base_layers Frequently Asked Questions
Your adidas base layer is cold-weather clothing made to be worn next to your skin to block out the cold and to keep you comfortable and dry. While insulation keeps warmth in, modern sweat-wicking fabrics sweep away moisture from your skin.
Most adidas base layers and thermals are similar in that they are to be worn next to the skin in cold weather to keep you warm. However, thermals have more of an emphasis on warmth, while base layers may focus more on their moisture-wicking technologies.
adidas base layers are cut to fit close to the skin to trap a layer of warm air and keep you cosy. They come in regular, slim and compression fits. Choose your normal adidas sizing when buying, there’s no need to buy small. For extra muscle support choose a compression fit.