8 of the best men’s outerwear essentials for winter from Filson

Filson are a brand that know plenty about outerwear with all their gear tested to the limits in wilderness locales so, when it comes to adding to your own winter wardrobe, they are definitely one of the most reliable in the business.

Filson are particularly adept in the outerwear department and you can check out our pick of 8 of the best men’s outerwear essentials from Filson below:


FILSON HYDER QUILTED JAC-SHIRT – $250


You can stay warm and dry in Filson’s Hyder Quilted Jac-Shirt ($250) this winter. It’s a versatile all-rounder that comes in a number of different colourways and represents great value for money given the tangible sense of quality it possesses – not to mention the exemplary materials used in its crafting.

It boasts a midweight 4-oz. cotton shell with dry wax finish which delivers the weight of a shirt with the water-resistant performance of a jacket – the best of both worlds and the ideal winter warmer layering piece. Ultralight PrimaLoft Silver Eco 100g insulation ensures unparalleled warmth through the colder seasons of the year and the snap-close front is easy to operate while wearing gloves. ($250)


FILSON DUCKS UNLIMITED COVER CLOTH MILE MARKER COAT – $395

This special collaboration with the guys at Ducks Unlimited is the ideal piece of outerwear for the adventure inclined amongst you. Filson’s versatile classic Cover Cloth Mile Marker is crafted with their lightest oil finish waxed cotton and fully lined with dry finish Feather Cloth. Ideal lightweight weather resistance in the field with adjustable waist and cuffs guarantee a custom fit, and the Moleskin collar lining provides a pleasing amount of warmth and comfort to proceedings.

The Ducks Unlimited logo is embroidered on chest pocket and there is a two-way front zipper with snap-close storm flap that delivers a first class performance day in, day out. This fantastic piece of outerwear from Filson is compatible with Filson’s button-on hood and zip-in liners so it is a versatile all-rounder. ($395)


FILSON FEATHERWEIGHT DOWN JACKET – $295


Filson’s Featherweight Down Jacket ($295) is incredibly warm and perfectly packable for all your wilderness adventure requirements. Goose down insulation will help to keep you warm when temperatures plummet, and an ultralight lining and ripstop shell make it highly compressible for stowing in a pack or bag.

The hood, shoulders and handwarmer pockets of this excellent outerwear from Filson are reinforced with an extra layer of fabric, and treated with a robust, no-nonsense water-repellent finish to help protect against light rain and snow. Outfitted with a two-way front zipper and interior storm flap to seal out the wind. ($295)


FILSON C.C.F. WORK VEST – $125


Ideally suited to those men that live a rugged lifestyle, the Filson C.C.F Work Vest ($125) is crafted from rough and ready duck canvas and warm diamond-quilted insulation that will help to keep all of the elements at bay this winter. Triple-stitched seams and reinforcing rivets are purpose built to hold up to heavy use and it boasts a drop tail for added coverage.

This brilliant bit of outerwear has a metal front zipper with wind guard, rib-knit collar and open chest pockets and handwarmer pockets with large scooped openings. The two interior pockets with Velcro® security tab are ideal for all your EDC essentials such as phone, keys and wallets. ($125)


FILSON LINED WOOL PACKER COAT – $795

When you’re genuinely tackling weather that takes no prisoners, you need outerwear that can stand up and be counted like this Filson Lined Wool Packer Coat ($795). This incredibly warm version of Filson’s Packer coat is outfitted with two layers of 24-oz. 100% virgin Mackinaw Wool over the shoulders, back and arms, and boasts the American lifestyle brand’s signature Alaskan Guide Flannel lining and a shearling-lined collar for extra warmth right when you need it.

The Lined Wool Packer Coat from Filson has four front pockets, slotted utility patch pocket and full-width back pocket that will be more than enough storage for all your everyday carry and tools. It has a longer cut with rear gusset for added coverage. ($795)


FILSON SHERPA FLEECE JACKET – $165


Add warmth without the troublesome extra weight when you put on the Filson Sherpa Fleece Jacket ($165). Each one of these superb jackets from Filson is made with Polartec Thermal Pro sherpa fleece which offers a first class warming performance whatever the weather.

The Sherpa Fleece Jacket has a high-pile that provides top class thermal retention while being quick-drying and breathable. Some of the stand out features of this jacket include a full-length zipper, four interior stow pockets, and nylon-reinforced forearms for added durability. ($165)


FILSON TACOMA WORK JACKET – $175


Filson’s Tacoma Work Jacket ($175) effortlessly blends robustness with a comfortable fit for a jacket you’ll wear even when you’re off the clock and just relaxing with a craft beer or two in the backyard or taproom. Made of sturdy 14-oz. cotton in a Panama weave for exceptional abrasion resistance. Outfitted with a corduroy-lined collar and inner cuffs.

Stand out elements of this classy piece of outerwear from Filson include an abrasion-resistant 14-oz. Panama-weave cotton for durability on the job site, welted front zipper closure, snap-adjustable waist and cuffs and cotton corduroy-lined collar and inner cuffs. ($175)


FILSON MACKINAW WOOL VEST – $150


Filson’s classic Mackinaw Wool Vest is warm, robust and just about as versatile and functional as you’re going to get from your outerwear this winter. Made from 100% virgin wool which is naturally water-repellent and insulates even when wet, which means that it is ideal for use in rain and snow. A roomy fit allows simple layering, and wide armholes deliver a full range of motion.

Woven to Filson’s unique specifications, this heavyweight 24-oz. Mackinaw Wool ensures a greater resilience, more natural insulating qualities, increased breathability and far better water repellency than the norm. It comes from a small herd of hardy sheep in the northwestern United States and Canada. ($150)

Leo is the owner of The Coolector and writes about the stuff he loves. And some stuff that he merely likes.