November 11, 2015 in Appaman Style
While the real cold weather is still a few weeks away, many of you are probably still playing the layering game. And while we’re huge fans of layering a vest over a hoodie over a t-shirt, which not only looks super-cool, but lets you maximize your fall closet, it’s now time to spring for a full-on winter coat for the kids. The last thing you want to do is wakeup to an early December snowstorm and kick yourself for not ordering your child’s winter coat yet. But which winter coat to buy? Part of it depends on where you live. City or country? North or South? We helped break kids winter coats down so you can choose the best winter jacket for your brood. Oh, and did we mention we just won an Earnie for Best Children’s Outerwear.
The Scoop on Boys Winter Coats
Best Boys Jacket for Late Fall/Early Winter: The M1 Jacket
With a coated canvas exterior and a quilted lining, this tough boy jacket will take him well into early December in most regions. It’s also amazing for blocking out wind and rain. Just make sure to order one or even two sizes larger than normal to allow for room if you’re going to be layering sweaters underneath. This vintage-inspired style looks great with both jeans and cords as it does with slouch sweatpants.
Best Boys Coat for Winter Outdoor Activities: The Puffy Coat
A best-selling winter coat for years, the puffy coat is both super functional and super cute. The hood protect their heads and ears even if you’ve forgotten a hat and the comfy fit allows them to thrown snowballs, sled and make snowmen with ease.
Best Boys Coat for Polar Vortex: The Pratt Down Parka
This coat is our best designed defense against those ridiculously cold winter days you feel like your face is going to freeze as soon as you step outside. Outside is a water-resistant canvas shell, while inside packs some serious heat. A sherpa vest lining and down filling ensure his body will feel nice and toasty even if it the forecast calls for biting cold air.
The Scoop on Girls Winter Coats
Best Girls Jacket for Late Fall/Early Winter: The Moto Jacket
Our Moto Jacket is a stylish kids jacket that actually keeps her protected. The faux fur trim is both chic and functional, keeping little necks nice and warm, while the lightly quilted lining provides a nice layer into early winter. This cool motorcycle-inspired coat is a perfect jacket for the spring season, too.
Best Girls Coat for Winter Outdoor Activities: Girls Puffy Coat
An Appaman signature, the Puffy Coat is back for another season of winter fun! Fully lined and filled with duck and down feathers, this winter jacket will take her far. From ice skating to sledding, she’ll love the comfort and warmth, not to mention the subtle sparkle of the Eggplant shade.
Best Girls Coat for Polar Vortex: Long Down Coat
The extra length in our Long Down Coat does double duty of keeping out the cold and looking great over dresses and skirts. With a removable faux fur hood, down fill and a zip and snap closure, she’ll look cute while still fighting the freeze.