Wigwam Mills, established in 1905, has a long history of making quality and reliable products. Know as an innovative company, Wigwam has expanded and shrunk their product line over the course of their 110+ year history as they experienced successes and flops with their products. Throughout it all though, Wigwam Mills has consistently maintained a strong commitment to their employees, community and to the production of quality headgear and outdoor and athletic socks. They make products designed for active individuals who are passionate about their lifestyles. This awesome line of socks and headgear are sold at Dave's New York. Continue reading
Wool is a misunderstood clothing fabric. Many people are under the misconception that all wool is scratchy and itchy, but that is not the case. The itchiness that some people experience is related to the fiber diameter used to make the garment. Luckily, all wool garments are not made from the same size fiber. We, at Dave's New York, understand the importance of comfort as well as function and we would like to share some information about why many people love wearing wool clothing, specifically merino wool. Continue reading
Long before the town of Sheboygan, Wisconsin became known for their beer and bratwursts that made their city famous, it was the lumber industry that first drew settlers there. Many of the settlers were of German descent. Of course, lumberjacks do work up an appetite and thirst, and given the ethnicity of its early residents, this may go a long way toward explaining the town’s fixation on making the perfect bratwurst and imbibing in the beer that made their homeland famous.Yet, anyone who has visited the Badger State, outside of summer, knows that it can get pretty chilly. Continue reading
The right winter socks truly do make all the difference. The right materials, the right fit, and the right selection for the desired activity are the difference between frozen feet and toasty toes. Read on to learn about winter socks, the best options for comfort and warmth, and when to wear them. Continue reading
The record low for the state of New York is -52 degrees Fahrenheit. Although it doesn't usually get that cold, winters can be fierce. You need to prepare with the proper outerwear for men in NYC. Here are 4 accessories that can protect your head from the cold:
Finding essential outerwear for men in NYC--whether for sport, work, or everyday activities--isn't just about coats and boots. In order to stay warm and dry, you'll need to find high-quality winter accessories. From gloves to socks, there are a wide variety of options for your wardrobe. However, although there are a lot of fashionable options for winter accessories on the market, not all of them have been created equal. If you want to find clothing that is fun to look at, wear, and go out in a blizzard with, then check out some of our popular lines of essential winter accessories.
One thing is certain in winter, if you’re an outdoor worker, or have a long work commute, a winter hat, isn’t a luxury, it’s more of a necessity. Days or evenings spent in the cold can be nearly unbearable without the protection of a winter hat to help assure the maximum warmth possible, in spite of frigid temperatures. There’s still awhile left in our winter season, so if you know you will be spending time outdoors and haven’t picked up your winter hat yet, take a look at just a few of the options available at Dave’s New York.
For full protection offered from the top of the head and even down to the neck, the Wigwam Big Sexy Winter Hat is a great option. The incredibly warm faux fur polyester outer shell also helps to block wind, cold temperatures and other elements from the ears, through the neck and includes a buckle for under the chin. The Nylon lining is comfortable on this Wigwam hat which is offered in either black or brown.
Another great winter hat option, again offering more full protection is the Carhartt Peninsula Trapper Hat. Constructed with a durable water repellent (DWR) finish, it is made of a 97% cotton canvas and 3% Spandex blend woven fabric. Extra insulation is provided by the quilted cotton lining in the crown and the 100% acrylic fur lining on the ear flaps, visor flap and outer flap helps to assure as much warmth as possible. The Carhartt hat has two color options, either Carhartt Brown or Black.
If you prefer real fur to help protect you from the winter elements, the Mad Bomber Waxed Cotton Bomber hat is a sure bet to satisfy. Trimmed with 100% natural brown rabbit fur, the hat helps provide warmth and protection. With a quilted lining at the crown, once again, this Mad Bomber hat covers ears and neck, blocking all unwanted elements. The snap-lock at the chin isn’t just to hold the flap up or down, but also to provide extra warmth to a typically exposed area.
For winter hats that offer more of a full coverage option, Dave’s New York has many to select from in your favorite high-quality brands. Whether commuting to work, or baring the elements for outdoor jobs or hobbies, these winter hats will help block out the unpleasant elements that would otherwise cause you to want to retreat to indoor comforts.
With winter in full gear, snow and gusts of wind can literally shake us to the core. Dressing for the weather is a necessity and Wigwam socks are sure to help keep you warm this season. For over 100 years, Wigwam has been producing fine winter wear socks that are not just warm, but constructed well also. Besides being knitted in the U.S.A., Wigwam uses wools that whenever possible are grown in the U.S.A. and American yarn spinners as well. Dave’s New York has an amazing selection of Wigwam socks to help get you through the next few cold-weather months.
The Wigwam Canada Sock is an ideal option for extremely cold temperatures and will even wear well with heavy duty boots and work boots. With a fortified Olefin sole for durability and superior wicking ability it is also constructed for comfort purposes, as it is cushioned all over. These Wigwam socks are made of a composition of 48% wool, 25% acrylic, 17% Nylon and 10% Olefin.
Made with rugged 3-ply yarns for ultimate reinforcement, the Wigwam Wool Socks are proud to be the original heavy rag wool sock. Constructed from heavyweight homespun wool, these Wigwam socks also have both a fortified heel and toe and a true fit leg. Those fortified attributes contribute to both longevity through the season, and also the ability to stay-put during a long work day. Because they are made with 81% wool, 15% Nylon and 4% Spandex, these socks are ideal for cold winter days.
For protection against extremely cold weather, the Wigwam 40 Below Insulated Boot Sock is a perfect option. The thermal insulated boot sock is fully cushioned, making them not just warm, but as comfortable as possible. These Wigwam socks will wear well with either your winter boots or work boots making them ideal for all day outdoor projects. The cold weather socks are made from 50% wool, 48% Nylon and 2” Spandex.
If you work in an industry where time spent outdoors is a must, even during the winter months, Wigwam socks are a perfect cold weather option for you. Made in the U.S.A. with high quality wools and other materials, they are not only built to protect your feet from the cold, but to also wear well and last throughout the season. Just as you would expect, Dave’s New York has a great selection of Wigwam socks to help keep you warm during the frigid winter months.
For over 100 years, Wigwam Mills Inc. has been producing quality socks right here in the USA. By sourcing wool almost exclusively from American yarn spinners who buy from American wool growers, you know your Wigwam products are high quality, supporting American industries. The same quality can be expected from the newer line of Wigwam hats available at Dave’s New York. Expect the same high quality as you receive from their socks, and assure you stay warm the remainder of winter with one of their great hats, perfect for your work or other outdoor needs.
Although thin, this Wigwam Thermax hat is also very warm. Constructed of 100% Thermax polyester this flat knit winter hat is tight fitting assuring it stays in place while working or moving. Available in black or navy, it is a perfect hat for outdoor winter activity and due to its moisture management properties, it keeps your head by dry and warm. Because of its thin construction, it also fits well under helmets such as those for biking, skiing or snowboarding. Another great benefit to this Wigwam hat is the fact that it does not stretch out, assuring a great fit for this season and many winter seasons to come.
For a shorter style winter hat, try the Headliner Wigwam beanie. The flat knit beanie has no fold-over, still fitting tight to the head making it an option for winter activities or even to and from work or social events. Despite it being a thin knit, it is still very warm, but due to its moisture management properties assuredly, your head remains warm and dry. This Wigwam beanie for men is another great option to fit under bike, ski or snowboarding helmets.
For complete coverage and protection from winter weather elements, the Wigwam Thermax mask is a must. This flat knit hat is constructed of 100% Thermax Polyester and is designed to fit tight to the head and protect not just the head, but face as well. Great for any outdoor activity, from work to shoveling a drive, or fun activities like skiing or snowboarding, this winter hat once again has great moisture management to keep you both warm and dry.
We still have plenty of winter left and if you’re looking to protect yourself from the elements, look no further than a Wigwam hat. Finely constructed with the highest quality knits made right here in the USA, you’re assured a hat that will help keep you warm this winter, whether necessary for work or for play.
One thing is for sure about winter: when it hits, you need to step it up with insulated gear for work. Helping to protect you from the elements so you’re able to get the job done, Dave’s New York has great insulated options to get you through your day:
You can really never go wrong with Red Wing Shoes for work. This insulated Red Wing 2260 waterproof safety toe boot is excellent for use with oil or gas, chemicals, on concrete and against abrasions. With its good traction and non-marking outsoles you can wear this boot from site to site. Lighter than steel because of the non-metallic safety toe, it still meets all of the safety requirements of the ASTM. A nice extra is the King Toe which gives you greater room in the toe box for added comfort. Both waterproof (guaranteed by the RW Dry Waterproof Membrane) and insulated this boot has a fabric lining keeping your feet comfortable and dry.
Wigwam understands that it’s hard to get a job done when your feet are impacted from the cold. Their Sub-Zero Insulated Socks will keep your feet warm with a fully cushioned boot sock with wool. 15% Hollofil® Polyester is used for stand-out insulation and this is enhanced with 55% acrylic for moisture management. The Sub-Zero Sock is rounded out with 15% Worsted Wool (this wool is very durable and helps a garment hold its shape) and 15% Stretch Nylon. This is a good sock to wear underneath either winter boots or work boots.
It’s always a safe bet to step outside in Carhartt if you need to stay warm. This Carhartt J149 thermal hooded sweatshirt will help keep the cold at bay. A 12 oz. fabric comprised of 50% cotton and 50% polyester also contains a 100% polyester thermal lining for additional warmth. The addition of two side-seamed hand-warmer pockets are an added bonus providing extra room for storage of a phone or wallet, or a quick way to heat up your hands. The rib-knit cuffs and bottom bands are reinforced with Spandex assuring they keep their shape without stretching out. The heavy lined, heavy insulated sweatshirt is good for cold and extremely cold weather.
Enduring the cold, wind and snow can be a difficult task so check out the insulated items Dave’s New York has to offer. Their insulated items will assure you’re able to accomplish the task at hand for any given day.