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Snow may be idyllic, and lovely – but it also presents quite the sartorial challenge. After all, how many times have you sent a wee one out to scamper in a snowdrift only to have them return home sodden, frozen to the bone, or both?
Many parents will avoid buying snow gear on the grounds that it’s only useable for a portion of the year – but the same thing is true of shorts and sandals, and that doesn’t stop us from snapping them up. In terms of an outlay, the cost-per-enjoyment is wildly worth it – any one who has watched their child have a snow fight or make their first snowman will attest to that.
Here, then, are a selection of warm, weatherproof, comfortable snowsuits and salopettes to keep your children cosy as they enjoy the great outdoors this winter.
For children: 6months – 2 years
This bright, lovely rain suit has a fleecy lining to keep your child warm, while the IsoDry shell is waterproof. Cute and fun for rainy days and muddle puddles. Tested to withstand 1,500mm of rain in a 24 hour period.
Easy to get on and off, too.
Want to take your baby on a sledge ride, or just take them out to enjoy the snow? This warm, waterproof snowsuit is a doddle to get on, with it’s single zip and wide opening, but will still keep them toasty. It’s not constrictively tight, either.
For children: 4 to 16 years.
These super cute ski trousers are 100% waterproof and padded for extra warmth. With waist adjusters, storm-guard cuffs and boot hooks, they also come in a light blue or star-spangled colourway.
These trousers are guaranteed to keep you warm to -18 Celsius.
For children: 7 to 8 years.
This snow suit has a waterproof membrane and synthetic fill to keep you dry and warm in the snow, while the half zip fastening provide a secure fit.
The elasticated cuffs ensure a snug fit, while the the fleece hood lining helps boost warmth.
For children: 3 to 13 years.
These snow trousers are great for snow play, or sport. With detachable braces, powder-blocking snow gaiters, and lining to the upper legs.
Strong and adjustable, these are great for frolicking. They’re also available in black and blue.
For children: 18 months to 6 years.
Available in a cheerful selection of colours, these waterproof, pack-away dungarees are ideal for keeping your toddler dry when they’re enjoying the rain (or those puddles they can’t resist).
Designed to keep out wind and rain when out and about.
For children: 6 to 18 months.
This warm, hooded snowsuit is ideal for toddlers taking their first snowy steps. Lined from head to toe in soft fleecy fur, you don’t have to worry about your wee one keeping toasty. With removable mittens, and removable feet from over 12 months.
For children: 12 months.
These fleecy, lined trousers are easy to put on atop other clothing. The tapered seams will keep cold, wet weather out.
For children: 2 – years.
This highly insulated salopettes will keep your child warm while enjoying the great outdoors. With an inner layer of comfy wadding and a soft fleece lining on the back of the bib.
For children: 13 to 16 years.
These warm, breathable, waterproof trousers will keep your teenager dry. With removeable braces, these trousers are for wearing on the slopes, when they open, but also out for countryside romps when snow falls.