10 Rain Jackets That’ll Make You Feel Better About This Endless Gloomy Weather

We’re not saying that retail therapy is for sure going to bring you out of this fog of weather-related depression, but it’s worth a shot. Here’s ten trench coats and rain jackets that’ll keep you dry and maybe even lift your spirits.


The water-resistant fabric will keep you dry while the cinched waist will make you look put-together. Michael Kors elongated utility jacket, $198 at Nordstrom.


This asymmetrical gold zipper gives this trench silhouette a twist. Belted zip trench coat in water-resistant cotton, $198 at J. Crew.


This classic trench is water-repellant and neutral enough to go with just about any look. Water repellant trench coat, $129 at Zara.


There’s no reason a little rain should ruin a perfectly good outfit. Let your look shine through in this clear jacket. Glamorous Festival Raincoat, $97 at Asos.


A trench that you can wear all spring, and the fact that it comes with a hood means you’ll never have to deal with damp hair. Via Spiga “Scarpa” trench coat, $198 at Nordstrom.


A cute striped rain jacket that’s a little more playful than your typical tan trench. Joules Coast jacket, $158 at Garnet Hill.


With zippers in place of buttons and a black mesh accent, this trench is a little sportier than your typical model. Marc New York “Vanessa” rain jacket, $180 at Bloomingdale’s.


A water-repellant coating on this coat—and the fact that it collapses into a carrying pouch—will make it a perfect addition to any outdoor adventures this spring. Light pocketable long parka, $49.90 at Uniqlo.


You’ll appreciate how this thigh-length jacket keeps you dry—and how easy it is to stuff in your tote once the weather clears. Calvin Klein packable anorak, $129 at Lord & Taylor.


This lightweight spring jacket comes in five shades and it has adjustable sleeve lengths. Ellen Tracy “Techno” short trench coat, $180 at Nordstrom.

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Caroline Cunningham joined Washingtonian in 2014 after moving to the DC area from Cincinnati, where she interned and freelanced for Cincinnati Magazine and worked in content marketing. She currently resides in College Park.