Stay Dry in Style with the Best Rain Jackets for Men

Sometimes it feels like the best respite from a rainy day is to stay inside next to a warm fire with our hand curled around a glass of good whiskey.

Unfortunately, jobs, friends, and the business of life mean we’ve got to get out and brave the elements. Whether that be a quick run from the house to the car to the office or a long-term commitment like a hike in the woods or a morning jog, we’ve still got to endure the rain. Luckily, today’s raincoats are a far cry from dear old Dad’s standard belted trench coat. Modern fibers, fabrics, and treatments keep today’s rain jackets and coats lightweight, while able to withstand monsoon-like downpours.

We’ve chosen a range of classic to sporty models that are sure to be up to your personal sartorial — and meteorological — standards.

Johnston & Murphy Modern Twill Raincoat – $198
Johnston and Murphy Modern Twill Raincoat

Johnston & Murphy presents the perfect coat to wear to the office. It’s cut with just the right mix of contemporary cool and authentic tradition with a solid helping of practicality. The outer shell is a water-resistant twill that is complemented by a half-quilted liner for zip-in/zip-out warming, as well as a zip-up bib that adds another layer of comfort. 

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Uniqlo Blocktech Convertible Collar – $80
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Another case where traditional styling comes through for today’s needs, Uniqlo presents an old-school silhouette all while utilizing Blocktech technology for the tech’s water-repellant, waterproof, and windproof properties. The minimal styling works nicely with a suit or jeans, and can even pull off a somewhat sporty vibe in the right conditions.  

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Proof Field Jacket – $248
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The M65 field jacket is an iconic style based on a model that the U.S. Army released in — you guessed it — 1965. Retaining that tough, military edge, Proof updates the jackets with contemporary fabric and fill. The Field Jacket has built-in stretch for ease of movement and easily accessible pockets so you won’t have to unzip to find your phone or keys. 

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Flint & Tinder Ridge Shell – $228
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Spotlighting another iconic silhouette, the mountain parka gets an update from Flint & Tinder. Incorporating Japanese fabric that is water and tear-resistant and riding that line between military and sporting style, this shell is perfect as a first layer, protecting from rain now. And then thrown over a vest, sweater, or fleece jacket once the flurries start to fly. 

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Barbour Sapper Jacket – $429
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We can’t even talk about raincoats without mentioning Barbour. The brand has been perfecting rainwear in the U.K. since 1894, practically making an art form of treating jackets for water resistance way before modern hydrophobic fabrics were developed. Barbour still manufacturers outerwear by hand in its South Shields factory. The Sapper jacket features a signature corduroy collar and waxed cotton fabric, with sleek, handsome styling. 

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Lululemon Outpour Parka – $398
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Lululemon brings its yoga-centric, active lifestyle design to a lightweight rain jacket that’s both waterproof and breathable. The jacket is seam-sealed to keep you warm and dry, even in the wettest of conditions. The long, narrow silhouette looks modern and offers maximum protection, with an easy access pocket for commuter passes or whatever you need to keep handy. A few reflective stripes offer an added amount of safety during winter’s shorter days. 

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REI Co-op Rainier – $63+
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Live the adventure of hiking Mount Rainier every day with this multi-sport jacket from REI. It features Peak 2.5-layer waterproof, breathable laminate fabric, pit zips for ventilation if you’re working up a sweat, and meets Bluesign standards for minimal impact on the environment during manufacturing. It withstands winds up to 60 mph, and the three-piece hood allows for multiple adjustments for coverage and comfort (or stashes away entirely when you finally get some sunshine). 

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Banana Republic X Kevin Love Concordia Jacket – $268
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Even laid low due to recent surgery, Cleveland Cav’s Kevin Love is one of the hottest players in the NBA right now. Grab a little bit of his signature off-court style with this Banana Republic collaboration. Featuring a roomy cut and mid-thigh length (even if you’re 6’ 10”), the Concordia includes a pieced seam hood, snap tab cuffs, and a camo-print lining. 

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Gant The City Raincoat – $550
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Fully water resistant—made with a polyamide and cotton blend—with taped seams and a detachable hood, Gant’s The City raincoat is made and behaves like some of the more active/outdoorsy branded coats on our list, but is styled like a truly classic raincoat, including a banker-stripe interior. It’s dressy enough to throw on over a suit or jacket for work, but sporty enough to handle a pair of jeans and a sweatshirt with ease. 

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