With the fluctuating weather, as always, it’s always good to carry around a lightweight raincoats. These cool coats from UK design collective Protected Species will give you protection and make you look effortlessly stylish. Here’s 5 reasons why you should get their raincoats:

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1. Technically sophisticated

Protected Species make coats that are stylish and packed full of performance to keep you protected whatever the weather. Based on technology used in sportswear, their Fluid Intelligence fabric balances full waterproofness with breathability and lightness. They have added in lots of detail making them perfect for city life – commuting, work, play and travel.

2. Super stylish and cut to fit a woman

Two iconic shapes, the mac and the parka, have been reworked in Protected Species signature fabric to give clean, modern, feminine shapes. Protected Species are all about making sleek, fitted jackets that are properly cut to fit a woman. There is none of the bulk, squeak or shine associated with traditional waterproofs.

3. Ultra lightweight  and easy to wear

Wearers describe them as being like a second skin. They are soft, comfortable and incredibly tactile.

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4. Great detailing

These raincoats have great hoods, proper pockets, structured collars, shaped cuffs, a lot of laser cutting and welding, and stretchy fabric that is incredibly light. You won’t believe you are wearing a performance-wear product!

5. Versatile

Perfect for layering and for all weather. Not only are they waterproof, they are breathable and wind resistant. The super comfortable stretch fabric means you can wear them with a jacket underneath or on their own. They can also be dressed up or dressed down – smart enough for work and just as good with jeans!

BOE Magazine