Helly Hansen Women’s Stripe Hoodie review

Super-warm top from soft goods supremos

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0
GBP £60.00 RRP
Helly Hansen Women's Stripe hoodie base layer

Our review

A nice warm top for nice cold days, with added colour therapy
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It’s billed as base layer, but this hooded top is far too thick and warm to wear under anything more than a lightweight waterproof unless temperatures dropped below freezing.


The Lifa fabric is considerably heavier than the Helly base layers we’re used to, which is no bad thing – a good mid-layer is just as valuable in our changeable climate and this does a grand job of shifting sweat from inside to out.

The hood fits fine under a helmet, and a high zip neck keeps draughts out whether it’s up or down.

There’s even a tiny but very effective baffle behind the zip to stop it chafing.


Do beware of sizing, which is a little snug – go up a size to avoid claustrophobic moments.

Product Specifications


Name Women's Stripe Hoodie Base Layer
Brand Helly Hansen

Waterproof Yes
Clothing Material Liffa Dry
Clothing Sizes Available M S XL XS
Available Colours Black Pink White
Available In (Mens/Womens) Womens