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What to wear in wet weather? Rain Gear and Outdoor wear for men Read the full primer here: https://gentl.mn/rain-gear-for-gentlemen #raingear #gentlemansgazette #notsponsored Want to learn more about TRENCH COATS? Go here: https://gentl.mn/2kUPefa SHOP THE VIDEO: 1. Madder Silk Tie in Dark Ruby Red Macclesfield Neats Blue Orange Pattern - https://gentl.mn/2HsL1It 2. Navy and Yellow Shadow Stripe Ribbed Socks - https://gentl.mn/2xOIcC5 Normally most kind of rain gear is polyester based not very stylish. So we focus on the elegant aspects. The number one item of outerwear for a rainy day in my opinion is a trench coat. If you're wearing tailored clothes, it's just an extension in terms of originality, style and history of the suit. The second classic option are rubberized raincoats. Back in the day, it was like rubberized cotton. Modern raincoats for gentlemen are often made out of synthetics. The third option for gentlemen are classic casual wax jackets. Basically these are garments made out of cotton that have a waxy surface that creates a patina over time that's very sophisticated. The fourth thing to consider for a gentleman are performance fabric that are based in a sartorial realm. In terms of shoes and shoe care, I'm a big stickler for traditional leather dress shoes and most of them can bear some form of rain without a problem. Your feet will remain dry. If you pre-treat your shoes you don't have to worry too much. For a regular calf leather shoe with leather soles I suggest you invest in a leather sole oil and sometimes you can also find water repellent sprays that you spray on. The third option you have is to go with over shoes or galoshes. If you're into Cordovan shoes, I suggest you really try to avoid wet weather with those because it can lead to very ugly water stains which are hard to remove. So what if your leather dress shoes or your boots get really wet or soaked? Evenly wet the shoe. That seems counterintuitive but by adding water back into the shoe and letting it dry in a natural way without artificial heat, you will have a nice leather again that has no more water stains. If you live in an area where it rains a lot or you have to deal with floods regularly it pays to invest in some really sturdy rubber boots that are tall or rain boots that are 100% waterproof. During the cold days of the year. A pair of unlined dressy leather gloves or even lined leather gloves that are waterproof can be a godsend. A felt hat can be a great way to keep dry. They're usually made out of rabbit hair which is naturally water repellent. The better option is to go with an umbrella because it's much wider and it really keeps you much drier. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Want to stay updated? Sign up here for free: https://gentl.mn/2JgYXuX Want to see more videos? Subscribe to our channel! https://www.youtube.com/user/thegentlemansgazette --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Gentleman's Gazette https://www.gentlemansgazette.com/ https://gentl.mn/2sNIbZh Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gentlemansgazette FREE EBOOK: https://gentl.mn/2JgYXuX
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Brett Skinner (5 months ago)
Love that tie
Billy Swanson (4 months ago)
Keep Out. Sir, thats a bit rude. The Johnson Channel. Good on you boy, you can dress how you want and be how you want to be!
Keep Out (4 months ago)
+The Johnson Channel if you're 15 years old this channel isn't for you if you wear his type of clothing you'll get bullied every single day
The Johnson Channel (5 months ago)
+Gentleman's Gazette hi I'm only 15 years old a sophomore in high school on most dressed up kid in my school I'm always clean I'm always pressed I always smell well I take very good care of my suits I only have one trench coat though what should I do do I need more than one does the color was restrict me it's Navy
Gentleman's Gazette (5 months ago)
Thanks you can get it here https://www.gentlemansgazette.com/shop/accessories/ties/madder-silk-tie-macclesfield-neats-ruby-red?utm_campaign=social-lead-gen&utm_medium=video&utm_source=youtube&utm_content=rain-gear-for-men&utm_term=youtube-comment
Niko Gwaj (2 days ago)
This has got to be on of the best videos you have ever made, it’s very helpful, especially since I live in the UK where it rains a lot.
Jordan Leach (2 days ago)
macy m (16 days ago)
Check out this documentary by DW:- Royal umbrellas/euromaxx.
macy m (16 days ago)
I Love the khaki trench coat and the umbrella💞
ThatMessyAsianDude (18 days ago)
Time to invest in a shoe shining kit. I have to wear dress shoes for work everyday rain or shine, and lets just say rain isn't my friend since I never bothered to learn proper shoe care.
MatthewJBD (19 days ago)
Useful for the UK
Sir Awesome Mcdouglas (1 month ago)
What's a good store for shorter men for trench coats?
Gaming Monkey (2 months ago)
The black trench coat was lovely
daisy3690 (2 months ago)
horus heru (2 months ago)
2:57 umbrella 🌂
horus heru (2 months ago)
What's the name of the umbrella at the beginning of the video ?
xenoxols (2 months ago)
I have an all cotton US surplus trench coat from ww2, and it seems to be completely waterproof. I have worn it in multiple downpours without any problem. It has a heavier fabric than Burberry's coats, so that is probably why.
ahmed m.ali (2 months ago)
make a video about how to polish your shoes, plz
It’s Evan (2 months ago)
It’s Evan (2 months ago)
Mary Cahill (3 months ago)
Agree the trench coat is a timeless classic, and goes with anything. For years i have worn a navy 3/4 coat with liner from London Fog. For winter I have a gray wool trench for dressy occasions. I think the over shoe for men is a good idea -- the rubber will also help you avoid slipping on black ice in freezing weather. Don't spend a fortune on an umbrella -- basic black will do.
Malaquias Alfaro (3 months ago)
Do you think Wellies are appropriate in wet weather if I do door-to-door work while wearing business- business casual attire?
W SMYTHE BATES (3 months ago)
Grenfell trenchxoats the best from England 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿
Robert Boone (3 months ago)
Another gem. I expected a video on a variety of trenchcoats and you presented much more. As always I come away with a broader awareness of options and more. That striped umbrella is a killer. Thank you, sir.
Mordred (4 months ago)
Lord Flink (4 months ago)
My man you are stylish stylish😂🤷‍♂️
fabipr23 (4 months ago)
@11:02 Rafael, I love your content, your style, I see all your videos and follow your style very good. But I have to say, and I'm not vegan nor animal activist or so... but the constant recommendations on animal skins to be worn as garment is quite annoying. Like they feel a little out of... let's say... out of century, with all the actual contious of animal killings... just saying. I love your contents and everytime you say leather or some animal skin, I immediately think on a substitute that doesn't mean killing an animal. Just saying. Love your style advices and style! Hope you come to Argentina soon.
Joe dirt (3 months ago)
fabipr23 it’s a animal who cares killing animals is still fine
łe Siłenos (4 months ago)
Bin ich der einzige, der hier Deutsch spricht?
An Sung (4 months ago)
I consume made a umbrella from Fox that has solid oak stick and engraving etc for 600USD. While i do appreciate its quality, i found it not very practical. Its heavy and hard to store in my car or my office. I only used it twice since i got it this fall (i live in seattle).
Maudeline (4 months ago)
Work on your posture dude
Keep Out (4 months ago)
We're in 2018 change your style you look like someone from the 1940s
James Goldring (5 months ago)
What about a video for warm clothes?
Lucas Carvajal (5 months ago)
6:45 my beautiful santiago 😍
Imran Chowdhury (5 months ago)
The items shown for rain I believe all are for pedestrians and not for everyday car user except the hunting boots and jackets right??
J (5 months ago)
Could you imagine skiing in a trenchcoat that would be some total commitment haha
Riyad Hazari (5 months ago)
please make a umbrella buying guide video
Lejla Mujakić (5 months ago)
thepassionofthegoose (5 months ago)
Thank you for this. I get so very tired of seeing adults walking around the city dressed like they're on an expedition. Nothing says 'I never camp or spend time outside' like wearing your hiking/camping gear at every available opportunity.
Multi Meter (5 months ago)
I alternate between this channel and real men real style, as well as the art if manliness website. You guys should collab. That would be a lot of awesome in one setting!
Gentleman's Gazette (5 months ago)
Aom no longer produces videos and Antonio and I are friends and we have one a video or two together. They weren't really popular so it was worth the extra effort.
Ralph Waldo (5 months ago)
Hi. Could you please make videos on how to dress up for the ff: 1. When you live in a tropical climate 2. When you are on a tour (e.g. comfortable yet stylish shoes other than sneakers that are good for plenty of walking -- summer and winter). Thanks!!
~[Ματ2468χκ] (5 months ago)
Damn, I need that umbrella with the seat thing.
Felipe Catz (5 months ago)
I'm trying to find a video but can't seem to do so. It's the one about the Italian fashion trend where it looks like the outfits are more causual/careless but they are in fact very thought out. You even mentioned how some try to pull it off but fail. (You used a millionaire that put on a light blue suit with shorts as an example.)
Billy Badass (5 months ago)
You’re probably thinking of his sprezzatura video
Anton Markov (5 months ago)
We want a closet tour!
graycloud057 (5 months ago)
A good brolly is a must have. Also a Barbour jacket and cap.
Sjef (5 months ago)
Nice video, it is a shame it is quite hard to find a long enough trench coat that doesn't break the bank.
Simon Sozzi (5 months ago)
It's not pronounced "wedder", it's "weather" like "feather". You're welcome.
woodstock (5 months ago)
Excellent. Thank you.
Do you like Classic bicycle like the one that have a brand Gazzele?
Kelly Backer (5 months ago)
I dont know why, but Exhibionists wear often trenchcoats..
Scott Coppel (5 months ago)
Hi, I love your products and videos, but I'm committed to buying leather produced in an ethical way. What can you tell me about the sourcing of your leather (I have my eye on some of your leather gloves in particular)? Are there any independent bodies who have confirmed the ethical treatment of the animals used to make the leather? I know this seems contradictory, but I have no problem with killing animals for clothing/shoes/etc. It gives them a higher purpose. I would feel better knowing that the animals that were slaughtered for my clothes/food were treated well during their lives and killed with minimal pain/suffering. I'd be interested to know how I can find this sort of information about menswear brands in general. Thanks for any info, SHC
Jock Lindsey (5 months ago)
I liferally ordered my trench coat today
lester d'bleu (5 months ago)
kinda need to work on that posture.
Luke Brown (5 months ago)
Great video, I have a question about ties and shirts. When wearing a tie, how does one perfectly hide the top button and the fabric where the shirt comes together at the top to make a flawless look from neck to tie ?
Axtrigon ̄へ ̄ (5 months ago)
Thanks this was the best men channel ever
HaVOK (5 months ago)
Lately I've been liking the look of tall boots. I think a pair of waterproofed leather boots that resemble the older riding boot styles would go well with elegant men's clothing as well as being quite functional.
M S (5 months ago)
Hi Sven, Not saying that you are lacking of new material, the contrary is the case in my opinion, however I just wanted to suggest that you might want to redo older videos where the content is superb but the video quality is lacking. Cheers
Niko Gwaj (2 days ago)
Some of his older videos are actually quite good but I do agree with you.
Юлия #YULIA (5 months ago)
Love your themes. Can you tell me please, what the protection you use for suede shoes for rain? Thank you very very much
Hue Hue (5 months ago)
It's such a great style for men but it's a shame that women don't like chivalry anymore.
Jennifer Elyse (5 months ago)
I feel like this is such an undervalued dress category for both genders. I still haven’t found my perfect rain coat. I have however found a wonderful umbrella that has lasted me several years. It’s of Japanese construction similar to their paper parasols (the framework) and it is impressively sturdy even in heavy wind. As a young, vegetarian female of unsubstantial wealth I don’t even relate to the majority of your videos but I love them anyways.
Raymond Tang (5 months ago)
Ralph always has the article of clothing he says not to wear.
J .S (5 months ago)
If you don't twirl your umbrella you shouldn't own it.
ingrid (5 months ago)
Hi Sven! Great info your channel provides! Wish it were cold and rainy here where I live so I could wear tweed blazers and sweaters but I live in a hot climate!
Stephen (5 months ago)
I wish Fort Belvedere's madder ties were not made in Vietnam. I'd bite if it weren't for that. If they were made in England, USA, or Italy, I'd purchase several.
Bruce W. (1 month ago)
For the price he charges, I would agree. I can get US or French made ties for same price point and what is assume is same or similar quality
Morgan Denebeim (5 months ago)
Galoshes by the brand Tingly are the best bang for your buck.
Jason Van Mass (5 months ago)
you need to increase the volume on your videos, can't hear a thing - it's ridiculous
Jon Stern (5 months ago)
Another thorough video 👍
Jon Stern (5 months ago)
I love my Barbours (I have two, a heavier one for winter and lighter for warmer months)
Aquadug (5 months ago)
Would suggest Arcteryx Veilance or UBR. High end technical garments with a relatively elegant cut.
Andreas Lindhé (5 months ago)
I'd love a video with thoughts on head wear for cold weather.
Rogger Penguin (5 months ago)
Your theme tune is too catchy!!! I’m humming it all day
Jack the railfan (21 days ago)
Yeah! Please upload the full version of the theme! Untill then, keep iup the good work!
Have been waiting for this for a long time 😁
Brian Dawkins (5 months ago)
Helps if you work in a law office and make $60,000 or €50,000 a year. Probably don't want to go to work at McDonald's looking like this, which unfortunately probably make up half your subscribers who like Dandyism but can't pay their gas bill.
Gabriel Feetham (5 months ago)
Do you think I can put wool dress socks through a week of use before washing? How much time before washes do you recommend?
Hue Man (5 months ago)
Real men do not require rain gear...
Brian Dawkins (5 months ago)
Sure, "real men" catch pneumonia and look like they came back from a gay pride wet t-shirt contest in Berkeley.
vidright (5 months ago)
Ich sehe Ihre Beiträge wirklich gerne. Vorausgesetzt, man richtet seine Prioritäten überwiegend und/oder ausschließlich auf die gesellschaftlichen Erwartungen anlässlich bestimmter Ereignisse oder Lebensumstände aus, enthalten sie sehr gute Vorschläge und Empfehlungen bezüglich Kleidung und Accessoires. Sollte ich mich jedoch, aus welchen Gründen auch immer, bei schlechtem Wetter für längere Zeit nach draußen begeben, so gilt für mich die Devise „Form follows Function“. Dann wird es Goretex Jacke und wetterfester Rucksack statt Trenchcoat und Regenschirm. Man kann auch Funktionskleidung angemessen tragen und nicht so polemisch überspitzt unvorteilhaft, wie Sie es in Ihrem wohl absichtlich so dargestellten Negativbeispiel getan haben.😉
Am I the only one who can't stop string at that tie which is tilted to the left and tied way too tight? :D
Arslan Tahir (5 months ago)
Damn... what's happened to G-Eazy???
Alex Mort (5 months ago)
In all respect - they way Sven wears trench coats is almost comical.
raimondspauls (5 months ago)
Haha. Even more dangerous than thieves is my own absentmindedness. No matter how much I invest in an umbrella, I will lose it sooner or later. Excellent video as always!
HUNdAntae (5 months ago)
Hi. I managed to buy a second hand aquascutum trenchcoat, mut i believe it was machine washed as it is not waterproof at all. Any way to re-treat it or shall i just wax it like they did in the elder days?
Isilduh duh (5 months ago)
Anyone enlighten me on the brand and product name of the motorcycle inspired ventile jacket Sven is wearing at the 3 minute mark? Many thanks
Ricky V (5 months ago)
What about Techmerino by Ermenegildo Zegna? Is that any good? Do you have any experience with that?
Saeed Hojjati (5 months ago)
Nice video! Another good idea would be to also make one on "snow gear" with the Canadian climate in mind (where it gets down to -40 and snows for 6 months). Maybe introduce some nice shoe brands for walking on snow, ice, and slush. I really liked your shoe passion boots btw.
Daniel Ho (5 months ago)
If you're outside less than 30 minutes, you likely don't even need winter boots. I wear a pair of waterproof Geox Amphibiox dress boots for Edmonton winters, and it's just fine for ice and slush. I also use Accton galoshes over dress shoes, and it's okay, but I'd rather have ankle coverage in deep snow. Rubber galoshes are simply invincible on ice.
Serio życie ? (5 months ago)
How are you dress in home ? Do you have certain style ? What todays gentelmans wearing in home ??
Jogging pants and a hoodie, my friend :)
Juan Pérez (5 months ago)
I need to talk of suspenders please. Thanks for your videos.
Chicken Tenders (5 months ago)
$300 dollar man lol
Reality Check (5 months ago)
I think this video should form a nice patina over time.
Dean Miah (5 months ago)
The knot on the trench coat is not necessary when you have a pot belly.
Ethan Pierce (5 months ago)
I love how people will critique this man when they specifically come to here to learn how to actually dress. I personally have learned so much more about clothes from you sir. I have invested in my first pair of expensive shoes and I've learned how to pair colours so much better. Thank you kindly sir!
Cameron Norwood (5 months ago)
Jist wondering what is the pin you have on the shoulders??
Jon Blackwood (5 months ago)
Do you have a video on different clothing materials, and how to know bad and good quality?
Lord And Savior Harambe (5 months ago)
Can you do a review on the brand John Henrics, especially their leather gloves.
Gaven Nieves (5 months ago)
Does anybody else see that painting moving in the background
Jon M (5 months ago)
Yoo... wtf now I cant unotice it
DP C (5 months ago)
That trench coat is waaaaaaay to hot during the rain, though. I found a really light overcoat that's designed for the wet season, but it looks... OK. Not at all classic. I mostly just dress casually and carry my suit to the office, which isn't ideal when you're carrying so much already. Do you know of anything that's cool, but keeps the rain out? Something that you would wear while wearing cool biz.
Giovani Altelino (5 months ago)
Lol just arrived soaked at home
Drew Wilson (5 months ago)
Please do a house tour
Muhammad Usman (5 months ago)
Absolutely amazing video, once agin.
Briar Bear (5 months ago)
Gorgeous striped umbrella! You're navy raincoat, made in SF -brand?
Acarsfault (5 months ago)
he always wear like an old man
Todd Smith (5 months ago)
Sven, I have a rather specific question. I own a traditional khaki double breasted trench coat and normally wear a flat cap with it. I am starting a new career in funeral services and wonder if I should get a darker color trench coat and opt for a more formal had, such as a fedora? Also, would it be proper etiquette to have an extra wide umbrella to offer rain shelter to funeral attendees?
Nacion alista (5 months ago)
Got to get me one those Burberry trench coat!
Todd J (5 months ago)
I love my Barbour jackets. They do not fit true to size, so be careful buying them online.
TheSimonsse (5 months ago)
if you want to wear a trench coat on top of a suit for example, should the trench be bigger than your normal size ? my suit size in italian sizes for example is 46-48 (i have wide shoulders) what trench size should i order ?
chap choy (5 months ago)
Most of the trencoats I've seen are made a bit wider so people can wear it with a suit underneath. If you're not sure just try it on but if you're buying online then try to see if people have left a review or if the exact measurements(cm/inch) are available.
Rio Akbar Pramanta (5 months ago)
What about duffle coats? It's stylish and had a hood.
Bruce W. (1 month ago)
A little more informal and not for rain like a trench coat is

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