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15 Sleek & Stylish Raincoats To Help You Weather The Storm

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    In the wise word of prudent grandmas everywhere: Never underestimate the power of functional outerwear. (Oh, and "it's pouring outside — don't forget your jacket!") Honestly, what's the point of investing in beautiful clothes if we don't offer them proper protection from the elements? Getting caught in the rain is an inevitable part of life, so we've culled 15 très chic raincoats that'll keep you dry — without skimping on style!

    And since the historically fashion-unfriendly garb has taken a bad rap over the years, we're introducing you to everything from classic trenches to military-inspired anoraks to those so-trendy see-through slickers — for an updated perspective. Because these all-weather options will surely be the bright side to an otherwise gloomy day.

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