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RAINS

Posted: October 8th, 2018, 11:18 pm
by Bill_P
Been hemming and hawing for a while about buying one of RAINS' offerings, but when I saw their newest arrivals I had to take the plunge. https://www.us.rains.com/collections/new-arrivals

Any fears I had about them being too small were quickly dispelled. The L/XL is actually a perfect fit even on my husky frame. I couldn't decide between the LTD long jacket in glossy mint green, or the LTD Mackintosh in clear plastic, so I went with both! I especially love the clear mac, the plastic has a slightly rubbery feel to it and makes a great sound when you walk in it. Got rain in the forecast for tomorrow morning, and I'm hoping to get a chance to wear it to work.

Re: RAINS

Posted: October 9th, 2018, 9:39 am
by spitfire617
Bill_P wrote:
October 8th, 2018, 11:18 pm
Been hemming and hawing for a while about buying one of RAINS' offerings, but when I saw their newest arrivals I had to take the plunge. https://www.us.rains.com/collections/new-arrivals

Any fears I had about them being too small were quickly dispelled. The L/XL is actually a perfect fit even on my husky frame. I couldn't decide between the LTD long jacket in glossy mint green, or the LTD Mackintosh in clear plastic, so I went with both! I especially love the clear mac, the plastic has a slightly rubbery feel to it and makes a great sound when you walk in it. Got rain in the forecast for tomorrow morning, and I'm hoping to get a chance to wear it to work.
Nice I do not know about the transparent one?
Nice colours on that site.

Paul

Re: RAINS

Posted: October 15th, 2018, 1:59 pm
by WealdenMac
I can vouch for the sensuousness of the clear plastic. I have a black Rains mackintosh with a clear panel added across the back. Although I am a 38/40 chest I had to buy an L/XL to fit comfortably over a jacket.

Re: RAINS

Posted: October 17th, 2018, 9:42 am
by spitfire617
WealdenMac wrote:
October 15th, 2018, 1:59 pm
I can vouch for the sensuousness of the clear plastic. I have a black Rains mackintosh with a clear panel added across the back. Although I am a 38/40 chest I had to buy an L/XL to fit comfortably over a jacket.
Trouble with Rains item (So it seems to me I may be wrong) They only go up to XL and I would like one for Colleen to wear and she is XXL
Same as Stutterheim Coats they are XL

Re: RAINS

Posted: October 17th, 2018, 2:10 pm
by WealdenMac
spitfire617 wrote:
October 17th, 2018, 9:42 am
WealdenMac wrote:
October 15th, 2018, 1:59 pm
I can vouch for the sensuousness of the clear plastic. I have a black Rains mackintosh with a clear panel added across the back. Although I am a 38/40 chest I had to buy an L/XL to fit comfortably over a jacket.
Trouble with Rains item (So it seems to me I may be wrong) They only go up to XL and I would like one for Colleen to wear and she is XXL
Same as Stutterheim Coats they are XL
The website advises to buy a size down from normal but I also have a M/L mac that fits quite tightly over just a jumper (and trousers).

Re: RAINS

Posted: October 18th, 2018, 9:38 am
by spitfire617
WealdenMac wrote:
October 17th, 2018, 2:10 pm
spitfire617 wrote:
October 17th, 2018, 9:42 am
WealdenMac wrote:
October 15th, 2018, 1:59 pm
I can vouch for the sensuousness of the clear plastic. I have a black Rains mackintosh with a clear panel added across the back. Although I am a 38/40 chest I had to buy an L/XL to fit comfortably over a jacket.
Trouble with Rains item (So it seems to me I may be wrong) They only go up to XL and I would like one for Colleen to wear and she is XXL
Same as Stutterheim Coats they are XL
The website advises to buy a size down from normal but I also have a M/L mac that fits quite tightly over just a jumper (and trousers).
Thank you for that I did not look at their size chart!
Next though Do I want to pay that ammount for a rain coat when Elements rainwear/PVC-U-LIKE have something similar for half the price?

Re: RAINS

Posted: October 19th, 2018, 5:08 pm
by merv
just seen this on ebay, may be of use to somebody, https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BNWT-Rains-N ... %7Ciid%3A1

would say, it is nothing to do with me, I justs potted it and thought it may appeal to somebody