Best back-to-school coats

The perfect children's coat can be hard to come by. Firstly, there are a lot of criteria to tick off. Naturally, it needs to be warm enough to survive a chilly British winter, but not too bulky that it'll be a pain to carry around when they're running around the park. Luckily for you, we've narrowed things down with our edit of the best children's coats to invest in as they head back to school.  


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1. Cute and quilted

Barbour, Liddesdale Quilted Jacket


The iconic Liddesdale jacket is the perfect pick for your little one come September. Crafted from smart lightweight fabric, it's a classic jacket that's made for everyday winter wear. Plus, it's complete with a preppy cord collar for additonal style points.

Barbour, Liddesdale Quilted Jacket £40.00


2. All wrapped up 

Tommy Hilfiger, Long Shiny Puffer


If you're searching for a super cosy, winter-ready coat, then the Tommy Hilfiger Long Puffer is the one. Super-insulated to protect from chilly days, the jacket comes in a shiny navy colourway and is complete with the signature Tommy Hilfiger logo and a branded collar.

Tommy Hilfiger, Long Shiny Puffer £115.00


3. Rain ready 

The North Face, Antora Rain Jacket


Cool, classic and colourful, the Antora Rain Jacket from The North Face is a real winner. Breathable, seam-sealed and waterproof, it'll keep them dry on rainy days, plus it's super lightweight, making it ideal for unpredictable British weather.

The North Face, Antora Rain Jacket £75.00


4. Classic navy

Tommy Hilfiger, Essential Light Down Jacket


If you're dealing with a strict school dress code, a navy coat is a great idea. And Tommy Hilfiger's Down Jacket is the best in the business. Crafted from light down and cut to a waist length, it's a simple yet effective coat that's cosy enough to keep them warm and lightweight enough so that is easy and comfortable to move around in.

Tommy Hilfiger, Essential Light Down Jacket £65.00


5. Neon moment 

Napapijri, Rainforest Jacket


Looking for something a little different? Allow us to introduce you to Napariji's Rainforest Jacket. In a vibrant neon green, it's super stylish and will make spotting them in the playground all the more easy. Complete with an elasticated hood and crafted from lightweight materials, it'll keep your little adventurer warm and dry.

Napapijri, Rainforest Jacket £150.00


6. All black

Calvin Klein Jeans, Down Logo Jacket


You can't go wrong with a classic, and the Down Logo Jacket from Calvin Klein Jeans is exactly that. In an all-black colourway, with a winter-ready hood and finished with the brand's logo detailing, it'll please even the coolest kids around.

Calvin Klein Jeans, Down Logo Jacket £170.00


7. Ocean blues 

C.P. Company, Softshell Goggle Jacket


Refresh their outerwear collection with a touch of colour from C.P. Company. Their iconic Goggle Jacket now comes in a vivid shade of ocean blue. Designed with long sleeves, cuffed hems and the signature goggle hood, it's perfect for little adventurers and sporty kids.

C.P. Company, Softshell Goggle Jacket £165.00


8. Pretty in pink

Parajumpers, Girls Marlon Jacket


A cosy companion for your little one when the weather starts to change, Parajumpers' Marlon Jacket is a great winter coat. They'll love that it's shiny and pink, and you'll love that it's super insulated and will keep them warm on even the chilliest days.

Parajumpers, Girls Marlon Jacket £179.00