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19 Seriously Stylish Raincoats to Brave Any Storm

With the arrival of spring, we (hopefully) trade snow showers for rain and our heavy jackets for raincoats. Yes, you’ll soon have to find space in your closet for all your recently purchased puffers. On the bright side, raincoats are no longer those cheap plastic or vinyl pieces you’d toss once sunny summer commenced. Thanks to the resurgence of windbreakers and anoraks, rain gear has gotten decidedly chicer. We’re talking crazy patterns, bold colors and even embroidery. Or you can go the see-through look and let what you’re wearing underneath shine through. While Glastonbury is taking a breather this year, you’ll still have plenty of opportunities to show off your new gear because April showers really do bring May flowers.

Check out 19 raincoats that’ll actually have you hoping for a downpour.

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