It’s April, and we know what that means. The annual April showers are fast approaching, but this needn’t be a negative thing. Make sure you never get caught out and prepare yourself with bespoke fashion raincoats and umbrellas, so stylish you’ll never forget to pack them in anticipation of the day ahead. In fact, you might even find yourself wishing for rain just to show off these items, whether tailored lightweight jackets, or statement floral umbrellas to match the blossoms. These picks are sure to make you stand out in the sea of the standard plain fabrics. And remember, as Bing Crosby, Judy Garland and Frank Sinatra sung, “though April showers may come your way, they bring the flowers that bloom in May”, because there’s always sun awaiting behind every cloud. But you can still be fashionable on the way there.
Hera Liberty print compact umbrella from the London Undercover collection. Keep the rain off in iconic British style with this exclusive Liberty print umbrella from London-based umbrella specialists, London Undercover. This compact folded design features the classic print, Hera, a signature iconic British Liberty design dating back to the 1890’s. A lightweight and quality item, with a fantastic wooden handle, is sure to see you through the rain with colour.
Hera Liberty Print Compact Umbrella
This pretty Fulton umbrella will add charm and brightness on a grey rainy day. The eye-catching design features a large lightweight yet durable canopy that will withstand the challenges of the weather. It features a telescopic shaft with a comfortable handle and a wrist strap, complete with a blooming garden flower print.
Garden Flower Print Umbrella
Lend a standout designer touch to your wet-weather accessories with this snazzy umbrella from Orla Kiely by Fulton. The design offers a distinctive clear (brilliant for visibility of your route ahead) domed birdcage-shaped canopy for coverage and visibility, a patented mechanism for safe, smooth open and close action and fibreglass ribs for flexibility and strength in high winds. Complete with Orla Kiely’s signature stunning floral print.
Orla Kiely Floral Birdcage Umbrella
Add a touch of class to your outfit with this umbrella in the iconic Burberry check. Perfect with a tailored white shirt and classic trench coat. A beautiful leather handle, a push-button open and protective case means this umbrella has stylish functionality and durability, sure to see you through the rainy months for many years to come.
Giant Exploded Check Walking Umbrella
Alexander McQueen’s black umbrella is a stylish way of protecting yourself from unexpected downpours. It’s designed to be held at the gold-tone metal skull handle, and features a push-release button for a speedy opening. Store it in the outer sleeve on sunny days.
Skull foldable umbrella
Add a jolly twist to the overhead clouds. Hunter Original Core Concept is a seasonless collection of weatherproof icons in a rich colour palette. Indeed, in a range full of brights, from neon pink and blue to yellow, this transparent bubble umbrella is sure to make you stand out of the crowd. The bold, coloured trim on the canopy forms the shape of the Hunter moustache, the brand’s signature taken from the Original Tall boot.
Original Moustache Bubble Umbrella
Although a chic, modern and feminine piece, the Amy references vintage men’s overcoats and English topcoats. The fit is tailored and fluid, with an elegant pleating detail, evoking traditional and timeless British elegance. A modern version of iconic check is a beautiful shade of blue, and in addition to its design, even you’ll be surprised that it’s a practical waterproof item.
Amy Pleated Coat
This iconic raincoat is fully waterproof with a sports mesh lining for added comfort. Crafted from knitted polyester, with a rubber-touch coating, Hunter signatures include a storm flap on the back, with iconic Hunter moustache detail, alongside welded seams for full wind and waterproofing.
Original Rubberised Hunting Coat
This breathable coat is fully waterproof with a sports mesh lining for added comfort. Crafted from two-layer cotton, with a waterproof and breathable membrane, Hunter signatures include a storm flap with iconic Hunter moustache detail. In an unmissable and on-trend yellow shade, it’ll be sure to brighten up anyone’s day.
Original Cotton Hunting Coat
An iconic Hunter Original style, with a rubberised shell, this waterproof jacket features welded patch pockets to protect contents from the rain. In a stunning Spring-like light pink shade, this structured jacket is the perfect accompaniment to any outfit.
Original Rubberised Jacket
Featuring Barbour’s exquisite Ros print as a lining, the ever-classic women’s Beadnell jacket is a go-to item, so you’ll be looking for an excuse to wear it. Waxed cotton wicks rain off the jacket, and the sturdy, expert construction makes for a perfect throw on during sudden weather upsets. A brand synonymous with quality, this Barbour will be a long-wearing companion, and the inside pattern makes this a uniquely beautiful piece.
Ros Lined Waxed Beadnell Jacket
This quality handmade rubberised cotton-blend raincoat is in a classy chic shade of teal. Keep April showers off your outfit and hairstyle with its double-welded seams and drawstring hood.
Mosebacke teal rubberised raincoat
This chic and elegant showerproof 90’s-style coat is classically cut, and with a concealed button closure and side pockets it creates a stylishly minimal look. This neutral beige shade can be layered over a variety of tailoring for a sharp finish.
The pink raincoat is a fashionable waterproof fashion raincoat. This A-line short coat is beautifully tailored in a feminine style. The fabric for this design is soft and sophisticated due to the breathable coating. The soft pink colour with a hint of off-white accent detailing can perfectly fit to any pastels besides the timeless monochromes. It has also two outer pockets, perfect for storing the essentials on-hand.