Monthly Finds: Cold Weather Necessities

by on Feb 1, 2017

Photos by Paul Flessland

Sometimes our winters can be straight-up brutal, but that shouldn’t come as a surprise. No matter how long you’ve lived in Fargo-Moorhead, our harsh winter conditions are not easy to deal with or get used to. Here are a few items from around town that can help you stay warm, safe and even stylish.

wool socks from Fargo Running Company


Can you really get by in a Fargo winter without a great pair of wool socks? These are made up of a warming wool blend for natural wicking.

Fargo Running Company
18091 45th St. S, Fargo


Don’t let yourself slip on the ice ever again. These cleats are made of tungsten carbide spikes for ice and snow traction, so that you can run or walk on icy terrain without worry.

Fargo Running Company
18091 45th St. S, Fargo

Plaid shirt from Blue Steel menswear


Pair this cozy Astronomy flannel under your favorite vest or jacket and you’re set for having the perfect amount of stylish layers this winter.

Blue Daisy Boutique/Blue Steel Men’s Wear
1650 45th St. S, Fargo

Plaid Shawl and turtleneck from Blue Daisy


Style doesn’t have to disappear when the cold weather takes its toll. This plaid shawl is perfect for layering, and you can’t complain about comfort when you can wrap it around you like a blanket.
$30 (turtleneck top underneath $48)

Blue Daisy Boutique/Blue Steel Men’s Wear
1650 45th St. S, Fargo

Eco Vessel thermos from Outermost Layer


This double barrel mug is insulated with two layers of premium stainless steel so that your hot drinks can stay at the perfect temperature despite below zero temps outdoors. And if you’re daydreaming about summer, it works great for cold drinks as well.

Outermost Layer
518 Broadway N, Fargo

Marmot ski gloves from Outermost Layer


Even if you’re not going skiing, a heavy-duty pair of gloves is necessary for everyday use when our temperatures and wind chills are well below zero. These gloves have great grip, full leather construction and an undercuff design to fit perfectly under your jacket sleeve.

Outermost Layer
518 Broadway N, Fargo

Rab Womens Jacket from Outermost Layer


Don’t sell yourself short on a jacket that will keep you perfectly warm and safe during the harsh winter conditions. This jacket has a down-filled hood, two-way front zipper for full internal insulation, hand warmer pockets and is even helmet compatible.

Outermost Layer
518 Broadway N, Fargo

Bison vest from Outermost Layer


Quality layers are important too. This vest is has insulation crafted from lightweight and hollow bison fiber, which allows for high quality insulation, temperature regulation, durability, easy care and is also hype-allergenic and anti-microbial.

Outermost Layer
518 Broadway N, Fargo