Fall weather can be unpredictable, which is why having a rotation of lightweight jackets (that can still handle the elements) is essential. The best fall jackets marry both style and substance, like this waterproof-but-still-breathable Marmot Celeste Rain Jacket that we found for half off over at REI. A favorite of stylish outdoorsy people, Marmot rain jackets have earned spots on our lists of the best warm-weather rain jackets and the best rain jackets for women. Seattle resident Jen Martin, who organizes adventure cruises to far-flung locations like Antarctica and the Galápagos as the director of expedition development at Lindblad Expeditions, told us that she has owned several Marmot jackets over the years and that they can’t be beat when it comes to rain protection. Outdoor expert Holly Johnson relies on her Marmot jacket for everything, including “hiking, backpacking, travel, and everyday use.” The Celeste, importantly, has a hood (that can be “tucked away” on days you don’t need it), along with two zippered exterior pockets (for extra protection on rainy days) and a zippered interior pocket to keep things like your phone extra safe. Shown in black, it’s also on sale for the same price in navy, gray, red, green, and dark purple.
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