8 Best Cheap Rain Jackets: Our Top Picks Under $50

8 Best Cheap Rain Jackets: Our Top Picks Under $50

Continuing along the same lines as last week’s selection on affordable jackets under $50, this week we will have two back-to-back selections of affordable jackets.

Today’s selection is about rain jackets, an essential item in our wardrobes.

Rain jackets are quite versatile because you can wear them throughout the year, they are waterproof, usually breathable and very lightweight. This makes them a great option for bad weather, as you won’t have to spend too much to stay dry.

As per usual, there are options for both men and women, and today we will begin with the selection for women.

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Best Running Jackets Under $50 – Our Top Picks for 2018

Best Running Jackets Under $50 - Our Top Picks for 2018

In today’s article we will be going through a selection of running jackets for men and women, which are well-made and most importantly, very affordable, all of them being under $50.

Because we value honesty, let us preface this selection by firstly saying that running jackets are not a necessity, especially if you are a casual runner.

The reason why they were developed is to meet certain requirements that other jackets might fulfill, but are usually a bit too much for running, if that makes sense.

Hence, why we have running jackets, which are designed to be lightweight and focus mostly on their wind-resistance and breathability features.

They provide a great protective layer through all seasons, especially during rainy days. With that being said, let’s take a look at our picks for you.

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DryVent vs Gore Tex Technology: Which One is Better?

DryVent vs Gore Tex Technology: Which One is Better?

Welcome back to a comparison review! In this one, as you saw in the title, we will not be looking at two jackets versus each other, but instead, we will be focusing on fabric technologies.

Gore-Tex® and DryVent™ are two of the most popular fabrics used in modern outdoor apparel, especially jackets. They come with many specifics and features that have given them their well-deserved reputation, as we will see in this review.

The reason why we chose to do a comparison between two fabrics rather than jackets that might have either of these as part of their material, is because both of them come up quite often in our reviews and especially in our selections.

Because of that, we thought it would be best to have a separate piece for them both, so you will not only have a better understanding of what they are best for, but to also know how they compare to each other.

Besides, they are also the two most used fabrics in The North Face‘s jackets, a brand that we have reviewed extensively before.

Once again, we will be following the usual structure of looking at each separately and then comparing their different aspects and features to see how they fare. With that being said, let’s get started right away with Gore-Tex.

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Best Waterproof Jackets Under $100 – Our Top Picks for 2018

Best Waterproof Jackets Under $100 - Our Top Picks for 2018

Continuing with another jacket selection of affordable options that perform very well and are good quality, today we will look at some of the best waterproof jackets for men and women that you should really try this year.

Waterproof jackets are an important part of anyone’s wardrobe and they come in a variety of designs. The most common are raincoats, which are by default waterproof and we have included several in today’s selection.

The price limit we set was $100, and so we looked at jackets that cost less than that. In our previous selections we have come across plenty of affordable jackets that were quite well-made, but haven’t looked at waterproof ones on their own yet.

That’s why we are here today.

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Best Fjällräven Alternatives – 8 Cheaper Jackets Reviewed

Best Fjällräven Alternatives - 8 Cheaper Jackets Reviewed

May brought with it some very strange weather this past week, making some of us bring out the raincoats that we thought weren’t needed any longer. Summer seems to be taking its time, so we thought it would be a good idea for us to take a look at some more jackets together.

In today’s selection of 8 jackets, we have picked some great options for you that are good alternatives to some of Fjällräven’s best jackets.

For those unfamiliar with the brand, Fjällräven is a Swedish company which sells outdoor gear and apparel. It’s one of the most featured brands in our selections because of how well-designed their jackets are.

However, it still remains a pricey brand, with barely any jacket cheaper than $100, which is not a price many people can easily shell out. Because of that, we picked some jackets that offer almost similar performance but at a lower price.

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Why Is Canada Goose So Expensive? Are Their Jackets Worth The Price?

Why Is Canada Goose So Expensive? Are Their Jackets Worth The Price?

With summer quickly approaching as we leave the month of April behind, winter jackets, especially down ones, is the farthest thing from our minds. And we completely understand, but being well-prepared is something we deem to be the most important aspect of life.

Summer is quite short, however and autumn usually hits hard and quick, with winter following right behind. So, planning on buying a winter jacket is never a bad thing, nor is it a waste of time. Especially the kind of jackets we will be discussing today.

As you have seen from the title, we will be looking at why Canada Goose is such an expensive brand and ultimately settle the matter of whether their jackets are worth the price.

Not everyone can shell out at least $500 to buy anything, let alone a winter jacket. But is this such a crazy thing to do when you really think about?

Yes, there are more affordable options in the market, both locally and online, and yes, you can get quality for a reasonable price, but few of those jackets will really cut it, especially if you go through harsh winters, such as in Canada, for example.

So let’s get down to it then and go through not only bloggers’ experience with Canada Goose jackets, but also people like you, who have shared their opinions on this brand.

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