Where To Shop For Your Winter Essentials

We don’t know about you, but we think winter sucks… but only a little bit. Other than the waves of cold fronts and chilly winter nights, there are lots of things to like about this season, and one of them is doing some retail therapy for the winter essentials to keep the cold at bay. Who’s with us? So, if you’re looking for winter warmers to see you through the final stretch of winter, then check out where to get your seasonal essentials below. 


Gents, if you’re looking for something stylish this winter, then make sure you head to Markham. You are sure to find something you’ll like, whether you need a new pair of jeans to break in, a warm jacket (denim, bomber, blazer, coat, whatever) or cardigan for those chilly nights out with the mates, or a new pair of boots to pull the whole look together. And if that’s not enough to keep you warm, you can also get yourself a woollen scarf, a pair of gloves and even a beanie or two. Their apparel is always on-trend, so no matter what your style or preference, you’re sure to look good with your winter essentials.

You can find Markham men’s clothing stores in Melrose Arch, Greenstone Shopping Centre, Kempton Square, Sandton City, Cresta Shopping Centre, Mall of the South, Southgate, Rosebank Mall, The Glen, Fourways Mall, Northgate, Clearwater Mall and Newtown Junction.

Details: www.markham.co.za


If you have a thing for keeping up with the trends, then you’ll definitely want to do a little winter essential shopping at H&M. From ladies, men’s and kid’s wear, there is sure to be something that’ll keep you warm yet stylish this winter. The Winter Edit collection will certainly “elevate your every day”. Ladies will love stocking up on a variety of cardigans, socks, tights, hoodies, jacket, sweatshirts and trendy accessories. Guys can gear up with warm outerwear, denims, knitwear and boots. And as for the kids, they can get ready to shine with loads of fancy shirts, soft yet warm knitwear and cardigans and padded jackets.

You can find an H&M store at Clearwater Mall, East Rand Mall, Mall of Africa, Mall of the South and Sandton City.

Details: www.hm.com/za

Due South

With winters warmers under R300, winter jackets for him and everyday wear for everywhere, Due South is stocked with essentials that’ll certainly keep the cold at bay. A trendy item to have this winter is the gilet – you can style it up with a chunky scarf and beanie, a long-sleeved sweatshirt and even a soft cardigan. If the cut-off sleeves of the gilet aren’t something you want to brave during the chilly season, then suss out their selection of hoodies, jerseys, zip-up jackets, sweats and layering must-haves. Don’t forget to pick up a pair of gloves, a scarf, a beret or beanie and a new pair of boots and winter socks.

You can find a Due South store at Cresta, The Glen, Mall of Africa, Mall of the South, Clearwater Mall, Sandton City and Greenstone Shopping Centre.

Details: www.duesouth.co.za

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Let’s face it – we all love Woolies. And there is no question as to whether or not they have winter essentials to keep you cosy this winter. Of course, they have all their warm jackets and jerseys, fleece pyjamas and soft dressing gowns, fluffy slippers, patterned wraps and scarves to cover up any skin that’s not covered by outerwear, and, last but not least, stylish winter boots and an abundance of accessories to complete the entire look. You can shop kiddies, men’s, women’s and even home winter essentials (think fluffy throws, winter bedding and flasks) to make sure you’re well-prepared for the last half of the season.

You can find a Woolies basically anywhere! But mostly in large malls including Sandton City, Cresta, Mall of the South, Mall of Africa, Southgate, Fourways Mall, Northgate and Hyde Park Corner, just to name a few.

Details: www.woolworths.co.za


The little ones need warm winter clothes, too. No matter what age your little carbon copy is (newborn, baby, toddler or child), Naartjie will have something that’ll not only look oh-so cute on your tot but also trendy, stylish and toasty. Their winter collection boasts adorable fleece tops, faux fur jackets, soft snoods and pom-pom beanies for little girls. And for the boys, branded fleece hats, parka jackets, quilted fleece jackets and gilet puffer jackets are the order of the season. And if you thought their kids’ winter collection couldn’t get any cuter, think again – the newborn and baby winter clothing is just too adorable not to admire (whether you have kids or not!).

You can find a Naartjie store at Cresta, Sandton City, Epsom Downs, Bedford Square and Eastgate.

Details: www.naartjie.co.za

Forever New

Whenever we walk by this store, we cannot help but drool at the mannequins in the window, dressed in the most stunning winter fashion we have ever laid our eyes on. Their winter essentials are just too divine, exuding beauty, elegance, comfort and, above all, cosiness! Yes, it might be a little above our budget, but their gilet jackets, wrap coats and hooded cardigans are timeless investment pieces that you can wear over and over again. The knitwear is another story – soft, warm, cosy and just absolutely beautiful. Perfect if you’re looking to stick with the trend and layer up. And as the pièce de résistance, why not grab a faux fur scarf? Come on ladies, you know you want to.

You can find a Forever New store at Bedford Centre, Clearwater Mall, Cresta, East Rand Mall, Eastgate, Fourways Mall, Mall of Africa, Mall of the South, Melrose Arch, Rosebank Mall, Sandton City, The Glen and WorldWear Shopping Centre.

Details: www.forevernew.co.za


For all of your winter must-haves, head to a Foschini store near you. Not only will you be able to get your hands on the season’s trendiest and most stylish pieces, but you’ll also get them at prices that won’t bust the bank. Think puffer, denim and biker jackets as well as wrap coats, jerseys, ponchos, and all the other winter warmer accessories you need including gloves, beanies and scarves. And let’s not forget the wide variety of denims (in all styles from skinny to bootleg) and boots. There is sure to be something from their collection that’ll catch your eye.

You can find a Foschini store at Cresta, Fourways Mall, Sandton City, Greenstone Shopping Centre, Northgate, Rosebank Mall, Southgate, The Glen, East Rand Mall, Eastgate, and Festival Mall.

Details: www.foschini.co.za

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