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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:



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


cagoule or kagoule


Trench coat

Learn more about raincoats in our fashion product influence section..

See also Coat.


London Fog




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Mackintosh (raincoat)

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If you are planning on going outside in the rain, you may want to also learn about rain boots to help keep your feet dry.

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By the way, when the rain stops, you should check into sun protective clothing.
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