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18/11/2011 at 20:13
Looking for those really warm overall / all in ones for kids. They are almost like those snowsuits for skiing.
After last winter want something really nice and warm, the kids love being outside !
18/11/2011 at 21:19
I just scored 2 bargains. Search ski suit on ebay. There are loads on at the mo. I just got two for my girls at 25 pound each that would of been over 100 new. Some have never been worn and others have been worn once or twice. Real bargains to be had. The bidding can get a bit crazy though. I got a Regatta puddle jumper one last year which was great for rain but not padded so not warm at all. I just got a Columbia ski suit for my youngest which is dungies and a jacket and that is super warm, my eldest got an o'neils all in one ski suit that is nice and warm too.
My mums friends recommended www.bootsnshoesnstuff.co.uk which had some good stuff but my kids were too small for anything they had. Regatta's site had some good suits on and they are a great brand and it tells you what is padded for warmth and what isn't. Not sure on prices at the mo but they did have some good discounts when I was on the look out a month ago. Hope you get sorted Not sure if Next do them either but I know supermarkets that do clothing have been advertising some so I'm sure Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury and places like Matalan will be doing them too
20/11/2011 at 14:25
It depends really how much you want to spend. Most outdoor stores such as Millets will do them but they know how to charge! Personally I've had some fab bargains from ebay. Last year I bought an all-in-one suit for my daughter with detachable bootees and mitts. I think it was a Ladybird one and was well padded and really warm - just right. This year I've bought her a 2-piece (dungarees and Coat) by Jingli and it seems fine and I only paid about £10 for it. Now we're just waiting for the weather!!! If you're on a low budget it might be worth having a scout round the charity shops and car boot sales cos it's surprising what you can find there sometimes.
20/11/2011 at 14:31
Thanks for the replies.
This is the sort of thing we are after http://www.boozt.com/uk/uk/boys-outerwear
Didn't think about ebay. Couple of bad experiences in the past ! My father is always on there though so might give him this as a project !
That said, I don't mind spending a lot, as I know they will get a lot of use. My kids love being outside !
21/11/2011 at 12:06
This is what I got for Ava, the Columbia one. I've got some real crappy stuff off ebay but I just stick to people that have 100% feedback & anyone who tell you the far end of a fart about their item I generally think their trying to distract you from something. Oh, and items that are folded funny can be iffy. You can get brand new on ebay too. i didn't mind getting second hand with mine being so young the people I bought Ava off wouldn't of been able to get much use out of it. This is 18-24 months & only worn a couple of times. I got it for £18.50 + £5 postage. Bargain. What sort of age you looking for?
21/11/2011 at 12:09
We have Edward who is 2.5 and Eva who is 5.5
Good point about second hand.... some stuff only gets a few wears before they grow too big - and it's normally the nicest stuff that gets saved for best !
21/11/2011 at 13:34
i don't mind speading loads on Mia which sounds awful but I know Ava will get use out of it too but when Ava will wear her's for just a couple of weeks for nursery run I just can't spend a lot cos it's only 2 hours a week ish she's be wearing it. There's no harm is spending a lot of you can and want to though. There are some nice ones about. The Regatta ones were really nice with different colours for boys and girls and they were dungies and jackets. Really smart looking. i just need to find them some ski boots now. Dreading snow and no car. it's going to be a first for me I'm such a wimp
09/12/2011 at 07:20
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