Lighthouse Clothing – Perfect for Adventuring

I’m pretty pleased that last weeks few days of warm sunshine were a bit of a blip and that we’re back to the normal late winter weather of showers and overcast skies because it feels right for this time of year! As a family we get out and about whatever the weather, pretty much because if we waited for warm dry weather we’d be stuck inside a lot of the year! We’ve recently been sent some fantastic outdoor clothing from Lighthouse to put to test on our outdoor adventures too, so we’re even more prepared for the drizzle and wetness forecast to come our way! Of course the day we headed out with the camera was bright and sunny but ce la vie! There’s also a giveaway for £100 to spend at Lighthouse at the end of the post.

Lighthouse clothing review

I am always so glad when it’s time to pack away thick winter coats in exchange for lighter jackets – it always feels so much nicer to grab a jacket and go, and know that if does get warm you can just roll it up and pop it in your bag! A jacket that keeps the chill away and keeps you dry when it inevitably rains on the school run is a vital part of my wardrobe and the new waterproof Emily Parka is the perfect solution.  It has a dipped rear hem with poppers at the back, an adjustable waist for a flattering fit, sleeves that roll up and an adjustable hood! The amount of ‘rain coats’ I’ve looked at that don’t have an adjustable hood is silly, it will just blow off with the slightest gust! But not this one, the rainy weather at the end of this week has definitely let me put that to the test!


Lighthouse clothing review


I also love the amount of pockets the raincoat has, two outside zipped pockets, plus an inside zipped pocket in the lapel, then a handy phone pocket too, which fits my s8+ phone in easily! As for the design I love the simplicity of the block colours that this jacket comes in with the contrasting pinstripe lining, including the hood and sleeves, so that you can see it when you have the sleeves pinned back with the popper.  It’s also available in a light grey and a dusky pink as well as the teal colour I chose, with the Lighthouse logo subtly placed on the chest and at the bottom hem. I’m a standard size fourteen, and the jacket is definitely true to size – loose enough to wear a jumper underneath if you need to though.

I was also sent the gorgeous navy printed Riviera scarf which goes so well with the jacket I think! I’m a huge fan of flowy scarves and always think an outfit looks much more ‘finished’ with one than without. As well as keeping the chilly weather at bay I think they are great for distracting away from my mum tum too!


Lighthouse clothing review


I let Athena choose the jacket she liked the best, as she’s starting to get a lot more vocal about her dress sense, but she knew which colour coat I had picked and wanted to match! Her coat is the Olivia Jacket in Seashell print, a gorgeous turquoise with hand drawn fish and sea creatures printed all over. It has a bright zip and poppers on the pockets (which are deep enough for Athena to fill with pebbles as I’ve found it) and a lovely soft jersey lining including the hood.


Lighthouse clothing review


Little Lighthouse sizing is is 3/4, 5/6, 7/8 etc but there is a clear sizing guide so I measured Athenas height before deciding to go for age 7/8 for her even though she’s only a (tall!) 5, and the sleeves are a little long but it fits really well with plenty of growing room. This coat is waterproof to 3000mm and is windproof too.


Lighthouse clothing review

Lighthouse clothing review


Despite my urging Arlo decided that he wanted a new hoodie rather than a rain coat like us, and when he spotted the Whale print on this one there was no changing his mind! It has two front pockets (which also ended up collecting pebbles on our last day out – these two love to pick up shiny stones!) and a really cosy hood for him to snuggle into. Arlo has a thing about hoods and loves to wear them up when he’s relaxing, either at home or in the car, I think it helps him block sounds out a bit and switch off, which I am all for as this kid is always on the go! The cuffs and hood lining are in a contrasting blue, and there is also a green version with a nautical striped lining and some more long sleeved tops with a fishy theme too!


Lighthouse clothing review

Lighthouse clothing review


As you can see my little explorers headed off on their adventure collecting rocks, making marks in the mud with their sticks and having a really lovely time! I’m not too fussed about things getting dirty anyway, but everything is machine washable. The hoodie has been washed and come up looking like new, but I’ve not had to wash the rain coats yet. When I do I’ll be using Nikwax on them so the waterproof fabric isn’t affected (like you would have to for any raincoat) and we always have a stock of this for Sam to use on his Snowboarding gear!


Lighthouse clothing review

Lighthouse clothing review


As well as outdoor clothing Lighthouse do a really nice range of everyday clothes for both adults and children. Simple styles with fun colours and patterns made from great quality materials.

If you fancy a chance to win £100 to spend at Lighthouse then enter using the from below, good luck!

Win £100 to spend on Lighthouse Clothing

One winner will be picked from all correct entries at random, and has 14 days to respond to the winning notification, after this another winner will be drawn.
The winner will be able to order £100 from the Lighthouse clothing website.
Winners must be based in the Uk, be 18+ and not affiliated with Scrapbook Blog or Lighthouse Clothing.
Giveaway ends Sunday 17/3/19 at midnight.

340 thoughts on “Lighthouse Clothing – Perfect for Adventuring

  1. The full length waterproof raincoat, Night sky flower cross over bag and one of the lovely scarves

  2. Loving the Anchor sunshine jacket for my son and would choose a Lily hoodie for my daughter. Thanks for the chance.

  3. I do really love the Amelia Coat – Raindrop Print. Id get this for lillie pops and the Iona Coat – Sunrise coat for me

  4. I think I would have to go for the Tyrella Sweatshirt in Harbour Mist Dot for myself, love it! The remainder of the voucher would almost definitely go on my little man!

  5. The Anchor Jacket – Sunshine as my son (4) has informed me it looks just like Coralines coat from his favourite film.

  6. I’d pick the Benone Jacket in Driftwood for myself and the Outback Full Length Waterproof Raincoat in Nightshade for my wife.

  7. I would pick a new coat to transition from winter to spring but not sure which one as there are lots of lovely ones

  8. I don’t have any children but would love to win this prize to get a good selection of clothes to donate to charity, to go to Romania.

  9. I would order some things for my granddaughter to get ready for the warmer weather and then a light jumper for me.

  10. My son would love the stingray top and the whale tail hoodie too. I need a rain coat I like the Aria Ocean deep hex

  11. I’d pick the Rathlin Jacket – Night Sky jacket, Currently doing a masters degree in ecology and a new waterproof jacket would be extremely handy!

  12. I’d like to treat my husband to a couple of Pier Polo Shirts, and myself to the lovely Night Sky Floral bag

  13. I’m going to the Isle of Skye in Autumn and it would be very helpful to have a rain coat and perhaps some trousers as I’m likely to be rained on.

  14. A new raincoat for my little lady, I can hardly keep up with how quickly she is outgrowing her clothes at the moment.

  15. I love the Emily parka and scarf combo you have on! The colour of the coat is beautiful, I think I want one of those..

  16. I would buy the Lily hoodie sweet pea and the pack of three causeway headbands, and some items for my son too.

  17. A pink blue stripe crossover bag for me, a blue sky purse for my daughter and a Jonas pea green hoodie for my grandson…lovely gifts for everyone!

  18. I would treat myself to the lovely Outrider waterproof women’s raincoat, I LOVE the style and the colour.

  19. I’d have to treat myself to the shore sweatshirt in plum, then i’d treat my niece and nephew, everything is lovely.

  20. I love the Beachcomber jacket in any colour although the sea green is my favourite and a hoodie for my hoodie-loving grandson.

  21. What gorgeous clothes! I’d definitely treat my 18-month-old granddaughter! Love the seashell coat & the seahorse applique top and starfish leggings – just so cute.

  22. I might get a grayson jacket or a tide shirt if I were to win 🙂 Thanks for running this comp.

  23. I think I would start my selection with the Tyrella Sweatshirt – Scarlet Dot – just so versatile

  24. Love to purchase rain jackets for my children please. My daughter would go mad for the mermaid one. So much choice though lovely website.

  25. I love the boys Anchor jacket, can’t decide if I prefer the yellow or striped. Also there’s a lovely pink purse that I fancy for myself.

  26. Love the milly leggings and the Maisie hoodie for my eldest girl and maybe a coat for our little boy Peter.

  27. The Rathlin Jacket would be lovely – my old jacket has just broken so it would be perfect timing! I’d also buy some children’s clothes for my little girl.

  28. I could definitely do with a raincoat and the Outback full length raincoat is lovely so I would order that and then the strand jersey hoody for my daughter x

  29. I think I’d choose the Outback Full Length Waterproof Raincoat – Plum and since it is in the sale I’d still have money to spend

  30. I’d buy both the denim shirts and the Oxford stripe. I get sunburnt easily, so cotton shirts are essential for me in summer.

  31. There are some lovely things. I might go for the Annabelle Dress – Midnight Dot and the Maisie Pinafore In Washed Denim

  32. I love the Outrider 3/4 Length Waterproof Raincoat in Urban Grey. so practical and yet looks classy.

  33. One of the things I would get, is the Belle Dress – Blue Bay Dot. I would probably also get some Mollie Leggings – Starfish Print.

  34. I can imagine making my mark and leaving a lasting impression in the very dramatic nightshade full length waterproof raincoat, absolute love it!!

  35. Gosh so much choice, I love the Oliver top with the sting Ray, anchor jacket sunshine, and the aria coat in jazzberry dot. Gorgeous.

  36. I like the denim Belle dress for my daughter and the Jack hoodie for my son and the Annabelle dot dress for myself

  37. I love the 3/4 length of the Outrider Waterproof Coat for myself and the Tide Checked Shirt for my husband.

  38. I would treat myself to some new tops, I particularly like the Causeway Breton ones. The ocean deep hex pattern is gorgeous

  39. I love treating my daughter so I’d get her Olivia Jacket – Seashell Print, Causeway Top – Stripe Mermaid Print and Mollie Leggings – Fuchsia Rose Stripe. Such gorgeous clothes!

  40. After buying daughter loads of pairs of jeans which she said she would like, shes now declared she doesn’t want them and wants leggings instead. So I would buy some leggings.

  41. I think my daughter would like the Belle dress sweet pea stripe. And I’d look into one of the dresses or tunics for me.

  42. I’d pick the girl’s Izzy trousers and some leggings for my daughter if I were lucky enough to win. She has been having a growth spurt and has outgrown everything lol

  43. I’d choose the Beachcomber jacket for me and the Anchor jacket for my little boy both in sunshine yellow.

  44. I’d spread the love if I were to win this brilliant prize by buying myself the gorgeous striped Liliana Dress, and my grandson Sebastian Jacket-Under the Sea and Jonas Hoodie in Pea Green

  45. A light weight jacket. I’m either a no coat or a massive coat girl and would like to get a little jacket for when I walk the dog of an evening

  46. my wardrobe definitely missing those capsule items that make up most outfits – I love the Causeway Breton Top – Cloud Midnight Stripe, the Ocean Shirt – Washed Denim, Strand Jersey – Bramble, I think they would make great aditions 😀

  47. There’s so many lovely things to choose from! I’d probably get the Oliver Top – Sting Ray Appliqué!

  48. At the moment I think I’m in need of the Outback Full Length Waterproof Raincoat in Nightshade – It hasn’t stopped raining in days!

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