Just because raincoats are inherently practical doesn't mean they have to be boring. In fact, wet weather outerwear can score you major style points if chosen correctly. Which is where we come in. Whether you opt for a traditional clean cut rain jacket or a cutting edge tech-packed parka, these rain-ready coats will help you survive a downpour in style. Scroll on for our pick of the best men's raincoats to buy in 2023. Bring on the rain...
Best men's raincoats to buy in 2023
WAHTS Lawson Commuter Parka
This technical parka jacket from Amsterdam's WAHTS is a timeless winter wardrobe addition that will keep you protected from the wind and snow thanks to its hard-wearing water repellant construction. The quilted nylon padded insulation will ensure you stay toasty warm and dry, while the sleek, understated style makes it a versatile go-to that will elevate any outfit.
L'Estrange Modular Mac
L'Estrange's lightweight and water-repellent Modular Mac is a trusty year-round mac coat that you'll reach for time and again. Crafted from a combination of organic cotton and recycled nylon, it's protective yet elegant. Throw it on over tailored separates for an effortless business casual look or team it with denim on the weekends.
Percival Waterproof Sherlock
Percival's bestselling waterproof Sherlock mac is back for a new season. It's functional and protective, boasting a lightweight Italian cotton construction, water-repellent finish and a roomy interior pocket. Its clean silhouette lends it ultimate versatility, so it will look just as great teamed with jeans and high top trainers as with more formal tailoring. The ideal transeasonal jacket for autumn and spring.
Aurélien Taupe Reversible Voyager Jacket
Embodying Aurélien's ethos of 'Smart Luxury', this reversible jacket boasts the craftsmanship of a designer item at a fraction of the cost. It's reversible and can be worn with the ultra-soft jersey or lightweight wind and rain resistant shell alternative as the outer side. The sophisticated bomber jacket silhouette makes it a timeless staple that can be effortlessly dressed up or down.
A Day's March Yangra Puffer Jacket
Swedish label A Day's March specialises in minimalist essentials designed to stand the test of time. The brand's Yangra Puffer promises to do just that. The classic style is water repellent and filled with responsible down for ultimate insulation and warmth. An adjustable elastic drawstring at bottom and hood ensures you'll stay toasty and protected from the elements.
Arc'teryx Beta AR Jacket
Designed with the harshest weather conditions in mind, this waterproof and windproof jacket from Arc'teryx is made using specially engineered GORE-TEX technology, for maximum durability and breathability, whether you're hiking mountains or commuting across the city. Features include a helmet-compatible hood with an internal collar for added protection, plus an embedded reflector to improve searchability in emergency situations.
On Running Weather Jacket
The aptly-named 'Weather Jacket' from On Running is carefully crafted with the practicalities of running in the elements in mind. Features include a hooded cap that's kept in place in the rain, pockets that offer water-resistant zip protection for your valuables and an ultra-lightweight construction that allows the entire jacket to fold quickly into its own breast pocket. Crafted from lightweight Japanese fabrics, it offers 360° ventilation, while a water repellent coating ensures rain rolls right off.
ASKET Car Coat
Stockholm-based masters of minimalism ASKET have a knack for perfecting everyday staples. Case in point: the impeccably cut Car Coat. Crafted from a sturdy organic cotton twill weave, it boasts a water repellent surface treatment and taped seams to keep you dry all year round. Throw it on over a hoodie and jeans or team with a suit and loafers for a sophisticated office look.