The New Right Stuff

Wool

Dec 1, 2004
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2004 Holiday Gift Guide

(A) The extended tail on REI's new NORDIC TRAIL WOOLY sweater helps keep your backside toastier. $89; 800-426-4840, www.rei.com (B) Even your digits deserve merino: Sheathe them with IBEX GLOVE LINERS before hitting the slopes. $25; 800-773-9647, www.ibexwear.com (C) It wicks! It warms! PATAGONIA's AXUWOOL CREW heats the skin with merino and faces down the elements with Capilene. $80; 800-638-6464, www.patagonia.com (D) New Zealand's alpine ungulates contribute their very best fuzz for the urban-cool ICEBREAKER ROCK ZIP. $119; 866-363-7466, www.icebreaker.com (E) Go loud and proud in WOOLRICH's red-and-black-plaid MALONE PANTS. $99; 800-966-5372, www.woolrich.com (F) The wool-blend TONIC, from Hood River–based ski-lid newcomer PISTIL DESIGNS, packs lively hues and a microfleece liner. $22; 541-387-3306, www.pistildesigns.com (G) L.L. BEAN's COMMANDO SWEATER has ruled the ice-fishing scene for 30 years—and will doubtless dominate winter for decades to come. $49; 800-441-5713, www.llbean.com

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