Can you hear it? It’s the teeth-chattering whistling sound of winter that has come to play for the next few months. Chances are you’re trekking through some freezing temps soon, and the recent snowstorm on the east coast is a gentle reminder of how important it is to be equipped up for any winter antics in the city— especially if a few snowballs are flying. To all the higher temp states, this Catalog is also for you as we here at CYTIES have a feeling a ski mountain trip is on the books, and if it isn’t, well, it should be. The winter months are made for layering up while keeping your look stylish and sharp. Our picks below will have you feeling vigilant and cozy while enjoying the elements in the next couple of months. Here’s to being a grown up but still loving a good ‘ole “snooow daaaay!”.
STORM STOPPER CPO JACKET
A name very appropriate for any east-coasters after this weekend. This jacket is cut from cotton-rich blended twill finished with a water-resistant layer, just in case any blizzards head your way. It’s the same fabric you’ll find in a classic trench coat. Classy and cozy, Buck Mason to the rescue.
714SM - Steve McQueen
Yes, in the winter months you still need a clutch pair of sunnies, especially when the sun is bouncing off the city snow. The Persol 714SM Steve McQueen’s fold up and transform perfectly to fit in any jacket pocket, not to mention they are absolutely timeless. The selection of crystal sun lenses that Persol uses represents quality and excellence, made from the most precious optical materials and used to guarantee the best protection and visual clarity.
AUTOMAT GLASS CAMERA
Sleek, black, and retro, the Automat Glass Instant Film Camera is here to capture all your snow moments. It’s an NSTAX Mini-format camera offering a wide range of shooting control. Toss it in the day pack for some creative inspiration when the flakes are falling. Automat features a multi-coated glass lens that yields especially sharp and clear image quality.
GUY FOX - PRESTON
When you layered up things can get musky. Before you throw the overcoat on, hit the neck and wrists with a little Preston by Guy Fox, base notes are Oakmoss, Cedar, and Tonka Bean. It will keep you feeling fresh and the more your body heat climbs, the more the scent is activated.
HELM - THE LOU BLACK
Leave the J’s inside; there’s snow on the ground! Months like this are what Helm Boots are made for. Every pair has been designed with simplicity in mind, making them perfect for every style and occasion. Browse their selection, and there is no wrong decision. We chose the Lou in Black, made of soft full-grain Balthazar leather and featuring HELM’s slip-resistant rubber cushion sole. This boot is comfortable and ready to kick some snow ass. #hittheconcrete
PARKER CLAY - OMO OVERNIGHT BAG
With a classic duffel shape, the Parker Clay bag is your go-to for keeping your essentials organized amidst a chilly adventure. Not only is it made with leather and built to last, but the story behind the brand is what really makes the difference. Parker Clay allows highly skilled leather artisans of Ethiopia to showcase their skills, receive proper compensation, and work in ethical conditions. It’s a win, win purchase.
MAAPILIM NO SHINE BALM
Winter’s kiss can chap the smackers, and as you know, this is a very uncomfortable feeling. Keep your lips hydrated and protected with Maapilim Lip Balm. It works long hours for you with its no-shine grapefruit and lavender finish, along with the healing power of ingredients like jojoba oil and sweet almond oil.
P&Co ORGANIC COTTON SOCK
Cold toes? No, thank you. P&Co’s organic cotton socks are mid-length and crafted from 85% organic cotton with a process that uses less water and less energy. The French Terry lining has them sliding on easily and keeps them feeling butter soft.
STANLEY WIDE MOUTH FLASK
If you are trekking through the snowy streets or blanketed mountains, the Stanley Portable Flask is sure a good sidekick. It’s leakproof and made with stainless steel for extra durability. Fill it with some whiskey or espresso, and you’ll be warming the soul amidst some freezing temps.