The clocks have gone back, radiators across the nation have been switched on, and a morning frost has become a familiar sight for many. Yes, winter is on its way. To fight the chill this winter, every man needs an armoury of accessories in his wardrobe. We’re talking snug socks, cosy coats and chunky jumpers. Not only will these help you battle the elements this season, they’ll add a stylish finish to any winter ensemble.
Here is Colville Leather’s guide to men's winter accessories, with six must-have items that are all produced sustainably of course...
Komodo Carl Jumper
A winter wardrobe just wouldn’t be complete without a loyal chunky knit. Cut from 100% organic cotton, this Komodo two-tone jumper makes for a faithful companion when the mercury drops. Team it with jeans or chinos for a relaxed yet stylish look. Its blue hues will brighten up the dullest of days, complementing our brown leather accessories perfectly to create a trendy winter ensemble. Offering both comfort and style, this jumper is a must-have for your ethical wardrobe this season.
Find the Komodo Carl jumper at Exeter’s leading sustainable fashion store, Sancho’s Dress. It is priced at £65.
Colville Leather Clifford Wallet
Perfect for storing cash and cards during your Christmas shopping trips this winter season, Colville’s Clifford wallet represents a beautiful blend of style and simplicity. Based on a traditional bi-fold design, The Clifford can comfortably hold up to 10 cards and a few folded notes. It is lovingly handcrafted by our master craftsman, with quality and longevity in mind. Choose between a range of seven stunning colours, including two Horween Derby varieties made from the finest quality Chicago leather.
Our handcrafted Clifford wallet costs £55.
HoodLamb Hemp Jacket
When it comes to wrapping up against the chilly winter temperatures, a sturdy jacket is essential. But who says you need to sacrifice style on your quest for warmth? Tailored by leading hemp outerwear brand HoodLamb, this classic hemp jacket is the perfect combination of style and functionality.
It features a water-resistant, natural hemp and organic cotton outer shell with a hemp and recycled PET faux-fur lining, ideal for keeping you cosy on winter walks. The double-stitched seams at stress lines ensure long-lasting wear – perfect if you’re looking to invest in winter accessories that stand the test of time. Plus, the deep navy colour is bang on-trend for the winter season.
HoodLamb are busy leading the hemp revolution. Each piece in their collection contains natural, hand-harvested hemp, a material that they believe is key in creating sustainable, future-proof fashion. Find out more about their passion for sustainable fashion here.
The HoodLamb Hemp Jacket costs £329.
Colville Leather Eddy Wallet
Completely crafted by hand in our Totnes workshop, The Eddy wallet is stylish and practical in equal measure. Its simple, stripped-back design oozes character and is sure to attract plenty of compliments as you enjoy festive gatherings with your friends. The Eddy can happily carry up to eight cards as well as some folded cash, and can easily slip inside a pocket.
We use only the finest quality leathers to create accessories that not only look great, but last for decades, and The Eddy is no exception. This charming wallet will last through winter and beyond, serving you faithfully for years to come.
The Eddy costs £39. Choose between seven gorgeous colours.
Submariner Merino Wool Socks
These 100% merino wool socks from Submariner will keep you warm all winter. If you’re preparing to brave the elements on a wintery walk, they’ll have your toes feeling toasty in no time. Soft and stretchy, these socks sit comfortably around your legs and ankles. Plus, the navy-blue colour is the perfect winter hue.
Longevity and durability are at the heart of all Submariner products, just like our Colville Leather accessories. This British brand are passionate about creating practical outdoor clothing that lasts, with nature and its protection high on their agenda.
Pick up a pair of these Submariner socks from Sancho’s Dress. They are available in sizes 6-11 and cost £15.
Kade Colour Block Jumper
Another of our favourite jumpers for styling up this winter is the Kade Colour Block Jumper from Thought Fashion. Sustainably crafted from a soft organic cotton and wool blend, this stylish jumper will keep you feeling toasty with its ultimate cosy texture. The contemporary colour block design in navy and grey is perfect for the winter season, and looks great teamed with dark jeans and leather accessories.
This Kade jumper is a great choice for the conscious consumer. Thought Fashion are passionate about using natural fabrics to create sustainable fashion that fits your lifestyle. Thought are also proud supporters of slow fashion. They design and craft clothing to last, and encourage people to show their clothes the TLC they deserve. Check out their motto over on their website.
The Kade Colour Block Jumper is priced at £79.90.
So, there you have it. Six of our favourite, most stylish and eco-friendly accessories for styling up this winter. With these in your wardrobe, you’ll be ready to conquer both the trends and temperatures this season. Plus, you can feel confident that these winter accessories have been carefully crafted with sustainability in mind. You’ll find more ideas for eco-friendly accessories across our website and social media channels. Why not head over to our Instagram page for some instant winter style inspiration!