The origins of the brand RAINS all began to combat the heavy rain fall that the Danish had to deal with. Copenhagen essentially gets 121 rainy days which amounts to one third of the whole year. The fact that it rained this much inspired the founders to create a clothing line dedicated to dealing with the abundance of rain. Their range of jackets are simple in design, but very effective. Theres something special about this brand that just resonates very well with Vancouver. Perhaps it's the fact that we get a substantial amount of rainfall in BC, or maybe it's their simple and clean designs that compliment the modern city life. Either way, we're completely sold on the brand and have been loving all of their ranges of products.
Rains has been dipping their toes into the bag and accessory market in recent years. Last season we carried their duffle bag, as well as their backpack. These bags were all black and featured a very simple design. Both bags were waterproof and perfect for our city lifestyle.
Recently we received a new shipment of Rains including several new styles of bags. The first bag is a duffle style travel bag. This classic travel bag comes in a triple colour way (Sand/Green/Black) and comes equipped with green handles and a detachable black shoulder strap. The bag is fully waterproof and features Rains signature zippers. These zippers make sure that your valuables stay nice and dry even when it's pouring out. Perfect for the outdoor lifestyle.
The second style is their Runner bag which comes in bright orange. The Runner bag is their most sporty looking backpack, featuring one main compartment at the top which is secured with a string tie and a solid clip. It also features two clips on the side with zipper compartments, as well as two mesh panels to hold your water/sport bottle. The shoulder straps are adjustable and padded, which wont strain your shoulders during your adventures.
The third bag features a more classic backpack silhouette. It comes in an all black colour way and features a mesh frontside. This bag is not completely waterproof due to the mesh paneling, but it does still feature a weather proof zipper and top panel, making this bag water resistant. The inside features a big compartment to store your items, as well as a sleeve for your laptop (up to 15").
The fourth bag is a brand new style to Rains. The cross bag resembles a form of a hip bag to store your valuables when you're out. This bag is an alternative for when you only have a few items to carry around. This bag comes equipped with a strap and a belt clip. It can be worn around your waist or over the shoulder.
Our new shipment of Rains includes several styles of jackets which we previously carried including their original jacket, the long jacket, as well as the breaker.
The Breaker Jacket by Rains is their outdoor and sport jacket solution. It features a zipper closure compared to their original and long jackets for added convenience. All the zippers on Rains products are specially made to keep every drop of rain of the garment. The fit on the Breaker jacket is casual and features two front pockets, as well as air circulation holes to ensure ventilation.
The Rains Long Jacket is their most staple piece. It takes on the classic long rain jacket silhouette with some modern hints. It's constructed from extremely lightweight fabric which makes it comfortable to wear and practical to carry around. It features a casual fit and comes with an adjustable hood with a cap.
The original Rains Jacket is very comparable to the Long Jacket minus one third the length. Otherwise it's the same silhouette, taking inspiration from the classic rain jacket. Like the Long Jacket, this jacket is also very lightweight and makes for a perfect top layer over your outfits. It features button fastening at the front and on the pockets.