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FAQ

Our available sizes are 1-2, 2-4, 4-6, 6-8, 8-10 and 10-12. The sizing for our pieces are true to the larger size and can be adjusted for the smaller size.

But we all know that age does not mean you are a certain size – so we made you a size guide (links below) to find the perfect fit for your little one!

Children’s Size Guide     Adult Size Guide

At fairechild we believe your children’s clothes should grow with them. Fairechild pants have 10cm of cuffing, adjustable suspenders, and snaps on the waistband. All of our coats have 10cm of adjustable cuffs on the sleeves as well. The adjustability of our pieces allows our products to last for up to three years.

Our products are designed for layering, making them wearable all year round – whether that’s for staying dry in summer showers, puddle jumping in the spring, hiking in the fall, or building snow forts in the winter.

If you are looking for a specific style and size that is showing up as sold out on our website, you can sign up for our newsletter and follow us on Instagram for restock updates.

After 20 washes, the eco-repel finish can begin to relax and weaken. Heat reactivates and strengthens the coating of our garments. For best results, put your garment in the dryer every time you wash it, this reinforces the eco-repel finish on the garment. There is a waterproof, breathable membrane beneath the top layer which stops water from penetrating the fabric. The waterproof membrane has a water column of 20 000 mm (meaning the amount of water it can endure before leaking). Our garments can withstand at least 2-3 hours of rain before there is potential for the waterproof membrane to get overwhelmed and leak through. All of our products have taped seams to stop leaks.

All our pieces are exceptionally durable and meant to last for several seasons. Our products are not, however, rip-proof. Rips may occur depending on roughness of play which varies depending on the play surfaces and the child. If a hole forms in one of our pieces, email us and we will happily arrange to have a patch kit sent to you at a small fee of $15!

 

Our fabric is made of recycled water bottles - poly(ether-ester). The upper (outer) layer is waterproof, windproof, dirt and mud resistant, and has an eco-repel finish on it. Our second layer is made using Sympatex’s innovative membrane. This is sandwiched between the upper layer and the lining. Lastly, our lining is both breathable and cozy. It works hard to wick away sweat to keep your kids as dry on the inside as they are on the outside.

For more information on our material and fabric check out the Innovation page.

We also boast several certifications, keeping your kids safe while doing good.

Bluesign

The Bluesign sustainable textile production certification approves the entire life cycle of a product, including:

• Consumer safety
• Work place safety
• Resources used  
• Protection of the environment

Oeko-Tex Standard 100

The Oeko-Tex standard is much higher than that of government regulations, it’s our way of making sure your little one’s safety is top priorty. It certifies that: 

• All parts of the garment such as buttons, tapes, and fabrics are safe
• Our garments do not contain any harmful chemicals at all
• Our garments are environmentally friendly

GRS

The GRS is an international, voluntary, full product standard that sets requirements for third-party certification of:

• Recycled content
• Chain of custody
• Social and environmental practices
• Chemical restrictions.

Fairechild pieces are made from 100% recycled plastic, and because of this, it is possible that some microplastics may come off during washing. However, our fabric is a very fine weave, and it is bonded to three layers of fabric, microplastics are much less likely to come off of our fabric than something like a fleece, for example. The only way to 100% guarantee that no microplastics will leach into water is to wash the garments in a bag designed to contain them.

Our parent friendly outerwear is machine washable! Wash in warm water under 40 degrees Celsius. We recommend putting the garment in the dryer after every wash or when wet to reactivate the eco-repel waterproof coating on the garment. Ironing can also reactivate the waterproof coating. Iron on a low setting not exceeding 110 degrees Celsius. (Do not iron the reflective transfers). Fairechild products should not be bleached or dry cleaned. 

For stain removal, all stain removal products are considered safe on our garments. Please follow instructions as per the stain remover you are using. Avoid using abrasive material when scrubbing and instead use a soft cloth or the fabric itself. Put the garment in the washing machine following this procedure for the best results.

You can also recoat our garments. We recommend using an eco-friendly coating product. We have not had a negative outcome yet with any coating products.

The material we use to make our products is 100% windproof so any wind chill will not be an issue for our garments. Further, the removal of moisture away from the body through the breathable membrane also helps regulate an appropriate body temperature which helps prevent cooling.

The key to layering for cold weather is to have three layers; a base, insulator, and outer layer.

Base Layer

Choosing a good base layer is especially important. Soft, breathable lightweight merino wool is a great choice as it wicks away moisture and responds to the body’s temperature. For a vegan alternative look for high quality synthetic polyester.

Insulator Layer

The insulating layer traps warm air between layers, keeping you snug and comfortable. Fleece, wool or down sweaters are all great options. Avoid stiff or tight insulator layers which will restrict movement. Steer clear of jeans or other heavy materials that absorb moisture.

Outer Layer

This is the final layer. This layer should be waterproof, windproof, and breathable, which all our products are! Choose a light, breathable shell and pants which are waterproof. We also fit taped seams to our products to ensure they are leak-proof.

Hands, Feet, and Head

Do not forget these areas! Heat escapes quicker from extremities so choosing the right garment is crucial to staying warm in cold weather.

For more information on winter layering, check out our blog post

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We charge prices in USD and CAD.

You can refer to the shipment date that is linked to the product you are pre-ordering!

We ship worldwide! We also offer free worldwide shipping on all purchases over $250.00

For orders under $250.00, our flat rate for shipments within Canada and the US is $15.00 for FedEx 2-4 day shipping and $9.00 for ChitChats 5-10 day shipping.

Our flat rate for shipments in Asia-Pacific is $35.00 for FedEx 4-7 day shipping. Europe is $14.00 for FedEx 3-5 day shipping. Northern Europe is $25.00 for FedEx 4-7 day shipping. Our flat rate for the rest of the world is $14.00 for FedEx 2-5 day shipping.

Yes, we are located in Woodside at 61 Mount Hope Avenue! When you're ready to checkout, there is an option for local pickup. You will receive an email confirmation when your order is ready for pick up.

Yes! Please see below for a list of retailers.

NORTH AMERICA

CANADA

Kids Edition
Vancouver
Red Door Store
Vancouver
Mini Cycle
Montreal

USA

Nobel Carriage
San Diego
Mapamundi Kids
California

EUROPE

BELGIUM

DENMARK

CO Label
Frederiksberg

FRANCE

Arbre Bleu
La Roche Sure Foron
Ama etc.
Paris
EMEU
Paris

GERMANY

Pauli
Wasserburg am Inn

IRELAND

Lille Barn
Dublin

LUXEMBORG

Pall Center
Oberpallen

UNITED KINGDOM

Mama Owl
London

SWITZERLAND

Seiden Kinder
Solothurn
Yay Kids
Kusnacht
Buchs

ASIA

JAPAN

Bolo
Hyogo

If your garment is not the right fit for your little one, you have 30 days to return or exchange your order from when you receive your order. Sale items are all final sale and are not eligible for return. You are responsible for the cost of shipping your order to us.

No need to worry if you are ordering for a gift, none of our products have price tags.