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10 Best Women’s Raincoats

When shopping online, finding just the right addition to your wardrobe can be a daunting task, but our list of the best women’s raincoats will help focus the search. Whether you’re replacing a worn out favorite jacket or equipping yourself for a rainy climate, purchasing the garment that will withstand the elements while being comfortable and stylish is key. If you’re in need of a professionally elegant trench coat, a sporty anorak, or a multi-purpose and rain-repellent poncho, finding just the right apparel is crucial. Thankfully, our favorite styles are all invited to the raincoat party, casual, professional, and purpose-crafted gear alike.

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1. BBX Lephsnt Lightweight Rain Jacket

BBX Lephsnt Raincoat Women Waterproof Long Hooded Trench Coats Lined Windbreaker Travel Jacket Light Yellow best women's raincoats

This raincoat with a detachable hood is an ideal outdoor jacket for light precipitation. Its fabric is a blend of polyester, spandex, and cotton, which renders it lightweight and water-resistant as well as breathable for maximum comfort. This is a perfect rain jacket for cycling, hiking, camping, outdoor sporting events, and other pursuits in any season. The drawstring waist allows an adjustable fit suited to movement needs. To clean, simply wash in cold water and hang dry.

2. Women’s Double Breasted Trench Coat from Wantdo

Wantdo Women's Double-Breasted Long Trench Coat with Belt Navy X-Large best women's raincoats

With its tailored look and quality construction, this trenchcoat is ideal for any busy professional woman. Belted for a secure fit on the go, it’s also equipped with a special wind flap to block unwanted draughts and chilly breezes. Crafted from polyester, the coat incorporates two aspects—a wind and weather-resistant shell and a soft, breathable lining—for maximum utility and comfort during the day or evening. It comes in khaki, red, navy, or black to match any professional or social wardrobe needs.

3. New Englander Rain Jacket by Charles River Apparel

Charles River Apparel Women's New Englander Waterproof Rain Jacket, Aqua Reflective, 3XL best women's raincoats

This plus-size raincoat means business, but it also means comfort, a full range of motion, and style. Whether you select a reflective variant for visibility while on the go or want something a bit more geared for fashion, the 100 percent polyurethane shell repels precipitation of all sorts. The two-way front zipper permits an easy range of motion. While the seams are heat-sealed for durability, front yoke and underarm vents permit the evaporation of perspiration and other moisture accumulation during activity to keep you fresh as a daisy, whether on the trail or on your way to work.

4. JTANIB’s Lightweight Raincoat with Hood

JTANIB Waterproof Windbreaker for Women, Active Outdoor Hooded Lightweight Packable Rian Coats XL Sapphire Blue best women's raincoats

If you’re seeking the perfect, packable raincoat to take on an adventure holiday or simply need a new windbreaker, with hood and water-repellent capabilities for errands, look no further. The loose cut means that anyone can sport this cool, water-repellant windbreaker on any occasion in comfort. Never sacrifice range of motion for fashion. Two front pockets, a light, drawstring hood, and discrete vents to expel moisture during exertion come together to finish the ultimate tote-worthy windbreaker.

5. Women’s Arcadia II Jacket from Columbia

Columbia Women's Big Arcadia II Jacket Plus, Black, 2X best women's raincoats

Columbia Apparel has garnered a name among outdoor enthusiasts for both gorgeous designs and practical clothing. This trail jacket keeps stride with that reputation for quality. Suited to repel heavy rain while on the go, the Omni-Tech technology also keeps perspiration vented and range of motion easy. It has an adjustable storm hood, a drawstring hem, and zippered hand pockets to help you enjoy the outdoors in any weather. Plus, its lightweight material makes it a packable raincoat for days when the weather can’t seem to make up its mind between rain and shine.

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6. EVA Hooded Poncho Raincoat by UniqueBella

UNIQUEBELLA EVA Raincoat Waterproof Rain Poncho Reusable Unisex Men Women Long Rain Cape XL best women's raincoats

While multi-functional and high fashion wind-breaking trench coats and rain jackets certainly have their places, sometimes what you need is far simpler. This EVA poncho-style raincoat checks all the boxes. Not only is it translucent and quick-drying, but the EVA material is odor-free and won’t tear. The wide sleeves, capacious hood, and generous dimensions mean that it will fit over any season’s fashion and provide both full coverage and a full range of motion. It can be packed for emergency use at the office, on the road, or around town.

7. Waterproof Rain Jacket with Detachable Hood from UUANG

UUANG Rain Jacket Women Waterproof Hood Lightweight Outdoor Windbreaker (Floral Print1,L) best women's raincoats

This lightweight anorak repels light precipitation and keeps the wind at bay. Material crafted from 95 percent polyester with five percent spandex for added stretch is both quick drying and breathable. The front zipper closure and drawstring waist make for a comfortable fit no matter for what occasion you’ve dressed, and it can be worn on the trail or to the office. It’s available in a range of six solid colors or a delectable floral print that are guaranteed to meet fashion sensibilities while providing protection from the elements.

8. BGSD’s Leah Style Women’s Trench

BGSD Women's Leah Hooded Mid Length Trench Coat - Red XS best women's raincoats

The classic fit of this coat is ideal for professional or social wear. Three classic colors of black, tan or a rich, true red compliment any wardrobe and each trenchcoat is crafted from 62 percent polyester, 35 percent cotton, with the added stretch of three percent spandex. All are lined with a 100 percent nylon interior for comfortable wear. The double-breasted button closure offers a supremely timeless profile, and two front pockets provide a place to tuck hands, keys, and other personal belongings.

9. Plus Sized Rain Jacket from IN’VOLAND

IN'VOLAND Women's Plus Size Raincoat Rain Jacket Lightweight Waterproof Coat Jacket Windbreaker with Hooded Grey best women's raincoats

While many manufacturers offer larger sizes for their standard raingear, fashionable and comfortable plus sized clothing involves more than simply adding extra fabric. This comfortable and beautiful weatherproof jacket takes style into account at any size and is cut to provide the ultimate range of motion for active ladies. The 95 percent polyester and 5 percent spandex windbreaker style jacket features a front zipper, reflective striping for safety on the trail, front pockets, and a drawstring hood. Hand washing is recommended to maintain it over its functional lifespan.

10. The North Face Women’s Venture 2 Jacket

The North Face Women's Venture 2 Jacket Everglade Medium best women's raincoat

For the devoted trail enthusiasts in the crowd, the name says it all. This brand offers durable, high-quality gear for outdoor pursuits of all varieties, and this jacket is no exception. Crafted from nylon, polyester, and polyurethane, the material is suitable for the rainiest of trail runs, cycle treks, or leisurely hikes. A generous cut allows appropriate layering beneath for seasonal needs, so winter weather is no deterrent to adventure.

When the forecast calls for precipitation or blustery weather, it’s essential to have a go-to garment or two at your avail. The best women’s raincoats will provide a generous range of motion while repelling the elements, so whether you’re headed into the office or off on adventures to parts unknown, you’re always prepared.

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By BCR Staff
June 2019