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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!

16 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) 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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3) 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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4) Printed 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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6) 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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7) 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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8) 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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9) Girls' Navy & White Dot Puffer Jacket, £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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10) 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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11) Kids 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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12) John Lewis & Partners Baby Duvet Hem Sheep Print Coat, Pink, £27.00 - £29.00, John Lewis

It's time to wrap up and keep your little one cosy and warm in this baby duvet sheep print coat, this winter. It's incredibly snug and fully-lined for ultimate comfort. The cute sheep print is too sweet to miss out on, and the hood is detachable! 
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13) Dinosaur mac, £16.50 - £17.50, Mothercare

Keep your little explorer warm in Mothercare's Dinosaur mac. At a great price, this mac gives your youngster extra comfort and it's simple yet fun design is just perfect. It's also showerproof and fleece-lined for those colder days where you get caught in the rain. 
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14) tan peached coat, £21, Mothercare

This coat is ideal for keeping warm in the cold while in style too. The tan peached coat has a cosy fleece lining inside, an easy-to-use zip for your little one's hands, and ​a fleece-lined hood with faux fur trim. 
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15) John Lewis & Partners Girls' Padded Coat, Yellow, £24.00 - £27.00, John Lewis

This yellow padded coat is the perfect addition to your girl's winter wardrobe! Keeping every inch of your body dry and warm when out and about, and made to a padded finish, you can't go wrong with this bright and reliable jacket for the wetter and colder days. 
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16) Grey Panda Print Fleece Jacket (0mths-2yrs), £14-15, Next

Wrap up your baby so they're nice and warm on all the strolls this winter in this sweet and snug panda print fleece from Next. At just £14, they'll be cosy and winning the most adorable baby award! 

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Catriona originally joined the team as an Editorial Assistant to work on the 2019 M&B Awards. As a Digital Writer, she has written and updated hundreds of articles on the site from medical explainers to celebs news and shopping galleries.

Catch her running along the Thames or eating her way around London's restaurants.

 

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