The Cool-Weather Standby Still Stands Up

You Can Never Have Too Many Sweaters. Start Here

Beyond just comfort and warmth, the sweater is a utilitarian's dream -- if you upgrade one thing each year to prevent a stagnant closet, this should be it. A strong collection of these secondary layers instantly multiplies your wardrobe choices, so study up on the many styles and choose one that fits you.

Fall Style

S.N.S. Herning Trope Sweater

S.N.S. Herning has been in the fisherman sweater biz since 1930 -- long before workwear and Deadliest Catch inspired a new era of blue-collar cool. Founder Søren Nielsen Skyt's "bubble" knit construction provided extra warmth and durability for life on the sea, and the company still follows the same techniques today in their Herning, Denmark facility. End the cable-knit monopoly with this 74% ELS cotton, 24% Merino woolTrope sweater, and maybe you'll start hooking mermaids instead of cold fish.

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12 Guys of Christmas: The Dapper Man

Nothing sets the teeth to rattling like the task of gift buying for a style zealot (except maybe an in-law’s icy glare). Rolled or cuffed? four-in-hand or windsor? Double breasted or single? Brown or black? Personal style is, well, personal; a faux pas can have lasting consequences. That’s why we’re throwing you a life line:...

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Style Pick: Everlane Cashmere Sweater

A good cashmere sweater varies the price gamut. $80 at Uniqlo, $225 at J.Crew, $395 at Billy Reid, $500+ at Etro; but considering its recent vault into wardrobe stapledom, what’s a guy looking for quality without breaking the bank to do? Ever-innovative Everlane proffers a solution in their new cashmere sweaters — and just in...

Shawl That

Paul Smith Shawl Collar Waffle Cardigan

Shawl collar sweaters have been roaring back into men’s fashion the last several years, and while plenty of brands are providing their own take on the comfy neck, this Paul Smith Shawl Collar Waffle Cardigan ($240) outshines the rest. Made from soft waffle knitted lambswool with a toggle fastener for really bundling up, it’s a...

Fit For All

Sunice Olie Power Stretch Pullover

There’s something very special about fall golf. Perhaps it’s witnessing nature’s annual change and getting out of the summer heat. Maybe it’s because we know our time on the course is limited. Either way, being prepared to play in cooler conditions is a key to shooting good scores. That being said, the right layering is...

Sure to Impress the Girls in Home Room

GAP Varsity Shawl Collar Cardigan

High school may not be a time all of us wish to relive. Unless you never left your home town though, there’s no reason everyone has to know you were Jeff Spicoli, when you can dress the part of Charles Jefferson. Ok so maybe simply wearing this varsity shawl collar cardigan ($70) won’t be enough...

Nordic. Style.

Fjallraven Rivoli Sweater

Building up a solid repertoire of sweaters to replace your trusted collegiate hoodie collection (at least for M-F) is a goal that all guys should aspire to. Some of us are farther along than others on this sartorial quest, but if you’re like us and still looking, we’ve got a recommendation for you: Fjallraven’s Rivoli...

Bad Guy In A Nice Sweater

Cordarounds Black Sheep Sweater

Are you the the black sheep of your bunch? Well, then Cordarounds has a sweater for you. Essentially, it’s a sweater comprised of 100% black sheep’s wool sourced from an Irish mill that separates out black wool, specifically for Corarounds use. Cordarounds signature red fabric touches are present on this sweater, to set things off....

Not Your Grandma's Shawl

3Sixteen Shawl Collar Sweater

Owning a couple of quality sweaters is a must to round out your winter wardrobe. If you’re looking for a new addition to the rotation we’d direct your attention to 3Sixteen‘s new Shawl Collar. Traditionally styled for the outdoorsman or fisherman looking to keep their neck warm, the shawl collar has moved into the mainstream...

Show Team Pride with Style

Retro NFL Sweaters by Junk Food

Everyone knows that Thanksgiving in America is about three things: family, food, and football. So, in the spirit of you sitting down to catch one if not all three games playing tomorrow (Packers v. Lions, Raiders v. Cowboys, or Giants v. Broncos) after stuffing yourself with more calories than a pre-hibernation grizzly, we thought to...

Style Q&A: How Do I Pull Off A Cardigan?

Now that the weather is changing and it’s officially becoming fall, I’ve noticed a lot of guys wearing sweater vests and cardigans underneath their suit jackets. I think it’s a pretty cool look but I’m not sure. I always think vests and cardigans look like things my grandfather would wear. Is this a good look?...

You Can Thank Us for the Grunt Work Later

Style Roundup: Men’s Sweater Top Picks

Based on all the fall wardrobe question’s we’ve been receiving from you lately, we came to the conclusion a fall roundup was in order. Done and done. In this Gear Patrol Roundup, we’ve taken the time to scour some of our favorite men’s brands (high and low), for unique, sharp, and warm sweaters that’ll match...

Your New Fall Standby

Vince Fall/Winter 09 Line Up

With Fall just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about about cool weather looks. Vince, a high end manufacturer of sweaters and jackets, has always produced quality fall/winter wear with style in mind. This year’s lineup is no exception, emphasizing classic cuts and neutral color palates with a subtle tweaks to make them...

From the Starboard Side to the Upper East Side

Paul & Shark Watershed Cardigan

Paul & Shark is a company with which I have a great wealth of personal experience; I’ve sold their sportswear in the past and I absolutely love it. I’m excited that I have the opportunity to introduce Paul & Shark and its amazing products to you, our Gear Patrol readers. Paul & Shark has a...

Cloth Logic

Diversify Your Winter Wardrobe Men, here’s a quick fashion tip that blows by many. When the weather turns cold, your outerwear is the most visible and memorable part of your attire. So everyday you walk into the office wearing the exact same coat, you’re one step closer to developing a permanent nick name. And not...

Ralph Lauren Merino Wool V-Neck

A v-neck is not your grandfather’s sweater. The cut accentuates your upper body and frames your tie (if you’re wearing one) better than anything else your wardrobe. You don’t need a dozen sweaters in your wardrobe. Just get one or two you can interchange with your shirts and/or ties or just pair it with a...

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