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Elements: Waxed Canvas

Though it’s gradually becoming usurped by more high tech materials, waxed canvas still remains one of the coolest-looking ways to wick away precipitation.



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Sure, Gore-Tex is probably one of the finest weatherproof materials in the rainwear game, especially for those with active lifestyles. It’s also not exactly understated or classic. Waxed canvas, on the other hand, is one of the earliest forms of weatherproof materials: it was popular with the British and Scottish sailing industry centuries ago. It’s also a perennial style staple for for the colder seasons, and last we checked, there’s a nip in the morning air. So give fickle nature the bird. It’s canvas season.

Our Picks: Barbour Wessex Jacket ($549), ONA Lima Camera Strap ($69) Cotter Pin Tool Book ($185), Best Made Co Waxed Canvas Camp Stool ($36), Winter Session Log Tote ($95), Waxed Canvas Lunch Bag ($48), Best Made Co. Travel Zip-Case ($82), L.L. Bean Maine Hunting Boot ($139), Fjallraven Duffel No 4 ($170), Tanner Goods Canine Bowl ($50), Barbour Wax Thornproof Dressing ($19)

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