Ever invested in any outdoor piece of clothing thinking it would keep you dry in a downpour only to find out.....that it doesn’t?

When it comes to water, the fact is not all jackets are created equal. There are significant differences between waterproof, water repellent and water resistant.

These terms are probably the most misused in the retail environment and retailers and sellers miss sell products to consumers based on these terms.

Do you know the difference between waterproof vs water resistant vs water repellent outerwear?

I was rather surprised to find out that most people don't know the difference between waterproof, water repellent and water resistant. This is more surprising considering how water-repellency is an integral part of most outerwear purchases.

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