This affordable waterproof jacket comes in 12 different prints

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The British summer has been quite the wash out so far, which is why a lightweight waterproof is always an essential. (Getty Images)
The British summer has been quite the wash out so far, which is why a lightweight waterproof is always an essential. (Getty Images)

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Ah, the great British Summer. We may have briefly experienced a heatwave - but we're a whole lot more familiar with drizzle.

So for those who have to brave the elements to run errands, head to the office, tramp in the mud round a festival, or walk the dog regardless of what the weather's doing, a light raincoat is the only sane solution. 

Luckily, Joules has just the ticket.

Why we rate it

The Golightly Printed Waterproof Packable Jacket is a lightweight number, which can be packed away into a waterproof pouch for when the sun decides to show its face.

The jacket is made from 100% recycled polyester and recycled plastic bottles. This waterproof is not only lightweight, but has fully taped seams to ensure you stay dry when it rains. 

It has a dropped hem with a flattering curve finish, and an elasticated cuff, as well as a hood for extra protection in a shower. 

Joules' Golightly Waterproof Jacket comes in various prints and patterns.  (Joules)
Joules' Golightly Waterproof Jacket comes in various prints and patterns. (Joules)

Plus it has internal toggles inside the jacket, which can be cinched in around the waist for a snug fit. 

It also has two front pockets, as well as a popper and zip front fastening. 

But the pièce de résistance is that it can be packed away into a neat waterproof bag, which is perfect for travelling or when on the go. 

The Golightly Packable Jacket comes in a whopping 12 colours, including different prints. From navy polka dot, to dog print designs, as well as floral patterns, in vibrant red shade, navy, green and yellow. 

The waterproof is available in UK dress sizes 6 to 20 from Joules, and retails for £39.95.

What the reviews say

The Golightly Printed Waterproof Packable Jacket has garnered glowing five star reviews, with 20 people adding this item to their basket in the "last couple of days", according to the website. Here's what shoppers have to say: 

  • "I bought it last week. Love my new rain coat it looks so beautiful."

  • "It is easy to pack and ideal when it rains. Pretty design and a good length. Very useful and a good buy."

  • "It looks lovely on and is true to size. Had a few compliments already, nice and cheerful colours."

  • "I bought this a couple of weeks ago and already have used it many times in this awful summer we’re having! It’s so useful as it folds up small to put in your bag. Very pleased with it."

  • "Really pleased with this rain jacket - pretty and practical. Perfect for warm rainy days."

Buy it: Golightly Printed Waterproof Packable Jacket | £39.95 from Joules

 Golightly Printed Waterproof Packable Jacket
Golightly Printed Waterproof Packable Jacket

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