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Guide to the Perfect Layer

Our design experts spend a lot of time in the outdoors, so they know how important it is to have the right base layer. In a range of different weights and fabrics, all of our layers make it easier, warmer, and more comfortable than ever to get out there – no matter the forecast.

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Shop by Warmth

Our three levels of warmth—lightweight, midweight, and heavyweight—make it even easier to choose the ideal base layer.

Shop by Fabric

Wool? Synthetic? Silk? Every fabric has its own special benefits, but which one is the right one for you?

SILK

Great for additional warmth with minimal bulk, silk layers perfectly beneath everyday clothing. Soft, lightweight and comfortable—we suggest it for casual wear when you need an extra layer on a chilly day.

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WOOL

Packed with all-natural benefits, our itch-free wool base layers actively trap heat and naturally resist odor. We think they’re the ideal base layer for cool-weather sports.

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SYNTHETIC

All of our synthetic L.L.Bean Base Layers wick moisture, dry quickly, and resist odor, so they’re great for active pursuits. Plus, the 100% polyester fabric is made with recycled content to ensure minimal impact on the environment.

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Guide to Winter Coats & Jackets

Stay toasty warm all winter. Use our Outerwear Guide to find the right winter coat.

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Your Source for Warm Toes

Shopping for the right winter boot just got easier. Use our Boot Guide to find the perfect pair.

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