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  1. All season jackets for more temperate climates – how to choose?

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    October 8, 2019 by Polarn O. Pyret


  2. Baby Summer Guide

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    June 2, 2019 by Jeanette Rivera

    Newborn babies are not able to regulate their body temperature in the same way as adults. This is why we use the layering system to shield infants from very hot and very cold weather. Let us help you prepare for a fun and shaded summer!


  3. Summer Guide

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    May 31, 2019 by Jeanette Rivera

    Our guide to your child’s summer wardrobe Summer weather can be very unpredictable – one day all bright sunshine and blue skies, the next day dull, grey and rainy. This is what makes it so difficult to know which garments your child really needs in their summer wardrobe. Polarn O. Pyret store manager Marie Wall guides us through some of the questions that parents often ask us about summer clothes for children.  What should I keep in mind when I buy summer clothes for my child?  Your child needs garments that protect them from the sun’s UV rays – this means long sleeves, and a cap or sun hat to protect their head. It’s also important to choose clothes made of cool, lightweight fabrics, so …
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  4. UV

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    May 30, 2019 by Katie Lawter

    UV – guide 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. What is UV? UV rays can burn your skin and make it red. UV is short for UltraViolet radiation, and when we talk about UV we include both UVA and UVB radiation. Different radiation depending on time and place The ozone layer that protects our planet from UV radiation varies in thickness, which is why your risk of sunburn changes from day to day. This means that on two identical sunny, cloudless days, you can still get different degrees of …
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    April 22, 2019 by Polarn O. Pyret


  6. How To Dress Your Baby For Spring

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    March 14, 2019 by Katie Lawter

    How to dress your baby as winter turns to spring One of the questions that we often get asked is about the best way to dress your baby in the transitional period between winter and spring, when the weather is unpredictable, and can alternate between chilly and mild in a short space of time. As all children are different, it’s impossible for us to say exactly what will suit your baby, but here are our top tips! Dress in layers Newborn babies don’t sweat the same way older children and adults do, therefore they don’t need to wear clothes that transport moisture from the body. Most important is for the clothes to be comfortable and warm. We recommend thermal layer (layer 1) in wool or …
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  7. Hat Guide

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    March 13, 2019 by Polarn O. Pyret


  8. Layering Guide

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    March 13, 2019 by Polarn O. Pyret

    The layering principle consists of three layers: The inner layer that keeps the body warm and dry. The middle layer that insulates warmth under the outer layer. The outer layer that also keeps the warmth in and the weather out.


  9. Preschool Guide

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    February 13, 2019 by Katie Lawter

    Clothes for Outdoor Play Our checklist for outerwear contains practical layers and accessories to match, for playful days in any weather. Rainwear is also included because of its low-maintenance, which is always handy at preschool. Remember: when the winter cold hits you just need to change your shell garments for padded ones and the polyester thermals to wool. And you can feel safe knowing that our clothes hold up in all conditions, season after season. Outerwear checklist  Shell jacket Fleece jacket Shell trousers Rain jacket + trousers Shell gloves Gloves Mitten clips Hat Thermal top + leggings Wool socks Wellies Extra Clothes Your child’s preschool will want you to provide at least one extra set of clothes for your little one. So here are our …
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  10. 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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