Colorado winters are rough. When the temperature drops below zero, it’s easy to opt in a puffy coat and opt out stylish combinations. However, preparing for the Colorado snow doesn’t have to involve a sacrifice of style, nor does dressing for the winter require a dismissal of creativity. With certain styling tricks, you can stay warm and stay on trend.
Armitage & McMillan, Steadbrook and DVSN WEST are three Denver-based menswear boutiques with winter looks on the racks fit for every fashionable man’s holiday wish list. Since each boutique appeals to a different kind of clientele, of the three looks below, there’s something for everybody.
Armitage & McMillan
Where: 1550 Platte St. Suite D, Denver
Hours: Monday-Saturday: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday: 12 p.m.-6 p.m.
The Lowdown: Co-founders Daniel Armitage and Darin Combs launched Armitage & McMillan in 2014 to appeal to city dwellers and mountain-men alike. The boutique offers tasteful clothes that combine Denver and New York style. The look above combines dark jeans with a striped tee and navy bomber jacket. The stripes and the white shoes are classic, while the bomber draws upon current trends. This outfit is perfect for the classy man about the city.
Where: 46 S. Broadway, Denver
Hours: Monday-Saturday: 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday: 12 -7 p.m.
The Lowdown: Steadbrook’s utilitarian style combines urban skate influence with California surf vibes for a perfect mix urban and relaxed pieces. The look above, for instance, counteracts wool slacks and a wool coat with old school Vans and a casual black tee. This outfit is versatile enough for professional pursuits or a day on the town.
Where: 257 Fillmore St., Denver
Hours: Monday-Thursday: 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday: 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Lowdown: DVSN WEST is the place for urban looks and must-haves for trendy hipster style. The look above makes relaxed fit stylish with black chino pants, a textured teal hoodie, an army green trench jacket and lace-up white shoes. The eye-catching colors on top nicely complement the neutrals on bottom. This style is urban and on-trend all the way.
With these looks, men of every style can brave the Colorado winters with fashion as their secret weapons.
Photography by Noah Berg
Styling by Kayla Klein
Model: John Lundy