16 top-rated rain jackets that are actually stylish

These trendy jackets make rainy days a little less gloomy.
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We can't help but agree with the famous Carpenters song: Rainy days and Mondays always get us down. However, having a jacket that keeps you warm and dry certainly helps with the former.

Whether you’re looking for a classic trench, a trendy jacket or a sporty coat for staying active in the rain, there’s an affordable and functional option for you.

Ahead, we’ve rounded up some of the best raincoats for women from brands you love like J.Crew, Lululemon and The North Face, as well as a few you may not have heard of yet. Don't forget to grab a pair of rain boots to match!

Best Rain Jackets for Women

1. Charter Club Hooded Anorak Jacket

This water-resistant jacket comes in an assortment of colors that are perfect for the fall, including a deep green and neutral beige shade. To transition into the colder days, the jacket is slightly oversized for layering but will keep all of your layers dry on rainy days.

2. Uniqlo Blocktech Parka

Windproof, water-resistant and stretchy, this parka was made for days on the go. The polyester fabric helps keep rain out, while hidden ventilation in the sleeves keep you comfortable and cool on quick errand runs.

3. L.L. Bean Trail Model Rain Jacket

This top-rated rain jacket from L.L. Bean is laminated and features a waterproof interior and exterior. Lightweight in feel and construction, it can even fold up into its own pocket to stow away in the moments where it's not in-use. It's also machine washable for easy care.

4. Lands' End Outrigger Fleece Lined Jacket

Fleece-lined and lightweight, this jacket was designed to keep your warm and dry on chilly, rainy days. It features front zipper pockets as well as an interior pocket for convenient storage and even a convertible hem to help keep your seat dry when you're on the go.

5. LuluLemon Rain Rebel Jacket

This Lululemon Rain Rebel Jacket is perfect for those on the go. It's lightweight, waterproof, soft, sleek and good quality! It also has a back vent for breathability, a hidden phone sleeve, interior pockets and a hood to keep you happy and dry.

6. J. Crew Perfect Rain Jacket

Leave it to J.Crew to design a water-resistant raincoat in every color of the rainbow! This one comes with a practical hood, an adjustable waist (so you can fit it to flatter any outfit!) and an on-trend fishtail hem. Plus, it’s machine washable!

7. Modern Eternity Waterproof 3-in-1 Convertible Raincoat

We love a versatile coat that keeps pregnant moms in mind. This stylish waterproof coat from Modern Eternity has a cinched-waist silhouette that flatters, plus an ingenious extender panel you can zip in to accommodate your changing figure. Once your little one arrives, the nursing-friendly panel can also fit over your baby carrier!

8. The North Face Venture II Jacket

This rain jacket from The North Face has more than 3,000 reviews on Zappos and a five-star rating! It’s 100% windproof and machine washable, which means it can stand up to whatever adventures you put it through while keeping you comfortable and warm.

9. Fisoul Waterproof Rain Jacket

This affordable (and waterproof!) rain jacket from Amazon is one of the most popular lightweight jackets on Amazon at the moment. It comes in 16 colors that will work with a variety of outfits.

10. Rains Rain Jacket

It's all about the fabric when it comes to this classic jacket from Rains. According to the company's founder, the lightweight polyester fabric backed with a polyurethane coating and bonded through ultrasonic welding is what sets this jacket apart.

11. Wantdo Double Breasted Trench Coat

This bestselling trench coat comes in seven different colors and features water-repellent fabric to keep you dry during rainy days.

12. Lauren Ralph Lauren Belted Trench Coat

Calling all "Breakfast at Tiffany’s" fans! This belted, weather-resistant trench gives us major Holly Golightly vibes and is perfect for anyone who wants to brave the rain in an iconic look.

13. Columbia Arcadia Waterproof Jacket

This jacket is currently the bestselling raincoat on Amazon and it's not hard to see why. It has a 4.7-star rating thanks to its lightweight fabric and durability. It comes in a wide array of colors and is available in sizes XS through 3X.

14. Charles River Apparel New Englander Rain Jacket

With 27 different colors and patterns to choose from, you won't have a hard time styling this rain jacket with anything in your wardrobe. It's wind and waterproof with heat-sealed seams to help keep you warm, and more than 4,000 reviewers can't get enough of it.

15. Amazon Essentials Waterproof Rain Jacket

Looking for something a bit more basic? This style from Amazon Essentials comes in four simple colors. It's made from polyester to help repel droplets and is lightweight enough to throw over your favorite sweatshirt and walk out the door, but will keep you dry all day long.

16. Mia Melon Harriet Rain Style Trench

Mia Melon is a Portland, Oregon-based brand creating chic, versatile outerwear in a city that knows a thing or two about rain. The Harriet jacket is a double-breasted style that comes with a removable hood and belt, and is made from a windproof and waterproof fabric that looks like cotton, so you don’t have to compromise on style while staying cozy and dry.

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