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Style Essential: Mackintosh Raincoat

The Mac is an all-season classic and an absolute necessity for the fall rains and thunderstorms building on the horizon.   Mackintosh’s process of waterproofing cotton cloth with a thin rubber layer has been keeping the Scots dry — no small … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Barbour Classic Beaufort Waxed Cotton Rain Jacket

Now that you have mastered the Art of the Trench, it’s time to add something a little more casual and rugged into your rainwear rotation.  Barbour is another storied English manufacturer of functional, stylish clothes for a country lifestyle, and … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Burberry Double Check Walker Umbrella

The best way to take a little sting out of the rain is to bring a bit of English luxury in to the mix.  But this isn’t just style for the sake of style — Burberry has had the unenviable … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Wellington Boots

Commuting in the rain sucks.  Actually, going pretty much anywhere in the rain sucks.  Getting a pair of expensive shoes waterlogged really sucks.  Wet pants suck, and wet feet and socks suck a lot, too.  Wellingtons, then, take a lot … Continue reading

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