One of the main goals of clothing is to keep the wearer comfortable. In hot climates, clothing provides protection from sunburn or various other impacts, whereas in cold climates the nature of thermal insulation is generally more important.
Clothes protect parts of the body that are not visible. Clothing acts as a protection from destructive elements, including rain, snow and wind or other weather conditions, as well as from the sun. Clothing also reduces the level of risk during activities, such as work or sports. Clothing is sometimes used as protection from certain environmental hazards, such as insects, harmful chemicals,