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  1. 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!


  2. 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.


  3. What Makes Our Shell Jacket So Good?

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    March 9, 2018 by Polarn O. Pyret

    Windproof, waterproof and extra durable
    Our shell jacket makes an excellent Layer 3 outer layer. Its job is to protect you from difficult weather conditions. So our shell jacket is both windproof and waterproof, and has a storm flap for extra protection against cold air and rain. The jacket is also made of extra-durable material.


  4. Preschool Essentials Guide

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    February 20, 2018 by Polarn O. Pyret

    Our checklist for outerwear contains practical layers and accessories to match, for playful days in any weather.


  5. Glove Guide

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    October 17, 2017 by Polarn O. Pyret

    All gloves have their own function. Here you’ll find everything you need to know to choose the right gloves and mittens for your child.


  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. WHAT ARE WELLIES?

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    March 10, 2017 by Polarn O. Pyret

    The Wellington boot is a type of boot that was worn and popularized by Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. This novel “Wellington” boot became a staple of hunting and outdoor wear for the British aristocracy in the early 19th century. Wellington boots were at first made of leather. However in 1852, Charles Goodyear, introduced the wholly waterproof, Wellington-type rubber boot which became an instant success. The lower cost and ease of rubber “Wellington” boot being entirely waterproof, lent itself immediately to being the preferred protective material to leather in all forms of industry. Farmers would be able to come back home with clean, dry feet. Now Wellington boots, almost always simply called rain boots, rubber boots, billy boots, galoshes or gum-boots, are popular in …
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