In a precipitation-heavy fall, you have two choices: one, hide away, emerging from your preferred site of hibernation only for the occasional pumpkin-flavoured pint. Or, two, embrace the wet€”ideally, with smart, water-resistant wardrobe picks that don't compromise a drop of style for defence against torrential downpours and unpredictable drizzles alike.

Take cover with Rains€™ check Boonie hat ($50), which features a wide military-inspired brim and secure chinstrap to ensure you stay dry amid strong winds and any last-minute dashes for the bus.

If you can€™t beat the rain, sport it€”preferably with this limited-edition umbrella ($50) by Vancouver-based Westerly Goods, which is splashed with a cool raindrop print captured by local photographer Stephen Vanasco.

Minimalist Japanese craftsmanship meets breezy West Coast cool in the Sil Sacoche waist bag ($160) from Tokyo-based street-meets-outdoor label And Wander. Two hiking carabiners allow you to adjust how low the pouch hangs for the perfect fit.

Grey camo goes swimmingly with Vancouver's gloomy skies€”especially when the pattern adorns Maharishi's Camo Tech reversible track pants ($204), which are crafted from a durable nylon ripstop for protection against the elements.

The Group by Babaton's Lou trench coat ($198) is at once timeless and of the moment, thanks to its relaxed double-breasted fit and flashy wax-coated bronze hue. Inspector Gadget, but make it fashion.

The Stutterheim Chelsea Rainwalker boot ($215) ensures puddles are no problem with its flexible, natural-rubber construction. The classic (and unisex!) shape makes them apropos when the sun decides to make an appearance come noon.