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1. Posted by Prezzo (First Time Poster 1 posts) 10y

Can anyone recommend qood quality travel clothing? Ideally lightweight and well thought out design re pockets, washability, flexibility, etc. I've looked at Rohan and Royal Robbins but nothing really gripped me and most seem a bit staid.

2. Posted by road_trip (Full Member 203 posts) 10y

Craghoppers do some very good bits of kit. I'm going to buy most of my kit for my RTW trip from them.

YOur best bet is to head to and outdoor sports shop....;)

3. Posted by Clanger (Respected Member 202 posts) 10y

your best bet is not to buy anything like this, I did and they didnt last very long! You'd be better off getting cheap stuff, and replacing them when they get too tatty or holey.

4. Posted by Bethwhitwa (First Time Poster 1 posts) 10y

Ex Officio has an excellent assortment of lightweight clothes, with lots of pockets and air vents. They dry quickly and are super easy to take care of on the road.

5. Posted by cicadraza (First Time Poster 1 posts) 9y

Go with Icebraker clothing! 100% Merino Wool. You will have a hard time making this clothing stinky even if you don't wash it for a month.

6. Posted by mikeym (Budding Member 11 posts) 9y

I second going with ExOfficio. I especially like their Explorer pants.

7. Posted by GazandSaz (Full Member 3 posts) 9y

A good place to look for stuff is TK Maxx in the UK where they sell lots of perfectly good last season Craghoppers, Peter Storm and Berghaus gear at cheap, cheap prices.