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Knee length lightweight raincoat for dd - anyone found any?
Has anyone managed to find a knee-length as opposed to jacket length raincoat for girls? I have looked everywhere and the only waterproof jackets are hip length and all coat length garments in autumn catalogues are either padded or fleece lined. My dd needs something light (pacamac weight would do) for the type of weather we are having now (ie wet but not cold) which would keep her legs dry. We walk to school in all weathers and walk as much as possible to activities rather than drive. The only coats I have found were for small children; dd is 8 but generally wears clothes in bigger sizes as she is already over 140cm tall.
Thanks both of you. Thanks for the links 'Jewel' - those items would be too small but through your link I found a similar coat going up to age 12. Bizarrely on Debenhams' sizing dd would need a size 11-12 to get any wear out of it. They seem to think 8 year olds are only 128cm tall ! I will check out Tesco too.
H&M one only fits up to age 8 and too small for DD. Am now unsure of the Debenhams coats as they don't say they are waterprooof. All she really needs is cagoule type material which will be waterproof enough for walking to school whilst not too warm. I don't know why all the manufacturer's assume that when it is wet it is also cold enough to need fleece or padding and offer nothing lightweight in coat length.