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For those much too common wet rainy school run days. Not walking it every day but a fair amount of time. I'd like to be stylish and dry. I know they're both common on here, so any comment on fit, flatteringness etc? I'm a 5ft 6 size 12. I'd be looking at black in Rainyday Mac and Plum in the Wakefield.
Thanks! I'm overseas so don't want to order both and have to do expensive returns. Also, I'm somewhere freezing in winter so have my heavy duty down coat for then, so really for autumn & spring only. Would you say size down in RDM or just badly cut?
i recently purchased the wakefield (in black) after it was recommended here. it is fab. bum covering, properly waterproof, hooded so no getting wet pushing buggys/holding on to toddlers. i am a similar height/size to you and for a raincoat its quite fitted and so looks fine with trousers for work too to save getting soaked on the walk to the office. i am looking forward to wearing it for the nursery run shortly....! i hadnt seen the boden mac - but i think they are offering free delivery and free returns at the moment though so you could order both and see which you prefer?
I've got the Wakefield; best coat I've ever had. It fits really nicely. People have complimented me a lot on it. It is stylish yet really functional; it's got fasteners in all the right places; waist, wrist, high neck coverage, excellent hood (most I looked at had surprisingly shallow, rubbish hoods or ones that would fall down) utterly heart it! I can't fault it in anyway. Go on, get one!
I have the wakefield in plum and its fantastic- tis a bit longer than I originally wanted but has been through few torrential downpours and have stayed completely dry - always get positive comments on how it looks as well...its not too warm ok for late spring/early summer- but space for layers when colder
ooh, more replies. I ended up ordering the RDM in black as I had a couple of other things I wanted to order from Boden anyway so only out one lot of shipping. I did size down though, so hopefully not too snug...
Someone else on here had posted this bargain for the wakefield the other day - hope it can be of use to someone.