6 stylish, non-ugly waterproof shoes for rainy days
When it’s wet and rainy outside, but too warm for heavy winter boots, it can be hard to find the right footwear. We get it: You want shoes that are waterproof, but you also want them to look cute enough to wear around town. So we did some searching and rounded up six shoes that are comfy, waterproof, and most importantly, stylish. Dealing with spring’s unpredictable, rainy weather just got a lot easier.
Sam Edelman Tinsley Rain Boot
The chic Chelsea style makes this pair cute enough to wear even when it’s not raining. The smooth matte texture proves that rain boots don’t have to be shiny.
To buy: $55; nordstrom.com.
Naturalizer Sadie Waterproof Bootie
No one would look at these stylish shoes and guess that they’re rain boots. But a rubber sole with grooves for extra traction and waterproof leather mean these boots are ready to brave the rain.
To buy: $175; nordstrom.com.
Blondo Glance Slip-On Sneaker
A waterproof rain boot no longer has to come with a shiny plastic exterior. The suede on this trendy slip-on sneaker has been treated so it’s waterproof, and the seams are also reinforced with waterproof construction.
To buy: $80; zappos.com.
Blondo Villa Waterproof Boot
These may look like any other adorable suede boots, but don’t let appearances fool you. The suede has been treated so it’s waterproof, and the sole is made of durable rubber. These are ideal for days when there’s a small chance of rain and you don’t want to get caught unprepared.
To buy: $150; nordstrom.com.
Topshop Crush Waterproof Contrast Sole Sneaker
A thick contrasting rubber sole helps these waterproof sneakers glide above wet sidewalks. Reviewers note that this style runs small, so consider ordering a side up.
To buy: $40; nordstrom.com.
Blondo Becca Waterproof Ballet Flats
While you probably don’t want to go puddle-jumping in these ballet flats, they have been designed to withstand the rain. Treated, waterproof leather makes this the perfect pair to throw in your bag in case an unexpected light rain shower starts.
To buy: $90; zappos.com.
This article originally appeared in RealSimple.com.