The 22 Best Men’s Winter Pants You Can Shop Right Now

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With Winter officially here, a lot of us are going to be reaching into the back of our closets to get some of those fits out that are a little more appropriate for the colder weather. Of course, with winter rolling around, your wardrobe has to change up entirely. It’s easy enough to put on a hoodie and/or a jacket in the winter along with a warm hat and scarf, but many men struggle with finding the right pants to keep their legs warm when the weather hits those cold and frosty temperatures. Below, we’ve compiled a list of the best men’s winter pants filled with a pair for any occasion. Hiking? Going out in the show? Want to remain fashionable? We’ve covered it all!

Whether it's the Gihuo Men’s Winter Warm Fleece Pants ($33.28) or The North Face Men’s Freedom Insulated Pants ($154), these pants accomplish the mission of keeping your legs super toasty at all times. Scroll down to check out our selections.

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The Best Men's Winter Pants at a Glance:

1. Gihuo Men’s Winter Warm Fleece Pants

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Best Men's Winter Pants on a Budget

  • Material: 70% Cotton, 30% fleece
  • Sizes: XS - 2XL
  • Color: Army, Black, Blackcamo, Greencamo, Grey, and 7 others
  • Warmth level: Warm

Staying warm while outside in the winter is a must, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that you should have to break the bank to do so. These pants by Gihuo mean that you can stay snug for less than $40. They’re 70% cotton and are fleece-lined so that they not only keep you warm, but comfortable too. Speaking of comfort, there’s a drawstring closure here too. If you’re not a fan of the colour pictured above, these are also available in army green, white, navy, grey and more.


2. The North Face Men’s Freedom Insulated Pants

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The North Face

Best Winter Pants For Skiing

  • Material: 100% Recycled nylon
  • Sizes: XS - 2XL
  • Color: TNF Black, Almond Butter, Cave Blue, Asphalt Grey, Icecap Blue Faded Dye Camo Print, TNF Medium Grey Heather
  • Warmth level: Warmer

It’s one thing to stay warm while just running errands in the winter, but if you’re going out of your way to stay active in the snow, then you need something that’s truly dedicated to the cause. These Freedom Insulated pants by The North Face allow for a lot of venting while remaining waterproof, so that falling in the snow won’t mean getting your legs wet. Crucially, these also have a bunch of storage space so that you can take everything you need out on your ski trip. Plus, they are made with 100% recycled nylon, making them sustainable.


3. Banana Republic Herringbone Cargo Jogger

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Banana Republic

Best Winter Pants for Lounging Around

  • Material: 60% Wool (virgin), 40% polyester
  • Sizes: XS - 2XL
  • Color: Dark Spiced Rum, Charcoal Gray
  • Warmth level: Warm

If skiing isn’t quite your thing and you’re more of a hermit in the winter, you deserve to stay warm too. These Herringbone Cargo Joggers by Banana Republic are made specifically to feel like joggers, with comfort as a top priority. It’s 60% wool (virgin) and 40% polyester, and with its focus on breathability, offers great mobility. These have an athletic fit, but will break in with each wear. They’re perfect to stock up on this fall.


4. Bonobos Italian Stretch Wool Dress Pants


A Luxury Option

  • Material: 98% Wool, 2% elastane
  • Sizes: W: 28 - 54, L: 28 - 36
  • Color: Black, Navy, Charcoal, Light Grey, Midnight Blue
  • Warmth level: Warm

A lot of people associate the winter with really thick layers and as a man, you can be forgiven for going with cargos, joggers or jeans. However, these dress pants are great if you want to be a little more luxurious this winter. These are made from 98% wool and 2% elastane, making them soft to the touch in a way that not all dress pants are. Throw these on with a shirt and suit jacket and you’re good.


5. L.L.Bean Flannel-Lined Jeans


Warmest Jeans for Winter

  • Material: 100% Cotton denim
  • Sizes: W: 30 - 46, L: 29 - 34
  • Color: Stonewashed
  • Warmth level: Warm

Made from heavyweight 100% cotton denim, these jeans by L.L.Bean boast a warm, brushed cotton flannel lining and they’re pre-washed for softness. If that concerns you regarding their longevity though, no need to worry because these are an exceptionally rugged and durable pair of jeans. They’re double-needle stitched and the special weave resists abrasion, shrinking and fading. You can’t go wrong with these.


6. Adidas Terrex Two-Layer Rain Pants

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Best Pants for Staying Dry

  • Material: 100% Polyester
  • Sizes: XS - XL
  • Color: Black
  • Warmth level: Warmer

Unfortunately, the winter doesn’t just bring the cold, but often the rain and snow too. If you’re spending a lot of time outdoors this winter but want to keep both warm and dry, perhaps these pants from Adidas will do the trick. They’re made entirely from polyester and the Adidas RAIN.RDY technology means that advanced waterproofing techniques wick any moisture away from your legs.


7. Ten Thousand Interval Pants

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Ten Thousand

Winter Pants for Running

  • Material: 63% Nylon, 37% spandex
  • Sizes: XS - 2XL
  • Color: Black, Light Grey, Iron, Navy, Maroon
  • Warmth level: Warm

Of course, just being out in the winter doesn’t require anywhere near the same level of thought from a manufacturer as going out running in the winter. Luckily, these interval pants from Ten Thousand are perfect for running. They put the focus on lightness, range of motion and breathability. The pockets are also zipped so you can take your phone with you.


8. L.L.Bean Maine Guide Wool Pants

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L.L. Bean

Breathable Winter Pants

  • Material: 85% Wool, 15% nylon
  • Sizes: W: 32 - 46, L: 29 - 33
  • Color: Loden
  • Warmth level: Warm

Made from 85% Wool and 15% nylon, these wool pants from L.L. Bean are great for a multitude of purposes, including wearing to the office or that important business meeting, running errands in the cold and heading to the gym. That’s because they can keep you warm, but are still lightweight enough to stay busy in.


9. Lands' End Traditional Fit Comfort-First Knockabout Cargo Pants

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Lands' End

Best Cargos

  • Material: 98% Cotton, 2% spandex
  • Sizes: W: 31 - 46, L: 26 - 34
  • Color: Radiant Navy, Antique Bronze, Dark Olive Green, Khaki
  • Warmth level: Warm

If some camo cargos are your thing, then try out these Lands' End cargo pants. They are made with 98% cotton and 2% spandex, but still lightweight enough to allow for mobility. The pants also have a comfortable fit at the waist, two back button-flap pockets and two on-seam pockets. If the green design isn’t your thing, you’ll be relieved to know that these come in three other colors as well, which includes Radiant Navy, Antique Bronze, and Khaki.


10. Duluth Trading Ballroom Double Flex Standard Fit Lined Jeans

Duluth Trading

Another Warm Pair of Jeans

  • Material: 70% Cotton, 20% polyester, 9% rayon, 1% spandex 
  • Sizes: W: 32 - 42, L: 30 - 34
  • Color: Washed Denim
  • Warmth level: Warm

This pair of jeans from Duluth Trading might look like any old pair of jeans on the outside, but on the inside is, you guessed it, a cotton flannel lining. The lining has 2% spandex for warmth. They fit a little trim through the leg and thigh and the men out there will be glad to know that they feature a gusseted crotch, allowing for full freedom of movement in the areas that it matters the most.


11. Eddie Bauer Men’s Guide Pro Lined Pants

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Best for Hiking

  • Material: 100% Nylon
  • Sizes: W: 30 - 40, L: 30 - 32
  • Color: Black Rainer, Light Khaki, Slate Green Rainier, Dark Smoke Rainier, Dark Smoke
  • Warmth level: Warmer

Anyone who goes on hikes in harsh weather conditions know that the right kind of clothing can make or break your journey. These pants from Eddie Bauer take everything a hike can offer into consideration and try to combat it. The durable combination of nylon and spandex provides active stretch while the soft polyester stretch fleece lining keeps you cosy. There are even trimmed calves so that you can climb with ease. The water repellent finish doesn’t hurt either.


12. BenBoy Men’s Pants

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Best Winter Pants for All-Around Performance

  • Material: 100% Polyester
  • Sizes: XS - 2XL
  • Color: Black, Armygreen, Blue, Darkgreen, Grey, and 8 others
  • Warmth level: Warmer

If you’d like a pair of winter pants that do a good job at pretty much everything, then try out this pair from BenBoy. They’re waterproof, windproof and abrasion resistant. The zipper pockets mean that your belongings are always secure. The knees feature patchwork, making them very durable. This is a great pair to buy if you want to do a little bit of everything.

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13. Fjällräven Sörmland Tapered Winter Trousers

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Overall Longest-Lasting

  • Material: 100% Polyester
  • Sizes: W: 29 - 39
  • Color: Dark Grey, Green Olive
  • Warmth level: Warmer

This is indeed a pair of pants made for hunting and it must be acknowledged that they contain non-textile elements of animal origin, but they are a durable pair of pants that will last a long time. The tapered legs mean that you can easily fit into a pair of full-length boots, which might come in use even if you’re not hunting. 


14. Flylow Baker Bib Snow Pants

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Best Winter Pants for Snow

  • Material: 100% Polyester
  • Sizes: S - 2XL
  • Color: Black, Pine, Redwood, Rye, Timber
  • Warmth level: Warmest

The winter is one thing, but spending a lot of time in snow, especially deep snow, is a different beast entirely. For that, get these Flylow Baker Bib snow pants. They have a 3 layer intuitive oxford fabric which offers great waterproof protection. There are also inner thigh vents that help you get rid of some heat, so that you don’t work up a sweat.


15. Ralph Lauren Purple Label Double-Knit Pant

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Ralph Lauren

A Formal Option

  • Material: 39% Wool, 39% cotton, 22% polyester
  • Sizes: XS - XL
  • Color: Classic Black, Charcoal Melange
  • Warmth level: Warm

Of course, the winter doesn’t put a hold on formal events so if you need something comfortable to wear in the cold, but still need to be formal, perhaps these suit pants from Ralph Lauren Purple Label will do the job. Made from 37% wool, 39% cotton and 22% polyester, the fabric is soft and stretchy and will keep you warm when you most need it. You could even pair this with a t-shirt for a more casual look.


16. Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer Pants


An Insulated Pair

  • Material: 100% Nylon
  • Sizes: S - 2XL
  • Color: Black, Surplus Green
  • Warmth level: Warmer

This design is a little more out there, but if a pair of winter pants that are light in weight is your absolute top priority, try these out. The ultra-lightweight ripstop fabric doesn’t stop heat from being trapped into the lower half of your body. They still feature pockets and an internal drawstring too.


17. BOGNER FIRE + ICE Nic Ski Pants in Dark Blue

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Winter Pants for Windy Days

  • Material: 87% Polyamide, 13% elastane
  • Sizes: W: 32 - 36
  • Color: Black, Dark Blue, Gray
  • Warmth level: Warmest

And for those super cold winter days, think of these BOGNER FIRE + ICE Nic Ski Pants like a windbreaker for your lower half. They fit like sweatpants and keep you warm while allowing you to shed excess heat. Cut with polyamide and elastane, the pants also offer a comfortable 4-way stretch with double-layered construction, are permanently water-repellent, and super breathable to assist with giving you supreme comfort. Throw in the sleek look, and this is a great pair of pants.


18. Canada Goose Tundra Pant

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Canada Goose

Comfy Luxury Option

  • Material: 83% Polyester, 17% cotton
  • Sizes: S - 3XL
  • Color: Black
  • Warmth level: Warmest

How about a pair of Canada Goose pants for the winter season? Constructed from polyester and cotton, the Tundra Down Pants are a versatile option for every environment and activity whether it's wild winds or frigid temperatures. The pants are loaded with 625 fill power giving you super heat, and they are designed to get better with wear. When extreme cold weather hits, these insulated pants are a stylish option to protect you.


19. Paul Stuart Anthony Wool Plaid Trouser

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Paul Stuart

Best Winter Casual

  • Material: 100% Wool
  • Sizes: W: 32 - 42
  • Color: Red, Tan
  • Warmth level: Warm

And if you are looking for something that's both suitable for cold weather and the office, look no further than the regular fit plaid pant from Paul Stuart that is a popular option on the site. The pants are made from a 100% wool material that resists stains and wrinkles, and are cut in a comfortable flattering fit. If you are into 1970s styles, this is a nice retro bohemian look to sport this season.


20. Moncler Genius Men's Ski Pants

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Neiman Marcus

Another Ski Option

  • Material: Nylon/polyamide
  • Sizes: S - 2XL
  • Color: Black
  • Warmth level: Warmer

Moncler is always a destination to cop high-quality luxury skiwear. Their Men's Ski Pants are a looser fit option made from nylon and polyamide that has two slanted side pockets, an elasticized waistband, relaxed legs and ultra-modern insulation. You can wear these casually if you wish, or take them out on the slopes with you this winter. Your call.


21. Dickie's Warming Duck Utility Pants

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Best Affordable Option

  • Material: 11.5 oz. Double weave duck with brushed interior, 70% cotton, 29% polyester, 1% spandex
  • Sizes: W: 30 - 44, L: 30 - 34
  • Color: Rinsed Brown Duck, Rinsed Black
  • Warmth level: Warmer

Dickie's has some pretty nice and affordable winter pants that you should definitely have on your radar this winter season. One of those is the Warming Duck Utility Pants which are made with a unique combo of 11.5oz double weave duck, cotton, polyester, and spandex, and are heavily insulated enough to keep you warm in freezing temps. You can go with either the Rinsed Brown Duck or the Rinsed Black as your color options, and the pants are under $60. Not a bad deal at all!


22. Brady Men's Cotton Fleece R+d Pant

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Newest Drop

  • Material: 50% Recycled cotton, 50% BCI cotton
  • Sizes: S - 2XL
  • Color: Graphite, Quartz, Sage
  • Warmth level: Warm

BRADY's Men's Cotton Fleece R+d Pant which are available in three different colors (quarts, graphite, and sage, is an excellent $20 pair of pants to cop this winter. Cut with recycled cotton and BCI cotton, these can be worn as loungewear for when you're watching your weekend football games, or you can rock them outside for casual errands. The comfort, style, and quality is all there, making these a great affordable pick up.

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