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A different kind of statement coat

Here are the meet-in-the-middle macs to see you through these grey days

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Mrs. Blue Sky

Mwahahaha, the stupid old rain isn’t going to know what’s hit it! Mango’s electrifying see-through parka will protect you from May’s beastly drizzle and it even comes complete with hood and pockets. We’d like to see you try, British weather. £79.99, Mango

English rose

Cor blimey, this might be the most whimsical raincoat we’ve ever set our eyes on. Cath Kidston, you do know how to treat us. Not just a pretty face, the quaintly named Wellesley Ditsy mac is light as a feather and folds away into its very own (matching, no less) bag for easy storage. £40, Cath Kidston

Marmalade sarnie?

No sunshine in the sky? Wear it on your sleeve. We’re thrilled that Topshop have channelled Paddington Bear’s best look with this one, because if British summertime’s track record is anything to go by, it’s going to be on call 24/7. Plus, you’ll never lose a friend at a festival again! £39, Topshop

Check mate

A waterproof mashup of gingham and poppies. Have you ever read a more British sentence in all your life? Ideal for chucking over, well, everything, this cheery lightweight waterproof even packs away into its own pocket like some sort of rare shapeshifting Pokémon. Joules, we salute you. £44.95, Joules

Lovely in pink

Nothing screams “BORE OFF RAIN” like a dollop of hot pink, ain’t that right ASOS? Stick it to the elements with a little bit of sizzle – staying both dry AND on trend has never been such a walk in the (no doubt very damp) park. Bring on the moody skies. £35, ASOS Curve

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