Whether you are spending the winter in town or hitting the mountains for some extreme sports, check out these winter layering tips to keep warm in style.
Layering adds versatility to any outfit, allows you to mix and match and easily adjust your temperature. While, the air that is trapped between your clothes acts as an insulator and retains warmth. Layering typically includes a base or inner layer, a middle and an outer layer.
Keep on reading for our best winter layering tips, to stay warm in style!
The base layer is the closest to the skin and wicks away moisture, keeping you dry and comfortable. Merino wool is an ideal candidate for this, as it's a high absorbent wool that doesn't itch.
Merino is a unique wool sourced from high alpine sheep in a non cruelty, mulesing free way. With a high warmth to weight ratio, it keeps you warm without adding bulk. It also regulates temperature; meaning it keeps you cool when you are hot and warm when you are cold. Merino is breathable, fast drying, anti bacterial and anti odour.
Read also what means mulesing free merino wool
The function of the middle layer is to provide warmth.
We love our Patagonia fleeces for their softness and comfort. Ethically produced and Bluesign approved (meaning that the chemicals and dyes used are safe and eco-friendly) they offer the perfect combination of warmth and style.
For a sportier option choose a Zip Hoodie. Made from merino wool or organic cotton; slim or wide fit, they come in a variety of colors and styles. A zip up is a perfect choice for easy layering and temperature control.
The outer layer provides protection, by blocking wind and rain. This is the last step of your outfit. These sustainable winter jackets will keep you warm, dry and fashionable.
Made from recycled materials, shell jackets are an ideal choice for those wanting a slender outer layer. Waterproof but breathable, hooded for the rainy days and they even self-stuff into a pocket. Making them perfect for travel!
Made from sustainable down, lightweight, windproof and stylish. The ethically produced down jackets have a contoured fit and a shiny finish to compliment any outfit. The fashionistas bomber jacket.
The ultimate jacket for your skiing trips, with thermal STD 80 GRS Insulation. Featuring special pit zips for ventilation, external pockets for functionality and cuffs with wrist gaiters to keep the water out.
Take a peek at all of these women's and men's ski styles
Made from a unique waterproof matte material, these ski pants follow your every move.
Choose a style with a removable bib and suspenders (aka jumpsuit) for a playful, full coverage look.
For outdoor lovers who don't shy away from harsh weather conditions, the Patagonia Triolet Gore-Tex Alpine pants might just be a fit. Made of durable, 100% recycled polyester, these pants feature side zips for ventilation and easy removal. Customizable fit, waterproof and breathable.
Now that you have the science of layering down… have fun with it! Mix and match items and remove or add layers to suit your needs.
The wind is creeping in and you would love a warm jacket... parka jacket is an answer to many of us who prefer a bit longer winter jacket.
To make it easy for you, we made a list of top 5 warm Patagonia parka jackets to check out when looking for that ultimate winter jacket to keep you warm.
Patagonia shell garments are loved for their durability and good features.
This is a follow-up article to the comparison of Patagonia shell jackets. In this article we focus on comparing the popular Patagonia shell pants. Shell pants are your choice for outdoor activities in different weather conditions.
After reading this article, we guarantee that you will be able to choose the best Patagonia shell pants for your use and needs.
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