Rain rain won’t go away, so you might as well get prepared. And by prepared we don’t just mean equipping yourself with rain gear that just does the necessary task of keeping you dry. We’re thinking of the stuff that both helps you shed the rain while also maintaining a sharp look. We know that we’ve been guilty of the opposite; donning threads that protect from the weather but leave us feeling like a traffic cone. But it really doesn’t have to be that way.
Instead of just gritting your teeth and throwing on that jacket you hate, we’ve come up with some alternatives. From a classic rain jacket to a top of the line umbrella and a pair of Chelsea boot inspired rain shoes, these items will be sure to keep you both dry and sharp no matter how heavy the rain is coming down around you. Whether they provide a bit of inspiration or end up hanging in your wardrobe, we hope this collection will help you last out the rest of the rainy and cold season.
Topo Designs Watch Cap
Winter rain is often accompanied by colder weather. Throw on this American made acrylic yarn skull cap on under your hood in order to stay toasty through the storm.
Tretorn BO Rain Boot
If high boots aren’t quite your thing but you still want some solid protection, you may want to consider these boots from Tretorn. They’re a cool take on a classic style boot that’ll keep your feet dry through the rainier days.
Rains Jacket NO. 1201/1
A lot of folks throw on more technical jackets and shells when the skies open up, but it’s nice to occasionally just go for a more classic jacket. This rain slicker from the Denmark-based Rains is just that.
Davek Solo Umbrella
There are umbrellas, and then there is Davek. Built with an incredibly sturdy frame it’s built to resist heavy rain and windy days.
Bellroy All-Conditions Phone Pocket
Apple’s newest iPhone is waterproof, but your cash isn’t. Keep your bills, cards, keys, and phone dry in this water resistant leather zippered wallet from Bellroy.
Pendleton Elbow-Patch Trail Shirt
Made with pure virgin wool sourced from Umatilla County, Oregon, this elbow patch button up shirt is built to keep you warm and sharp looking under any rain shell.
Jack Mason A101 Aviator Watch
Water resistant for up to 300 feet, this 42mm Japanese movement watch will do more than just tell time in the rain. It’ll keep you on time and on style.
Outerknown Supply Pant
A solid pair of trousers made from Japanese cotton and given an attractive cut in downtown Los Angeles. Only 60 have been made.