with the Basics

Style Essentials You Need in 2020


January 12, 2020 Style By

If you’re looking to invest in a better wardrobe this year, start with the basics. Building your outfits around well-made, good-looking pieces will serve you well in 2020 and beyond. These are the style essentials you should pick up first.

The Best T-Shirts You Can Buy, According to Style Experts
The Best T-Shirts You Can Buy, According to Style Experts

From fit to fabric to weight, t-shirts vary as widely as any garment of clothing. We asked five of menswear's brightest to name their go-to tees.

The 19 Best Hoodies for Men
The 19 Best Hoodies for Men

Quality zip-ups and pullovers.

The 10 Best Jeans for Men
The 10 Best Jeans for Men

From Everlane's Japanese Stretch Selvedge Denim to Chimala's generously style, these are the best jeans for most guys to wear every day.

The Best Everyday Socks for Men
The Best Everyday Socks for Men

Seven pairs of versatile socks that are easy to care for.

These Are the 5 Best Affordable Cashmere Sweaters
These Are the 5 Best Affordable Cashmere Sweaters

From Everlane, J.Crew, Nadaam and more.

The Best Parkas for Daily Wear
The Best Parkas for Daily Wear

With its iconic design and modern innovations, the parka is still your best bet this winter.

The 10 Best Overshirts for Daily Use
The 10 Best Overshirts for Daily Use

On a chilly evening, the overshirt is an essential garment.

50 Best Boots for Men

From rugged engineer boots to office-friendly brogues, these are the pairs you should invest in. Read the Story

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John Zientek

John Zientek is Gear Patrol's style editor and in-house guitar authority. He grew up on the West Coast.

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