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A waterproof jacket is surely a must have item when traveling; getting caught in the rain with no appropriate cover up can be a nightmare (especially if your hair is prone to frizz like mine!!).
If you’re in need of inspiration for this season’s best waterproof jackets for travel, look no further. Travel Fashion Girl has put together the perfect guide to assist you. Keep on reading!
The Best Waterproof Jackets for Stylish Travel
One of the most desired features of a waterproof jacket (apart from to obviously keep you dry) is breathability, this feature allows moisture produced by the body to pass through whist keeping the elements out, allowing you to keep dry and comfortable.
Here are a few articles to help you get started into your fall travels:
- How to Pack for Trips with Mixed Weather
- How to Layer Clothes
- Use a Summer Dress to Pack Light in Fall
- Best Shoes for Traveling in Spring and Fall
The North Face
The North Face is a respected brand that creates a high-quality selection of outdoor clothing and gear. Their Mauna Kea parka is equal parts functional and stylish, equipped with an impressive list of features beneficial for travelers heading to colder climates.
Along with being waterproof, the goose down insulation provides optimal warmth while also remaining lightweight. Windproof technology keeps the jacket sturdy, and its synthetic Heatseeker™ insulation provides both warmth and breathability. With its stylish button-up front and a removable faux fur trim, this jacket is a fashionable pick for chilly destinations.
The North Face
Looking for something with a little more coverage than the Mauna Kea parka? Opt for The North Face’s insulated Arctic Down parka. With a waterproof and resilient exterior, the elements don’t stand a chance with this stylish pick.
HyVent nylon fabric and Thermal 550 down insulation ensure that the cold is effectively kept out, while a total of five pockets offer plenty of storage.
We can always count on Cole Haan for sleek, sophisticated and style-forward jackets. With a gorgeous appearance that’s also equipped with features ideal for colder climates, their water- resistant quilted coat gives you the best of both worlds.
The longer knee-length provides extended coverage while the quilted fabric with its faux leather trim is warm and chic. A removable tie waist belt keeps the coat fitted, and gold hardware adds the perfect luxe touch.
Talk about toasty! If you’re really looking to bundle up this season, the Anchorage Parka from Legendary Whitetails is the pick for you. This piece is made out of a unique stretch woven polyester that’s also topped off with a durable waterproof coating.
A plush quilted lining provides comfort and style while double entry pockets provide spacious storage. The faux fur lining offers additional insulation and style but can be removed when temperatures rise. Pair this waterproof jacket with skinny jeans and black lace-up boots for an ultra stylish fall getup.
This layered softshell jacket from Nautica is just as functional as it is fashionable. With an attached inner quilted bib layer, this jacket will effectively keep you warm while also staying lightweight and comfortable.
An interior drawstring at the waist creates a sleek and fitted appearance while knit storm cuffs with thumb holes add to the jacket’s snug fit. A low hip length adds extra coverage and insulation.
The Arcteryx Codetta coat is crafted from GORE-TEX® 3L technology making the jacket waterproof, breathable and windproof, the contemporary technical fabrics and construction method combined with a cosmopolitan, stylish, mid length design make this raincoat an essential wardrobe piece.
The jacket features taped sealed seams to protect against leaks, a WaterTight™ zipper with flap cover, shaped cuffs covering the back of the hand and wrists, two inset hand pockets, and an adjustable hood with draw cords – (the hood is shaped to fit comfortably over up do hairstyles, bonus).
This layered and sleek down puffer coat from Cole Haan is a must-have for the chilly fall season. Its classic and well constructed look will keep you looking stylish and feeling warm.
A low hip length offers extra coverage while all-over quilting creates a plush look and feel. Versatile enough to go from sightseeing to shopping, you can rock this waterproof jacket anywhere.
Similar to The North Face, Marmot is another highly respected outdoor brand that’s a favorite here at Travel Fashion Girl. Their products are high-quality and functional with a style-forward appearance. We love their Montreal coat for a number of reasons.
Durable water-repellant technology effectively sheds water while its 700-fill goose down is both sturdy and insulating. A chic quilted exterior and faux fur trim hood keeps the coat stylish and two zip front pockets keeps hands warm and toasty.
The North Face
Another fantastic pick from The North Face, you can be certain that you’ll stay warm and dry with the Tomales Bay jacket. The waterproof technology equipped in this piece is seriously impressive.
Its polyurethane coating has a tri-component, multi-layer formula that effectively keeps out water and moisture. It’s also windproof, breathable, and equipped with pockets designed to make commuting easier (such as storage specifically shaped and sized for metro passes).
Adjustable side tabs help keep the coat fitted to your unique shape and, as the cherry on top, it’s available in a total of six stylish shades.
Sleek, simple and streamlined. The Girl On The Go trench from Eddie Bauer is a modern and minimalistic piece with a perfectly self-explanatory name. It comes equipped with its own unique WEATHEREDGE technology that ensures top-notch waterproof and breathable protection.
It keeps you warm with its ThermaFill insulation while its ripstop polyester shell comes complete with a StormRepel DWR finish. Zip pockets ensure safe storage while a slim silhouette creates a flattering fit.
What are your favorite brand for waterproof jackets? Share in the comments below!
For more ideas on fall travel essentials, please read:
- Fantastic Fall Fashion Trends
- Gotta-Have Boots for Fall and Winter Travels
- 14 Fall Coats that make Stylish Travel Jackets
- Fabulous Fall Jackets: 4 Travelworthy Trends
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