It's time to ditch that puffy down coat -- you know, that hypothermia shield you depended on all winter. But be sure to stay protected against the rain showers that lie ahead. Outerwear comes in a large variety of styles and colours this season for men and women.
This nylon Triple 5 Soul bomber is water-resistant and the perfect splash of colour on a dull day (1, Change Room, 425 Queen West, 416-977-0088, $145). Tackle the trails in Biemme's men's breathable thermal cycling jacket (good to -10° C), which is wind- and water-resistant (2, Duke's Cycle, 625 Queen West, 416-504-6138, $159.99). Grab your boombox, boyz, and walk the streets in this Adidas warm-up jacket (3, Jet Rag, 359 Queen West, 416-979-2677, $125).
Play hide and seek in Trinity Bellwoods in this True Saxon camouflage jacket (4, Jet Rag, $299). Dazzle your date when you wear this rubberized cotton trench (5, Rugby North America, 23 St. Thomas, 416-920-4001, $295). A darling velveteen (6, Aritzia, 280 Queen West, 416-977-9919, $285) is great for window shopping on Queen. This fitted military-inspired number (7, Over the Rainbow, 101 Yorkville, 416-967-7448, $150) shows off your curves. Stay dry yet stylish in this hooded nylon jacket (8, Rugby, $325).
Be seen wearing this yellow nylon-and-canvas submarine (9, Rainbow, $179). Make the other girls green with envy when you sport the Volcom Cheese Cutter (10, Delphic, 706 Queen West, 416-603-3334, $70). Trot around Toronto in this nylon trench (11, Rugby, $380). Boogie down wearing Triple 5's beige bomber (12, Change Room, $130). Courier all over Canada in Cannondale's lightweight windproof shell (13, Duke's, $149.99). Strut Spadina in style sporting a Levi's classic (14, Aritzia, $84). Block the wind while blading on the beach with Cannondale's women's jacket (15, Duke's, $99.99). Ride the rocket in this randy rubberized cotton trench (16, Rugby, $320).
With files from Mollie Wilkins