5 Cute And Practical Rain Jackets

Splash away.

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No matter where you live, dressing for a rainy day is a chore, especially if you need to go to work, run errands, or even just hit the gym.

But, despite what you may think, the wet weather doesn’t have to dampen your style. With the right pieces, you can stay dry all day and still look like you put a little effort into your ensemble.

To prove our point, we rounded up five chic (and practical) rain jackets that’ll keep you dry, but never dorky.

1Nike Shield Hooded Shell Jacket

Nike’s ‘Shield’ jacket is made from lightweight shell and fitted with a detachable hood. Complete with waterproof zips and sealed seams, it is designed to repel wind and rain while keeping you cool and dry during outdoor workouts.

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2P.E. Nation On-Base Hoodie

Cut from coated water-resistant cotton, P.E. Nation’s retro-inspired hoodie sports an oversized, panelled hood and dropped shoulders for a relaxed fit and feel. Team it with your fave leggings for instant off-duty chic.

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3Blanc Noir Explorer Anorak

Designed to offer comfortable coverage and protection from the elements, this lightweight parka is perfect for throwing on post-workout. The pockets are perfect for stashing your keys on-the-go while the knit storm cuffs with thumbholes keep the warmth inside.

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4L’Etoile Windbreaker

This jacket is not only super stylish, but also light and breathable, so it won’t feel bulky when you’re working out or running errands on a rainy day.

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5Hunter Original Packable Jacket

Add a bold pop of colour to your wet weather wardrobe with Hunter’s sleek jacket. It’s crafted from water-resistant lightweight polyester and can be folded into its front pocket to create a small zip bag for on-the-go convenience.

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Before you step away from the gym for your next holiday, it’s useful to know exactly how much time you can take off before your hard-earned strength and fitness gains are lost. Find out more here.