If you haven't already, it's high time to start acclimatizing your wardrobe to the wet stuff. It doesn't mean you have to pack away the finer things in looks, though. We’re always here for the luxe looks, even when the rain arrives. What you need is something to protect them, and yourself, from the weather properly.

Good rain jackets are lightweight, waterproof, and packable into your chosen bag so that you’re never caught out. From Prada to The North Face, we've scoured the web to serve up a range of the best throw-on and throw-off rain jackets on the market to ensure your season is showerproof.

Shop the best lightweight rain jackets below.

The North Face 1994 Retro Mountain Light Jacket

1994 Retro Mountain Light Jacket

1994 Retro Mountain Light Jacket

$349

The North Face

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Free Shipping On Orders Over $50

Buy at Urban Outfitters

The North Face’s Mountain Light Jacket is a stalwart in the world of waterproofs. Crafted from DryVent fabric, it’s breathable and fully waterproof without weighing you down. In this all-black colorway, it’s a stealthy winner.

Patagonia Trails Zip Jacket

Trails Zip Jacket

Trails Zip Jacket

$159

Patagonia

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Free Shipping On Orders Over $50

Buy at Urban Outfitters

Patagonia’s Trails jacket is a versatile everyday companion. Windproof padding provides warmth while the nylon ripstop shell features a durable water-repellant coating. We’re also loving the retro beige hue.

Helly Hansen Odin Mountain Hooded Waterproof Ski Jacket

Odin Mountain Hooded Waterproof Ski Jacket

Odin Mountain Hooded Waterproof Ski Jacket

$500

Helly Hansen

Buy at Matchesfashion

Helly Hansen has long been the choice of arctic explorers and adventurers alike thanks to its focus on high-performance materials and supreme durability. The Odin Ski Jacket is cut from the label’s HELLY TECH material which affords windproofing, full waterproofing, and breathability.

Arc'teryx Squamish Hooded Nylon Jacket

Squamish Hooded Nylon Jacket

Squamish Hooded Nylon Jacket

from $158

Arc'teryx

(Available at 2 Merchants)
(Available at 2 Merchants)

Arc’teryx’s skeletal logo may as well be a seal of outdoor-ready approval. This lightweight Squamish Hooded jacket is perfect for protecting you from quick downpours when you’re on the move thanks to its no-fuss efficiency.

Prada Nylon Zip-Up Jacket

Nylon Zip-Up Jacket

$1190

Prada

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Prada keeps things under-the-radar with a simple black-on-black nylon construction which features the brand’s triangular logo plate to the chest. Two zip pockets punctuate either side of the chest but that’s where the detailing stops.

Nike Repel M65 Jacket

Repel M65 Jacket

$151

Nike

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Nike builds on the strong foundations afforded by the traditional M65 field jacket. This basic silhouette is originally a military style, but Nike’s synthetic fill and Nike Repel coating bring it up to date for winter 2020.

END. x Barbour Re-engineered Ashby

Re-engineered Ashby

Re-engineered Ashby

$209

END. x Barbour

Buy at END.

Barbour’s legendary waxed cotton Ashby jacket gets a patchwork reup at the hands of British retailer END. This reengineered jacket features strong color blocking throughout and even a handy but unorthodox pocket to the reverse.

Norse Projects Kalmar Light Rain Jacket

Kalmar Light Rain Jacket

Kalmar Light Rain Jacket

$69

Norse Projects

Buy at END.

Norse Projects cites its native ‘cold, cold North’ as one of its biggest inspirations, which should be enough reason to trust them with your waterproof needs. The Kalmar Jacket is a lightweight top layer that you can unpack when the rain starts to fall.

Stüssy Tech Ripstop Jacket

Tech Ripstop Jacket

Tech Ripstop Jacket

$175

Stüssy

Buy at END.

Stüssy delivers a very bright waterproof package just in time for the rain. This zip-through piece features a mesh lining and taped zips for breathability and water-resistance.

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