Pretty prints and pops of color on raincoats, wellies, and umbrellas can brighten even the grayest of days.
The Ultimate Raincoat
Waterproof-tested at sea (i.e., in the wettest possible conditions), this coat is made from rubberized cotton that is remarkably comfortable to wear.
To buy: $325; stutterheim.com.
Not just wet-weather necessities—in graphic prints or feminine florals, these eye-catching umbrellas have earned their place as chic accessories.
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Kate Spade New York Blossom Travel Umbrella
All in the details. The double lining feels luxe—and offers extra protection against heavy downpours.
To buy: $48; katespade.com.
Cirra By Shedrain Compact Umbrella
Petite when closed (making it a great travel companion), this striped style opens out to a standard-size canopy at the push of a button.
To buy: $16; target.com.
Windjammer Josephine Compact Umbrella
A tiered vent resists the wind to stop this art deco–inspired option from flipping inside out or blowing away.
To buy: $26; shedrain.com.
Ditch a drab trench or unflattering poncho in favor of fashion-forward patterns and sleeker silhouettes.
Ultra lightweight (read: packable), this sunny yellow raincoat is full of traditional details, like a fishtail hem and a visored hood.
To buy: $100; rains.com.
Joules Golightly Jacket
With a print this lovely (not to mention the flattering, cinchable waist), you just might get excited when the forecast calls for showers.
To buy: $75; zappos.com.
Herschel Supply Co. Rainwear Parka
Welded seams and well-placed venting make this a practical pick; the slim, tailored shape makes it a fashionable one.
To buy: $100; herschel.com.
Don’t let a sudden storm derail your day. A little bit—or even a lot—of rain is no match for these water-proof boots, so you can keep your feet warm and dry in style.
Helly Hansen W Midsund 2 Graphic Wellies
Color blocking puts a subtle but sophisticated spin on these classic galoshes (the company has been making them since 1877).
To buy: $65; hellyhansen.com.
Chooka Julia Rain Boots
Not just a pretty pair: These knee-high floral boots have a moisture-wicking lining and removable memory-foam insoles, so they’re extra cozy too.
To buy: $80; nordstrom.com.
Joules Printed Rain Boots
A hand-drawn botanical print looks equally great styled with a pencil skirt for strolling city streets or jeans for walking country lanes.
To buy: $80; joulesusa.com.