3 Layer Principle

A smart effective way to stay warm and dry

Our high-tech functional garments are desgined to protect you in heavy down pours, icy winds and snow. At the same time and despite heavy manual work the clothes must transport excess moisture away and you must be able to move freely. Dressing according to the 3-layer principle is a smart and effective way to keep dry and avoid getting cold during your work day.

Layer 1: Base Layer

Closest to your body you should wear underwear that tranports moisture. Synthetic materials have better moisture wicking properties while wool is warming. Which underwear you should choose depends on your working conditions. Use our underwear guide to find the right one for you.

  1. HH LIFA MAX NECK GAITER
    Helly Hansen
    HH LIFA MAX NECK GAITER
    As low as £14.58 Regular Price £16.20
  2. HH LIFA MERINO BALACLAVA
    Helly Hansen
    HH LIFA MERINO BALACLAVA
    As low as £19.44 Regular Price £21.60

Layer 2: Workwear suitable as Mid Layer

The mid layer insulates while letting excess moisture from the base layer pass through. Choose thickness of the garment based on weather and your working conditions.

  1. WOMEN'S MANCHESTER 2.0 SOFTSHELL VEST 74242
    Helly Hansen
    WOMEN'S MANCHESTER 2.0 SOFTSHELL VEST 74242
    As low as £59.40 Regular Price £66.00
  2. ICON AIRTECH® 3 IN1 JACKET 4056 GTT
    Fristads
    ICON AIRTECH® 3 IN1 JACKET 4056 GTT
    As low as £165.24 Regular Price £194.40
  3. HH Oxford Hooded Softshell Jacket
    Helly Hansen
    HH Oxford Hooded Softshell Jacket
    As low as £87.48 Regular Price £97.20

Layer 3: Workwear suitable as Outer Layer

The outer layer protects against rain, wind and snow out, but lets out evaporating moisture. Choose shell garments or lined garments depending on the weather conditions and the task ahead.

  1. Chelsea Evolution BRZ Construction Pants 77550
    Helly Hansen
    Chelsea Evolution BRZ Construction Pants 77550
    As low as £108.00 Regular Price £120.00
  2. WOMEN'S MANCHESTER 2.0 SOFTSHELL VEST 74242
    Helly Hansen
    WOMEN'S MANCHESTER 2.0 SOFTSHELL VEST 74242
    As low as £59.40 Regular Price £66.00