A British summer essential

The cagoule is the coat no one wants to wear, because it inevitably means that it's raining at a time we expect and deserve sunshine. However, if it's wet outside needs must. This aluminium cagoule ( a collaboration between Antonio Berardi and beer brand Peroni) has no stitches - it's all heat sealed - which helps to keep the rain out, and the lining is a great shade of Yves Klein Blue. Of course, we'd rather be in a T-shirt, but, this week particularly, that's probably not going to be enough. £200 at www.yoox.com

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