About two years ago I spotted a gorgeous Hatley coat with a tractor design in a shop that was closing down. I was able to snap it up for a bargain because they were closing (sad that they were closing, but what can you do?!) I believe I paid £14.99 which is about half of the RRP. The only thing was Ethan already had a coat, and one in the next size up, so I bought it in age 3. I do that a lot... Anyway, the time has come for him to wear it at last! His apple print coat from Smafolk still fits him and is fine, but it's a thin material. It's getting quite chilly here at the moment and that's where the Hatley coat comes in handy. It's waterproof but has a nice cosy terry lining as well to keep out the chill. Ethan is enjoying the tractor print as well!
What do you think? Do you like? I belive Hatley are stocked in lots of different places from large department stores like John Lewis, online retailers like Amazon and from lots of independant shops (such as the one I got Ethan's from). I will admit I'm hankering after some more Hatley items... For example, they have a lot of clothing with moose on them, and I LOVE moose:
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I'm a bit mad over this waterproof suit, it's gorgeous.. Maybe something for the new baby. I think it'd be ok for a boy or a girl. I know it's perhaps leaning a little more to the "girly" spectrum, but what the heck!
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I've had my attention brought to another gorgeous children's clothing brand, Emma Levine. This brand started up in 2011 catering for girls aged 0-9 initially, but as of this Autumn/Winter, they now cater for boys. The ethos behind Emma Levine is to provide designer quality and style but at a fraction of the price. I think they do a good job. Yes, they aren't Primark prices, but if you are after a gorgeous knit or a special outfit, I think they are worth baring in mind!! Here are my top picks:
You can look at the whole range here. Images are from the Emma Levine website.
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