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The Warmest Socks Of 2018

by Justin Thomas •

If you are prone to getting cold feet in the winter, you’ll appreciate the warmth of a sock made with premium wool. If you venture outdoors, the extra warmth will allow you to be comfortable even while hiking in the snow. The warmest wools are: qiviut (musk ox down), yak wool and bison wool. Some other warm fibers include merino and alpaca wool. …

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The Softest Merino T-Shirt: Outlier Ultrafine

by Justin Thomas •

I’ve tested many merino wool t-shirts over the years — including those from Icebreaker, Minus 33, Smartwool, Ibex, Wooly and Arcteryx. But the softest merino shirt I’ve tried is the Outlier Ultrafine T-Shirt. The fiber used in this shirt feels almost buttery to the touch. It has a excellent drape too, due to the use of 17.5 micro merino fibers. Merino has the ability …