All About M.E. | Zip-Up Slickers

(L) Peyton Shell Jacket in Olive by Jack Spade, $298; Utility Windbreaker in Black by Tommy Hilfiger, $250.

During spring everyone walks to his own beat. In New York, although the sidewalks may be in full bloom, a dreaded afternoon shower can place a damper on an evening stroll. Be prepared for springs unwanted surprises with a proper jacket.

Apart from the traditional mac and trench raincoats, zip-up slickers are a more casual option to combat the elements. It’s easy to layer with its lightweight material, fashionable with its numerous styles and protects the outfit underneath with the use of built-in drawstrings. 

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Spring/Summer 2016 runways showed that the top menswear trends to follow are safari, retro, and streetwear. A safari zip-up with numerous pockets pairs perfectly with earthy neutrals. A sleek jacket with a Cuban collared shirt gives a nod to the past. A longer raincoat coupled with joggers and sneakers is ideal for the urban guy.

So search through the below! You’ll find that brands like Norse Projects, Acne Studios, and Gant will help ward off spring’s untimely weather, and will have you singing in the rain.