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  1. NEW Merino and Wool Arrivals!

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    August 14, 2017 by Polarn O. Pyret

    Happy, warm and dry children Is there anything more wonderful than children playing outside in the fresh air – whether it be a clear autumn day or a crisp day in December. Even when it is cold outside, however, children actively playing outdoors, easily get sweaty. To prevent the child from getting cold, moisture must be be wicked away from the body. A wool base layer keeps the child’s body warm and dry. Polarn O. Pyret’s wool base layer is made of soft merino wool that does not itch. Wool is particularly appropriate for newborns and small children since they are unable to regulate temperature in the same way as older children and adults. Merino is a highly functional natural product. It is a breathable layer which wicks away moisture from the skin. …
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  2. POLARN O. PYRET + THREDUP

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    July 27, 2017 by Polarn O. Pyret

    Need some help with your THREDUP? Our Social Media Manager will show you how!   You can learn more and order your THREDUP Clean Out Bag here.


  3. SHELL OR TRADITIONAL RAINWEAR?

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    March 10, 2017 by Polarn O. Pyret

    Shell or traditional rainwear Shell or traditional rainwear – what’s the best choice? We’ve put together a handy table comparing the advantages and disadvantages of both products. Further down the page, you can read about the different qualities of shell and traditional rainwear in greater detail. SHELL garments are usually recommended for more lively activities because they are flexible, durable and work well with the layering principle. TRADITONAL RAINWEAR Traditional rain garments are usually recommended for more sedate activities, such as sitting in a sandpit, because they are easy to clean and don’t need the same breathability. Breathability Yes. Breathability No. Water resistant Yes. Water resistant Yes. Our most waterproof garments. Layering principle Yes. Work well as one of multiple layers. Layering principle No, lack …
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  4. POLARN O. PYRET TESTS – WATER RESISTANCE

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    March 10, 2017 by Polarn O. Pyret

    Polarn O. Pyret takes product safety and quality very seriously. Our clothes should be made of quality fabrics that are comfortable and durable; in other words, they should live up to your expectations. Our products undergo rigorous quality-assurance tests. Only the best garments are allowed to go into production. When it rains Rainproof garments can be made of different materials, which are more or less suitable depending on your child’s level of activity. If your child spends a lot of time sitting still, traditional rainwear is a good choice and if your child is very active, waterproof shell garments that breathe are a better option. To find out more about traditional rainwear and shell garments, please take a look at our comparison here. Our waterproof …
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  5. HOW OUR CLOTHING IS MADE

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    January 4, 2017 by Polarn O. Pyret

    How is a piece of clothing actually created? What is the process beforehand? Designer Susan has the answers to these questions as well as a few more! Everything begins with a discussion regarding which print the garment is to have. Our print designers then draw it. Together the designers consider different color schemes and then decide which ones will be on the prints for the garments. When this has been done, an original is sent to the supplier for a print trial on fabric. Testing is the next step. The supplier sends garments in accordance with the instructions on the garment sketch and measurement list, and we test them at the head office. The design assistant and pattern maker check the fit and make sure …
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  6. Get the fit right!

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    October 6, 2016 by Polarn O. Pyret

    INSEAM If the inseam is too low it’s difficult to play and the zipper will wear out faster. It’s important to get the right size to avoid any issues. KNEES & ELBOWS For long-lasting play, our snowsuits and shell overalls are reinforced at both the knee and elbow. The correct size ensures that reinforcements will be at the right place on the body.  REFLECTORS We have a lot of reflectors for safety on our snowsuits and shell overalls. If the size is too large they get obscured. 


  7. Washing with the Laundress

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    September 30, 2016 by Polarn O. Pyret

    WASHING WITH THE LAUNDRESS CARING FOR MERINO WOOLENS As the cold weather arrives, there is no better way to keep children warm than in Polarn O. Pyret Merino wool thermal layers. From long johns, to rompers, to body suits, to socks, the collection is 100% machine washable. Care for the Swedish childrenswear line just like you would regular laundry – with the helpful guidance of The Laundress, of course. Follow these steps for best results. PRETREAT Remove stains with The Laundress Stain Solution or The Laundress Wash & Stain Bar by applying directly to spots and susceptible areas like underarms, necklines, and cuffs. MACHINE WASH Turn item inside out and place into The Laundress Mesh Bag. Wash on the woolens/delicate cycle in cold water. Add …
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  8. Rainbow Project: Christina

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    July 1, 2016 by Polarn O. Pyret

    Christina and her husband decided to go through open adoption and they share all their thoughts and emotions from their life on their blog- http://www.fifiandmo.com/.  Little Finley was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy at 15 months, but that doesn’t stop them from taking on the world together with a smile on their face. Christina (@FifiandMo) Did you know FIFI had Cerebral Palsy when you adopted her?  Not officially. When we were chosen to be her parents, she was a typical, healthy fetus. Because of her prematurity, she suffered Brain-bleeding which caused the Cerebral Palsy. We considered her ours from the moment we were picked, nothing was going to change that. The Adoption was finalized when she was 14 months old, she was formally diagnosed the following month. It was obvious that she had substantial physical delays …
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  9. Rainbow Project: Danny

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    July 1, 2016 by Polarn O. Pyret

    Danny always knew he wanted to be a dad and after meeting the love of his life 10 years ago – they quickly decided to grow a family together. Today they have adopted 3 children and live a happy LGBT family life in Florida.  DANNY (@Danny120378) When did you decide to have children? How was the process? I always knew I would be a dad from as far back as I can remember. Being gay, I knew it wouldn’t be easy. I met my other half 10years ago & it is something we discussed in the very beginning & he was open to the idea, 3 years later we got married legally & a year after that adopted our first, Sebastian, at birth through a private …
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  10. Rainbow Project: MELISSA KVITKO

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    July 1, 2016 by Polarn O. Pyret

    After going through a smooth pregnancy and birth, Melissas little baby Sonya Rose did not pass the hearing test at the hospital and was declared deaf. Sonya has had cochlear implants since 7 months and is now learning both English and Russian!  MELISSA KVITKO (@mmkvitko) When/How did you discover Sonya Rose had a hearing disability? Like most babies, Sonya was screened for hearing loss a day after her birth. My pregnancy and her birth had gone very smoothly, but I still dreaded the hearing screen as my husband and I are both carriers of Connexin 26 – a non-syndromic hearing loss gene. This meant that there was a 25 percent chance that Sonya would have hearing loss. Still, I figured the odds were in our …
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