Parenting

10 Kids Coats That Are Cute & Cozy

Do you ever find yourself window shopping for cool kids clothes only to realize you're just wishful-shopping for... yourself? There is something about pint-size pieces we can’t seem to resist. And luckily for everyone looking for a good excuse to buy cute clothes for tots, the tiny fashionistas in our lives may well be in the market for a new winter coat now that the weather's turning quickly colder. Thankfully, there's no shortage in the wide selection of kids outerwear out there — at big-name stores as well as indie boutiques.

From fluffy to elegant to wool to waterproof to bear-shaped and everything in between, here are your best bets to keep the little ones in your life warm and stylish this season. Shop our selection of coats for many different budgets — and for kids of all ages. And don’t worry: You aren’t the only one wishing these came in your size.

Perfect for the sporty kid in your life, this jacket is waterproof and windproof. Let them brave the elements knowing they will stay warm. Plus, it's reversible. Available sizes: 4Y to 12Y

K-Way Jacques Thermo Plus, black and navy, $236 at Maisonette

Any toddler will look great — and stay warm — in this quilted jacket. The pockets and hood promise added warmth and protection from light rain and snow. Bundle 'em up, and send 'em on their way. Available sizes: 2Y to 6Y

Boy + Girl, Oak jacket in Blue Puff, $129 at Maisonette

The rich navy ribbed velvet and fleece make this coat ideal for day-to-day wear, as well as more formal occasions. The hood is removable for cold, dry days. Available sizes: 6M to 12Y

De Cavana ribbed velvet-lined parka in navy blue, $185 at Smallable

For a lightweight option, opt for this hooded coat. Crafted with more than 50 percent cotton, it's super-soft. You'll probably have a hard time not cuddling kiddo while they're wearing this one. Available sizes: 12M to 24M 

One More in the Family Gabriel hood jacket in beige, $56 at Fawn Shoppe

No kid will get lost on the playground in this bright number. It's also available in navy, red and light sand, but we particularly love the school bus yellow. The down puffer jacket with faux fur collar will keep young ones warm on the coldest of days. Available sizes: 5Y to 13-14Y  

Down puffer jacket with faux fur collar, $69.90 at Zara

Peacoats work great for every age. This traditional navy wool option has fashionable buttons and epaulets, which conveniently make it look more expensive than it is. Let your little one pair it with jeans for a casual look or over a dress or tie for the holidays. Available sizes: XS to XXL 

Navy wool peacoat, $88 at Gap

If you don't think this coat is adorable, well, who even are you? The thought of any baby bundled up in this bear hoodie melts our jaded hearts. The soft fleece material will keep them cozy — and unbearably cute — on cold days. Available sizes: 0-3M to 18-24M

The North Face plushee bear zip hoodie, $55 at Nordstrom

Maybe you don't have a trip to England on the agenda this winter, but that doesn't mean your kid can't evoke the style of the British. This classic Barbour jacket was designed for Britain's cold, wet days and promises to keep kiddos dry — even in America. Available sizes: kids XXS to L

Barbour Beaufort jacket, $249 at J.Crew