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The best winter coats for babies and toddlers

Section: Kids' Fashion

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!

15 coats and jackets for babies and toddlers:

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1) Hooded Down Puffer Coat, £29.99, Zara

This pretty puffer coat has natural feather and down filling so it's extra snug in the colder weather. It's designed to keep the heat in and keep off the rain. 
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2) Yellow Fleece-Lined Mac, £22, Mothercare

This yellow mac is enough to brighten any rainy day! It has a fleece lining for added warmth, and it fastens with an overlapping zip and poppers to keep the cold out.
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3) Navy Dinosaur Shower Resistant Hooded Coat, £12, George

Dinosaur fans will love this shower resistant coat with detachable mittens! With a fleece lined hood and body, it will keep little ones safe from the cold in winter. The quilted design is also shower resistant.
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4) Baby Joule Mabel Quilted Jacket, £37.95, John Lewis & Partners

Made from lightweight material, the quiled jacket with poppers will keep your little one wrapped up warm. It's cute and stylish and it's also available in a navy colour. 
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5) Navy Puffer Jacket, £45, JoJo Maman Bebe

With air trapping technology, this puffer coat is a must to keep the winter frost out! It helps keep the warmth in without the added weight, so little ones can be free to explore comfortably. 
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6) 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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7) Skipper Waterproof Rubber Raincoat, £17.95, 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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8) 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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9) 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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10) 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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11) Rainbow Pink Rubber Coat, £20.95, 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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12) 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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13) Hooded Padded Jacket, £35, 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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14) Smart Blazer, £31.50, 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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15) Navy Classic Coat, £49, 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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