Today may officially be the shortest day of the year and the start of what might feel like the longest winter ever, but fear not. With proper layering in the season’s coziest materials—we’re talking handspun wool, arctic-level down, and two-ply cashmere—you’ll hardly notice the chill. To get you started off right, we’ve rounded up our picks of the season’s coziest cold-weather gear: coats, sweaters, hats, gloves, and scarves. Consider this your winter starter kit.
Cashmere + cable-knit = Twice the warmth and infinite style.
Light-weight down that's still heavy on warmth.
When merino met cashmere...
Water-repellent cashmere will have both the rain and the cold sliding away.
Touch-screen-enabled fabric means you can text without freezing your fingers.