Once the autumn chill sets in, kids will need an extra layer for everything from the school run to getting out and about at weekends. So what better time to invest in a new, season-appropriate coat?
Our round-up includes coats suitable for a light chill or rainy weather in the city to highly technical coats suitable for the ski holiday – or even a mountain expedition!
MarMar Copenhagen Oryy Thermo jacket, £42 from bonordic.co.uk
Breathable, warm and lightweight thermo jacket, perfect for autumn on its own or to be worn as a layer under a winter parka to keep the cold out – in a true Scandinavian style. Available in midnight navy, silver and dusty pink, sizes available from 1 to 7 years.
COS children’s padded jacket, £49 from cosstores.com
This jacket is made from a smooth fabric with comfortable padding at the lining. Loosely fitted, it has hidden side pockets, a stand collar and an elasticated hemline and cuffs. This unisex jacket will work on its own during Autumn – or as a layer on a frosty Winter day. Comes in double sizes, from 1-2 to 7-8 years.
ARKET children’s 3 layer outdoor jacket set, £107 from arket.com
The first layer is a fleece cardigan with zip, £17. The second layer is a padded liner, jacket or vest, price from £35. The 3rd layer is a shell jacket, which is wind and water resistant, regular fit complete with a removable hood. £55. In true Scandinavian style, you’d be best off by getting all three layers. Sizes from 86/92 – 134/140cm.
MOLO kids Hackett jacket Euro 149.95 from molo.com
A warm and functional jacket in blue with quirky monster details. It has a detachable hood and Molo’s iconic reflector star on the back of the right shoulder. The fabric is waterproof and breathable, but the seams are not taped. The jacket is lined in pearl padding to give it extra softness and a down-like feeling. Sizes 98 – 164cm.
Woolland Ferder children’s down coat, £99 from woodland.co.uk
The Ferder girl’s down jacket is truly a 2-in-1 product. With removable sleeves this versatile hooded coat quickly turns into a gilet, perfect with a soft knitted sweater. The coat is lightweight, warm and water resistant making it a perfect for Autumn and Winter. A functional and stylish jacket with gathering at the back for a slightly fitted style, for girls 9 – 14 years old. There’s a younger children’s version too as well as a similar style for the boys.
Polarn O. Pyret children’s parka coat, £100 from polarnopyret.co.uk
New in is this highly technical and a brilliant parka to fend off the cold and wet weather from Swedish outdoor clothing specialist Polarn O Pyret. We think it’s a rather stylish parka too with a smart removable faux fur hood and beautiful leather details. The waterproof coat in long length has a soft fleece lining and cosy padding. Available in a unisex blue with double sizes from 2-3 years to 11 to 12 years.
Isbjörn Expedition hardshell jacket, £340 from isbjornofsweden.com
If money is no object and when only the best is good enough… The Expedition offers everything you need of a 3-Layer hardshell jacket when it comes to performance and comfort. Brand new this season, this is the ultimate outdoor wear – worthy of a true adventurer, kepping them perfectly in sync with the elements, independent of activity and weather conditions, wether you are exploring urban areas, racing down the ski slopes – or climbing a mountain.
Hope you found our little round up useful. If you have any other great winter jackets or coats to recommend, please share with us by leaving a comment below.