I have a fleece hood that I wear all the time, any weather - it sheds water well, blocks the wind, and dries quickly. If I combine it with longjohns and a flannel shirt I can stay out all day in 0 degree temps. My feet will get cold before anything else.
If you're having problem with string slap you may want to check your draw length, that more than anything might be the problem.
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