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  1. What do you need on the ski slopes?

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    October 29, 2018 by Polarn O. Pyret

    You may be lucky enough to be going skiing this spring. But what clothes do kids need on the ski slopes? We have a list of must-haves to keep them warm and dry all holiday long. Further down there’s a quick clothes guide that you can easily capture as a screenshot and save on your phone. Ski slopes clothes list: Layer 1: thermal layer that wicks away moisture. We recommend our wool underwear. Also take thin wool socks that don’t bunch up inside ski boots. Layer 2: a cozy middle layer in fleece or wool terry keeps children warm all day. Layer 3: for younger children, who may not be spending as much time on the slopes, a winter overall is practical. And for slightly …
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  2. Treebath – Forest bathing in NYC

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    October 26, 2018 by Polarn O. Pyret

    Treebath is an after school program in NYC and their goal is to get kids (and adults!) outdoors. They want to help overcome the struggle of weather conditions that are not typically comfortable and help find and explore nature in a big city. Treebath’s values goes hand in hand and with Polarn O. Pyret’s! So we joined hands, and are now working together to get kids geared up for all weather conditions while enjoying the outdoors no matter the weather. When and why did you decide to start an outdoor program for children? Oscar: A couple of years ago we realized our city children were not getting outside as much as they should. We went looking for after school programs that were outdoors, or nature …
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  3. PO.P Ski Limited Edition Collection

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    October 8, 2018 by Polarn O. Pyret


  4. Better Sleep, and Longer Naps

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    October 3, 2018 by Polarn O. Pyret

    Babies sleep on average three times longer if you let them nap outdoors in their pram. Babies who get the chance to nap outdoors tend to be healthier and more active, and have better appetites. Here are our tips for the right way to dress your baby for their pram in winter. The right way to dress your baby Research shows that babies will wake up if they feel cold in their pram, so if your baby is not warm enough they will let you know. But if they’re wearing the right amount of clothes, your baby will be warm enough and can sleep for longer. Layer 1 – the clothes next to the skin that keep the body dry. Avoid dressing your baby in …
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  5. The Layering Principle

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    September 19, 2018 by Polarn O. Pyret

    The layering principle is just as simple as it is ingenious. Dressing your kids in layers will keep them warm and dry. But it’s not the clothes themselves that provide the most warmth – it’s the air between each layer. Hold in the warmth, let out the moisture, and keep the rain and snow at bay! LAYER 1: BASE LAYER – NEXT TO THE SKIN The purpose of the base layer is to keep the body warm. Children who run around and play outdoors when it’s cold generate heat and moisture that need to be transported away from their bodies. A wool base layer is warm even if it gets damp and a polyester base layer, while generally not as warm, wicks moisture away from …
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  6. Classic Stripe Rain Boots a.k.a Wellies!

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    May 10, 2018 by Polarn O. Pyret

    Now in more colors! PO.P wellies are a favorite of our customers mostly because they have reinforced seams and can stand the test of time! They are made 100% of rubber with defined tread on the bottom for better grip on slippery floors. With specially designed pull tabs, that allow kids to put on/take off easily and still enjoy the rainy day. They also have a safety strip of reflective tap down the back so your child will be seen even on the cloudiest of days. Check out who’s wearing PO.P Classic Stripe Rain Boots around town! @fifiandmo @amandasunnyside Follow us on Instagram for more inspiration like this!


  7. How to Dress Your Baby for Summer

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    April 25, 2018 by Polarn O. Pyret

    Newborn babies are not able to regulate their body temperature in the same way as adults. So you should avoid subjecting your newborn baby to very hot or very cold weather.


  8. What makes our UV swimwear the best?

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    April 25, 2018 by Polarn O. Pyret

    Besides being wonderfully comfy and soft, our UV clothes have lots of excellent qualities! Most importantly, they all have UPF 50, which means that they give at least 97.5 percent protection against UV rays. Think of it like this – our UV clothes give your child 50 times more protection than if they had no sun protection at all.


  9. UV Sun Protection Guide for Kids

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    April 17, 2018 by Polarn O. Pyret

    As a parent, it’s only natural for you to worry about the sun as summer or your sunshine holiday approaches. We want to make things as easy as possible for you, so we’ve collected some important facts and a few clever tips. We know it may seem like a lot to read, but if you spend just a few minutes now, you can enjoy yourselves all summer long!


  10. How does our Soft Shell Jacket work?

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    March 9, 2018 by Polarn O. Pyret

    Our soft shell jacket is windproof but still has good breathability. It’s also water resistant, with a water column measurement of >3000 mm, and has a soft fleece lining. This is what makes it brilliant as both a cozy middle layer and a jacket for milder days. You could say it’s a 2-in-1 jacket that can be used all year round.