Dramatic protection in shining black glossy rubber outer surface on black cotton lining. Cut in the Dolman style of the 1960’s, to give comprehensive waterproofing. A large drape hood which is detachable, and of double thickness to give an attractive face-framing ‘turn-back’.
Model posing in a classic vintage Agu rainsuit that became immensily popular in The Netherlands, and neighboring countries, during the late 70's and 80's. Even decades after this rainwear was stopped being produced the demand for this iconic rainwear is still here with people looking to buy and sell or just discuss these items. Picture from a Dutch language Agu rainwear group on Facebook.
The Dutch Agu company started producing rainsuits in 1976 after winning a rainsuit design contest. Instead of heavy inflexible PVC coated material they used rubberized nylon made in Japan (nylon with a rubber coating). Their line of Agu original rainsuits (regenpakken) was an instant success. Regenpak, regenjas, rubber