As British writer “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass…It’s about learning to dance in the rain.” Running (or flying) away from Britain’s summer showers this year has been near impossible, so with that in mind, we bring you the crème de la crème of raincoats so you can indeed dance in the rain – and look good doing so. Summer Walks: The Best Waterproof Boots
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Barbour Linwood Waterproof Jacket, £219, barbour.com
A comfortable and sophisticated A-line
Barbour jacket can do no wrong, and is guaranteed to keep you feeling snug even in the heaviest of showers.
Hunter Women’s Original Waterproof Vinyl Smock in Dark Olive, £135, hunterboots.com
A simple yet stylish water and windproof jacket from the iconic British brand worth two
Royal Warrants, this Hunter vinyl smock makes the perfect accompaniment to any country walk – come rain or shine.
GANNI Floral-print PVC hooded raincoat, £60, THE OUTNET, theoutnet.com
Put a spring in your step with this fun PVC floral raincoat, ideal for layering over a cosy sweatshirt or stand-out
FENDI l ogo-jacquard stripe technical raincoat, £1,950, matchesfashion.com
Opt for a luxuriously laid-back and oversized fit with this lightweight FENDI raincoat.
Alexander McQueen Leather trench coat, £5,340, net-a-porter.com
Channel Keanu Reeves in
The Matrix with this luxe leather trench from none other than Alexander McQueen. A hefty investment, but one to be treasured for years to come.
Max Mara Trench coat in water-repellent Panam, £414, maxmara.com
If you’re not a fan of eccentric styles, you can’t go wrong with a classic trench coat, such as this Max Mara rainproof design in neutral ‘desert’.
Moncler Genius and 4 Simone Rocha Susan bow-embellished shell down jacket, £1,065, net-a-porter.com
A flattering fit featuring Simone Rocha’s signature puff sleeves, this Moncler Genius jacket will have you looking à la mode in the rain.
RAINS Dusky pink holographic raincoat, £140, harveynichols.com
Add a splash of colour to your waterproof wardrobe with this glamorous ‘dusky pink’ PVC raincoat, courtesy of
Burberry The Kensington cotton-gabardine trench coat, £1,450, net-a-porter.com
No raincoat compilation would be complete without a Burberry piece. Designed with the brand’s signature waterproof cotton-gabardine, the classic style of garment never fails to lose its allure.
Moncler Genius Richard Quinn Shirley floral coated cotton-canvas raincoat, £1,625, matchesfashion.com
Take cue from the 60s with this vibrant floral raincoat crafted by Richard Quinn and Moncler Genius.
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Featured image: Barbour
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