Elemental Protection

10 Cute and Functional Jackets for Little Adventurers

From rain jackets to wind breakers and North Face to Eddie Bauer, these garments will protect kids against a range of damp and cold weather.

10/12/2021 By Jenni Moore

City Slicker

9 Timeless Trench Coats You'll Need, Just in Time for Fall

From a classic London Fog trench coat to durable and modern options from Reformation, North Face, REI, Filson, Eddie Bauer, and local Seattle brands.

09/16/2021 By Jenni Moore

Rain Withdrawal

A Week-by-Week Guide to a Seattle Drought

Too much sun and days without rain, and Seattleites are basically Edward Cullen.

08/05/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

CLOUDED JUDGMENT

Local Rain Gear for the Umbrella-Curious Seattleite

Full coverage is best, but rain hats protect your hair and your dignity.

04/07/2021 By Zoe Sayler Photography by Carlton Canary

TASTEFULLY TORRENTIAL

The Seattle Guide to Dressing for Spring Rain

Seattle’s style conundrum: Dressing for post-winter rains without resorting to a hardshell.

02/25/2020 By Kelly Skahan

Hot Stuff

What Does a Seattle Summer Really Look Like?

Our city’s getting warmer and drier. But cloudy June days? Still very much a thing.

05/29/2019 By Jaime Archer

Bumbershoot Blunder

Debunking a Few Seattle Myths

What exactly is the Seattle Freeze? And why does nobody carry an umbrella?

09/21/2018 By Allison Williams

I'm New Here

Debunking a Few Seattle Myths

Is everyone a die-hard liberal? And what about that "Seattle Freeze" thing?

08/21/2015 By Allison Williams

I'm New Here

Seattle Weather 101

Guess what? We don't actually get that much rain.

08/20/2015 By David Laskin

Back Fence

The Pacific Northwest Drought Is Real

The drought really is here—it just doesn’t look the way you thought it would.

08/03/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Style Downpour

Item of the Moment: Clear Coated Rainwear

Local designer Miriam Reynolds crafts chic rain coats and coverups for Seattle's spring drizzle.

04/17/2014 By Amanda Zurita

Slideshow

Umbrella Stands

Nine ways to corral the winter wet.

10/05/2012