Winter Work Clothing for Outdoor Chores


Winter work clothing is a must for doing outdoor chores in cold weather. When the weather is freezing cold, you need winter work clothing that can keep you warm. Your outdoor winter wear also must be tough enough for all the jobs you must get done in the coldest weather.

Winter work clothing includes everything from warm gloves and heavy-duty boots to fleece-lined pants and insulated jackets. Here is a great wardrobe of first-rate winter work clothing for all of your outdoor chores. Not only is this gear guaranteed to keep you warm, but you will look good wearing it.

So, let’s gear-up and get the work done. And once you’ve got all of your winter work wear, read our reviews of the Best Cordless Electric Snow Blowers.


Winter Work Clothing: Base Layer for Extra Warmth

Carhartt is a respected name in work clothing, so it’s no surprise that they make great base layer tops and bottoms. In the old days, they called this clothing “long underwear.” But the Carhartt Men’s Midweight Thermal Base Layer Long Sleeve Shirt  is designed for the 21st century.


carhartt men's thermal base layer shirt
Winter work clothing begins with a warm base layer like this Carhartt men’s thermal base layer shirt.


This all-cotton shirt is comfortable and tough, with reinforced seams for extra durability. Carhartt also makes a heavyweight base layer shirt made of 81% polyester and 19% wool. The company also makes base layer bottoms. Check prices on Amazon.

Women have plenty of great options for base layer clothing, too. The Thermajane Women’s Ultra Soft Thermal Underwear are form-fitted to stay in place. This matching set of tops and bottoms is available in eight different colors. The moisture-wicking fabric quickly wicks away sweat to keep you dry and comfortable. You no longer have to worry about that sticky or clammy feeling. Great for pajamas and lounge wear, too! 


Thermajane Women’s Ultra Soft Thermal Underwear
Thermajane Women’s Ultra Soft Thermal Underwear is available in 8 great colors.

Tough, Flannel-Lined Pants for Winter Work

Hardworking men put work pants to the test on their properties every day. The Walls Men’s Flannel-Lined Duck Work Pants  are incredibly durable—and surprisingly comfortable. The tough 9-ounce duck fabric is lined with warm flannel that keeps your legs nice and warm even on cold winter days.


Walls men's flannel-lined duck work pants are perfect winter work clothing.
Walls men’s flannel-lined duck work pants are tough, warm and comfortable.


Another great thing about these pants are the generous pockets. There is even a handy cell phone pocket so you always know where your phone is. Plus a side tool loop for hanging a hammer. The relaxed fit of these tough pants is comfortable, and the seams are triple-stitched for strength.


Women’s Insulated Jacket for Outdoor Chores

Finding the right combination of warmth and toughness can be difficult when shopping for a women’s jacket. But the IG Insulated Gear Women’s Sherpa Lined Work Jacket offers the perfect balance. The shell fabric is 100% heavy-duty cotton duck that is sanded and washed comfort. The heavyweight lining is 100% Sherpa polyester in the body and quilted polyester taffeta in the sleeves.

IG Insulated Gear Women’s Sherpa Lined Work Jacket
The IG (Insulated Gear) Women’s Sherpa Lined Work Jacket is both tough and warm.


The hidden cuffs block out the cold. The pleated elbows offer a better range of motion and lots of comfort. There are two front pockets for your hands, and a front chest pocket, too. There are also two inside pockets.


Carhartt Men’s Bartlett Jacket

Here’s a good-looking jacket that’s warm enough for winter wear. The Carhartt Men’s Bartlett Jacket starts with a tough outer shell of 12-ounce range-washed cotton canvas. The body is lined with sherpa fleece, and so is the hood. And the sleeves are lined, too.


carhartt men's bartlett jacket


It zips up quickly so you stay warm in cold weather. The two chest chest pockets are plenty big enough to stash your cell phone. The two lower pockets will keep your hands warm. The handsome fleece blanket lining in the body of the coat gives it the warmth needed for winter chores. Available in four great colors. Check price on Amazon.



Winter Work Clothing for Your Hands 

Anyone who works outside in during the cold of winter needs a dependable pair of durable gloves. The Carhartt Women’s Waterproof Insulated Gloves keep hands warm in the cold and and dry in wet weather.

Carhartt Women’s Waterproof Insulated Gloves
Carhartt Women’s Waterproof Insulated Gloves are warm and durable enough for all kinds of outdoor chores and activities.


These tough gloves are good looking and durable, with a special synthetic material on the palm for extra grip. The soft inner lining wicks sweat off skin, and the stretch fleece cuff helps seal out the cold. The strap closure is adjustable for the perfect fit. Available in attractive crabapple red or black in small, medium and large.

Don’t worry, men, there are plenty of tough winter gloves for you, too. The Men’s Leather HydraHyde Winter Gloves from Wells Lamont do everything a working winter glove is supposed to do—plus they look rugged and masculine.


HydraHyde Winter Gloves from Wells Lamont
HydraHyde men’s winter gloves from Wells Lamont.


Outside, the HydraHyde leather is water resistant and breathable. The leather even stays soft after repeated exposure to water and snow. The Thinsulate fleece lining inside provides plenty of warmth. The extended cuff stretches over sleeves to eliminate blasts of cold air up your wrist. A carabiner clip is included to keep the gloves together when not in use. Available from Amazon.


Insulated Work Boots for Toasty Toes

Winter work clothing includes footwear. I know, I know, you’ve probably got a couple of pairs of work boots already.  But in wintertime, you need insulated work boots. Carhartt Men’s Ruggedflex Safety Toe Work Boots are designed to be on the move in all weather. The insulated, waterproof design keeps feet warm and dry in a wide range of conditions.

Boots are winter work clothing for the feet
Carhartt Men’s Ruggedflex Safety Toe Work Boots are winter work clothing for your feet.


These boots don’t mind if you are trudging through the snow to feed the chickens or walking behind your snow blower. These boots look great while they keep your feet warm.

A flexible rubber outsole provides a confident grip for everything from slick concrete to uneven terrain. The resilient cushioning helps maintain all-day comfort. These tough boots are available in a full range of men’s sizes in medium and wide widths.


Keep Your Head and Face Warm

A balaclava is a winter face mask worn by skiers and snowboarders. It also a great piece of clothing for any kind of outdoor work in cold weather. There many different choices available, but the Balaclava Ski Mask and Hood  combines cozy comfort with modern fashion.

Balaclava winter clothing keeps head and face warm.
The Balaclava Ski Mask and Hood keeps head and face warm.


The windproof face mask can be easily pulled up to cover your face, which is handy for COVID-19 protection. It can also be easily pulled down for a sip of coffee or hot chocolate. The hood is also easy to pull up and down. The face mask is available in black only, while the hood comes in black, gray/black, and red/black. This is a one-size for all unisex item.

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