Amsterdam’s Raynsie High Performance Rain Gear

A full-body coverall that fights unsavory weather conditions with a positive spirit

Amsterdam is known for many things, but cyclists and rain (with a whopping 250 rainy days a year) can be found pretty high up on the notable list. Aware of the latter, and wanting to give back to the city, Amsterdam-based creative agency 72 and Sunny began to develop their first ever product: Raynsie. We’ve fallen for technical rainwear before, but Raynsie is different. It’s …

Street and Bike-ready Capes from Cleverhood

Technical fabrics and features packed into a highly functional piece of outerwear

Commuting by bicycle doesn’t necessarily mean throwing on spandex or overhauling your wardrobe. In cities with deeply embedded bike commuting cultures like Amsterdam and Copenhagen, riders often incorporate one or two functional clothing items with their day-to-day rotation without compromising their personal style. Inspired by slow-biking culture, Providence, RI-based Cleverhood‘s capes inspire riders to hit the road in any weather. The unisex design fits easily …

Petrichor Water-Repellent Shirt

Cornwall's rugged coastal brand Finisterre's versatile yet casual overshirt

When the coastal gales kick up a few raindrops, you want to be prepared—but not look like you’re summiting Everest. Cornwall, England-based cold-water surf brand Finisterre hit the sweet spot between form and function with their Petrichor water-repellent overshirt for men and shirt-dress for women. Named after the scent of rain hitting dry ground, the piece features a rough and tumble cotton outer that’s treated …