Hate the Rain? These 16 Stylish Rain Boots Might Change Your Mind


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If you live in an area prone to downpours, then you know the struggle of dressing stylishly for wet weather. Do you just wear a hoodie and call it a day, or do you opt for a long trench coat? When it comes to dressing for the rain, we consistently find ourselves wondering how those who deal with year-round rain manage to put their outfits together so seamlessly.

But it’s our footwear that usually puzzles us in this situation. If you want to keep your sneakers clean but don’t have a pair of cool boots that are waterproof, your best bet is to invest in some rain boots. The difficult part? Making those clumpy galoshes look cool. But don’t fret—we’re bringing you 16 stylish pairs of rain boots that will actually add to your outfit rather than detract. From Chelsea boots to heeled pairs we’d totally wear in a rainstorm, shop our picks below.


Anna is an editor on the fashion team at Who What Wear and has been at the company for over five years, having begun her career in the Los Angeles office before relocating to New York, where she's currently based. Having always been passionate about pursuing a career in fashion, she built up her experience interning at the likes of Michael Kors, A.L.C., and College Fashionista before joining the team as a post-graduate assistant editor. Anna has penned a number of interviews with Who What Wear's cover stars over the years, including A-listers Megan Fox, Issa Rae, and Emma Chamberlain. She's earned a reputation for scouting new and emerging brands from across the globe and championing them to our audience of millions. While fashion is her main wheelhouse, Anna led the launch of WWW Travels last year, a new lifestyle vertical that highlights all things travel through a fashion-person lens. She is passionate about shopping vintage, whether it be at a favorite local outpost or an on-the-road discovery, and has amassed a wardrobe full of unique finds. When she's not writing, you can find her shooting street imagery on her film camera, attempting to learn a fourth or fifth language, or planning her next trip across the globe.