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Waterproof, warm attractive coat for 4 year old dd that doesn't cost the Earth?

(21 Posts)
Birdienumnums Thu 29-Oct-15 19:44:19

I like the usefulness of the polarn o pyret fleece and waterproof combination but it's too pricey. I'm thinking about this one from uniqlo but neither colour is great

Birdienumnums Thu 29-Oct-15 19:52:18

Oh, and preferably covers the bum to keep her warm and dry.

5madthings Thu 29-Oct-15 19:54:59

My dd age 4 has a trespass one. From mountain warehouse or one of those camping type shops. It's fleece lined, properly waterproof and windproof etc and was about £20.

It also has reflective bits etc.

H&m also do some nice coats and are reasonably priced.

internaldiscord Thu 29-Oct-15 19:55:59

picked this up yesterday for my DD who is 3 and a half, very pleased with it. with her height and build though we went up to 5 yrs for a good fit she can grow into...

Nyancat Thu 29-Oct-15 20:29:50

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.

PassiveAgressiveQueen Thu 29-Oct-15 20:41:35

Blacks do the peter storm range, they are quite nice, and proper waterproof

Naicecuppatea Thu 29-Oct-15 20:43:38

I got these for my daughters and they are great. Lightweight, waterproof and warm.

Bimblywibble Thu 29-Oct-15 20:45:29

We buy lands end in the sale or target dry.

LIZS Thu 29-Oct-15 20:47:21

Agree with lands end. Debenhams have them online in case they are discounting.

Birdienumnums Thu 29-Oct-15 21:01:48

Great ideas, thank you. The lands end jackets are fun colours but is it warm enough for the depths of winter?
The mountain warehouse is a good option too.

Bimblywibble Thu 29-Oct-15 21:37:44

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.

TheBreastmilksOnMe Thu 29-Oct-15 21:39:17

Vertbaudet do some gorgeous, warm, affordable coats. I've bought one for dd and ds this year.

Toptack Thu 29-Oct-15 21:46:05

Was just about to suggest Vertbaudet too - have bought several from there now and have always been very pleased with them.

Birdienumnums Thu 29-Oct-15 22:10:58

Eek, I've just gotten carried away and bought coats from lands end and vertbaudet. Will obvs return the unsuccessful items!

Naicecuppatea Fri 30-Oct-15 13:52:02

Birdie the Lands End packable jackets we got I am very hopeful will be ok for the winter! they are very warm for this current weather.

mudandmayhem01 Fri 30-Oct-15 13:54:54

Decathlon have some great ones in both the skiing and hiking ranges.

Birdienumnums Thu 05-Nov-15 20:16:12

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.

CruCru Thu 05-Nov-15 21:47:23

I often buy from Muddy Puddles.

thestylethatdecadesforgot Sat 07-Nov-15 08:17:46

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 smile

Birdienumnums Wed 11-Nov-15 20:18:01

Ooh, thanks thestyle I'll try and erythema next time.

Btw I contacted lands end and the lightweight jacket is good to 5 degrees if anyone is wondering.

Silverstreaks Thu 12-Nov-15 10:22:59

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.

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