If you’re looking to save money, do it elsewhere. One editor who has three hard-on-gear boys says no kids’ baselayers he’s seen hold up like these. Sure, they wick well and dry fast, but the durability is what really sets these layers apart. His family had one pair (top and bottoms) that lasted through all three kids, albeit with a knee patch for the last in line.
Crew: $35; 5.5 oz. (M); Bottoms: $35; 5.1 oz. (M); patagonia.com