Whether it's a Inspector Clouseau style trench coat or a nineties parka, no British wardrobe is complete without a raincoat.
And when you think about just how much rain we get over on this little island it's probably worth investing in more.
Celebs are all over it too.
There's Fearne Cotton rocking the grunge look and Pippa Middleton keeping things classy in a trench, so check out our top five styles of waterproof get ready for the next downpour.
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