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Am I too late for a nice shower proof mac/rain coat? I want something trendy-ish but would like to stay dry too!

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OlderNotWiser Sat 01-Aug-09 15:56:02

I know I have left it late to be looking, story of my life, but has anyone spotted any decent summer/early autumn shower proof coats/jackets/macs still around...? TIA for any tips!

Countingthegreyhairs Sat 01-Aug-09 16:11:26

Um, is this too staid?

www1.landsend.co.uk/pp/Microfibre-Mac-with-pouch~3699_59.html?bcc=y&CM_MERCH=IDX_00002__0000000022&o rigin=index

OlderNotWiser Sat 01-Aug-09 16:14:35

Thanks counting but is a little 'safe' perhaps! smile

Countingthegreyhairs Sat 01-Aug-09 16:16:19

Oh and M & S have quite a few mid-season macs, too numerous to list but I like this one:

www.marksandspencer.com/gp/product/B002GQO4MG/sr=1-29/qid=1249139644/ref=sr_1_29/275-2450213-3103325 ?ie=UTF8&node=&m=A2BO0OYVBKIQJM&keywords=&mnSBrand=core&size=9&rh=n%3A43109030&page=4

don't know how waterproof they are though ..

I like this funnel neck

www.marksandspencer.com/gp/product/B002F7F1QY/sr=1-42/qid=1249139739/ref=sr_1_42/275-2450213-3103325 ?ie=UTF8&node=&m=A2BO0OYVBKIQJM&keywords=&mnSBrand=core&size=9&rh=n%3A43109030&page=5

Countingthegreyhairs Sat 01-Aug-09 16:18:40

Eureka!

M & S water-repellent parka (fairly stylish):

www.marksandspencer.com/gp/product/B002F7DSZ0/sr=1-57/qid=1249139848/ref=sr_1_57/275-2450213-3103325 ?ie=UTF8&node=&m=A2BO0OYVBKIQJM&keywords=&mnSBrand=core&size=9&rh=n%3A43109030&page=7

some macs also have "stormwear" moniker which presumbably refers to impermeability ...??

OlderNotWiser Sat 01-Aug-09 16:21:00

Yes, both nice, those. The funnel neck one is my favourite of the 2. Makes me realise Im a bit of a scruff bag and looking for something quite casual...Im a jeans girl tbh!May go and try on the funnel one and give it a try. Thanks.

Countingthegreyhairs Sat 01-Aug-09 16:22:01

sorry ONW - x posts!
Probably all a little too safe ... I am living up to my nickname ...grin

Countingthegreyhairs Sat 01-Aug-09 16:23:17

Oh x posts again!! Glad you like the last one ...

OlderNotWiser Sat 01-Aug-09 16:23:24

Hmm yes, rather like the parka too..it would tidy up my usual 'look' a bit!

OlderNotWiser Sat 01-Aug-09 16:26:19

Oh no need to apologise!! Thats the good thing about asking others for ideas, it takes me to items I wouldnt normally notice which is a good thing! I am in a rut the size of the grand canyon!

wem Sat 01-Aug-09 16:26:57

I've just bought this and I love it. Not sure how showerproof it is, hopefully will see off a bit of rain!

OlderNotWiser Sat 01-Aug-09 16:28:37

Nice too wem, but sadly too smart for the likes of me!

wem Sat 01-Aug-09 16:29:41

Well, it's part of my attempt to smarten myself up but I intend wearing it with jeans

joliejolie Sat 01-Aug-09 18:51:02

I have this one. Maybe a bit young and trendy, but I like it!

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