How To Size, Fit And Wear An All-Weather Coat Or Jacket

Did you know that an all-weather jacket is considered to be a wardrobe staple for anyone?

Here at Overcoat Importer, we stock a wide range of stylish and trendy all-weather coats for the whole family at great prices.

So, how do you go about sizing, fitting and wearing your all-weather jacket? Let’s take a look!

Sizing your all-weather jacket.

When shopping at Overcoat Importer, you will notice that our all-weather jackets come in many sizes. Even though you probably already know your size, we recommend trying on the jackets that you like so that you can be sure that they fit you well.

Different brands have various ways of sizing their clothes, and what is a size small for one brand, might be a medium or large for another brand.


Of course, our helpful and friendly store associates are always happy to assist you, so just chat to one of them if you need help.

An important thing to remember with all-weather jackets is that they can be worn year-round. This means that your jacket should be able to accommodate you wearing a thick jersey or sweater underneath in the winter, and a thin shirt during the summer. It should therefore not be too tight and should also not look too baggy as this can make you look drowned out.

You may want to bring a jersey with you when shopping so that you can find the right fit for winter wear as well. Then, take the jersey off and try the coat on again and ensure that it doesn’t look too baggy.

If you are shopping for an all-weather jacket for your kids, err on the side of a larger size so that your child can grow into the coat and can use it for more than one season.

Fitting your all-weather jacket.

All-weather jackets can come with or without hoods and can be either long or short. Think about what you want out of your all-weather coat before going shopping.

If you think that you will often be caught in the rain for a long period, a longer jacket will be better as it will keep your lower body dry as well. A shorter jacket is perfect for being exposed to short bursts of rain and will serve you well in winter, as well.

Wearing and styling your all-weather coat.

Your all-weather jacket is a stylish accessory as well! In the winter, you can style it beautifully with a matching beanie, scarf and gloves for a cosy winter look. In the summer, it will look great when styled with a pair of jeans and sneakers.

Remember to choose the colour of your all-weather jacket carefully. If you are not sure on the colour, neutral colours (like black, navy blue, brown and tan) are great as they can be mixed and match with items you already have in your wardrobe.

So, are you ready to ditch that annoying umbrella and choose your versatile all-weather coat? Visit us at Overcoats in Benoni or Coat Corner in Kempton Park or Springs.

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