20 Of The Best Rain Jackets For Men
As while selecting amongst different smartphones, televisions and various electronic gadgets we go through its features, the same goes for buying a rain jacket. Though, various brands emphasize different words and terms to sell off their products but only two technologies help differentiate. Almost all rainwear will use variants of naturally water-resistant nylon or polyester shell as a base along with a secondary smearing or finishing to keep in den the waterproofing feature. Over the last years, GORE-TEX became the star performer amongst the available options. Numerous manufacturers will select durable water repellent finish because of it’s of tawdry and low maintenance. So, let’s have a look amongst some 20 handpicked jackets.
#1 THE NORTH FACE VENTURE 2
The North Face Venture is a jacket that’s best priced at its features. Starting off it is the most reasonable proffer. And it flaunts it’s features by itself. Firstly, the construction, it is constructed from the brand’s Dry Vent 2.5L fabric which is a super breathable nylon ripstop material that has been smeared in multi-layer polyurethane for enhanced water resistance. The jacket is priced at 100 dollars which is a steal deal. And adding on to the list it comes along with Velcro storm flap covers and taped seams, so it puts us to relaxation of any kind of superfluous moisture. To add a star on the list, where we struggle to handle our jackets after the season is over and they take up a lot of space to house themselves, the Venture 2 can be stuffed in its own side pocket after it is done being worn for the season and it’s time to pack.
#2 MARINE LAYER RALEIGH RAIN JACKET
If you are looking for something that is raw and gives an earthy feel and adds the jazz of the retro times, the Raleigh Rain Jacket from Marine Layer is the best option. The sandy shades of dessert mark the look of the jacket. The look has the 80’s color hues. Receding back to the 80’s it creates an impression of a solid and defining look. Along with bringing back the memory lane it also has some features of a best buy jacket. Let’s have a look at them. It has a strong and durable water-resistant gilt, seam- sealed adhesive tape, and elastic cuffs and hem. The Raleigh rain jacket is just not what it is told about till now. Adding on to the features and look of the jacket is a woven hood lining, some zipped handwarmer pockets and this is how we get a jacket that sets a standard of style in comfort. The Jacket can be purchased at a price of $115.
#3 EVERLANE RENEW STORM JACKET
The Ever lane Renew Storm Jacket comes in a subtle shade of grayish blue. The Color is something that sets the tone of the weather and suits on every individual of every age group. It has a sleek look to that of a rain jacket. It just not only supports a different look but is also packed with a lot of features. It comes with a three-layer fabric to keep intact the rudiments. The jacket also has a micro-perforated layer in between for the aeriation. It also has some toggles that are easily operational for attuning the hood, and a dwindling design for a hugging fit. The color, the sleek fit and the features makes it a buy on the list. It is available at purchase price of $128.
#4 PATAGONIA TORRENTSHELL 3L
The North Face has yet another jacket to knock your shoes off. Patagonia is the one to see. This is a well in the dessert for the people who want a rough and tough low maintenance jacket. Here is the reason why, it is loaded with a Patagonia’s 3=Layer H2No Performance Standard technology, which provides abiding waterproofing as well as aeriation all day long. It also comes with a two-way-adaptable hood with a screen that can be rolled down with a microfleece-lining at the neck. It is purchasable at a price of $150 and is available in variety of colors. Also, it is 100% recycled and darned Fair-Trade certifications.
#5 STUTTERHEIM STOCKHOLM LW
Listening to name of the jacket brings in a vibe of a bold personality as so is of this jacket. It is a jacket inured to the rainy weather; it means that this jacket knows it’s functions really well. The jacket is well armed from the wet as it is supported with a 100% polyester construction smeared in 100% waterproof PU membrane and also double welded seams. It is inferior quality than all the brand’s archetypal Stockholm style, because it is not lined, so it is an all-season wear. The jacket is durable and can handle various tough conditions. It can be purchased at a price of $185.
#6 TOPO DESIGNS SUBALPINE JACKET
Topo designs is a U.S based apparel and accessory based company who always aims to make high-end superior quality clothing for your adventure trips. As they are expertise in making durable apparel, of course they provide a concrete waterproof wear. So, this jacket is a promising apparel by Topo Designs, this is made with a drop tail cut for more coverage, a two-layer DWR-finished nylon for element resistance, and a hood to protect the face from snow and rain. Handling stuff while walking in rain is a cumbersome task, that is why this jacket comes with plenty of pockets, that is two on the chest, two are attached on the side seams, and one is attached on the inner side for keeping loots-and this makes the jacket a worth buy. The jacket can be purchased at a price of $199.
#7 FJÄLLRÄVEN SKOGSÖ
The Fjallraven Jacket does not work on flashy aesthetics, rather on durability and actual usage of the jacket. The jacket is a hip-length outdoor jacket that is a bit longer on the back. It come with a hood that can accommodated as per requirement. It is a apt buy for all outdoor activities like riding, trekking and even walking to work. The jacket provides protection from drizzling or light rain and wind. It also provides a cross over of air which makes the jacket airy from inside and prevents too much sweating. The shoulders are made up of G-1000 Original and overall, by G-1000 Lite. Talking about the fastenings it has a two -way zipper on the front half of the jacket. It has two pockets on the chest and two pockets on the side, to keep them hidden they are attached behind a flap. Coming to maintenance of the jacket, it is an easy to maintain jacket as it is preserved with Greenland Wax. The jacket is purchasable at a price of $225 and is a available in a variety of subtle colors.
#8 NIKE ACG GORE-TEX “MISERY RIDGE”
Nike is a trusted brand all over because of its superior quality and value for money. Nike deals in apparels and accessories for women as well as men. Their products provide a superior performance. The jacket is designed and has undergone testing in the arboreous playgrounds of the Pacific Northwest. It can handle the moisture and wetness of the rain even in the extremist rainy weather. The jacket has been coated with a GORE-TEX layer at the outermost layer and it’s 100% recycled polyester make up allows the body heat to be trapped and the sticking uncomfortable moisture to be kept out. The underarms get most uncomfortable in a wet weather, so the jacket comes with underarm zips and a three-piece hood for accommodation. The Jacket is purchasable at a price of $225 and it keeps its style apart.
#9 LULULEMON OUTPOUR SHELL JACKET
The Lulumelon Outpour Shell Jacket seems to look like a plain apparel that’s just not as complex as expected. But it is an explosion of features from inside. Let’s have a look at them. It is a design that that allows easy movement and not restricting the body. The vents are placed tactically to enhance the air flow in the garment, a cinchable hem to keep possessions safe and a pair of cuffs that can be adjusted to keep the hands gasping while riding a bike. It also comes with a hidden sleeve for keeping the phone. Also, it is constructed from the in house Glyde Fabric which makes it more well-ventilated. The jacket is available in various colors that have are acceptable and likeable by masses. The item is purchasable at a price of $248.
#10 MOUNTAIN HARDWEAR EXPOSURE/2
The Mountain Hardwear Exposure/2 jacket is an ideal jacket for every adventure taken upon. It is a light weight, easy to carry, waterproof and packable jacket for the trips. Being light weight and easy to carry it is foldable and consumes less space than other jackets. While travelling a lot of essentials need to be carried but our clothing mugs up a lot of space, for the same reason this jacket is a helpful apparel. Despite it’s low eight of 9.07 oz and stowable construction, it uses PACLITE Plus, which is a more squashed form of GORE-TEX’s time-tested technology. The jacket is fully seam-sealed which keeps the moisture out and a hood which has adjustable drawcord that prevents it from moving while moving. It is zippered at the center. The jacket is purchasable between a price of $220-$300.
#11 RAPHA HOODED RAIN JACKET II
Raphe stands for comfort. The brand is widely known for its athletic wear for biking but they have widened their horizon by adding some robust wear for shuttling. The jacket has been constructed with a durable and solid fabric. The three-layer softshell fabric provides a stretch for a suitable fitting which makes it a comfortable wear in any situation be it on a bike or while walking. The fabric is engineered with precision that makes it a high-performance jacket. The hood can be accommodated because of its low profile Cohaesive cord lock. The jacket is supported with an enhanced high vis pink drop tail which provides additional protection from road sprays. So this jacket by Rapha is great buy at a price of $315.
#12 TAYLOR STITCH THE DALTON JACKET
The Dalton Jacket gives us a sensation of a military aesthetic. The British Royal Navy’s Mk. III Foul Weather Jacket kind of inspires the make of this jacket which came in the mid-1970’s for sailors who required critical protection from the factors on the deck. Talking about the material of the jacket it is made up of deadstock material from Taylor Stitch’s other jacket and is coated with The Dalton’s DWR organic coating. The coating helps keep it dry from drizzling to heavy rains. It is a two-layer construction which aids the heat to get trapped to maintain a regulated temperature inside so that the weather conditions outside do not affect the internal temperature. The sleeves are lined 100% nylon. While movement the armpits sweat the most, so the jacket comes with an underarm inset with net eyelets for breathability of the skin. The Signature product is purchasable at a price of $348.
#13 ON WATERPROOF ANORAK
The Brand on is created in the decks of Swiss backcountry. It is brand that is hyped on basis of it’s technical traces. Going by the name, the jacket has many more abilities than said. It is a three -layer construction that is water and wind proof with an elasticated hood that can be pulled tight. The jacket is also magical it expands when the wearer sweats. This is because it has Hydrophilic elements in its lining, take the moisture from the body and opens up a space for cool down. So, there is no need to worried if you are walking or running. Some hidden vents in the jackets make the ventilation better. The jacket though is best suited for wet-weather running, trail running and speed hiking. So now there are no restrictions on the movement as this jacket takes care of itself. This clearly proves the technological expertise of ON. The jacket is purchasable at a price of $360 and is available in shades suitable for everyone.
#14 FILSON NEOSHELL RELIANCE JACKET
The Jacket’s name has the word reliance in it which means it is a jacket that can be relied or trusted upon. This Jacket from Filson is a star at many things. It is suitable for all outdoor activities and not specifically to anyone. The apparel is suitable for even the slightest rains to the extreme weathers. While working through various activities and sweating, the outstanding performance of the jacket does not let the sweat to get collected. Talking about the construction of the jacket it is made with exceptionally-breathable Polartec Neoshell. The jacket also has pit-zips for aeriation. The chest and hand pockets are fastened by zips. There are also YKK Aqua Guard zippers in the jacket. The item is purchasable at a price of $395.
#15 ARC’TERYX SAWYER COAT
Arc’teryx is not a brand that is compatible to rural areas. The Sawyer Jacket by Arc’teryx is available in dark neutral tones and are pigmented with a dope dye. The sawyer provides a GORE-TEX performance and a look that is suitable for the cities. It is a waterproof, windproof and aeriated jacket that is capable of protection in both summers and winters. The jacket has a hood that can be accommodated and ¾ length that sets it apart from all the jackets mentioned till now. is updated with a PFC-free DWR and revised GORE-TEX fabric with a tricot backer made from dope dyed recycled yarns. The jacket is available at a price of $449.
#16 TRIPLE AUGHT DESIGN RAPTOR HOODIE
Triple Aught Designs has its expertise in capable gear and this Raptor Jacket is no exemption. It is a lightweight and packable apparel that is fully seam-taped hard-shell that helps suffice in extreme conditions and weathers. The jacket is made with utmost precision. It is made up of Swiss Schoeller fabric, with an accommodable c_change membrane, a radical repellent 3XDRY surface smearing, and a UV-reflective Coldblack finish. The jacket can be adjusted according to your headgear, be it a hat or a helmet. There are different adjustment options to guarantee that it does not obstruct the peripheral vision while driving. The item is purchasable at a price of $550.
#17 BLACKYAK KOSTROMA JACKET
The Kostroma Jacket by BLACKYAK is multi-functional jacket for the present times. The Jackets we have gone through have the major function of providing protection again wind or rain but this jacket keeps you warm as well. The YAK FLOW textiles concocted by them keeps the wind chill at minimum from entering the jacket thus heat loss is at bay. The YAK SEAL technology prevents the moisture from entering in cuffs, hood and hemline. The YAK HOOKS bring with them additional sturdiness, easy usage and visual delight to the cuff are of the apparel. The GORE_TEX INFINIUM WINDSTOPPER product technology provides the feature of wind proofing and aeriation to the jacket. The jacket is available in a variety of bright and vibrant shades. It is available at a price of $570.
#18 AETHER MERIDIAN JACKET
This Signature design of the jacket is what sets it apart from others. Protecting the wearer while commuting on foot from rash drivers or those who do not keep a puddle watch while driving. This covers till the mid thighs and is super comfortable. Talking about the material it is constructed with GORE-TEX INFINIUM 2-Layer Fabric, the Meridian Jacket is frothy, seam taped and of course wind proof. It also comes with an adjustable hood and rain guard. The pleats at the elbows are intentionally designed in a way to reduce restriction while movement. The jacket is well-aeriated, water resistant and wind resistant. The Jacket is available at a price of $595 and in the colors black and blue.
#19 MISSION WORKSHOP THE EIGER
Mission Workshop is brand rooted in San Francisco. The main agenda of the brand is to make durable and sturdy products. The Eiger Jacket is engineered with Swiss and Italian Materials. It is a jacket design with modern making. There 6 external pockets and 2 internal pockets. Therefore, the pockets provide ample space for keeping your necessities. The jacket has a waterproof-aeriated membrane to control body temperature thus providing comfort. The internal two pockets have media ports, so the wearer stays plugged in without getting messed in the mesh of wires. The jacket is available in gray and charcoal colors. It can be purchased at a price of $745.
#20 VOLLEBAK 100-YEAR JACKET
The 100 Year Jacket uses a sturdy material that was initially used to tackle severe rain while riding a motorbike. This jacket is constructed to be an armor to heavy rains and extreme weather conditions. The jacket is breathable, abrasion resistant and has a 43,000mm waterproof rating a number that is way past many high-end jackets. The pockets are huge enough to let carry materials required. The highly advanced Schoellerc_change membrane contracts in cold for warmth and expands in heat for aeriation. The jacket is purchasable at a price of $895.