Rain on My Parade: Look Gorgeous on a Cloudy Day

We don't deny it: rainy weather can be drag. Skies are gloomy, almost everyone is sick, and traffic can be a nightmare. Even worse, your beauty regimen tends to take a backseat. But instead of skipping the makeup, tossing on a sweatshirt, and piling your hair into a messy bun, we've rounded up some much chicer options. So whether it's pouring outside or just drizzling, keep scrolling to check out the coolest looks of rainy day fashion.

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Stylish Rain Boots

Rain can wreak havoc on a great pair of pumps, so bag yours and slip on a pair of rain boots before you leave your apartment. The most famous rain boots come from Hunter, a British company that began making their classic riding style boot in the 1850s. Now sold in a bunch of colors, shapes, and styles, you'll be sure to find a rain boot that fits your look. And if Hunter doesn't fit your budget, there are a bunch of cheaper options out there, like these tortoiseshell wellies from TopShop.

Buy it:

Hunter Original Back Adjustable, $135

DINO Tortoiseshell Wellies, $52

Low Top Booties

Just drizzling? Not into the riding style rain boot? Companies are now making ankle-length rain booties. And they're not sticking to the typical rain boot design, instead opting for fun embellishments, like bows and gold buttons on these booties from Melissa Boots by Vivienne Westwood.

Buy it:

Melissa Boot/Vivienne Westwood Tuxedo Ankle Boot, $129

Melissa Boot/Vivienne Westwood Ankle Boot in Black, $101.10

Heeled Rain Boots
Love those extra inches heels add? You can get the same lift from a pair of wedge or heeled rain boots. While they don't sound like the safest boots to wear during a downpour or a sleet storm, something tells me they work just fine during a light rain.

Buy it:

Lace the Rain Boot, $59.99

Marc by Marc Jacobs Black High Heeled Rain Boot, $195

Hooded Raincoat

To keep the rain off your back, try a classic raincoat. With so many different styles and colors, you can escape the bright yellow coat of your childhood. Just make sure it has a hood and is made with water resistant fabric.

Buy it:

American Apparel Unisex Stripe Nylon Taffeta Rain Parka, $88

Zebra See-Through Plastic Mac, $104

Belted Trench

If you want something a little classier than your typical raincoat, try a trench. It's a wardrobe staple, so it's always in style, and you can wear it on non-rainy days too. Depending if you dress it up or down, a trench can be casual, business professional, or fancy.

Buy it:

H&M Trenchcoat, $49.95

The Rain in Spain Coat, $289.99

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