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Holiday Gift Guide: Always Cold

Everybody has that friend who can't stay warm in August—much less when the running trails are caked in ice.

Keep her post-run feet snug with sleek slippers crafted to transition from indoors to out with detachable soles. $103, mahabis.com

Outerwear is great, but when it comes to temperature regulation on the run, it’s what’s underneath that counts. This merino-wool base layer is your friend’s ticket to a warmer winter wonderland. $120, smartwool.com

Who wouldn’t love the 90s throwback vibes of this running pant guaranteed to keep your ankles warm? $138, tracksmith.com

Named after the word for people able to turn into animals at will, this coat will help her channel the power of a polar bear—with insulation, wind protection and thumb-hole cuffs. $150, thenorthface.com

The closed-loop style will take care of that tough-to-cover area between neck and chin, while warming her heart with the knowledge that the lovely design was handcrafted in Nepal by a women’s co-op. $30, sherpaadventuregear.com

Don’t be fooled by the fun patterns; there’s serious technology behind these moisture-wicking socks made for winter running. $15, balega.com

Winter running means freezing fingers and short days. Help a friend address both with four-way-stretch gloves featuring reflective strips. $35, zensah.com

Like a collar for your ankles, these real sheepskin cuffs will keep your running buddy’s feet cozy after logging icy miles. $56, minnetonkamoccasin.com

Looking to splurge on someone this holiday season? The Lunya Washable Silk Set is UH-MAZING, soft and sexy. Bonus, they are machine washable! Paired with one of the silky robes, it’s perfect to cuddle up on the couch during the cold winter months. $168, lunya.co

This hoodie may look cozy, but you have no idea until you try it and feel the insulated fleece lining. With the collar and hood and thumb holes, this will become your BFF this winter. (We found the sizing runs a little small.) $22.25, 90degreebyreflex.com