Product review: Büse Rain Jacket

Six months of heavy-duty use have been enough to prove how good this rain jacket is.

What’s good?

I’ve finally found an over-jacket which is not only robust but waterproof. It’s only taken me 25 years! The Büse Rain jacket is made from heavy duty PU laminated polyester fabric, which means it doesn’t feel like an 80s shell suit and doesn’t rip apart at speed. It’s 100% waterproof, with a Velcro neck closure. There is a main zip, plus additional press-studs to keep the wind out. There’s an inner mesh lining, for easy access and reflective piping on the sleeves and back. I’m impressed and so far it’s kept me 100% dry and it feels robust and well made.

What’s not?

At £51.99 it’s not cheap for a waterproof over-jacket. It also doesn’t roll up into a tiny ball like some rivals because it’s heavy duty. However, I prefer the quality feel and although it’s comparatively expensive, it’s a decent bit of kit.  

Price £51.99
Quality 5/5
Value 4/5