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Winter coats for children - warm and waterproof

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snickersnack Fri 11-Sep-09 13:53:15

Ideally I'd like the lining to be detachable, but that's not crucial. Mostly, I want something with a hood that will keep them dry but that will also work on the really cold days of the year. I quite like the look of the mini Boden fleece-lined anoraks but a) they are quite expensive and b) would they be warm enough?

happilyeverafter Fri 11-Sep-09 14:09:09

We have the fleece lined anorak and the two-in-one padded jacket. The two in one is much more attractive in RL. Both are warm but the two-in-one is thicker/warmer.

The fleece lined one will probably be warm enough to see her through all winter especially when you add layers underneath but is definitely lighter than the other.

I got the two-in-one as a 20% off deal of the day with the £10 off too which made it £26 so I got this as her school coat but it looks equally cute as a gilet.

If buying from Boden don't forget the £10 off wys £30 code to bring the cost down.

I haven't looked at Next etc yet in store but the directory did not inspire me.

brimfull Fri 11-Sep-09 14:12:37

I got ds this one from lands end

fishie Fri 11-Sep-09 14:57:22

i got boden puffy coat for ds. it is very nice and snug and he will bounce if falls over. not so dear with discounts and £10 off.

mejon Fri 11-Sep-09 15:38:05

Don't think the Boden ones are waterproof. What about muddypuddles or raindrops? Raindrops sell Scandinavian winter clothing so they're bound to be both warm and waterproof.

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