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Children's winter coats - advice needed O wise ones!
DD has got to the age where she is growing really fast, she still fits last year's coat but I think she will need another one come January. Should I buy her new coat now or wait until she actually needs it?
Don't want to be in the situation where she desperately needs a new winter coat and the shops are full of shorts and swimming costumes .
Do the shops still get new coats in December/January, ie when you actully need them?
I was having similar thoughts and because the weather is so unpredictable at the moment just bought a winter coat few weeks ago. I have struggled to be honest to find one I like and that all the other kids don't have in January to be honest.
Think one year monsoon had one but debenhams didn't so now just buy when I see.
I've just bought DD's winter coat. Was ordering some uniform and saw a nice one so thought I'd get on and buy it. 'Tis a tricky one - leave it too late and struggle to get one or buy early and then risk seeing something you like more later on!
DS coat broke at the end of Jan and there was nothing in the shops except sale stuff and summer type jackets. Was a nightmare, def get one now. I am not buying a supermarket one this year, have learnt my lesson on that one!
Excuse the multiple posting, but GAP have a 20% offer, code PARTY, apparently, from another thread, so this might be of use to you should you fancy a coat from there (I am off to browse the maternity stuff).
Yes hercomethesun, I bought DS a coat for a tenner from Sainsburys which her wore every day for autumn and most of winter then the zip did that annoying thing where it wouldn't zip, then would zip up but then unzip again from the bottom. My DM told me to replace the zip but it was a bit small and starting to go round the sleeves/lining. I suppose looking at it it almost lasted the season but I kind of figured it would last until he grew out of it
sparkout, same thing happened to my dd. The zip went on her coat, I paid over £30 in M&S. Thankfully they refunded the full amount even though I had no receipt. Also happened in Jan/Feb and I couldn't get a replacement!