Guide to the Perfect Layer
Our design experts spend a lot of time in the outdoors, so they know how important it is to have the right base layer. In a range of different weights and fabrics, all of our layers make it easier, warmer, and more comfortable than ever to get out there – no matter the forecast.
Shop by Warmth
Our three levels of warmth—lightweight, midweight, and heavyweight—make it even easier to choose the ideal base layer.
Shop by Fabric
Wool? Synthetic? Silk? Every fabric has its own special benefits, but which one is the right one for you?
All of our synthetic L.L.Bean Base Layers wick moisture, dry quickly, and resist odor, so they’re great for active pursuits. Plus, the 100% polyester fabric is made with recycled content to ensure minimal impact on the environment.
Packed with all-natural benefits, our itch-free wool base layers actively trap heat and naturally resist odor. We think they’re the ideal base layer for cool-weather sports.
Great for additional warmth with minimal bulk, silk layers perfectly beneath everyday clothing. Soft, lightweight and comfortable—we suggest it for casual wear when you need an extra layer on a chilly day.