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Raincoat wanted

(28 Posts)
tethersend Thu 11-Apr-13 11:07:22

Oh yeah, but there are about a million specifications...

I want:

A proper PVC, rubber or plastic raincoat, preferably shiny.

Fitted, preferably belted.

With a hood.

Something I don't have to sell a kidney to afford.

Size 16.

Ok, that's five specifications, but it may as well be a million. Any help appreciated.

MandragoraWurzelstock Thu 11-Apr-13 11:09:13

I have got two - a Mackintosh, with that liberty lining, and is fitted but you feel like you're creaking when you move. It also has no hood.

and an Avoca one, which is soft, shiny, pretty and plasticky, with a hood, but has no belt.


MandragoraWurzelstock Thu 11-Apr-13 11:09:49

Not plasticky - more rubbery. It feels lovely. Look at avoca anyway.

Annianni Thu 11-Apr-13 11:15:24

Gap have one called fisherman's jacket or similar. Not sure if it has a hood though but it's in the sale.

SirToffeeDoris Thu 11-Apr-13 11:24:47

It is too short, not partic shiny and has no belt. You're welcome!

SirToffeeDoris Thu 11-Apr-13 11:33:06

It is yellow, fitted ish, has a hood. No belt, not very shiny, bit short

tethersend Thu 11-Apr-13 11:33:18


You see? It's impossible. Avoca have no raincoats at all as far as I can tell, the gap and the Boden ones are too short, and Mackintosh have one which isn't shiny.


Annianni Thu 11-Apr-13 11:39:00

I think I've seen a Petit Bateau one on my travels, don't think it was cheap though.
Could have been on Atterley Road.

Annianni Thu 11-Apr-13 11:43:48

It's yellow and £126.

There's a great plains red one for £95?

Sorry I've no links, I'm on my phone.

Annianni Thu 11-Apr-13 11:44:43

And 'SHARE2013' gets £20 off on Atterley Rd.

tethersend Thu 11-Apr-13 11:54:57

Both are too short, not shiny and not fitted, Annianni- thanks for trying, though.

tethersend Thu 11-Apr-13 18:04:06

Evening bump

tethersend Thu 11-Apr-13 21:21:20

You have all forsaken me.

I am undone.

TheYoniOfYawn Thu 11-Apr-13 21:47:04

There were some fantastic ones in TK Maxx last year, but I can't remember the make.

SirToffeeDoris Thu 11-Apr-13 21:56:55

False hope, but another one may be out there somewhere

TheYoniOfYawn Thu 11-Apr-13 21:57:52

It was Sos Jensen, but they don't have any at the moment.

TheYoniOfYawn Thu 11-Apr-13 22:00:31

Probably not shiny enough:

TheYoniOfYawn Thu 11-Apr-13 22:00:46


TheYoniOfYawn Thu 11-Apr-13 22:04:10

Shiny, with belt and hood:

WipsGlitter Thu 11-Apr-13 22:13:41

avoca ones are lovely.

tethersend Thu 11-Apr-13 22:33:09


YoniOfYawn, the Carnaby one is perfect! It says it comes with a hood- do you know if the hood is the same material? I think I love you.

Thanks to everyone for looking.

TheYoniOfYawn Thu 11-Apr-13 22:38:02

The hood looks shiny if you zoom in on the pictures, but I've never seen one for real. I just found this with the power of google.

tethersend Thu 11-Apr-13 22:43:35

I promise to agree with everything you say on any thread, ever. You're a bloody genius.

(But who are you?)

TheYoniOfYawn Thu 11-Apr-13 22:59:54

I am usually TheYamiOfYawn, and I don't usually post that often, but I've been having a mumsnetty few days.

tethersend Thu 11-Apr-13 23:03:29

Well, I for one am glad- you've certainly picked a good few days wink

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