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Best Dry Robe Alternatives

Best Dry Robe Alternatives

After the popularity of our article listing the Best Dry Robe Alternatives for Kids we decided to make a list of the Best Dry Robe Alternatives for Adults too.

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These robes, which are like oversized ponchos/coats, are perfect for any type of outdoor activity such as swimming, mountain climbing, kayaking or paddleboarding. With most boasting a waterproof outer layer and soft fleece lining and big enough so that you can throw it on over your wet clothing, or get changed discreetly underneath, they are ideal. So here is our list of the Best Dry Robe Alternatives for Adults:

1. Red Equipment Towelling Change Robe

Starting off our best dry robe alternatives for adults is the Red Equipment Towelling Change Robe, which is designed to absorb moisture and will make drying comfortable for you, made from 430gsm premium 100% cotton. The robe is perfect for travelling or storing as it folds down small so you can use it at home or away. It is also stylish and tailored to protect you while changing outdoors, and boasts convenient pockets too. If you want to dry your hair quickly there is also a draw-cord hood. The robe size is based on user height not build. Available in Medium and Large, and in Navy and Grey, this robe is decently priced at £52.95 and can be bought here

2. White Water Pro Robe

The White Water Pro Robe was designed to be an affordable alternative to existing similar products, whilst being stylish, functional and manufactured to a very high quality. White Water claim the design has constantly evolved to better suit customers’ needs and their aim was to design a high quality, functional and stylish robe that is durable, and able to provide you with maximum comfort in the most extreme conditions. The functional design also allows you to get changed quickly and easily, whilst protecting you from the elements. Priced at £115, there are several colours and designs to choose from, these robes come in sizes M and L, to buy click here.

3. Smoc Smoc Full Zip smocs

These Smoc Smoc Full Zip smocs are high quality, waterproof and windproof; designed to keep you warm and dry after outdoor sports adventures. Made in the UK, this Smoc is perfect for the most hard-core days out where you may be wild swimming, stand-up paddleboarding, kite-surfing or mountain biking. With Eco-friendly, hypo-allergenic properties, this product is an ideal fabric and is powerfully insulating and highly absorbent. The bamboo lining is also ocean friendly and the Smoc contains no micro plastics so it will not add to the micro waste problems. Features on the Smoc include a large hood with pull cords, long sleeves, strong chunky reversible zipper, zipped internal pocket for keys or money and a big pocket to “hold” your clothes whilst you dry.  Available in a S, M, L and XL and in seven different colours, the Full Zip smocs are £140 and can be purchased here.

4. Charlie McLeod Original Sports Cloak

Charlie McLeod prides itself on having a heritage firmly rooted in sport, from open water swimming and trail running to canoeing and surfing and so they decided to develop an item to support and aid those tough outdoor activities. Their Sports Cloak was developed and researched in-house and offers a one stop solution for apres sport. They claim that their Change Robe has made changing water-side a doddle, whilst staying warm and dry at the same time. The Charlie McLeod Unisex Sports Cloak offers a tough nylon outer, with a thick Sherpa fleece lining and all Change Robes come with a CMc Dry Bag to transport your Cloak and any additional kit.  Inside the Change Robe are a number of zipped pockets including a mesh goggle pocket. It is £119.95 and is available in sizes XS, S/M or L/XL, and in purple, navy or grey. You can buy it here

5. Frostfire Moonwrap Long Sleeve Waterproof Changing Robe

Designed to be oversized and keep you warm, the Moonwrap is a unisex, long sleeved robe and has been designed to withstand those muddy, wet, sandy days using durable, high quality materials. Inside the Moonwrap there is a large internal waterproof zipper pocket which can be handy to store items if you’re running around, getting changed or warming up, it also has two extra large external pockets which are fleece lined to keep your hands warm or for items to be stored and a fleece-lined hood which can be used like a towel to dry your hair. It has a 100% waterproof and windproof outer shell, ultra warm synthetic fleece lining everywhere inside and a two-way reversible zip. It is available in a S, M or L, in four different colours and is £99.99, you can buy it here.

6. ExoROBE Stormbreaker Adult Waterproof Poncho/Coat

This waterproof poncho style changing robe and coat is made from recycled plastic and are exoROBE’s most popular robes. The lighter weight, excellent quality and the way they can be packed into a small bag have proven to be highly redeeming features. The robes have highly water resistant outer material, are lightweight and packable in a small volume, have stitched and glued seams, super soft fleece lining, a large internal pocket, a small zipped internal pocket, velcro cuffs and a three-way zip. They are also made from recycled plastic and include an EOS stuff sack to minimise plastic packaging. It comes in several colours and three sizes (S, M and L) and is £99. To buy, click here.

7. Slouchy Hoodie Blanket

Next on our list of the best dry robe alternatives for adults is this slouchy hoodie blanket, which is so soft and perfect for warming you up, with its double layer and vegan sherpa fleece inside and super soft flannel on the outer. There is also an oversized snuggly hood and hidden thumb holes to keep your hands toastie, the hoodie is one size fits all (equivalent to 6XL) with a length of 96 cm and waist 203 cm, which makes it 30% longer than competitors. It is actually on sale at the moment for £55 instead of £75 and can be bought here

8. Selkie Recycled Robe

This Swim Robe by Selkie is designed and manufactured to keep you warm. Selkie are saying no more getting cold on the side of lakes, rivers, or the beach, as their robe focuses on keeping you warm in a sustainable way.  From its full quick wicking Sherpa fleece lining throughout, extra-long zip pulls easier to handle with cold hands, through to the option to have a full or shorter length sleeve, and a more fitted hood, everything has been considered to keep the elements out and you super cosy. It is also made from recycled polyester and RPET fabric, also called PET or PETE bottle fabric, which is an Eco-friendly fabric made using the yarn of recycled plastic bottles. The Robe comes in a two-tone Grey with a bright orange fleece lining, and a travel bag, to keep you and your robe looking good. The Robe is one size only and is £125, it comes in navy or grey and can be purchased here.

9. Vast Change Robe

This robe is made from 100% polyester and has a waterproof and windproof outer. Its inner is thermo-fleece lined and also has a full length two-way YKK zip. The robe also features a drop shoulder to provide room for changing, velcro adjustable cuffs, a waterproof phone pocket and two internal pockets. The Vast Change Robe is said to be the perfect companion for beach days as it ensures ease when changing and multiple pockets to stash your essentials. Priced at £99.99, this product is available in black/charcoal and blue/black in sizes S, M or L, click here to buy.

10. Swimzi XK Changing Robe

The Swimzi XK has gained a reputation of being the most advanced Open Water coat/ Changing Robe available. With a weatherproof tough outer shell with taped seams accompanied by an incredible super soft, warm Sherpa fleece inner lining, the Swimzi XK Robe prides itself on great quality. The Swimzi full-length two-way YKK zip system enables reversible features for water exit along with hood closure. XK Storm Guard feature covers the lower face and chin and torso preventing wind chill penetration. It also boasts two large easy-to-use hip pockets for storing essential gear and nutrition supplements along with a large inner chest. Available in sizes S, M, L and XL, it is priced at £144 and is available in deep forest green or black, buy it here.

11. Vivida All Weather Sherpa Changing Robe

On the slightly more pricey side at £165, the Vivida Changing Robe boasts excellent quality and sustainability features. This Eco-friendly, insulated and waterproof personal changing coat is designed to shelter you in every weather condition and elevating the ease and comfort of changing for waterside activities, all year round. The outer shell is high performance and the cosy Sherpa fleece lining keeps you warm whilst wicking away moisture. There are plenty of thoughtful features such as an easy-grab two-end zip for flexibility and the ability to pack down into a tow float or transform into a travel pillow. This robe is available in a S, M, L or XL and in three colours; Mineral Blue, Aventurine Green and Fossil Grey, and can be bought here.

12. TYR Alliance Podium Parka

Last but not least on our list of the best dry robe alternatives for adults is the TYR Alliance Podium Parka. With a soft, brushed outer shell and honeycomb brushed inner fleece, this provides 25% additional warmth than traditional parkas. Ideal for training days and swim meets, the TYR Alliance Podium Parka is waterproof and wind resistant and includes both an inner phone pocket and adjustable hood. This parka boasts five star reviews and is available in black, navy and red, and in sizes XS, S, M, L and XL, priced at £111.97. If you’re wanting to purchase, click here.

Best Dry Robe Alternatives

Best Dry Robe Alternatives
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