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The raincoat, a garment worn to protect the upper body from rain, is a compromise between fashion and utility.
Important styles of raincoat, often associated with particular manufacturers, include:

Mackintosh

Gannex

waxed jacket (e.g. made in UK by Barbour and Burberry)

anorak

cagoule or kagoule

poncho

Trench coat

See also Coat.


Mackintosh

London Fog

Windbreaker

Coat

Jacket

Ski Jacket

Mackintosh (raincoat)

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Anorak

Overcoat

Poncho

Petticoat

Frock Coat

Morning Coat

Bekishe

Waistcoat

Blazer

Strightjacket

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By the way, when the rain stops, you should check into sun protective clothing.
The above article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raincoat ).  1/7/06 Revised by Apparel Search Company.
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