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Wetsuit technology has undeniably advanced in the last few decades. However, a lot of the innovation has quietly been done on hoods, booties, and gloves — which are now more common than ever before. Mick Fanning, keeping warm in Norway. Photo: Trevor Moran

When (And Why) Did Booties And Hoods Become Cool?

Wetsuit accessories are outpacing wetsuit sales. Is it due to fashion, function, or creature comfort?

Words by Lachy McDonald
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