Raincoats For Women
Raincoats For Women do more than keep your head, arms, shoulders and back dry when the weather is less than ideal. They can be the perfect complement or centerpiece of an outfit, as long as they are styled correctly and fit properly.
There are several main types of raincoats available, including the poncho,trench coat, andanorakstyles. One of the most popular is the poncho. A poncho is traditionally a woven woolen cloth that fits over the head. This style of raincoat does not usually have arm holes, and is longer in the front and back than on the sides, allowing you to move your arms freely. Poncho’s can also be made of plastic, although this style is inexpensive and often sold at outdoor and sporting events to keep the rain off of patrons’ heads and bodies. This type of raincoat (the woven variety) goes in and out of style, and are usually more utilitarian than fashion forward.
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To truly be in style, you need a trench coat style raincoat. These coats are available in several different fabrics, including water-resistant wools and cottons. They button down the front, have an oversized collar, and usually belt around the waist. Trenchcoats can be worn with almost anything, including pants and skirt suits. An anorak is a shorter style of raincoat that is more suited to sports and other outdoor activities. They are usually made of a water-resistant polyester fabric and can come with warm linings, making them very versatile. A Mackintosh is a raincoat that is made from a type of rubberized cloth. They can come in many colors, but are traditionally yellow. Mackintosh’s are hooded, and usually come to mid-thigh or knee length. Similar to trench coats, a Mackintosh can be stylish, depending on what is worn with it.
If you are looking for a raincoat with some flair or a trendy component, look no further than Designer Raincoats. These raincoats can be designed by any number of international and U.S. based fashion designers, including Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, Burberry, Chanel, Prada and Hermes. Often, these designer raincoats are made in unusual styles, have unique proportions or trimmings, or are made of a non-traditional fabric. For example, several years ago, Prada sent clear plastic raincoats down the runway that were designed to be completely out of proportion with the rest of the outfit that they were worn over.
Several recent collections, those of American’s Jason Wu and Phillip Lim, have featured raincoats. Jason Wu’s raincoats were in creative colors, like pink and bright yellow, and were shown paired with hot pants and bra tops. They were uniquely cut, and longer in the front than in the back. The raincoats shown at Phillip Lim’s show were traditionally cut, but were made of a transparent white fabric.
While some designer raincoats are clearly non-traditional, others are, and can be worn with regular every day looks. For example, Michael Kors and Burberry both make a stylish traditional raincoat, available with or without a hood.
Plus Size Raincoats For Women
Raincoats are available in a variety of shapes and sizes, most notably, in plus sizes. These Plus Size Raincoats For Women are cut specifically for larger women, and are designed with comfort in mind. When looking for a plus size raincoat, be sure to try it on before buying. Put the the coat on in the dressing room and pay close attention to the proportions. A longer, mid-thigh or knee length raincoat will look better than a short, cropped one, but do not go for an ankle length raincoat unless you are a very tall. This length will make short women appear shorter. Move your arms once the coat is on, making sure that they can move freely and comfortably. No matter how cute a raincoat is, it will not be of much use if it cuts off your circulation and prevents you from moving your arms. Also make sure that there is not too much fabric. You should look as though you are wearing a tent. Aim for a plus size raincoat that skims your body as closely as possible, since this make you look slimmer. While a baggier style may be more comfortable, it will not be as stylish.
Cheap Raincoats For Women
Raincoats do not need to be expensive to look cute and keep the rain off of your head and back. These Cheap Raincoats For Women can fulfill all of your basic needs without breaking the bank and putting you into debt. When buying a cheap raincoat, examine the fabric closely. A simple cotton or wool fabric, without any special coating, will not repel rain, and you will end up soaked. Check the seams, looking for loose threads and snags, and also for mis-aligned stitches. All of these are signs that your cheap raincoat will not last long. You need one that is not only inexpensive, but also durable, in order to get your money’s worth.