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The Magic of Layering

The layering principle is the best way to keep your child warm, dry and protected. If you dress your child in several layers, it is easier to adjust the outfit when the weather changes and thereby maintain comfort and protection. We recommend three layers and of course a good choice of materials.

WOOL CLOSEST TO THE SKIN

Wool is the perfect choice for underclothes, the layer closest to the skin.


Wool keeps you warm even in damp conditions and it breathes which means that it releases excess warmth and moisture. Synthetic underclothes are also a good option to have closest to the skin.

THE MIDDLE  LAYER

The middle layer is what warms and insulates the body the most, so it should be easy to adjust - for baby in the pram and for those who are out playing.

The middle layer can be removed for more strenuous activities and put on again during breaks for hot chocolate and sandwiches so as to maintain an even body temperature. As you might expect, this is where we recommend the always-excellent fleece.

THE TOP LAYER


The top layer is what helps your child stay warm and dry in all weathers, i.e., protect against the elements such as rain, cold and wind. It should also be hard-wearing for all types of activity.


Keep in mind that this garment should ideally be a little larger in size rather than too small to make it easier for movement and retain heat and release moisture more effectively.