Warmer days are just around the corner, but don’t retire outerwear from your ’fits just yet – those spring downpours are inevitable. Sure, umbrellas will do a good job of keeping your hair in check, but for true protection from the elements, you’re going to want to invest in a rain jacket that can really has your back.
The perfect rain jacket in our eyes will blend a fashion-forward design with the best technical materials to keep the moisture off those thought-out ’fits beneath. Sadly, this search is no easy task, and anyone who’s ever tried to purchase a raincoat online will know just how saturated this particular marketplace is, with active brands, luxury fashion houses, and everyone in between offering their own takes on the weatherproof essential.
This being the case, we’ve done some of the hard work for you. In our mission to keep you plugged into all things steezy, our round-up of the best raincoats online has a little something for everyone, with premium construction, top fabrics, on-trend styles, and every budget catered for. Top tip: scale your investment based on just how wet the city you call home gets – cost-per-wear, if you live in Seattle, that Yves Salomon raincoat at the end of the list is pennies, really.
Browsing some of our favorite streetwear and luxury fashion websites, including Farfetch, SSENSE, and Caliroots, other highlights of our selection include short options such as a subtle logo-detail Stüssy jacket in black and an eye-catching color-blocked version from The North Face‘s recent Rage line. On the longer, more protective but equally fashionable end of the spectrum, we have eyes on a coat from Raf Simons’ final CALVIN KLEIN JEANS EST. 1978 line and a workwear-inspired, reflective-detailed jacket by Junya Watanabe, currently on sale with 60 percent off.
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- Curated by: Rhianna Matthews