Following the July heatwave, the UK is experiencing one of the wettest Augusts on record currently, with strong winds and heavy downpours dominating forecasts countrywide.
Because of the winds, taking an umbrella out is pointless, which is why a waterproof is your best style solution. But, you want a lightweight, breathable option that won’t leave you sweating buckets.
From contemporary silhouettes to classic cagoules, we’ve rounded up some of the best rain-proof outerwear that will see you through the summer showers and beyond.
1. Le Vrai 3.0 Claude Unisex Jacket by K Way
Choose if: You’re searching for a unisex pac-a-mac that is water resistant, light and breathable.
£52.47 | Shop here
2. Mosebacke Raincoat by Stutterheim
Choose if: You want a chic and modern A-line silhouette, plus unbeatable protection thanks to the rubberised cotton.
£239 | Shop here
3. Pembroke Rose Pac-A-Mac by Cath Kidston
Choose if: You simply want a flattering and feminine pac-a-mac to see you through the showers.
£40 | Shop here
4. The Overcoat by Rains
Choose if: You’ve searched high and low for a chic work-appropriate waterproof. This contemporary wind-proof and breathable trench is the perfect choice.
£125 | Shop here
5. Lightweight Waterproof Jacket by Regatta
Choose if: You want a hooded jacket made out if soft-touch waterproof and breathable material.
£31.95 | Shop here
6. Spotted Pack Away Parka by M&S
Choose if: You want a trendy pack away parker. You may want to hurry though, it’s selling fast.
£29.50 | Shop here
7. Waterproof Jacket by Superdry
Choose if: You’re searching for a jacket with breathable tech fabric to keep you dry on the inside and outside.
£99 | Shop here
8. Waterproof Jacket by FatFace
Choose if: You want a handy 100 per cent waterproof outer layer that will go with any outfit.
£79 | Shop here
9. Fanorack Jacket by North Face
Choose if: You’re looking for something eco-friendly. This North Face number is made out of 100 per cent recycled material.
£145 | Shop here
10. Waxed Jacket By Barbour & Alexa Chung
Choose if: You want to invest in a classic item of outerwear, which will see you through for years to come.
£429 | Shop here
11. Kiruna Lite Jacket by Fjallraven
Choose if: You need something light, shower-proof and that ventilates out moisture when you pick up the pace.
£175 | Shop here
12. Torrentshell Jacket by Patagonia
Choose if: You want a responsible garment that is reliable during summer and winter. It also features a 100 per cent recycled nylon face.
£96 | Shop here
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