It’s cold, you’re trying to remain stylish, but you still want that warmth and comfort. Step forward winter hoodies for men. Those in the know have been wearing it for some time. Buoyed by the supremacy of streetwear, inspired by the understated athleisure fits of your Zegnas and your Velascas and revelling in its new grown up place in menswear. You can wear it with joggers and you can wear it under a unstructured jacket. Just make sure made from a proper material and from a trusted brand. Just like the ones on our list.
25 Must-have winter hoodies for men
Exactly what you’d expect from the Italian luxury purveyors at Luca Faloni. A pure cashmere hoodie, as soft as it gets, in a range of colours. Knitted in Bergamo, from a 100% two ply pure cashmere, yarns from a prestigious collection. It’s super comfortable but remains fitted. A button front gives an understated athleisure feel.
As Asket points out, the humble zip through has become an important functional casual layer over recent years, eschewing its youthful associations. Cut from Asket’s 100% loopback cotton, this heavyweight winter hoodie for men is warm enough to wear out on its own or can be layered for a warmer fit.
A 100% certified organic cotton casual mainstay from Neutrale here, available in dark navy and walnut. A heavyweight classic with a regular fit for comfortable wear, and a solid piece for your weekend rotation.
Thought that Oliver Cabell just did sneakers? Think again. The NYC Capsule hoodie channels the brand’s material-forward focus, with this garment part of a debut collection welcoming in the brand’s Soho store. Inspired by the city’s vibrant spirit, it’s a classic washed out men’s winter hoodie for casual fits.
Private White V.C.
Handmade in England is standard at Private White V.C. Garments are made in the brand’s Manchester factory using the finest materials. The Eden Hoodie 2.0 is one such garment, made in a timeless regular fit from cotton loopback jersey, with ribbed hems and cuffs and signature copper cord ends on the hoodie drawstrings. Available in plenty of colourways, opt for something made closer to home.
A customer favourite, the Foret maple hoodie is a true all (year) rounder. Raglan sleeves, branded terry lettering and an outdoors inspired brown maple colourway makes it an eye-catching piece. Made from 100% certified organic cotton, in a versatile midweight, it’ll happily sit as a top layer or work well as part of a layered look.
You can’t beat a bit of embroidery. Ami’s Neutrals Amie De Couer embroidered hoodie makes the most of the craft for a statement men’s winter hoodie. Made in a rich champagne ivory colourway from fully lined jersey, the embroidery features crystals, beads and sequins, all crafted by hand.
Brava Fabrics is a fun brand. ‘Nostalgic designs with a modern twist’ is the brand ethos, which explains the use of striking patterns and bright colourways. They do a statement hoodie too. The Brava Hoodie. Relaxed fit, soft to the touch and filigree-embroidered details. Produced in Portugal from organic cotton, cop it in copper for a casual men’s winter hoodie.
The monochrome hood from circular capsule wardrobe innovators L’Estrange has been designed to be an interchangeable staple. A men’s winter hoodie to be taken seriously. Designed with jacket layer usage in mind, the inside is fully-lined and the garment is made from soft, 100% organic cotton. Complete with a two-way zip, it’s a versatile piece made to last.
A men’s winter hoodie with added fleece. The Kofu fleece hoodie from waterproof stalwarts, Rains, is a luscious, thick fleece layer cut from brushed heavy fleece with a nylon lining. Made for a casual fit, to be worn under a waterproof layer, it features a tall neck, hood and storm cuffs with thumb holes.
ISTO’s passion is in the detail. This is not just one of the run-of-the-mill winter hoodies for men. Carefully selected organic diagonal loopback French Terry has been chosen for a super comfortable fit. A handy kangaroo front pocket gives you somewhere to store your hands, in a mid to heavy weight men’s winter hoodie that’s built for comfort and longevity.
Velasca’s 100% cotton Jersey is crafted according to Italian textile traditions, using renewable energy sources. That’s the same soft, comfortable material that makes up its men’s winter hoodie, an understated classic piece. Made with raglan sleeves, with the garment dying process giving it a lived-in aesthetic. Wear it casually with denim and a comfortable loafer.
For an ultrasoft 100% wool men’s winter hoodie, consider the Artknit Studios hoodie. Made for warmth and comfort, with a drawstring hood and ribbed and doubled hem and cuff, it’s been designed for a regular fit.
The Closed padded hoodie is something a little different. Available in black and rose dust pink, it’s designed for a relaxed fit and crucially, a slightly exaggerated padded look. Subtle embroidery adds detail, with a drawstring hood and straight hems and cuffs. Wear it with baggy trousers and sneakers.
The heads at Wax London have been getting back to nature of late, and thus, they’ve added two new colourways to the Buxton hoodie rotation. We quite fancy the Ecru. The winter hoodies for men have been pre-laundered to look loved and worn in, made from a 100% organic cotton heavyweight loopback jersey. Wear with an earthy, light trouser and a dad sneaker.
It always pays to keep an eye on Mackintosh. The British brand famously known for its waterproof macs is constantly producing garments of genuine intrigue. Details, flourishes, patterns. This Paris Navy smock hoodie is a prime example. Functionality meets style for a cotton nylon mix water-repellent finish with a stand out navy camo pattern. Elasticated trims and side zips add to the utilitarian feel.
Warmth, comfort and sustainability, all wrapped up into one stylish hoodie. Made in Italy from traceable ZQ merino wool, the Neem fleece backed silver modern hoodie has a loose fit and is made from the most ethical wool in the world. Made for layering, this one can be worn under a smart jacket or as a loungewear fit.
Fear of God Essentials
Get your logo fix with a Fear of God Essentials’ oversized logo men’s winter hoodie, made from cotton blend jersey. Comfort without compromising on your fashion fix. A tonal logo stands out on the chest of a jet black hoodie made for pairing with a monochrome fit.
Performance meets style with the Arc’teryx Covert Pullover men’s winter hoodie. Cut from a midweight fleece made from recycled materials, it’s made for every day wear, with comfort and breathability built in. Certified Fair Trade too.
For a luxury fashion men’s winter hoodie, few rise to the clout levels of this Gucci logo print one. Wear larger for a looser fit or choose your size for a refined classic fit. The t-shirts sell out quick, the hoodies aren’t likely to stick around for much longer. Made in Italy from loopback cotton jersey, keep warm whilst looking rich.
In contrast to the minimalist styles we have on this list, here’s the Rhude logo print hoodie, one of the top picks for winter hoodies for men. Laden with motifs that reference motorsport and classic Americana, it’s made from soft cotton and has a comfortable dropped-shoulder fit with a handy pouch pocket. Rock it with a gilet and shorts.
Museum of Peace & Quiet
For the uninitiated or those who have yet to metaphorically visit the comfortable confines of the Museum of Peace & Quiet, the brand was founded by Ashley and Christiòn Lennon and is rooted in their yearning for calm and tranquillity. The garments echo this, with their slouchy 100% cotton embroidered hoodie made for t-shirt and sweatpant harmony.