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Cheap, modern, fashionable, raincoat too much to ask for?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Florian Gray, Sep 10, 2009.

  1. Florian Gray

    Florian Gray Senior member

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    I rarely need a raincoat, so all I'm looking for is a cheap, modern, fashionable, raincoat. If any of you have any suggestions, I'd be very grateful.

    Thanks in advance,

    Nathan
     
  2. dusty

    dusty Senior member

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    I got a waxed cotton blackwatch plaid duffel coat from Hickey last year (FW) and it's pretty badass. Otherwise try APC or maybe J Crew.
     
  3. mfoucault

    mfoucault Active Member

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    i like the american apparel one i have; it's slim and waterproof, what more does one need?
     
  4. Master-Classter

    Master-Classter Senior member

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    What size and budget? (ie check my sig - not really 100% waterproof though),
    also H&M has this type of thing if by cheap you mean like <$100.
     
  5. Mr. White

    Mr. White Senior member

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    I rarely need a raincoat, so all I'm looking for is a cheap, modern, fashionable, raincoat. If any of you have any suggestions, I'd be very grateful.

    Thanks in advance,

    Nathan


    Nobody notices what you're wearing when it's raining. They're too busy ducking drops while running for the subway.

    I wear a black Christian Dior raincoat with slightly oversized buttons. Full, long belt, wrist belts, polyester outer, removable wool lining. I went up one size so it would be extra loose over my thickest jackets. Goes very nicely with a black Fedora. Retro '40s look.

    I get double-takes when I go through a door and remove the coat and hat to reveal a sharp black suit. The other teachers gag because they wore sweatshirts and jeans.

    So the deal is that it's not what raincoat you wear -- it's what you wear under the raincoat. You could wear a yellow slicker, as long as it does the job.
     
  6. ArliHawk`

    ArliHawk` Senior member

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    REI Newcastle jacket.
     
  7. origenesprit

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    impolyt_one Senior member

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    I'm thinking about making an SB trench. Maybe.
     
  9. constant struggle

    constant struggle Senior member

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    raining today, wore my MJK mac coat, was under $100 i think
     
  10. thenanyu

    thenanyu Senior member

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    Ben Sherman navy blue raincoat, ~$250, wore it today.
    Hickey Blackwatch Toggle Coat as mentioned before, I took one of the many opportunities to get it at ~$300.
     

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