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The best winter coats for babies and toddlers

Section: Kids' Fashion

winter coats and jackets for babies and toddlers

Wintery weather is showing no signs of stopping and summer seems so far away. We are craving a much-needed holiday and prosecco cocktails on a beach somewhere far, far away.

During the cold months, you feel like you're constantly moisturising your little one's skin to prevent that dry flakiness that we all know too well. Plus you haven't left the warm comfort of the house and your baby's snuggly nursery for what feels like weeks. Then you realise, to your horror, you've run out of hand sanitizer to protect you and your bundle of joy from cold and flu. You have no choice but to venture out into the wilderness. But how will you protect your toddler from the elements?

A winter coat. Yes - it's time to buy some cosy and comfortable outdoor wear for your tots! We have scoured the online high-street to find the best winter coats for babies and toddlers to keep your kids warm this winter. From bang-on-trend faux fur leopard print, camouflage, brightly coloured parkas and mesmerising metals - being practical does not have to be boring!

21 coats and jackets for babies and toddlers:

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1) Rainbow Fleece-Lined Fisherman's Jacket, £42, JoJo Maman Bébé

The traditional fisherman's jacket gets an update with this fantastic rainbow print. It is even cosier thanks to the fleece lining. Designed to keep out wind and rain when out and about, it's a must-have whatever the weather if your little one loves bright colours. 
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2) Ditsy Print Waterproof Reversible Fleece Lined Rain Jacket, £39, JoJo Maman Bébé

Bring a little floral fun to dreary days with the Ditsy Print Reversible Waterproof Fleece Lined Rain Jacket. Cosy wadding will keep your child snug, while the waterproof outer will help keep them dry. You'll get two looks for the price of one, thanks to the reversible design.
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3) Navy Reversible Waterproof Fleece Lined Rain Jacket, £39, JoJo Maman Bébé

With the Reversible Waterproof Fleece Lined Jacket, little ones can get out and about whatever the elements may bring. With one fleecy side and one waterproof side, not only will you get two looks for the price of one, but you'll also get a coat that's designed to keep out wind, rain and everything in between.
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4) Navy Spot Puffer, £45, JoJo Maman Bébé

Our Navy Spot Puffer Jacket is a brilliant extra layer to pop on over a cosy jumper on the chilliest of days. Cosy wadding and air trapping technology helps keep warmth in without the added weight, making our puffer jacket an essential piece for days out exploring.
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5) Bluezoo Navy Padded Dinosaur Print Shower Resistant Coat, £25, Debenhams

From Bluezoo, this coat will make a cosy addition to any outerwear collection. With padding for extra warmth, it features a colourful dinosaur print and a soft fleece lining.
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6) Bluezoo Pink Unicorn Pocket Jacket, £12, Debenhams

This adorable jacket from bluezoo is perfect for keeping a little one cosy on chilly days. Featuring a super-soft fleece finish with a borg lining, it's complete with adorable unicorn applique pockets for a cute touch.
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7) Yellow Coated Wadded Mac, £22, Mothercare

Stay warm and dry on all your outdoor adventures in this smart mac. They've added a soft jersey lining and cosy hood to keep out the wind and rain. Little limbs will have plenty of room to move thanks to the flexible, rain-resistant fabric. We love little extras and they've added two front pockets, a chunky zip and plenty of poppers for a great fit. Sure to brighten up even the dullest days!
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8) White Floral Borg Lined Jacket, £30, Mothercare

Bring a bit of flower power to the playground in our cosy jacket. We've added a soft, borg lining and plenty of padding to keep out the cold. And because we love a great fit, you'll find chunky, easy-to-use poppers and an elasticated waistband. We love wearing our pretty floral jacket on rainy days in the park – don't forget to fill your pockets with tasty treats before you go!
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9) Jersey-Lined Windbuster, £22.95, GAP

This windbuster has a water-resistant shell and a warm jersey lining to keep littles one's toasty and protected from the elements. It goes all the way from 12 months to 5 years and comes in either red or black.
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10) Disney Minnie Mouse Windbuster, £32.95, GAP

A very special collaboration between Gap and Disney - two timeless, iconic American brands produced this collection that celebrates Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse. It has a water-resistant shell and a warm jersey lining that will easily see your tot from winter into spring!
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11) Mini V Contrast Chevron Stripe Coat, £24, Very

This coat is light but fleece-lined for warmth. The metallic colours and chevron design are a good safety feature for dark wintery months.
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12) Mini V Leopard Faux Fur Coat, £18, Very

This soft-touch leopard faux fur coat is absolutely adorable. It is bang on trend with a striking leopard print design, complete with ear appliques on the hood. 
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13) Skipper Waterproof Rubber Raincoat, £42.95, Joules

Inspired by coastal adventures and creepy crawlies, this raincoat has been built from a robust rubber fabric designed to make light work of heavy showers. The jersey lined hood provides an excellent (and comfy) shelter from wind and rain.
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14) Rainbow Pink Rubber Coat, £42.95, Joules

This rubberized coat has a zip and popper fastening to keep little ones warm and dry as well as a jersey lined hood. They've also added gathers to make it fuller in shape. Crafted from hardwearing rubber it is a must for drizzly days - perfect for layering or for little ones in buggies.
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16) Longline Padded Faux Fur Lined Parka, £38 - £44, Next

This bright orange parka will make your little one stand out from the crowd - plus the shade is bang on trend. With shower-resistant fabric, super warm wadding and cosy fleece-lined pockets this will keep your little one wrapped up warm.
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17) Multi Rainbow Print Jacket, £24-28, Next

Everyone loves a rainbow, especially during drizzly winter months and this rainbow motif with polka dots does not disappoint. It is shower resistant with a cuddly fleece lining.
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18) Camouflage Print Padded Jacket, £15.60, La Redoute

Get two looks for the price of one with this super-cool jacket. Perfect for outdoors adventures, choose between showerproof camo-print or ultra-soft fleece. This cosy jacket features two handy pockets whichever way it’s worn.
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19) Hooded Padded Jacket, £29, La Redoute

This smart little winter raincoat is longline to keep little one's legs warm. From the La Redoute collection it is the perfect staple for your tots wardrobe.
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20) Smart Blazer, £45-51, Boden

This smart blazer is perfect for special events and evenings where you want your little one to dress to impress. There’s also a secret inside pocket for essentials. Team with our matching trousers or shorts for head-to-toe dapperness.
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21) Navy Classic Coat, £45, Jojo Maman Bebe

This is the perfect formal coat for boys and girls this season. The Navy Classic Coat is chic and timeless, and is the ideal outer layer for smarter looks. Double breasted and with gorgeous velvet trim to the collar and pockets, your little one is guaranteed to look their best in this coat.

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