Wearing a suit in the desert without breaking a sweat

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  1. Interface

    Interface Well-Known Member

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    How the hell can that guy wear a suit in the desert without breaking a sweat?! Is there any trick that I should know about?

     


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    acridsheep Senior member

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  3. shaqin93

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    Deserts aren't always hot. They're just very very dry.
     


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    Deserts aren't always hot. They're just very very dry.

    Exactly right. In fact Mongolian deserts can be -30C to -40C below in Winter.
     


  5. Sanguis Mortuum

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    Can't watch the video from work, but in extremely hot places a light-coloured linen suit, or at least trousers and a long-sleeve shirt, would be better than shorts and a t-shirt. You need to keep your skin covered or it will burn. This is one of the reasons that most desert-dwelling peoples wear full-length robes, and why I don't understand when some people on this forum try to argue that where they live it gets so hot they need to wear shorts.
     


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    I don't understand when some people on this forum try to argue that where they live it gets so hot they need to wear shorts.


    I just tried explaining this to people at a Memorial Day BBQ, how I was fine in my long sleeve seersucker shirt and linen pants while they were sweating away in shorts and a tshirt.
     


  7. bourbonbasted

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    I'd imagine his trailer was air conditioned. And it seems the shots of him walking away were shot at dusk.
     


  8. Nicola

    Nicola Senior member

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    You're body also adapts after awhile.

    During the summer here will hit the 40sC some days. It'll then drop into the high 20sC over night. You actually feel the need for a sweater at night
     


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