Baselayers made from natural fibres — mostly wool — have been growing in popularity for several reasons; Their wicking properties, antimicrobial treatment to help ward off body odour and multi-sport use like skiing and riding as well as hiking and biking during the shoulder season. Synthetic baselayers are as popular as natural fibres, thanks to their breathability and moisture wicking properties. One of the biggest trends to happen to natural and synthetic fabrics is the move away from basic monochromatic colours to bright prints and interesting patterns. Whatever purpose you have for a baselayer, here’s a sampling of options to keep you warm and dry this winter.

Icebreaker Sprint Short Sleeve Crewe

Icebreaker Sprint Boxer

Helly Hanson Warm Ice Crew

Helly Hanson Warm Pant

Patagonia Women's Capilene 4 Expedition Weight Zip-Neck

Patagonia Women's Capilene 4 Expedition Weight Bottoms


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