It shouldn’t be a challenge to balance style and comfort for your rainy season OOTD. You just have to find the perfect outerwear that can protect you from unpredictable weather and at the same time makes for a perfect addition to your wardrobe. Lucky for you, we’ve found the best water-repellent jackets and parkas you can add to cart ASAP.
Uniqlo Smooth Jersey Lined Parka (P1,990)
When it comes to outfitting basics, Uniqlo doesn’t disappoint. Their Smooth Jersey Lined Parka is excellent outerwear for any occasion — whether you’re huddling from the cold of the office aircon or rushing home in a slight drizzle. It has a durable water-repellent coating and a smooth lining that’s soft to the skin. You can get it in various muted colors when visiting Uniqlo stores nationwide or online.
Mango Water-Repellent Sports Jacket (P1,495)
This Mango jacket will save your OOTD from getting wet thanks to its waterproof recycled polyester material. It has a high-neck zip with elastic cuffs and a pocket on the front section for your essentials. It even pairs well with any outfit — shirt and jeans, a dress, shorts — so you can bring it with you every time. Get it in Night Blue at Mango stores nationwide or online.
Mango Ultra Light Button-Down Jacket (P2,995)
Here’s another must-have piece from Mango. Their Ultra Light Button-Down Jacket packs style and protects you from light rain. The quilted padded jacket comes in a solid shade with a water-repellent feature. It’s got a round neckline perfect for matching it with a turtleneck, mock neck tops, or collared sweaters. Get it in Mango stores nationwide or online via Zalora.
H&M Relaxed Fit Water-Repellent Parka (P4,490)
It’s windproof and water-repellent with a bunch of handy features you’d want in a parka. The H&M Relaxed Fit parka is one of the best outerwear to combat the rainy season. It has a stand-up collar, two-way zip, and a detachable hood which you can hide in the zipped panel of the collar. Mesh lines the inside for good air permeability. It’s also so lightweight, you can stuff it in your bag for emergency use such as a sudden light shower when you’re riding Angkas. Get it in Light Blue in H&M stores nationwide or online.
MALT Anouk PPE Jacket (P1,200)
Embody sunshine on a rainy day with this yellow Anouk PPE Jacket from MALT. It’s solid, basic, and reliable with its water-repellent fabric perfect for staying dry. Thanks to the large hood, you get extra protection from the rain and the wind. Pair this bright jacket with your all-black aesthetic (don’t forget the boots!) and you’re sure to brighten someone’s day. Get it online from Zalora.
Kalenji Women’s Running Jacket Run Rain (P1,450)
If we’re talking about protection from getting wet from the rain, Decathlon picks for men and women will never disappoint. This one in particular, while made for keeping runners dry in the rain, is also suitable for any occasion. It’s a waterproof but breathable hooded jacket that also comes with pockets for your phone. Wear it for outdoor exercises or put it in your bag in case of a sudden shower. Get it from Decathlon stores nationwide or online.
Love, Bonito Zuna Water-Repellent Parka (P4,576)
If you ever wanted to be the main character in a K-drama, wearing the Zuna Water-Repellent Parka is the solution. It features a loose silhouette, cuffed sleeves, padding, and a front zip with snap button closure. The inner drawcord can be adjusted for your preferred fit. Walk the streets in style and drop by a cafe to maximize the K-drama feels. Get it online.
Love, Bonito Ansley Water-Repellent Puffer (P4,028)
Brave the cold and wet season in style thanks to this perfect rainy-day piece from Love, Bonito. The Ansley Water-Repellent Puffer offers protection from unpredictable weather (and your office’s unrelenting temperatures). It has functional side pockets, a front zip closure, and an inner drawcord for that tight fit. Pair it with your favorite swishy skirt and a mock neck top for a classic look.