Every morning, we reach for our phones and immediately check the weather forecast. If we’re expected to put together a cute outfit for the day, we need to know what kind of conditions we’re dealing with.
With spring out in full force, Mother Nature can’t seem to make up her mind and has been throwing us all kinds of curveballs. But fret not, just in time for those April showers we’ve got you covered with a selection of the most stylish rainy-day accoutrements that will have you crossing your fingers for a little drizzle.
Because even if you’re going to be splashed with puddle water, you might as well look good when it happens.
These wet-weather items will have you wishing it would rain
The Rain JacketsStay dry but don’t sacrifice style in these water-repellent toppers that guarantee you’ll look fab in a downpour.
Pink Hooded Pac a Mac Jacket, $32 at Missguided; Megan Rubberized Rain Mac, $57 at Boohoo; Vinyl Rain Mac, $98 at Topshop.Missguided, Boohoo, Topshop
trenchcoatsTrenches are the classy big sister to a zip-up mac. Button up and belt one of these coats, take to the rainy streets and feel like the star of your own film noir.
MICHAEL Michael Kors Cotton-Twill Trench Coat, $295 at Net-A-Porter; Topshop Vinyl Trench Coat, $240 at Hudson’s Bay; Double-Breasted Trench Coat, $70 at Forever 21. Net-A-Porter, Hudson’s Bay, Forever 21
UmbrellasThe most important component to staying dry, a fun umbrella in a great print stashed by your front door ensures you’ll never forget to grab it before heading out into the drizzle.
Hudson’s Bay Company Compact Umbrella, $35 at Hudson’s Bay; Kate Spade New York Clear Eyes Umbrella, $53 at Nordstrom; Caroline Gardner Ditsy Umbrella, $28 at Indigo; J. Market Manual Umbrella Folding Compact Travel Umbrella, $15 at Amazon. Hudson’s Bay, Nordstrom, Indigo, Amazon
more umbrellasBecause you keep accidentally leaving them on the bus.
Gingham Check 2 Ways Foldable Umbrella, $25 at MUJI; Weather Station Auto Open Full Arc 42 Inch Umbrella, $10 at Walmart; Giant Exploded Check Walking Umbrella, $415 at Burberry; Pocket Umbrella, $34.50 at J. Crew.MUJI, Walmart, Burberry, J. Crew
The stay-in solutionIf going out into the drizzle isn’t your thing, plan for a rainy-day in instead, with cozy surroundings and relaxing face masks.
Dr Jart+ Ceramidin™ Skin-Friendly Nanonskin Sheet Mask, $7.50 at Sephora; British Rose Fresh Plumping Mask, $28 at The Body Shop; Poured Glass Candle, $19.50 at Indigo; Cozy Texture Throw, $20 at West Elm; SKOLD Cushion Cover, $39.99 at IKEA.Sephora, The Body Shop, Indigo, West Elm, IKEA
bootsKeep your feet dry and stylish with a luxe pair of galoshes that will work for rainy spring days in the city and muddy fields for summer’s upcoming festival season.
Plaid Rain Boots, $39 at Joe Fresh; London Fog Chelsea Water Resistant Rain Boots, $45 at Hudson’s Bay; Hunter Original Tall Gloss Pink Wellington Boots, $190 at ASOS. Joe Fresh, Hudson’s Bay, ASOS
sunglasseesTinted lenses are the best way to brighten up a rainy day. Pop on a pair of these shades and soon you’ll be seeing everything through rose-coloured lenses.
Lennon 5 Oversized Metal Round Split Tint Sunglasses, $12 at Bleu Dame; Oversized Square Sunglasses, $13 at Forever 21; Sunday Somewhere Arabella Round-Frame Acetate and Gold-Tone Sunglasses, $370 at Net-A-Porter. Bleu Dame, Forever 21, Net-A-Porter
WATERPROOF BEAUTIFIERSNo one wants a flawless face ruined by some mascara streaking after a storm. These products stay put and ensure that even if you get caught in a downpour, your makeup will remain on-point.
Tarte Clay Pot Waterproof Liner, $25 at Sephora; Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Brow Colour, $27 at BeautyBoutique by Shoppers Drug Mart; Estée Lauder Double Wear Waterproof All Day Extreme Wear Concealer, $30 at Hudson’s Bay; Rimmel London Provocalips Kiss Proof 16 HR Liquid Lip Color, $8 at Walmart; Cannonball Ultra Waterproof Mascara, $25 at Sephora.Sephora, BeautyBoutique by Shoppers Drug Mart, Hudson’s Bay
AccessoriesIt’s all puddle-splashing fun until your new suede bag ends up soaked. Rely on these water-repellent goods to keep you and your beloved accessories happy and dry.
Standard Baggu Reusable Bag in Peach Watermelon, $10 at Baggu; EOTW Waterproof Cell Phone Case, $10 at Amazon; ‘Not My’ Handbag Poncho, $50 at Aha; Patent Rain Bucket Hat, $16 at Amazon. Baggu, Amazon, Aha, Amazon