Filson makes some of the highest-quality outerwear on the planet. Their cold-weather clothing has been trusted by millions of hard-working individuals since 1897, making Filson a force to be reckoned with when it comes to men’s apparel. Filson has a well-deserved reputation for making ultra-durable bags, tough yet comfortable jeans, resilient jackets and some of the best winter coats for inclement weather.
So, whether you’re ready or not, the holiday season is officially here (Christmas is less than 30 days away already!), and premium goods from Filson are some of the best Christmas gifts for men this year. Plus, for guys looking to upgrade their own wardrobe with stylish-yet-practical winter apparel, Filson is a go-to.
Keep reading to see our favorite gift ideas from Filson. We’ve picked out durable winter coats, rugged waterproof bags and cozy winter must-haves that any guy would be happy to find under the Christmas tree.
1. Sherpa Fleece Jacket
The Sherpa Fleece Jacket replicates any large puffer with Polartec Thermal Pro sherpa fleece, which provides thermal retention to folks layering this cozy jacket on their body. The classic zippered closure and additional pockets make staying warm easy. It’s ribbed at the arms and waist with both quick-drying and breathable factors.
2. Original Lined Goatskin Gloves
The Original Lined Goatskin Gloves are a gorgeously crafted glove made from USA-sourced, grade-A goatskin. They come in four different sizes depending on how large your hands are and three different colors (black, tan and brown) for all kinds of color lovers. Each glove is elasticized at the wrist to prevent any unwanted debris from entering. To top it all off, the gloves are lined with moisture-wicking wool and contain a winged thumb for maximized flexibility.
3. Watch Cap Wool Beanie
Beanies don’t get more comfortable than this. Filson Watch Cap beanie is a top-notch selection that’s sure to keep your guy warm all winter long. According to Filson, “This warm watch cap is made with USA-sourced wool and has an adjustable cuff.”
4. Lightweight Down JAC-Shirt
The Lightweight Down JAC-Shirt is one of the most made-for-winter jackets available. For starters, the JAC-Shirt is essentially weightless. It’s ideal for wearing solo when temperatures are mild and perfect for layering under a bigger jacket when it begins to snow. The JAC-Shirt uses goose down which traps heat inside keeping you cozy day in and day out. To top it all off, the JAC-Shirt is completely water-resistant.
5. Rugged Twill Original Briefcase
Whether he spends his days in a lumberyard or a board room, every guy needs a work bag to carry his essentials. Filson is famous for their twill bags, and this is the original design. This iconic briefcase is made with durable twill, bridle leather and solid brass hardware. First introduced in 1994, this bag has barely changed in the decades since. Fashions come and go, but a well-designed bag like this will never go out of fashion.
6. Dry Tin Cloth Ranch Jacket
Work wear is extremely trendy in 2021, but like the iconic bag featured above, true classics never go out of style. Case in point: Filson’s classic Tin Cloth Ranch Jacket. According to Filson, the “Tin Cloth began its legacy of tough-as-nails protection for loggers, foresters and outdoorsmen back in the 1930s.” The exterior features Filson’s dry finish to protect you from the elements, and the interior features an 8-oz. cotton corduroy lining.
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7. Full Finger Knit Gloves
The Full Finger Knit Gloves are unlike any knit gloves you’ve ever covered your hands in before. How? Because these impressive gloves use what feels like futuristic technology to insulate even when wet. Consider us impressed. Each glove is made with durable ragg-wool knit for an extra cozy, warming feel and is ribbed at the cuff to ensure no cold or wetness gets in.
8. Tin Cloth Insulated Work Vest
Need an all-weather purpose vest? Well, you’ve found it. The Tin Cloth Insulated Work Vest uses an oil-finished tin cloth that has roots dating back to the 1920s, where folks would wear the material to withstand the atrocious weather conditions working in the Pacific Northwest. The vest is made with Polartec® Thermal Pro® polyester fleece to keep your body warm on colder days with a tightly woven duck canvas for a practically impenetrable exterior. The vest has handwarmer pockets for added heat. Although you’ll stay cozy wrapped inside, this handsome vest is incredibly breathable and quick-drying.
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9. 1970’s Logger Thermal Socks
Socks are a classic Christmas gift for a reason — every man needs more socks. This winter, don’t add just any socks to your shopping cart. If you’re shopping for Christmas gifts, then give the men in your life Filson’s 1970’s Logger Thermal Socks. These durable-yet-comfortable heavyweight socks will keep their feet warm and dry no matter what. At work or on the trail, these socks are designed for frigid temperatures.
10. Crew Neck Guide Sweater
Your wardrobe is always ready for another sweater, especially when it’s one as comfortable and handsome as the Crew Neck Guide Sweater. This knit wool sweater has the breathability and heat retention you want in a cozy sweater. Unlike a lot of sweaters, it isn’t overwhelmingly bulky or itchy. Each sweater is made to be extra durable and extra stretchy. To top it all off, the sweater is even a natural rain repellent.
11. Fleece-Lined Waxed Jacket
Looking for a go-to mid-weight layer? Find it in the Fleece-Lined Waxed Jacket. This breathable, cozy layer is exactly what you need solo on chilly days and lays perfectly below your massive winter jacket once the temps start to plummet. The exterior shell has a light wax finish that’s totally resistant to rain and any stains in case of any storms and spills. The finish also completely blocks wind. To top it all off, the interior is lined with eco-friendly, recycled fleece that keeps you as warm as you’ve always wanted to be.
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12. Medium Dry Duffle Bag
Your average duffel bag simply isn’t suited to the outdoors lifestyle, which is why this dry duffle bag from Filson would make the perfect Christmas present for any men on your holiday shopping list who love the outdoors. This bag comes in a handsome olive green and a high-visibility orange. These bags are so durable that they’ll keep your gear completely dry even if they’re totally submerged. The duffle bags are made from a rugged nylon fabric that’s both waterproof and abrasion-resistant.
13. Filson Hand Axe
Finally, we have one of our favorite gift ideas for hard-to-shop-for guys — a finely engineered hatchet. This is an essential piece of outdoor gear and any man would be happy to find this under his Christmas tree. This axe means business: the Filson x Brant & Cochran Dirigo Belt Axe was handcrafted in Maine using legacy forging and tempering techniques. The edge is honed to a 25-degree, razor-sharp edge, and the axe head is made from 1050 carbon steel.