Big ups to Steph, our model. It's not easy to look hot while freezing your ass off. Most of these sweaters, I'd like to add, are on sale. Buy your faves before another reader beats you to the cash register.
1, Loid's hand-painted wool mens' "Stang" zip-front ( Studio De Luxe , 793 Queen West, 416-603-3704, $190) has a mesh lining that keeps you from getting too hot and bothered.
2, Never mind Waldo. No one will have trouble spotting you in this striped wool number ( Noisy Girl , 271 Queen West, 416-598-1183, $60) by Gsus.
3, Constructed from recycled sweaters and extra zippers, this woolen number ( Pull , 435 Queen West, 416-593-5282, $89) by Toronto label Dagg and Stacey pairs fashion with function.
4, High on thermal efficiency, this 100 per cent polyester Polartec Thermal Pro pullover ( Mountain Equipment Co-op , 400 King West, 416-340-2667, $75) is state-of-the-art when it comes to keeping you toasty and dry. It's also extremely durable and won't pill after washing.
5, Fly away from the cold in this bat-winged white boat-neck by Vanity (Pull, $59).
6, If Heidi hit the city, I think she'd be wearing this zip-up cardigan by Gas ( Body Blue , 201 Danforth, 416-778-7601, $70) with booty-cut lederhosen and high-heeled hiking boots.
7, Cammo goes femme in this zip-front ( Let It Ride , 2229 Queen East, 416-693-9472, $65) by Punky Fish. Nice touch with the ruched side panel.
8, Retro styling and a whole lot of warmth make this mens' alpaca zip-up ( Boomer , 309 Queen West, 416-598-0013, $75) by Error a major asset when facing frigid winters to come.
9, Modrobes ' "Scuba" hoody (239 Queen West, 416-597-9560, $65) is made from ultra-soft polar fleece and fits snugly, especially around the neckline, where you need it most.