Best Buys in Rain Gear
Bring on April's Showers
Old Navy raincoat
Silver lining? Nah. Try polka dots. A splashy jacket made of a water-resistant cotton blend means you can look stylish even when it’s coming down in buckets.
To buy: $39.50, 800-653-6289 for stores.
Däv rain boots
A drizzly day brings out a colorful array of Wellies. Go ahead and steal everyone’s thunder in these bold boots with shock-absorbing insoles.
To buy: $65, davrain.com.
Bright Night umbrella
It was a dark and stormy night…until you discovered the clever lightbulb under the canopy of this extra-sturdy umbrella. It casts a six-foot circle of light at the press of a button.
To buy: $38, bright-night.com.
Echo rain hat
Raindrops keep falling on your head? Take cover under this fashionable polyester hat in a flattering and mood-boosting shade of tangerine.
To buy: Unfortunately, this product is no longer available.
Jane Marvel Wallet
This roomy bill-length wallet made of laminated canvas repels moisture, ensuring your cash and important receipts won’t get soggy. And the sun-inspired print will lift the gloomiest of spirits.
To buy: $58, janemarvel.com.
To buy: $39.50, 877-486-4756.
To buy: $60 each, Dillard’s, 800-345-5273 for stores.
To buy: Unfortunately, this product is no longer available, but find similar products at revolveclothing.com.
My Tech Pod
A playful carrying case made of oilcloth (the same material that makes tablecloths waterproof) will keep gadgets like iPods and digital cameras dry and secure. Clip it to your handbag for easy access.
To buy: $28, myoilcloth.com.
Made by a company that specializes in wet-weather gear, this 16-inch-long polyester satchel has a water-resistant coating to protect its contents.
To buy: $55, davrain.com.