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has anyone recently got their son a nice warm jacket

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southeastalien Wed 29-Oct-08 11:32:07

that they would recommend? no too much £££ though

i got a nice one in H&M. £25. so a bit more than i wanted to spend but warm and shower proof with these really nice hand warmers built in.

littlelapin Wed 29-Oct-08 11:34:23

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KrissyKitten Wed 29-Oct-08 11:35:43

1499 a ski jacket form TKMAXX it's amazing quality.

KerryMumchingOnEyeballs Wed 29-Oct-08 11:35:55

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IllegallyBrunette Wed 29-Oct-08 11:36:48

I think the choice of coats for boys is pants unless you can spend a small fortune.

Ds had a really nice one from BHS last year, really thick and waterproof, but it somehow got ripped, so I replaced it with another BHS one, but it has been crap, all the lining has ripped.

Thankfully, I managed to get him a 2nd hand |Next one from ebay for about £3.50 grin

southeastalien Wed 29-Oct-08 11:37:45

he's 7 but is quite tall so i need to go for an 8 or 9!

don't have a tkmaxx nearby or a hennes though could travel out to one.

southeastalien Wed 29-Oct-08 11:38:58

i know illegal, in my catalogue the nice ones are about £60!

Swedes Wed 29-Oct-08 11:39:23

I got a really brilliant striped fleece (green and navy) jacket for DS3 from Sainsbury. It was really cheap, looks lovely and is very very warm.

YeahBut Wed 29-Oct-08 11:41:30

Another H&M vote here - hooded, padded (but not too bulky) and waterproof.

IllegallyBrunette Wed 29-Oct-08 11:51:13

I have a slightly odd thing with boys coats in that they must be all one colour. I hate the ones that are blocks of navy and pale blue or red and orange etc.

No offence, it's just me being odd.

mosschops30 Wed 29-Oct-08 11:52:38

I got a lovely one for ds (3) in Next, its Navy with an inside thats like a furry teddy (I want it myself wink
Was £22

KatieDD Wed 29-Oct-08 11:54:19

This one is nice for £36

southeastalien Wed 29-Oct-08 11:59:12

that's quite nice katie but they only go up to 7/8 and he'll need bigger.

looks like i'll have to drive out to a hennes, though will check out sainsburys too

Swedes Wed 29-Oct-08 12:00:00

How about Joules?

KatieDD Wed 29-Oct-08 12:31:59

SHE20 gives 20% off at Joules, I forgot about them

FAQ Wed 29-Oct-08 12:36:39

I got DS1 a lovely warm, padded, hooded with the sleeve things for £13 in Woolies last Saturday - they were 1/2 price

Gobbledigook Wed 29-Oct-08 12:45:01

Yes, got ds1 and ds2 one in Zara, £12 each - padded and v warm.

I'm not spending a lot on coats that get used as goalposts in teh playground and get trampled onin teh cloakrooms!

elkiedee Wed 29-Oct-08 13:05:44

I may well have the same one for ds (17 months but 18-24 month size) as mosschops - he had a similar brown one from there which saw him through his first winter last year, and which has plenty of wear in it left for an expected little brother. But I suspect they may not go up big enough for op's son.

themildmanneredaxemurderer Wed 29-Oct-08 13:12:17

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Jodyray Wed 29-Oct-08 13:19:23

Yes charcoal duffle style £12 in matalan, looks like a stone island copy.

southeastalien Wed 29-Oct-08 15:35:51

i got this one in the end, bit more than i wanted to pay but looks so cute and very warm

southeastalien Wed 29-Oct-08 20:18:58

don't you like it i thought it was sweet

KatieDD Wed 29-Oct-08 20:19:36

Not much good in the rain though hun, have you taken the tags off yet ?

southeastalien Wed 29-Oct-08 20:21:40

no grin but it's snuggly

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