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Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but that doesn't mean that your kids can't stay snug as a bug in a rug (or something like that) with these 12 top children's dressing gowns.
We've checked for the most cosy, comfortable, warm, soft, and frequently fun options on the market, so you can rest assured that you're purchasing the right option for your child. All they'll then need is a good film, some snacks, a long, lazy afternoon, and time to chill out.
Plus, if your kids need some new pyjamas to go with their brand new dressing gown you can check out our list, and we've also researched the best unicorn onesies on the market too, just in case that's more their style.
Kidadl's Top Pick
We love all of the dressing gowns on this list, but if your are short on time this is our top pick based on its high quality, warm fabric and its cute design.
1. M&S Carved Bear Dressing Gown
M&S can always be relied upon for quality kids nightwear, and their dressing gowns don't disappoint. This option is particularly cosy with its super warm fabric. Carved fleece traps more body heat, as does the borg lining, and the hooded style has super cute bear ears for kids going in or out of hibernation. There's a detachable belt and two large pockets too, perfect for smuggling extra snacks.
- Price: £20
- Ages: 6 - 16 years
Best For Families On A Budget
2. CityComfort Fleece Dressing Gown
These are billed as dressing gowns for boys, but let's be honest, the navy and charcoal colour options work well for everyone. A classic design made from super soft fleece material, these have a hood, belt, and two pockets, and come in multiple sizes. What more could you want?
- Price: From £8.99
- Ages: 5 - 14 years
Best For Early Years
3. My 1st Years Personalised Grey Mouse Towelling Robe
A snuggly dressing gown with mouse details and free personalisation? Yes please! These dressing gowns are made of 100% soft and absorbent cotton, making them perfect for post-bath snuggles or for cosy bedtimes. They come with a waist tie and patch pockets for a practical fit, and can be personalised for free with up to nine embroidered characters, adding a special extra touch to these dressing gowns that also makes them perfect for gifting.
- Price: £30
- Ages: 0 months - 5 years
Best For Under 5s
4. JoJo Maman Bebe Fox Towelling Dressing Gown
Foxes are absolutely having a moment in the world of children's design, and this dressing gown is an adorable but practical product that sits firmly within that trend. Cotton terry is super soft to protect small bodies from chilly mornings and nights, there's a hood with fox ears and face for extra snuggliness and, best of all, there's a handy popper at the robe's chest to make sure kids stay nice and toasty. This is another of the dressing gowns that can be personalised, too, for an extra special touch.
- Price: £18
- Ages: 6 months - 5 years
Best Boys' Dressing Gown
5. Joules Mark Printed Fleece Character Dressing Gown
This is certainly the best of the dressing gowns for dinosaur lovers. With scale-like print, 3D details, and a ferocious face, this dinosaur dressing gown is not messing around. Warning: it may even inspire late-night Jurassic adventures!
- Price: £32.95
- Ages: 1 - 12 years
Best Muslin Dressing Gown
6. La Redoute Kumla Child's Hooded Cotton Muslin Bathrobe
These kids' bathrobes are beautiful. The cotton muslin fabric gives a sophisticated spin to a terry lined robe, making this a towelling gown, with a classy upgrade! The hood has a cute tassel detail, there are two pockets, and it's easily machine washable. Best of all, however, are the colour options, which range from a mustard yellow to a grey-green. We're big fans.
- Price: £40
- Ages: 4 - 8 years
Best Harry Potter Dressing Gown
7. Harry Potter Hogwarts Dressing Gown
We hear you, there are so many Harry Potter dressing gowns on the market it's difficult to know where to look. Trust us, this is the best one because it's the brightest, plus it's a design that's closest to the Potter world. Ready your kids for the Quidditch pitch with this gold and burgundy gown, which features the Gryffindor badge as well as Harry's own player number (07) and name on the back. Plus, there's a hood for cosiness, yellow stripe detail and front button closure.
- Price: £21.95
- Ages: 5 - 13 years
Best Peppa Pig Dressing Gown
8. Peppa Pig Dressing Gown
That's right, it's a Peppa Pig dressing gown that also has unicorn features. You're welcome. A super cosy gown with hood and belt tie, this has a fab design of Peppa Pig, rainbows, and unicorns, all topped off by a 3D rainbow unicorn horn. Perfect for toddlers who can't get enough of their favourite TV show, this will add extra fun to bath and bed time.
- Price: £17.95
- Ages: 18 months - 7 years
Best Marvel Dressing Gown
9. Marvel Avengers Dressing Gown
Superheroes unite to fight the cold! Keep your clan warm in winter with these dressing gowns. Choose from a Hulk or Captain America design option. The latter has shield details on both the front and back, plus iconic wings coming out of the hood, whilst the former is a lurid green also with ears on the hood. With plush fleece and killer designs, these dressing gowns will be the perfect companion on active adventures.
- Price: From £15
- Ages: 4 - 14 years
Best Unicorn Dressing Gown
10. H&M Dressing Gown
It would seem that unicorns really are here to stay, and this is amongst the best of the dressing gowns with unicorn design features. The fleece of this girls' dressing gown is super soft and warm, there are front pockets, a tie belt at the waist, and a combination of appliqué and embroidery makes up the unicorn face, mane and horn. (Yep, there's a unicorn horn). Unicorn lovers won't want to ever take this one off!
- Price: £17.99
- Ages: 2 years+
Best Zip Up Dressing Gown
11. H&M Hooded Dressing Gown
One of the more unusual dressing gowns on this list, but nonetheless useful for its multi-tasking ability. This piece of clothing works at bed and bath time, but is also nifty to use on the beach, thanks to its zipper fit and terry towelling material. More bang for your buck, as they say.
- Price: £17.99
- Ages: 1 year+
Kidadl Best Buys selects the top products for families of all ages. If you liked our suggestions for the best kids' dressing gowns then why not take a look at these great kids' sleeping bags? Or this list of cosy kids' slippers will ensure the best cosy wear for your kids.
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