The 24 Best Rain Boots for Women

Stay dry no matter the weather.

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Rain boots are one of those functional wardrobe essentials that exist for a very specific occasion. It's safe to say that when you're out in the rain, (opens in new tab) you're headed somewhere important (otherwise, you'd be home in sweatpants (opens in new tab) with a cup of tea). And nobody wants to be that person in literal galoshes when you arrive at work or a restaurant. Chances are, you're not going to drag a change of shoes out in wet conditions, so why not find you a rain boot that can do both? 

The objective is to look like you're not wearing a rain boot rain boot. More like, a fabulous boot (opens in new tab) you just so happen to be wearing in the rain. That way, you're totally covered when you must brave the weather head-on and not look like you're on the local Stormtracker team or headed to trudge through a muddy field. So, keep scrolling to discover our edit of great water-resistant boots to keep your feet dry and your sense of style above water.

Laura Lajiness Kaupke
Laura Lajiness Kaupke

Laura Lajiness Kaupke (opens in new tab) is a freelance writer and editor covering fashion, accessories, fine jewelry, and lifestyle topics, including beauty, home, fitness, and travel. You can see her work across various outlets, including VOGUE, Harper’s BAZAAR, ELLE, Glamour, Town&Country, InStyle, Esquire, Women’s Health, Brides, Refinery 29, Coveteur, The Zoe Report, Popsugar, Byrdie, WWD, Footwear News, Well+Good, The Editorialist, among other titles and brands. Laura has worked in the fashion industry for over 11 years and held senior fashion editor positions at Popsugar and The Zoe Report, with additional experience as a copywriter and fashion publicist.