Monday, August 13, 2012

Thermal Wear Is Not Meant To Be Fashionable

Ok, so remember how I was looking forward to Friday, the 17th of August 2012: A Much-Needed Break? Well, I'm going to come outright and tell you that... I'm going for a holiday! Yay!!! It's been too long since The Husband and I have had some time off to chill and unwind. This year has just been work, work, work and more work for us. =(


So anyway, since the place we're headed to is going to be more than comfortably cool this time of year (no snow though T_T), The Husband decided to get me some thermal wear. (I don't have any thermal wear, have never had any, and have never even worn any before in my life. @_@) We visited Travel4All, Subang Parade and he picked out this wool type for me:


 100% Merino Extra Fine Wool Long Sleeved Thermal Wear And Pants.


I look like a dungu in it.
Total geek outfit. Haha.


And I can't get over the fact that people wear thermal wear daily UNDER their clothes without washing them throughout the trip. @_@ Can anybody say yuck?? That's like wearing the same clothes for a whole holiday! Yerrr... Disgusting, man.


So, I've decided to break the rules and at least put on some basic spaghetti straps under this thermal wear, and I plan to change those spaghetti straps daily. :-/ At least I'll be relatively clean throughout the holiday AND I'll be protected from any itching the wool may cause when my body heats up under all the layering.


But I totally get why people only get one pair of thermal wear and wear only that one pair throughout the duration of their holidays. These unfashionable, itchy, inner wear things cost a bomb! @_@


RM159.20 each after discount, which totals up to RM318.40 for a set.


Madness.

But I guess that's the price you have to pay
to keep warm and toasty from neck to ankle. :-/

16 comments :

ms.bulat said...

i thought there are more "stylish" ones at UNIQLO? and cause no sweat ma, that's why can wear one week without changing. that's what they all say :D

pamsong said...

ATTN: ms.bulat
– UNIQLO ikut Northern weather la. Not Western. Now they're selling cooling wear. Haha. Salah season. Boo hoo. But that aside, yes, their thermal wear is supposedly quite nice and comfy.

pamsong said...

ATTN: ms.bulat
– And yuck la. Can you imagine the amount of skin flakes on the inner side of your thermal wear after 1 week? *gag*

Lissa said...

Well, a bit too late for the advice now, but I gave up on thermal wear, except for subzero temperatures. I found that layers + a good overcoat work better (and are much more comfortable). Spaghetti straps and tank tops all the way! :)

As for the lower limbs, leggings/tights work fine. ^.^

pamsong said...

ATTN: Lissa
– I haven't bothered with thermal wear at all till this trip. And this time around, I didn't even take it out of my bag. We had good weather! Hahaha. Wasted money. Oh well, think we have to plan a super cold trip to someplace subzero next so I can put it to good use. =p

Lissa said...

RUSSIA! :D

pamsong said...

ATTN: Lissa
– Urm... I was thinking more of Switzerland, or some ski resort. HAHA.

pamsong said...

ATTN: Lissa
– Urm... I was thinking more of Switzerland, or some ski resort. HAHA.

Lissa said...

Lulz. Oh well. :P

pamsong said...

ATTN: Lissa
– Good try. Haha. You missing Russia issit?

Lissa said...

*sigh* A lot.

pamsong said...

ATTN: Lissa
– Why? It looks so... cold and unfriendly. @_@

Lissa said...

It's beautiful. You'll get used to the people, but you'll never get tired of the country. :)

pamsong said...

ATTN: Lissa
– I'll have to take your word for it! Doubt I'll visit Russia, you know. It's not on my travel list. (Not like I'll be doing anymore traveling anytime soon. -_-')

ropadedeporte said...

I bought the same model sock from the same company after they had changed up the sock a little and had added in some nylon. So far they've lasted me a whole summer of hiking and will likely last a couple more. Ropa Termica

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