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Raincoats, like umbrellas, fall into the category of things I generally forget about until I need (and don’t have) them. Even though we’ve gotten a few showers in New York City recently, I hadn’t really thought about getting a raincoat until my colleague, Cory, made this wildly handy guide. Cute raincoats! Who knew?
Among the list of best places to find them was Stutterheim, a Swedish outerwear brand for the minimal crowd. Its limited-edition collaboration with Alpha Industries launched today, and I’m finding it dangerously tempting to actually cop one.
The two brands joined forces to rework three classic Alpha Industries styles — the MA-1 Bomber, the M-65 Fishtail Parka, and the N-3B Weather Parka — into rain-proof outerwear that delivers equal parts of each brand’s identity and aesthetic. You’ll find Stutterheim’s rubberized cotton mixed with Alpha’s unmistakeable detailing, like the orange lining, sleeve pockets, and its red tag — now just all waterproof.
Ranging in price between $395 and $595, the unisex collection will be available in limited quantities at Stutterheim.com, as well as at the brand’s NYC flagship store at 232 Mulberry Street.