17 Stylish And Affordable Boots For The Rainy Days — Or Not
With our unpredictable weather in the Philippines, rain boots would always come in handy. We all know how it may be bright and sunny as soon as we wake up, then all of a sudden it’s raining cats and dogs.
No one would want to come to work all pretty and chic, only to tread flood waters in the afternoon. For those of you who want to be prepared without leaving out your fashion sense, stylish rain boots may be your best bet.
Fashionable may not be the first word that comes to mind when you think of rain boots. But you’ll be surprised how many stylish and affordable rain boots are available out there.
Be rain-ready any time of the year with the perfect pair of boots to match your (or your kids’) well-thought outfit! Here are 17 rain boots to gear you up for your days out:
- LOW-CUT RAIN BOOTS
These low-cut rain boots could just be one of the most fashionable pairs out there. It comes in different colors with the cutest design options. It’s made of PVC material so you’re sure it’s waterproof but definitely comfortable.
- LACE-UP RAIN BOOTS
When you think of stylish rain boots, you wouldn’t think of a material that does not look like PVC. But here’s one that is a lace-up pair, and does not look like your typical rain boots. Talk about pretty shoes that could be worn in the rain!
- GLOSSY RAIN BOOTS
Now, these may look like your typical, straightforward rain boots. It’s made of rubber, so this pair remains to be the classic, heavy-duty option not only in braving deep puddles but also muddy ground. Plus it comes in a variety of colors that’s why amidst the dirt, you can still show off a bit of your personal style.
- LOW-TOP RAIN BOOTS
Low-top rain boots are some of the safest options in terms of your daily attire. They look just like your typical day shoes but with functionality that can take you through the wet season. It also comes in the cutest prints!
- SLEEK FAUX LEATHER RAIN BOOTS
These high-cut, waterproof boots are great options for those who don’t want to wear the common rain boots that you see everywhere. First of all, it’s matte, which is an upgrade from the glossy ones that most people wear. Second, it actually looks like faux leather. Bonus: it comes in brown and black which just goes with anything!
- SHOE COVER RAIN BOOTS
For those who just want to prepare for any chance of rainfall and don’t want to mess up their ensemble for the day, plastic shoe covers are here to the rescue. If you think there may be floodwaters on your way, gear up by simply sliding them on top of your shoes and just remove them when you’re already at your destination. This is also the best solution for white-sneaker lovers!
If you think rain boots are impractical to add to your wardrobe, plastic shoe covers are the solution.
- THICK RUBBER RAIN BOOTS
These pretty pairs are stylish enough to be worn not just for the rainy season but even for your travels abroad. Definitely an “aesthetic” piece, these rain boots can easily be added to your #ootds! The colors are so beautiful that they would go well with jeans, black tights, or just about any outfit.
- EDGY RAIN BOOTS
If you’re a fan of Chuck Taylors’, these edgy rain boots would be perfect for you. The details in these boots look very similar to the Converse ones (especially the black ones), only, of course, these are made of rubber. But even the shoelace details are there!
- BLACK COVER RAIN BOOTS
If you don’t like transparent shoe covers, these black waterproof pairs could be the right ones for you. The black color gives off a no-nonsense and neutral add-on to your footwear. It’s just perfect for the protection your favorite shoes need when it’s pouring outside.
- KOREAN-INSPIRED RAIN BOOTS
Who said that rain boots should be boring? This pair is screaming “kyeopta!” with its beautiful color selection and dainty design accent. It comes in black and khaki for those who want classic rain boots that would go with anything. And, it also comes in purple which is a strikingly attractive pair if you want to add an extra “oomph” to your rain gear.
- GIRLY RAIN BOOTS
Not exactly a fan of high or low-cut boots? These pair of rain shoes may not be the traditional boots that go up to your ankle or calves but they will surely get you through muddy waters. It’s pretty much your doll shoes made waterproof, complete with ribbon-like details.
- LOW-CUT SHOE COVER
For some, shoe covers that go up to your calves may not be comfortable. So if you’re just after the waterproofing feature and only trying to avoid getting your lovely white sneakers dirty, these low-cut shoe covers are the ones for you. With a zip-up mechanism, these transparent pairs are very easy to use.
- HIGH-FASHION RAIN BOOTS
This pair of rain boots look like the high-cut boots models wear, only these are more practical. Made entirely of PVC, these fashionable rain boots are perfect if you want to up your style while still making sure that you’ll get through the rain. It’s available in two variants, depending on how high you want it, and in the most beautiful of colors, too!
- CUTE SILICON RAIN BOOTS
More of a shoe cover, these rain “boots” are made of silicon that you can simply slip on your shoes to avoid getting them dirty. Its best feature is its portability – it’s small, thin, and can be rolled and slipped into your bag without much hassle. Just take it out if you need to protect your footwear from shallow puddles along the road.
- DINOSAUR RAIN BOOTS
Now that we’re back to face-to-face classes, kids also need to gear up for the rainy days. Rain boots for children are, therefore, a must. These dinosaur rain boots will surely be your kids’ favorite with their fun colors and the cutest dinosaur prints!
- WHITE RAIN BOOTS
Today, it’s all about ~aesthetic~. That design concept pretty much goes for everything, even for rain boots. You may think that wearing white boots in the rain is a bold move, and it probably is, but it’s obviously made waterproof so worry not. After all, who doesn’t like white?
- AUTUMN RAIN BOOTS
Autumn and rain may be a bit of a contradiction, but you’ll be surprised how the warm colors of autumn can be perfect even for rain boots. Not your typical PVC or rubber-looking footwear, these rain boots are still made of PVC but look like your good old smooth leather boots.
Remember: rainy days may look gloomy but your shoes should not be. With these pairs of boots as your options, you may just end up wearing them all year long.
*Cover Photo/Thumbnail Photo from Pexels