The SHARP List: Our 2022 Style Gift Guide for Fashion Experts

It’s that season once again, and SHARP is kicking things off with our style gift guide, as one does. It’s been another interesting year for men’s fashion, and recent changes in trends, materials, fabrics, and other facets of the space have not gone unnoticed. As we inch further into Canada’s colder months our clothes need to be getting thicker — and cozier. Our gift guide selects may have that special someone in mind, but that’s not to say there’s anything wrong with gifting yourself some new wardrobe staples this season. We’ve even sprinkled in a number of accessories that add a little on-trend energy.

Hermes Alpine Skis

Hermes Skis
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There are nice skis, and then there are skis by Hermes. Who, after all, could be trusted to make a more gorgeous set of ski equipment than the beloved French luxury fashion house? There’s no doubt that the diehard alpinist in your life will instantly become the most envied skier on the slopes bearing down a Double Black Diamond in these. (Price Upon Request)

OFF-WHITE c/o Church’s Cut Lines, Polished Binder Derby Black

OFF-WHITE c/o Church's Cut Lines, Polished Binder Derby Black
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The spirit of the late Virgil Abloh lives on at his famed label OFF-WHITE, which continues to push sartorial boundaries with original pieces and visionary collaborations, including this edgy footwear collab with dress shoe brand Church’s. ($1850)

Prada Symbole Duffle

Prada Symbole Duffle
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With travel back in full-swing — especially during the hectic holiday season — there’s never been a better time to invest, or reinvest, in high-quality baggage. This Symbole duffle from Prada is a striking take on the classic overnight bag, ideally suited to a weekend getaway, a seasonal excursion, or a trip out of town. ($6,300)

Joop! Hankez Jacket

Joop! Hankez Jacket
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This premium unstructured jacket from Joop! offers the ideal way to transition from your fall to winter wardrobe, taking a streamlined, textured approach to business-casual tailoring. Ideal for either the office or the office holiday party, it’s an excellent day-to-night piece as versatile as it is stylish. ($748)

Dior Snow Lace-Up Boot

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For the fashion-forward, it can be difficult to navigate snowy winters in such a way that you’re dressed appropriately for the weather while remaining at least a little bit stylish. Cue Dior, whose snow lace-up boot offers to perfect way to tackle those wintry sidewalks in fashion. ($1,600)

Tiffany & Co. T1 Circle Pendant in 18K White Gold with Diamonds

Tiffany & Co. T1 Circle Pendant in 18K White Gold with Diamonds
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Tiffany & Co.’s T1 Circle Pendant is but one of many timeless designs equally well suited to any gender. Offered on an adjustable white gold chain (16 to 18 inches), the elegant pendant makes a strong statement without being too overt or over-the-top. It doesn’t come cheap, but the craftsmanship, setting, and stone selection speaks for itself. ($9,850)

Fendi Ski Googles

Fendi Ski Goggles
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It’s a fact universally acknowledged that no matter how good you are at skiing, it’s hard to look cool on the slopes. Elevate your downhill game this season with these ski goggles from Fendi — and we won’t tell if you simply want to look your best for apres ski. ($850)

Celine CT-01 Z High Top Sneakers

Celine CT-01 Z High Top Sneakers
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As the rules around office-appropriate fashion have continued to slacken, letting more and more casual looks feel ready for business, the sneaker remains the final frontier of looking good while still looking smart. These high-end luxury high-tops from Celine are an excellent way to keep it low-key without sacrificing an air of professionalism, and are sure to make you the envy of the office. The best part? eBay Canada has them on sale right now. ($995)

Frederique Constant Highlife Chronograph

Frederique Constant Highlife Chronograph
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Steel sport watches with integrated straps or bracelets continue to be all the rage, yet the Highlife collection from Frederique Constant continues to fly under the radar. The newest generation of this collection launched back in 2020, with its most recent references being the chronograph seen here in a blue and white “panda dial” configuration. Unlike many competitors, the Highlife is sold with its metal bracelet, leather strap, and rubber strap all included — all of which are fitted with a quick-change mechanism to keep you from digging out tools to change up your look. ($1,395)

Strellson Taro-CS Cardigan

Strellson Taro-CS Cardigan
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This heart of winter is the perfect time to indulge a taste for comfort and luxury, and when it comes to gifting, no man would be happy to receive a cardigan with this level of swag. The only thing missing from this ensemble is a nice glass of scotch and a cigar. ($298)

Canada Goose Toronto Boots

Canada Goose Toronto Boots
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Move over, Moon Boots, the Canada Goose Toronto Boot has arrived. A high performance focus on warmth and comfort take centre stage, regardless of whether you’re stomping through the city or out in the wilderness. The simple elastic drawstring make these boots an easy slip-on/slip-off when you’re on the move, and the choice of materials means they’ll be easy to keep clean; so you can go on living your best Stormtrooper life. ($795)

Burberry Navy Classic Check Cashmere Scarf

Burberry Navy Classic Check Cashmere Scarf
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The classic Burberry pattern is so instantly recognizable that it could never been mistaken for anything else, even at a distance. This variation in Navy offers a striking twist on the formula, retaining some of the traditional Burberry flair in a way that stands out among the crowd.($670)

Canada Goose Crofton Puffer

Canada Goose Crofton Puffer
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When it comes to top-of-the-line winter fashion, there is truly nothing to compare to a jacket from Canada Goose. A wardrobe staple across the country, Canada Goose’s Crofton puffer represents the pinnacle of style for inclement weather. You just might not want to take it off.($1050)

Tekla Orange Marquee Pyjamas

Tekla Orange Marquee Pyjamas
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There are honestly few better feelings in life than lounging around home in a luxurious set of pyjamas. Add a pop of orange — as in this popsicle-style aesthetic from the fine people at Tekla — and there’s no limit to the level of swagged-out comfort. ($295)

On THE ROGER Centre Court

On THE ROGER Centre Court
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Roger Federer – arguably the most elegant athlete of all time — may have hung up his tennis shoes, but that doesn’t mean that everybody else has to. The Swiss tennis maestro’s partnership with On gave rise to The Roger Centre Court, a tennis-inspired sneaker that offers everyday elegance and effortless style. A versatile tennis sneaker designed by a tennis legend, the Roger Centre Court is a sure winner, whether worn with a pair of jeans or paired with a suit. ($249.99)

Pejos Shirt by Joop!

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This slim-fit cotton shirt’s subtle vine pattern looks good from afar — and even better up close. You’ll be the star of the show at any holiday party you attend. Pair with your favourite trousers or denim and your go-to boots for a well-rounded look. ($220)

Logo Toque by BOSS

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Opting for a brightly coloured hat is a great way to help your ski companions keep track of you on the hill — or to simply look stylish while you’re out for your morning coffee run. Either or. Made from cotton and wool, this toque is designed to keep you extra cozy all winter long while looking good is just an added bonus. ($90)

Dillon Quilted Down Jacket by Parajumpers

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No matter what the winter forecast (and knowing our Canadian winters, we predict it’s going to be cold), this lightweight practical puffer is ready to keep you warm and dry. ($595)

Host by Stellar Works

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An elevated take on the industrial garment racks that SHARP’s fashion stylists wheel around as they prepare our photo shoots, this wardrobe on wheels integrates shelving and a mirror to serve as a one-stop station for daily outfit selection. It’s designed by Germany’s Sebastian Herkner, who’s a fairly stylish man himself. Filter key garments in and out of rotation, saving your closet for true storage and bringing your go-tos into close proximity. After all, great clothes shouldn’t have to live in the shadows. (Price upon request)

1.1 Million Sunglasses by Louis Vuitton Men’s

1.1 Million Sunglasses by Louis Vuitton Men's style git guide 2021 in post
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It’s time to step up your eyewear game with these cool shades that arrive in an au courant shape (rectangular) and colour (cobalt blue). Louis Vuitton’s menswear collection’s artistic director Virgil Abloh did not miss a detail with these statement sunglasses. ($1,090)

Striped Mohair Sweater by Moncler

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Here’s the type of standout sweater that’s perfect for elevating any everyday look and is guaranteed to win you compliments all season long. And did we mention it’s also warm and comfortable? You’ll be looking amazing while also feeling oh, so cozy. ($1,350)

Drawstring Cargo Pants by Strellson

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These green pants deliver a balance of workwear detailing and polished style that allows you to dress them up or down. Hanging out, returning to the office — or showing up fashionably late to a holiday party — never felt (or looked) so good. ($240)

100 Belt Bag by Gucci

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Designer Alessandro Michele remains the king of feel-good clothing and with this belt bag, it’s easy to see why. To hold your keys, wallet, phone, or more realistically, sneaking away some holiday leftovers (oops) — you’ll never want to be without it. ($1,555)

Performance Boxer Brief by CDLP MOBILITÉ

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Indulge in luxury essentials this season like the Performance Boxer Brief from CDLP’s sportswear collection, Mobilité. Designed for physical performance, it’s the ultimate gift for the athlete in your life. It’s also crafted with rPET (recycled polyethylene terephthalate), a durable material made through recycling existing plastic, so your eco-conscious pals will also want a pair… or two. Order online in time for the holidays or snag a pair at the CDLP Holt Renfrew in Toronto, Montreal, or Vancouver. ($70)