6 Winter Must-Haves For Your Stylish Kid

10/17/2013 at 01:00 PM ET

Boden Mini Retro Cosy SweaterCourtesy Boden

Now that it’s getting colder, it’s time to add cozier pieces to your little one’s closet.

But when you’re on a budget, it’s hard to determine what you really, really need.

So we tapped Boden style consultant Zanna Roberts Rassi for her thoughts on the winter-proof items she thinks every kid should own this season.

And the Marie Claire senior fashion editor didn’t disappoint.  Below she shares her top picks and explains why they’re a must-have for your well-dressed tot. Check them out.

RETRO SWEATER Every child needs one of these sweaters! They’re adorable and easy to throw on — especially when the struggle with the coat is just too much.

Our Pick: Wes and Willy Boys Stripe Cable Knit Sweater ($30)

Boden Mini Striped Jersey DressCourtesy Boden

STRIPED JERSEY DRESS Talk about a mood lifter! No matter what the color combination, this fun frock a cheery all-rounder for casual kids. Plus, it’s a great layering piece. Just add a chunky cardigan and tights.

Our Pick: Gap Kids Striped Drop Waist Dress ($18 – $20)

Boden Mini Flannel All In OneCourtesy Boden

FLANNEL ALL-IN-ONE Who doesn’t love classic plaid? It’s the no brainer pattern for every holiday occasion. And this sweet red version makes dressing your baby easy as 1-2-3.

Our Pick: Ralph Lauren Cotton Kensington Coverall ($35)

Boden Mini Fair Isle Knit DressCourtesy Boden

FAIR ISLE KNIT DRESS Not only is it comfy and eye-catching, but it’s the perfect last minute winter party dress. Just make sure it’s not made with itchy materials — no one likes that next to their skin.

Our Pick: Hanna Andersson Snow and Tell Sweater Dress ($48)

Boden Mini Reversible Jersey PantsCourtesy Boden

REVERSIBLE JERSEY PANTS Learning to walk is tough enough, so your tot might as well do it in style. This stripe and solid style are durable and soft for baby.

Our Pick: Patagonia Kids Baby Reversible Tribbles Pants ($25)

Boden Mini Fleece Duffle CoatCourtesy Boden

FLEECE DUFFLE COAT Every kid needs a good winter outerwear and I’m loving this cuddly jacket. It will keep your little guy or girl warm and cozy all winter long.

Our Pick: Pumpkin Patch Duffle Coat with Hood ($32.50)

Zanna Rassi Kids Winter Style Tips BodenCourtesy Boden

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Buffettgirl on

The little man in the photo it too stinkin’ CUTE!

AT on

Ahhh can’t even handle the cuteness of that little boy!!