The rainy season is coming and with that the last thing we want is to get wet or worse, lose our style by having to carry a huge umbrella. Well, if you are one of those who hate carrying an umbrella around and at the same time hate getting wet, we bring you the solution: raincoats! Raincoats are a type of jacket which fabric has been specially treated to repel water, this treatment of water-repellent fabrics was originally tested and created by Charles Macintosh in the early 1820s and he called Indian rubber cloth. The fabrics used to make raincoats have been specially made taking into account two main factors. The first one is absorption which means how much water can be soaked by the fabric and the second one is the penetration, meaning the amount of water that can sink into the fabric. The fabrics used to make raincoats are either absorbent or repellent and the raincoats that are made out of tightly-woven fabric are usually the best. You could also find all-weather raincoats that are those that have a removable lining so they can be worn in any weather, therefore, it’s a good one-time investment.
A fun fact about raincoats is that when they were first created by the firm Aquascutum around 1851, they were only worn by British soldiers in the trenches during World War I. this garment appeared parallel to the invention of the trench coat and were popularized together. Raincoats are also a great addition to your wardrobe in case you are a huge fan of hiking or tend to walk early in the morning so you can remain warm and dry. These types of garment are also an excellent choice to gift someone that doesn’t like carrying an umbrella around and prefers to get wet. We bet that after seeing these raincoat ideas you will become a huge fan of them!
1. Holographic Curve Jacket
This raincoat can’t be any more stylish! Made out of waterproof lightweight fabric with a glossy touch, this raincoat is inspired by the classic trench coat which will give you an elegant appearance plus it will keep you dry from the rain. This raincoat also features a tie belt at the waist, front pockets with snap buttons and an adjustable hood with a practical cap function.
2. Puffer Coat
A little twist on your regular puffer jacket comes with this puffer coat made out of waterproof and insulated winter fabric. With a raincoat like this, you will definitely won’t go unnoticed and you will be extra warm and cozy with it since it has a fleece lining. It comes with snap buttons and an elastic belt you could add for a more streetwear vibe style.
3. Classic Yellow Raincoat
No raincoat list could ever be completed without a classic yellow raincoat. Made out of a membrane fabric, two patch pockets, a high neck, adjustable hood and a bag for taking it on your adventures don’t matter where you go, this classic yellow raincoat will sure brighten up your days with its gorgeous color!
4. PSWL Transparent Raincoat
Sometimes you created an awesome look and when it rains and you have to cover up, we don’t want our look to be ruined. But you don’t have to worry about that anymore when you get a transparent raincoat like this one. Definitely, it will only add up to your looks and transformed them into a stylish outfit that will empower you.
5. Animal Print Fisherman Raincoat
Holographic garments are never out of style not even on the rainy season. With this animal print holographic fisherman raincoat that idea is not only reassured, but it will become a statement piece you could add to any of your outfits, because of its versatile, yet discrete tones in a mixture of emerald green and black background. Don’t forget to get yours as soon as possible!
6. Hooded Navy Floral Raincoat
A bit of spring during the rainy season never comes bad for anyone! A really classic, knee-length raincoat with a gorgeous floral print. It has a nice hood big enough to keep your ears warm, a black long zipper that goes up to your neck creating a turtleneck and front big pockets with black button snaps. This raincoat will be a great addition to your wardrobe!
7. Andi Reversible Hooded Raincoat
Definitely having two raincoats its better than one, especially if you can have them in the same one. With this reversible raincoat in a unique crackled floral pattern, you can have that! One side, the patter goes black and white and when you turn it around you will have a white and light grey raincoat in the same pattern.
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8. Sleeve Reflective Safety Raincoat
If you tend to walk around the city or ride a bike, it’s better to have a raincoat to protect you that will also give you some visibility. With this mid-length two-color block raincoat in a pink and yellow shade, you will get a straight and relaxed fit, plus it has a reflective material on its arms that will make you visible if you walk with it at night!
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9. Patch Tobacco Raincoat
This raincoat is perfect to explore the color block trend with just one item! With a combination of neon yellow, earthy tobacco and black shades in rectangular structures you will get a trendy edge while still remaining warm. The best thing about this coat it’s that it is a unisex style, which means you could buy it for you or hare it with a family member.
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10. Vladimir Rainbow Raincoat
Colors and tons of love are what this raincoat will bring to your rainy days! The best part about acquiring this raincoat is not only its unique style, with sided pockets, cotton drawstrings on an adjustable hood and gorgeous snap closures, but that with every purchase of a raincoat like this, the brand will donate 10% to an international LGBTQ organization working for the equal rights of all the people!
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Ready to confront rainy days with the most unique styles? Let us know if you fall for any of these raincoats!
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