3 of the Best

Herald on Sunday - - SUNDAY TRAVEL -

We’ve tracked down three travel es­sen­tials — this week, men’s pack­able rain jack­ets — with three price op­tions. 1 ECON­OMY:

The Hooded Pack­able Rain Jacket from Wild Kiwi prom­ises to be wa­ter re­sis­tant and breath­able to 3000mm. It has two zipped hand pock­ets, ad­justable hem draw­cord and packs into it­self when not in use. Black only, this jacket is made from coated RipS­top 1 ny­lon, with taped sealed seams. $50 from wild­ki­wicloth­ing.co.nz

2 BUSI­NESS:

If you’re af­ter a splash of colour, Mac­Pac’s Pack-it Jacket comes in nine shades. Made from ny­lon with polyurethane coat­ing, the jacket tucks away in its left-hand pocket and is wa­ter re­sis­tant and wind­proof with taped seams. It also prom­ises dura­bil­ity and breatha­bil­ity, and has elas­tic cuffs to keep the rain out and an ad­justable hem with a draw­cord. $90 from mac­pac.co.nz

3 FIRST CLASS:

Kath­mandu’s Men’s Rain Jacket comes in three shades (black, olive grey and in­signia blue) and packs away into its own pocket. It has a draw­cord around the hood, at the neck and hem, two zipped hand pock­ets and elas­ti­cated cuffs. Made from 100 per cent ny­lon. $150 from kath­mandu.co.nz

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