What to Wear for Thanksgiving This Year

All your questions about what to wear for Thanksgiving have been answered — if you read the following, that is. The key to dressing for turkey day revolves around easy-to-wear layers — the best way to fight a chilly November day without sacrificing style. In this case, that means a rugged-yet-versatile sweater, a classic flannel shirt, smart five-pocket pants, and sharp Chelsea boots. This is the sort of outfit that works for a quick Thanksgiving trip to grandma’s house or a longer trek to see your significant other’s parents. Now, who’s carving the turkey?

Shetland Woolen Company Shaggy Sweater – $120

Shetland Woolen Company Shaggy Sweater

Where to begin for a chilly November day? A stylish, classic sweater that’ll provide comfort and warmth without the bulk. Even if you’re only hanging out at your house, it’s nice to put some effort into what you wear — and a crewneck sweater is a better Thanksgiving style move than a hoodie. See? Figuring out what to wear for Thanksgiving is as easy as starting with great basics.

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Stock Mfg. Co. Plaid Flannel Shirt – $80

Stock Mfg Co Plaid Flannel Shirt

Take your regular flannel shirt and put it back in your closet, because this Stock Mfg. Co. number is going to replace it. With a modern fit and solid construction, it’s a reliable shirting pick at any time, especially when you want to look put-together for a fun family holiday.

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Flint and Tinder 365 Pant – $98

Flint and Tinder 365 Pant

What’s the best way to prepare to indulge on Thanksgiving? Well, we’ll leave that up to you — but you can make things easier on yourself by throwing on stretchy five-pocket pants that feature plenty of room to move, even after a 5,000-calorie dinner. The pants are casual, yet refined, particularly in the Slate colorway seen here.

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Astorflex Bitflex Tan Chelsea Boots – $170

Astorflex Bitflex Tan Chelsea Boots

For navigating slippery fall terrain and looking good in the process, these sleek, tough Chelsea boots are an excellent option. These made-in-Italy Astorflex boots are easy to slip on and off before and after Thanksgiving dinner, too. And for travel? They’re great go-to boots for the long holiday weekend.

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Form-Function-Form Horween Leather Fairfield Watch – $108

Form-Function-Form Horween Leather Fairfield Watch

Finish off your ensemble with a clean, classic watch that looks great. The simple, understated Form-Function-Form leather strap complements the sharp Timex watch perfectly — it’s dressy and appropriate for a classy Thanksgiving, but you could certainly wear this watch out to the bar the night before. After all, a great accessory is a terrific place to start (and finish) your search for what to wear for Thanksgiving.

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