Winter clothing

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A female skier in winter clothes: jacket, hat, gloves, warm pants and ski boots.
A baby wearing many items of winter clothing: headband, cap, fur-lined coat, shawl and sweater

Winter clothing are clothes used for protection against the particularly cold weather of winter.

Winter clothes are especially outerwear like coats, jackets, hats and gloves or mittens, but also warm underwear like long underwear, union suits and socks. Military issue winter clothing consists of several layers of clothing for the purpose of keeping troops warm during winter battles. Several shirts and socks, usually four pairs were standard issue for the U.S. Army during WWII. Winter clothes used for sports and recreation includes ski suits and snowmobile suits.