As people batten down the hatches in the UK as stormy weather hits, here’s your stylish selection of waterproof clothing and accessories, from camouflage-print puffer jackets to retro parkas and practical weekend bags that’ll keep you going. weather the wind and the rain. .
Berghaus Women’s Mirasta Short Jacket: Beghaus has finished 50 years of experience in creating outerwear and offers a range of garments from waterproof jackets to technical base layers and boots. This Mirasta cropped jacket in black and gray is made from lightweight and durable hydroshel, and is cropped and oversized. It also features an adjustable dive hood and large front color blocked patch pockets that have dual access. Buy this jacket online only.
Fiona boots by Grenson: Calling all Grenson fans, the brand has introduced a new range, ‘The Tech Pack’ and the shoe is fully waterproof. This Fiona-style walking boot is made from soft, sturdy waterproof calfskin and tonal Cordura in black and grey. Then there’s the commando Vibram sole made of strong and sturdy rubber, and the padded ankle and tongue for extra comfort.
“We have been making shoes for over 150 years, but the way we make them with a lot of seams and therefore small holes, makes it very difficult to make a fully waterproof shoe. Many of our shoes are made from materials waterproof and are basically very water resistant, but not 100% waterproof. So far it is.” Grenson
Quilted laptop sleeve by Rains: Keep your laptop safe with Rains. This waterproof laptop sleeve is made from Rains’ PU coated seamless quilted waterproof fabric which creates a protective layer. As for the interior, it is finished with a soft velvet lining. The style is available in black, navy, and fossil (chalky white) and in different sizes.
Kensington Walking Umbrella by Fortnum and Mason: A timeless brolly, F&M’s Kensington style is a classic. It is made from a high performance polyester fabric and finished with a distinguished wooden handle and rod.
Tansy jacket by Barbour: Outdoor specialists Barbour have added to their coat offering, and so point out this relaxed-fit Tansy jacket. It has a half-moon collar and a practical detachable hood for changing weather conditions. Other details include flap pockets and tartan lining to channel the country vibe.
Custom Switch Carrying Case by Casetify: Made from recycled PC plastic, this Switch carrying case is perfect for keeping your gear in one place. Easily access your phone and earphones, and thanks to the hidden mini loop in the shoulder strap, you can also hang small items.
Hooded poncho in recycled nylon by TOTÊME: Brought to you by Stockholm-based label, Totême, it’s a cape that will never go out of style. Coming in khaki green, it’s made from water-resistant recycled nylon and features a silver monogram pull tab. Perfect for layering.
Henrietta Waterproof Felt Fedora Hat by Maison Michel: Founded in 1936, this Parisian workshop has been making hats for the elegant since its creation. Proving fedoras can be waterproof, the navy Henrietta hat is crafted from water-resistant felt and topped with a grosgrain band and tonal logo plaque.
Camouflage print quilted jacket by Aigle: A warm, water-repellent down jacket from French brand Aigle, it’s cropped and padded with a generous collar to also keep the wind at bay around the neck.
Carinival Fleece Trim Waterproof Snow Boots by SOREL: Founded in 1962, SOREL is known for its expert craftsmanship, and so, cue these rugged snow boots. In the wintry hue of off-white, the design dons both a waterproof shell and a fleece trim to keep feet warm and dry.
Buckle Rolltop Duffel Bag by Rains: Calling all explorers, this duffel bag from Rains has been designed for heavier loads and thanks to the roll-top design it provides access to the spacious main compartment. Construction wise, it’s made from Rains’ signature waterproof PU fabric, paired with rubberized buckle closures. Expect a detachable shoulder strap, tonal exterior pockets, as well as a textured polyester base panel. It is also available in a black colourway.
Mackintosh Tipping Beige Waxed Cotton Baseball Cap: Mackintosh might be famous for its super stylish and practical raincoats (the brand has been offering them for nearly 200 years), but don’t overlook its range of accessories. This waterproof cap, made from dry waxed cotton, features a classic peak and an adjustable back. The style comes in a slew of colors, including this shade of beige.
Retro Parachute waterproof parka by Sweaty Betty: British label Sweaty Betty are loved for their range of fashion-forward sportswear, and this parka is a spring staple. Both waterproof and breathable thanks to fully taped seams, this colour-block parka has a relaxed fit, making it ideal for everyday use. Design details include a high neck, detachable hood, adjustable elastic drawcords at cuffs, neck and dropped back hem.