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Waterproof, warm attractive coat for 4 year old dd that doesn't cost the Earth?
I just got this one for Dd who's nearly 4, covers her bum, waterproof and the zip out fleece. It's more than ive ever spent on a coat for her but the hood actually stays up, it keeps her dry and she'll get loads of wear out of it.
Lands end do winter-proof jackets, squall and expedition I think. They are not puffy but are very warm. Some of them also have growalong sleeves which you can lengthen as they grow, and a mix of pockets including a big mesh one that can hold a woolly hat or a book.
I would guess the packable jacket is more summerweight but we don't own one.
Get a parka style if you can. It's a few inches longer than the jackets, so bum covering and you might even get an extra year out of it.
Naice, apparently the Land End jackets are good to 5 degrees so I figure with a fleece underneath they'll be fine for the whole winter. I hope! I liked the vertbaudet coats but loved the lands end so vertbaudet are going back.
Hi Birdie I know you've already bought but as a suggestion try the Viking Kids website, they have Swedish brands and I bought 2 of mine a Didrikson, they have kept them warm last winter and they have grow sleeves so they can do another winter.
There are lots of other brands on there and some jazzier colours
I bought this in Honey for my 9 year old. It's a three in one parka with a zip out body warmer. It's nice material, has chest pockets and is a great length. It isn't waterproof which I didn't realise at the time of purchase but has stood up to rain well. I'm going to use Granger's 2 in 1 wash and protect on it after its been worn for a while. The price is good too.