The winter season means it’s time to layer up with some button-down shirts, pullover sweaters and pull up socks. Sometimes it’s difficult to balance staying warm while looking stylish, however, all you’ve really needed is a seasoned guide on how to show up every day looking like you’ve won your battle against the chills. Add some warmth to your wardrobe with Canal Walk’s favourite picks for men this winter.
The inception of Duesouth included exploring the world’s best brands in order to bring you some of the most fashionable and versatile apparel and accessories. As part of The Foschini Group, this outdoor clothing and equipment store has now opened doors to 70 stores nationwide. Lovers of this brand have enjoyed premium attire from widely recognised brands such as The North Face, Salomon, as well as their very own Duesouth line.
Enjoy the weekly hustle at the office, nights out on the town, or even weekend adventures with an outfit from Duesouth. Their urban styled items are a testament to their limitless desire to push the boundaries of formal wear and ensuring that you are always looking as great as you deserve to.
Every man needs a long sleeve button-down shirt in his wardrobe, especially for winter. And if you’re still missing one, then browse through Duesouth’s wide range of top-quality alternatives. Match your selection with a pair of chinos and add in those layers with a classic denim jacket. And don’t forget about that pair of Caterpillar boots so you can finally kick those winter blues to the curb.
In only 40 years, Guess has become the most widely recognised clothing brand around the world. With 1,100 stores in 80 countries, we’re proud to say one of them exists right here in Canal Walk. This brand was established by the Marciano brothers, who brought a European influence to American shores with their unique, stonewashed jeans.
Today, Guess has a signature style that is easily recognisable - look like you’ve just been pulled off the catwalk with fashion-forward chinos, a sweatshirt, or camo print items. If you’re looking for a younger, more contemporary style to move you this winter, then Guess is the place for you.
This winter, get yourself an assortment of plain sweaters made with top-quality fabrics. Tuck them into a pair of formal bottoms for the office and finish off the look with a contrasting, knitted cardigan. Restyle your office look for a night out, ensuring you’re prepared for the cold winds with a hoodie and camo bomber jacket to match!
Of all the formal wear stores for men in Cape Town, Markham is one of those brands that focus on making sure stylish men are taken care of.
Make sure you’re looking dapper for that upcoming meeting with a button-down shirt, finished with a slim suit jacket, and matching trousers. Or make sure you’re the talk of the town when you take to the streets with a stylish winter puffer or bomber jacket from Markham.
Keep those ankles protected with a great variety of pull up socks and a snazzy pair of boots. And finally, but most importantly, you need to make sure you have a long-length coat. Items like these are so versatile, you really can wear them for any occasion.
Markham is another brand part of The Foschini Group. They have 320 stores across Africa and are home to major brands like Relay Jeans, Guess and Levi’s. And no matter how fast trends may change, with apparel like this in your wardrobe, you know you’re investing in winter attire that is sure to stand the test of time.
We surely are at no loss of men's formal clothing stores in the Mother City. Another new favourite to hit Canal Walk is Old Khaki. For affordable, durable, and classy formal wear, browse through their selection of classic chinos, comfortable loafers, and tasteful leather jackets. With this retail store, you’re sure to create an outfit worthy of a quick snap and share.
Finish off your favourite looks with additional accessories like belts, watches, caps, or beanies that are great for sheltering your ears from the winter chills. Whatever you want, you can trust that they have it.
Whether you’re trying to show the Mrs that you do in fact know how to dress up, or if you’re looking to impress potential new clients, Old Khaki will have you looking sophisticated and smart in no time!
Superdry has seen significant growth as an internationally recognised brand, selling to over 100 countries. When you think of Superdry, think of a major coalition of cross-cultural influence and there you have it – an incredibly unique brand that truly brings something new to the world of fashion.
For the alternative, outside of the box fashion lovers, Superdry is a well sought after brand to have in your wardrobe. Superdry’s diverse apparel is influenced by vintage American swagger, Japanese detail, and British Vogue. Their branded items are tailored to suit a distinct market of people that love to follow the latest trends and who want to know that they’re investing in quality fabrics.
While their range of clothing isn’t necessarily considered to be ‘formal’, there are many ways in which one can change a casual outfit into formal attire. For instance, invest in a hoodie from their “Collective” range and match it with a pair of chinos. Or you can purchase a “Crew” sweatshirt and a contrasting gilet, designed for the purpose of keeping your entire upper body warm.
Superdry also has a stunning assortment of men’s shoes that you are sure to love. While they are not as affordable as most budget-friendly stores, you can be sure you’re investing in durable footwear that is bound to last you for the next few winters. Invest in a pair of slip-on Chelsea boots or above the ankle, lace-up Shooter boots. Otherwise, you may also like a pair of Rallie boots, which sits just below the ankle and add that touch of sophisticated style.
The secret to a warm winter is making sure you’re fully prepared for the days you have to face the chilled breeze as it escapes the confines of preceding seasons. While electric blankets and heaters are key, you can’t forget to make sure you stock up on thick socks, winter hats, and most importantly… layers!