During winter, the fleece jacket becomes a quotidian fixture. And for good reason—it’s as warm and cozy as it is timeless, which is why generations of stylish men have been wearing fluffy outerwear for decades. Mostly, that’s meant unfussy jackets made by classic outdoor brands like Patagonia and Columbia Sportswear. But lately, during a time that has seen designers and labels continually reimagine everyday wardrobe staples, the cold-weather garment suddenly looks newly stylish and delightfully fresh.
From streetwear mainstays like Stüssy to emerging new designers like Parsons graduate Sandy Liang, the trusty fleece jacket has gone full-on fashion. So, instead of picking up the fleece your dad would have worn this season, go for something that is going to turn some heads. Here are eight jackets to help get you started.