Our Comparison Guide for Women's Lightweight Raincoats

Our Comparison Guide for Women's Lightweight Raincoats - Lighthouse

If you need some handy tips on how to choose the right spring/summer raincoat why not take a look at our article How To Choose The Perfect Raincoat?

If you already know what you’re looking for in terms of performance you can use this handy comparison guide to help you find the Lighthouse lightweight waterproof coat that ticks all your boxes!


Cara is our bestselling, ultra lightweight and highly waterproof 3/4 length parka-style coat. It has integrated hood, two front pockets with popper closure and a waist draw cord. Best of all it packs away into its own integrated pouch making it perfect for those days when you don’t want to be weighed down but are worried about unexpected showers.


Beachcomber is a Lighthouse favourite. It’s the lightweight spring/summer hip-length rain jacket that everyone needs. It is waterproof and windproof, with a concealed hood and two zipped front pockets. A peachy soft outer and cosy jersey lining make this a perfect option for a cooler summer evening or a day when storm clouds threaten. A classic and unfussy lightweight rain jacket.

Long Bowline

Bowline is a tactile 3/4 length rain jacket. It is waterproof and windproof with an integrated hood and soft touch oxford stripe fabric. It has two front pockets and a flattering dipped hem. Both the rubberised outer and the choice of statement spring pastels make this a rain jacket with style that will add a fresh pop of colour to your wardrobe. 

Short Bowline

Bowline Short is the sister jacket of Long Bowline with the same tactile feel and performance but in a boxier cut and a more muted colour palette. Bowline Short also has turn-back cuffs for a fresh seasonal touch.


Emily is a Lighthouse’s classic parka. It is lightweight but with high performance and is highly waterproof and breathable. It is 3/4 length with a dipped hem and drawcord waist for a flattering fit and excellent coverage in wet weather. Turned-back cuffs and jewel-bright colours give Emily style and make it as suitable for a trip to the shops as it is for a walk on the beach.


Lara is an ultra lightweight performance puffa jacket. It’s water-repellent outer is chevron baffled for a flattering fit. It is filled with R.D.S. certified down. The loft of this material creates thousands of tiny air pockets which trap air to retain heat providing this jacket with incredible insulation properties. It has two zipped pockets and is machine washable.


Rathlin is our classic trench. Rathlin is a high performance raincoat with smart vintage styling and quality detailing. It is highly waterproof and windproof and is made of a cotton rich outer coated with Teflon. It is 3/4 length, with an adjustable waist cord, detachable hood, front placket with distressed look wooden buttons, faux leather zip pull, two front pockets and a zipped internal pocket. It is fully lined with a shirt hem detail.


Another bestseller for Lighthouse, Tori is a great all-rounder for spring and summer. It has the same quality finish and detailing as Rathlin, as well as the same cotton-rich Teflon coated outer and high performance, but in a shorter, more casual cut. It is A-line, low-hip length and has a curved shirt hem. It has soft cotton blend striped shirt lining and a cotton blend lined adjustable hood.

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