Scan any city street during rush hour on a rainy day and you’ll likely see the following: the overly prepared commuter, dry but sweating in a waterproof raincoat; and the soggy city-dweller who decided to sacrifice sensible dressing in favor of looking stylish.

Let’s face it: Fashion and function rarely go hand in hand, no matter how often outerwear brands claim that it’s part of their modus operandi. And most consumers have resigned themselves to the fact that they can’t have it all.

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