Living a city lifestyle doesn’t mean you’re immune to the elements, especially during the fall and winter months. But we don’t believe a little rain, snow or wind means sacrificing style.
Our favorite business essentials will keep you warm and dry while preserving your commitment to looking your best whether commuting to work or meeting friends downtown for drinks.
Here’s a look at our top picks.
1. SWIMS Attaché
Complement your business wardrobe with a sleek SWIMS Attachés made from a premium, water-resistant nylon. With a padded handle and removable strap, this modern attaché allows you to carry your laptop, tablet, phone, newspaper and more without sacrificing any style points. This modern take on the traditional computer bag features an array of smart details, including a silicone grip bottom, leather accents, padded pockets and “splash-proof” construction.
2. Tiger of Sweden ORELLO Scarf
The right scarf can be both a functional and fashion forward staple. And, this Tiger of Sweden ORELLO Scarf will quickly become one of your favorite go-to accessories to complete your urban business style. Made of wool and cashmere, this seasonal essential is both warm, and smart looking. You just might not want to take it off.
3. SWIMS Barry Chukka
Make a statement with a stylish boot that manages to be both timeless and modern. Inspired by the polo boots worn in the 1950s, the Barry Chukka perfectly blends form and fashion, tradition and innovation. A 100% waterproof, nubuck leather boot, it features SWIMS’ signature anti-slip grip and an incredibly comfortable fit, making it the perfect boot for walking city streets.
4. SWIMS Classic Galosh
Want to wear your best dress shoes on a rainy day? No worries. The SWIMS Galosh will change the way you think about rainy-day footwear. While necessary to protect your shoes during bad weather, SWIMS believes galoshes can be both practical and stylish — you don’t have to sacrifice one for the other. Choose from a variety of colors to keep your feet dry, while still putting your best foot fashion-forward.
5. Altea Melange Knitted Rollneck Sweater
Keep warm and stylish with Altea’s classic Melange Knited Rollneck Sweater to your wardrobe. Unique textures and fabrics have been at the heart of Altea's offering since the Milan-based brand was born in 1892. Knitted in Italy with tactile virgin wool and softer silk yarns, this sweater is designed to resemble traditional English tweeds. Dress it up for a day of meetings, or pair with your favorite jeans for dinner in the city.
6. SWIMS Eton Overcoat
Created for the fashion-conscious businessman, the Eton Convertible slips elegantly over a suit or blazer. A three-in-one piece, the Eton features an impeccably tailored outer coat and an optional removable inner gilet that can be worn on its own.
7. Sermoneta Gloves
A pair of smart gloves can brighten up the coldest of days. We love the playful yet elegant style of Sermoneta Gloves, a luxurious cashmere-lined glove that won’t break the bank. Each collection offers a brilliant combination of different elements that reflect Italian creativity — rich colors, soft materials and exquisite details.