• Margaret Howell

    Waxed Cotton Raincoat

    One of the more classic raincoats on this list, this number from Margaret Howell embodies the British label’s minimalist look while still being highly functional.

  • Fjallraven

    Back Jacket

    One of Fjallraven's most classic silhouettes has been crafted in one of the most classic shades for a timeless jacket. A technical and considered design, the jacket is constructed from 100% waterproof, lightweight nylon, with taped seams for extra protection.

  • The North Face

    Pine Crest Jacket

    This jacket from The North Face is fully waterproof, breathable and lined with HyVent. It’s suitable for extreme sports but the streetwear aesthetic means it’s just as wearable in the city.

  • Acronym

    J32-GT Jacket

    onstructed with a 3-Layer Gore Tex Pro hardshell with a Microgrid Backer, one of the main aims of the J32-GT Jacket is to keep the wearer dry. A piece built for ease of movement and for unparalleled versatility, it features a detachable Acronym Sound magnetic strip, designed to hold in place a variety of in ear headphones, a removable Jacket Sling system allowing the wearer to safely throw off the jacket at any time, held in place by the elasticated sling inside the jacket and it is kitted out with their signature gravity pocket, a zip closed, button secured pocket set into the sleeve which quickly deploys what ever electronic device you chose to store inside. A staggering and expertly executed design.

  • Albam

    Hunting Cagoule

    More rugged and hard-wearing than some of the raincoats that feature in this post, this Hunting Cagoule is crafted from an Italian showerproof “Panama” weave construction.

  • Barbour

    Millom Jacket

    Speaking of waxed jackets, here’s one from the king of wax, Barbour. Crafted from their iconic waxed cotton and check lining, this Millom style features hand warmer pockets and a drawstring hood in case the elements get a bit more troublesome.

  • Stutterheim

    Stockholm Raincoat

    Crafted from premium cotton, Stutterheim treat their Stockholm jackets to a PVC coating and double-welded seams for the ultimate in water-resistance.

  • Montbell

    Tachyon Anorak

    This ultra feather-light anorak from Montbell comes in a dope navy color and packs down into an incredibly small pouch for traveling.

  • Stone Island

    Camouflage Print Quilted Jacket

    Technical expertise meets street cool in Stone Island's over-dyed camouflage jacket. Constructed from a specially developed fabric made of military specification cotton and bonded with polyurethane, this cover-up is weather-resisting and resilient. Lightly quilted for added insulation, this stylish piece will become an indispensable part of your repertoire.


    Gorliz Jacket

    The eco-friendly brand TWOTHIRDS have designed this simple and minimal zip-through raincoat with nautical touches.

Clothing October, 2 2013

Buyer’s Guide: No Rain No Gain – 10 Raincoats Available Now

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With the rainy season upon us, or at least those of us who are less weather-fortunate, we’re taking the liberty to focus in on rain-themed guides. Last week we brought you Rainy Days and Confused, and this week we’re bringing you an equally witty and relevant Buyer’s Guide. Some of the choices lean further towards the sartorially inclined while others are just damn practical. But the main thing is they’ll all keep you dry when the water’s coming at you from all directions. Check out this lineup of 10 of the best available now.