British style expert Amy Kester, shared her pick of the best items to wear in wet weather. Pictured: Gore-Tex trench coat, £405, aigle.com
With most of us having turned to loungewear in the past few months, these cargo pants from Danish brand Rains won’t take you too far out of your comfort zone.
They’ve been designed to withstand wet weather, and the lightweight, breathable fabric makes them perfect for exercise.
The elasticated waist adds comfort, while the elastic strings at the ankle keep them watertight. They have four pockets, too, making them handy if you want to leave your bag at home.
They also fit well over chunky puddle-stomping boots, which complement this style brilliantly.
Who doesn’t love a trench coat? It’s a timeless wardrobe staple that goes with everything.
This style from Nobis is a weather-proof saviour, with a classic silhouette. It has a Sympatex membrane and sealed seams which make it waterproof and windproof, and it minimises heat loss while maintaining breathability, too.
And just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, it’s also made with sustainable and traceable materials — and is machine washable!
We’ve all had an embarrassing battle with an umbrella that has turned inside out.
Fulton is the largest supplier of umbrellas in the UK, and they’re made to withstand inversion in normal wind conditions. The compact design of this check print style means you can stash it neatly in a bag.
Whether you’re running around a park or cycling to work, Under Armour has got you fully covered with this nylon jacket. The brand’s storm technology repels water, and it has reflective binding on the cuffs, hem and hood so you’ll be visible and safe when the nights draw in.
The aw20 catwalks were heaving with boots, from Wellington styles at Prada, to lace-up hiking boots at Chloe. This waterproof pair, made from premium full-grain leather, is both chic and functional.
A rainy day doesn’t mean you have to compromise on style. This waterproof skirt is elasticated at the back, so it’s great for layering. It’s also windproof, so you won’t have any Marilyn-esque wardrobe mishaps.
This clever on-trend hat has been designed for all seasons.
In summer, you won’t have to worry about overheating thanks to its bonded eyelets, which allow air to flow through. Its interior mesh fabric sweatband also wicks away any moisture.
Come autumn, you’ll find the water-repellent fabric handy, and the dusky pink shade will lift your spirits on a rainy day.
Made from water-repellent nylon, this roomy tote is ideal for commuting in unpredictable weather. The simple and sleek design means it will go with any outfit. There are also plenty of pockets, including one designed to ensure your phone and wallet are safe from identity theft, and a removable laptop sleeve. Ingenious.