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Is there such a thing as a nice rain hat ?

(25 Posts)
bishboschone Fri 17-Jan-14 17:56:04

My hair is curly and goes frizzy in the rain .. I like to walk my buggy but I get put off when I know I will look a right mess at the other end .. Tia

FaceDirectionOfTravel Fri 17-Jan-14 19:25:06

I quite like the look of this one but I don't own it.

LadyMud Fri 17-Jan-14 19:35:12

Do you like these Seasalt hats?

bishboschone Fri 17-Jan-14 20:34:07

Do you think those styles look ok?

Fozzleyplum Fri 17-Jan-14 21:08:09

I have the same problem with frizzy hair. I have one of these Mine's the Lizzie style - with the brim pulled down, my hair stays completely dry. If you're after something brighter, how about these? [[

Fozzleyplum Fri 17-Jan-14 21:11:33

Oops - I'll try that link again.

Saurus72 Fri 17-Jan-14 21:23:36

I have a Barbour waxed cotton one that I don't feel embarrassed in. So much less hassle than a brolly unless it's torrential rain.

bishboschone Fri 17-Jan-14 21:42:04

Buggy and umbrella don't mix well .. It defiantly needs to be waterproof to the max otherwise it will sort of defeat the object .. smile

iheartdusty Fri 17-Jan-14 22:14:18

i love those proppa toppa hats - have been looking forever for waterproof hats that don't age me by 30 years.

lucywiltshire Fri 17-Jan-14 22:22:31

I have just started walking my daughter to kindergarten and so far the weather has been so foul that I resemble a drowned rat every day - any idea on how to keep dry but at the same time look like a normal human being?! Umbrella a big no-no as buggy to push and pre-schooler hand to hold :-)

burnishedsilver Sat 18-Jan-14 00:06:05


Rosencrantz Sat 18-Jan-14 00:08:08

Judging by the links posted, the answer is no!

bishboschone Sat 18-Jan-14 15:19:47

I was thinking the same thing...!! I may go to a outdoor clothing place and try some on.

ToastedTeacakes Sat 18-Jan-14 15:30:25

I love the Barbour ones, and would particularly love a beige coloured one to go with my trench coat - and I suit the style!


I really would stick out like a sore thumb in this town, and no i don't think I have the guts to just do it wimp

Thing about frizzy hair is, if it is longer than shoulder like mine, how can a rain hat cover the longer parts from the rain and humidity anyway?
In winter I have to wear a beanie and then tuck my longer hair inside my coat.

In spring this would look daft.

My solution?
In spring and summer I wear a cagoule. So the hood goes up and I look like a giant condom.

ToastedTeacakes Sat 18-Jan-14 15:31:46

there's supposed to be a dash before i wrote the word 'wimp'

ToastedTeacakes Sat 18-Jan-14 15:35:42

She is my rainy day icon
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shushpenfold Sat 18-Jan-14 15:39:08

A leather akubra….does not leak and looks fab.

burnishedsilver Sat 18-Jan-14 19:13:08

I prefer a coat with a hood.

SantanaLopez Sat 18-Jan-14 19:15:59

Surely a hood is better than a hat?

Ilovemydogandmydoglovesme Sat 18-Jan-14 19:37:33

This Barbour rainhat is quite nice.

I sympathise. My hair goes frizzy in the wet. I've only got to step outside on a damp day and it looks shit. I find just the damp winter air is enough, I don't even have to be rained on.

Barnett5 Tue 04-Feb-14 21:50:41

I love hats and found a great small company at a show I attendee look up
Great rain hats , adjustable sizing inside and also do wax in very fashionable styles
And great holiday ones too, I love mine
Peak and Brim Hats
Let me know what you think x

hollyisalovelyname Tue 04-Feb-14 21:54:58

Fozley that hat website is brilliant thank you

Trumpton Wed 05-Feb-14 02:17:39

Ooh I like the Peak and brim site. I fancy a Chelsea hat. I hate hoods as I fell blinkered in them.

Trumpton Wed 05-Feb-14 02:18:05

feel FFS !

FreakinScaryCaaw Wed 05-Feb-14 02:26:12

I had a barbour rain hat, costs me £45 in August. But I can't find it now sad It looked good though.

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