Insulated clothing traps heat in tiny pockets of air close to the skin. The more hot air it traps, the better the garment and the warmer you will be.
Most garments will also enhance their ability to create a barrier against the cold with a durable water repellent treatment (DWR) on the outer fabric.
- Creates a barrier against the cold
- Retains body heat for longer
- Good warmth to weight ratio