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August, 2017

  1. Shell vs. Rainwear

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    August 24, 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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  2. 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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  3. What to pack for preschool

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    August 8, 2017 by Polarn O. Pyret

    CHECK LIST Hats Moccasins Gloves Backpack Shell Jackets + Trousers Shell Mittens + Gloves Thermal Tops + Leggings Fleece Jacket Rain Jackets + Trousers Wool Socks Wellies