Rain Boots You'll Actually Look Forward to Wearing

FitFlop Ugg rain boots
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March 22, 2023

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April showers bring May flowers…annnnd an excuse to buy yourself a new pair of rain boots. If you’re prepping for rainy days ahead and realizing your sneakers just aren’t going to cut it, we’ve rounded up options for every style and at every price point that’ll keep you warm and dry during inclement weather. From Ugg rain boots to Crocs to heeled Chelsea options perfect for rainy nights, get ready to weather the storm in style. 

Ugg rain boots

Clear Ugg rain boots that’ll show off your socks…

It’s time to invest in some cute knits and colorful fuzzies. These translucent rain boots are made from recycled leftovers from the brand’s iconic classic style. They have a sheepskin lining for peak coziness and a waterproof design that’ll protect against the heaviest wet weather conditions (snow included). Don’t want your socks to steal the show? Snag ’em in any of the other six opaque colorways instead. ($89.95, Zappos)

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Tall women's rain boots

Tall rain boots that are the definition of comfy…

If you’re looking for style and comfort all in one affordable rain boot, these are the ones for you. This pair has the classic Wellington silhouette that hits right below the knee and comes in six matte colorways. Customers love the back strap that adjusts to fit bigger calves and the seriously comfy insoles that allow for long stretches of wear. ($48+, FitFlop)

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Women's rain boots

A classic Wellington boot that’ll have you feeling nostalgic…

Remember those rain boots you used to have as a kid? These waterproof Wellies are just like the pair you grew up with — they’re tall, come in nearly every color under the sun, and will keep you dry no matter what puddles come between you and your commute. ($37.99, Amazon)

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Girls rain boots boys rain boots

Kids rain boots from a classic brand…

Time to let your toddler splish-splash around without fear of soggy socks. These Crocs rain boots come in eight bright colors and have oversized handles that’ll make putting them on and taking them off a simple task for any age. They have a roomy fit to accommodate thicker socks, so if you’re shopping for a half size, the brand recs sizing down to the next whole size. ($23.19+, Amazon)

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chooka rain boots

Chooka rain boots with a chic leatherette strap…

These mid-calf rain boots are durable, stylish, and perfect for muddy days. Customers love the low, 1-inch heel and grippy sole that prevents slipping, plus the memory foam insole that keeps them comfy all day long. ($59.99, DSW)

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Coach rain boots

Coach rain boots that’ll seamlessly work with any outfit…

These signature-style rubber boots have a pull-on silhouette with lug soles for extra traction and come in three different colors to match all your rainy-day looks. Pro tip: They run slightly large so if you’re in between sizes, the brand recs sizing down. ($150, Coach)

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ugg rain boots

Statement-making Ugg rain boots with a soft plush lining…

We love everything about these cozy rain boots. They’re the perfect height, hitting right at the ankle, they have a see-through outer paired with a colorful lining made of super-soft wool, and they come in four colors, including neons and neutrals. Bonus: The midsole is made from recycled materials. ($90.99, Ugg)

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Crocs rain boots

Classic Crocs rain boots perfect for wider feet…

If you love the fit and feel of your Crocs, these are basically a no-brainer. They’re lightweight and have a below-the-calf fit that makes them a versatile pair. Customers say they make great yard and farm boots thanks to their durability and waterproof design. ($59.99, Crocs)

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Chelsea rain boot

A Chelsea rain boot that comes in a heeled option…

Going out on a rainy night? Get a rain boot that won’t dress down your look. We love these Chelsea boots from Sorel — they’re made from high-quality leather materials that have been waterproof seam-sealed so your feet stay dry no matter what. Plus, you can snag them in the heeled version that comes in three neutral colors. ($89.93, Zappos)

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Chelsea rain boots

Short Chelsea rain boots with an improved fit…

Hunter is a premier name when it comes to rain boots, and these live up to the hype. They’ve got a wider ankle circumference and an increased curve in the heel and around the Achilles tendon for all-day comfort. They come in over 12 different colors and have a two-year warranty, so you won’t have to worry about getting your wear in. ($60+, Hunter)

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