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When winter temps plummet, few materials are as warm as wool. The trouble, though, is that wool can be scratchy and even allergenic to some people. Arcteryx cures both of these issues with their Gothic Cardigan, which features non-itch Italian wool that’s been laminated onto a soft micro-fleece lining. The jacket sports a high collar (but no hood), making it an ideal layer to be worn under foulies, and two zipped hand-warmer pockets. The jacket’s main zipper has an internal wind flap that’s designed to keep chilling breezes out, and to retain warmth, and the jacket’s stylish good looks make it a versatile piece of gear for any sailor. $225. www.arcteryx.com

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