Winter Fitness Fashion: It’s All About That Base… Layer!

Whether you’re hitting the slopes this winter, running outdoors, commuting by bike, or power walking between fitness studios, when it comes to braving London’s colder months, we’re discovering why it’s all about the base… layer!

Turn up the heat with these highly technical pieces, where fashion meets function.


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LUCAS HUGH | All in one

Lucas Hugh takes the onesie to a whole new level of style with this stunning one piece. This Lucas Hugh all in one knit is designed to function as a ready-to-wear yoga or pilates outfit, or as a layering piece for running, skiing and cycling.

It supports your physique with inner panelling across the chest, stomach and rear – plus ventilation panels for breathability.

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Image: LUCAS HUGH | All in one £180 | BUY HERE


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MOVER | Merino wool-jersey leggings

These are ideal for ski season as a thermal base layer. Merino wool is the ideal base layer fabric since it is sweat wicking, breathable and incredibly warm against the skin. It is also odour-resistant and naturally flexible which makes this Mover lightweight leggings perfect for wearing underneath ski pants.

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Image: MOVER | Merino wool-jersey leggings

Net-a-porter: £90 | BUY HERE


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EVERY SECOND COUNTS | Long sleeve top

Again we make way for the moisture wicking fabric with this long sleeve from British designer Every Second Counts. It feels like a second skin which is perfect for cold weather running, cycling or skiing.

It is also form-fitting and seamless, so no irritable rubbing of stitching. Neon pink makes for high visibility, perfect for outdoor fitness activities!

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Image: EVERY SECOND COUNTS – Long sleeve top £62 | BUY HERE


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RAPHA | Women’s base layer

Rapha are seasoned experts, specialising in highly technical cycling performance wear which is versatile enough to wear for cross training activities like running and skiing. This base layer is a staple for your winter fitness wardrobe. Made from super soft merino wool, it is moisture wicking and breathable, and best of all it won’t retain odours!

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Image: Women’s base layer

Rapha: £65 | BUY HERE


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STRIDERS EDGE | C Map Deco T-shirt

Add a short sleeve base layer to your wardrobe with this navy deco t-shirt from Stridgers Edge. It’s made of a soft, antibacterial and breathable fabric to ensure you stay fresh throughout your workout. It’s no ordinary t-shirt, with an anatomical mapping system which wicks sweat from the areas of the body that produce the most heat. Impressed?

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