How to Dress like a Mountain Man: 6 Fall Essentials
The “Lumbersexual” has become a popular term these days, with more and more men wanting to trade in their Prada suits for Patagonia threads. Gone are the days of outdoor brands only being worn by rugged mountain town locals. And what better time to stock your closet with flannel than fall? Here are six of our favorite fall fashions to help you dress like a mountain man.
1. Carbon 2 Cobalt Rare Form Sweats
While we’re excited to be enjoying the crisp fall weather, there’s no denying the comfort of getting nice and cozy on cold autumn nights. Forget lounging in your old, torn sweats, and get yourself some new lounging threads that won’t have your girlfriend wondering if you own a mirror. Luckily, Carbon 2 Cobalt has the perfect option: the Rare Form Sweatpants. These effortlessly cool basics offer a rugged yet refined style, whether you’re enjoying a movie night in or running errands around town.
2. Poacher Pile Jacket by Marmot
The Poacher Pile Jacket is the ideal mid-weight layer for fall excursions. Featuring a quick-drying, high-pile, polyester fleece backer, the sweater fleece celebrates a return to retro style, allowing you to transition from an afternoon hike to drinks on the patio.
3. Christopher Fleece Lined Shirt by Mountain Khakis
The name says it all: Mountain Khakis is made for outdoor-lovin’ men. With the recent addition of a faux-fleece lining, the Christopher Fleece Lined Shirt is a must-have, and a popular item of choice for the brand’s fanatics. This shirt can be worn on its own or as an outer layer on a chilly night at the cabin. And of course, no mountain man’s wardrobe would be complete without a little plaid.
4. Carhartt Dungarees
You can’t really think of a rugged mountain man without Carhartt immediately coming to mind. Not just for construction workers and job sites, women seem to love seeing men in their Carhartt Washed Duck Dungarees just as much as men love wearing them. Tough and rugged, these pants transition perfectly from a day working or playing outside to a night at your favorite watering hole. The flannel lining keeps you warm as the cool temperatures roll in, and these dungarees can be rolled to add a little touch of flannel at the bottom.
5. Beber Belt by Kavu
The Beber Belt might be the best thing you’ve bought since your last six-pack. Something’s got to hold those pants up, so you might as well get a belt with two functions. Made with adjustable nylon webbing, the Beber Belt has a built-in bottle opener on the buckle. Need we say more?
6. Patagonia Bivy Down Vest
Made of durable nylon canvas, the quilted 600-fill-power duck Bivy Down Vest is wind and water resistant, and it look pretty awesome, too. Possibly one of the most iconic fall pieces, the vest will forever remain a garment that epitomizes autumn, whether you’re raking leaves or sipping your favorite cider beer. Every wardrobe needs a stylish vest to boot.