Babble Best Kids Jackets of 2011Kids grow out of clothes so quickly it's almost a given that they'll need new items for their wardrobes as the seasons change. To help you out with the winter coat search, we picked the most sensible, stylish, and feature-packed jackets just for kids - some can even work for multiple seasons (if your kid doesn't hit a major growth spurt). Each category includes a range of sizes for boys and girls of all ages, but be sure to check our Readers' Choice section for even more of our favorites. We hope this saves you time on the racks this holiday shopping season! Love your kid's coat and don't see it listed? Tell us about it here! - Michelle Horton
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Best All-Weather | The North Face ‘Mellia’ TriClimate Jacket
The North Face ‘Mellia’ TriClimate Jacket’s Rankings
- #2 All Weather
The three-in-one “triclimate” jackets from North Face (for girls and boys starting from toddlerhood) are extremely popular jackets for outdoorsy types – and for good reason. This seam-sealed, waterproof jacket has a removable hood, zip-in interior, hand-warmer pockets, and completely breathable fabric. And because it’s not too bulky, it can easily be your tot’s daily go-to jacket.
See the entire TriClimate line (for all ages) at Nordstrom.
Get it from Nordstrom, $110 – $160