6 Cold-Weather Essentials To Keep You Warm Through Winter

Winter basics don’t have to be so, well, basic with these welcome, unexpected takes.

January 22, 2019

By Amanda Ross / Photo: Luca Bravo

Balaclavas tend to look best on skiers (less so on peeping Toms), but with Scottish heritage brand Robert Mackie’s 100-percent British wool version exclusive to Canada Goose, you can go from ski hill (or back alley) to stylish urban outing with just one roll of the rim. $275, canadagoose.ca


These boots were made for walking—and hiking and romping in snow, too. Native’s Jimmy 3.0 Treklites feature a lightweight lug sole and come Vancouver-ready water-resistant. $150, nativeshoes.com

Cult-fave natural-beauty brand Aromatherapy Associates launches its new anti-aging hydrosol sheet masks just in time for winter weather. Made with hand-blended essential oils, the face-fitting sheets’ plumping action helps lift and firm skin, as well as moisturize with frankincense, hyaluronic acid and turmeric. $85 for a pack of four, aromatherapyassociatescanada.com

Lululemon’s new Masons Peak flannel shirt reimagines that quintessential men’s staple, the lumberjack top. Layer this wrinkle-free, fitted version or wear it on its own to stay warm and strapping. $128, lululemon.com

The Stella down jacket from Nordic outerwear phenom Peak Performance is a casual oversized coat born from a manufacturing process that’s anything but casual. The European company follows all ethical and responsible practices—with just one scan of the tag, see exactly which farm the down came from. $600, peakperformance.com

Get to the bottom of it and put Hunter’s luxury shearling insoles inside all your winter footwear for a cozy, warm approach. $30, hunterboots.ca

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