As the old adage goes, when it rains, it pours, and now your feet are soaking wet. Just kidding; that’s not the actual saying. But the sentiment reminds us to be prepared with reliable rain boots. That’s the thing about rain boots — they’re out of sight and out of mind (and not really on fashion shopping lists) until you find yourself trapped under a shabby awning while torrential rain pours down around you. It's about this time you look down at your “water-resistant” shoes that are absolutely going to get destroyed, and you think Well, here goes nothing as you make a run for it.
Instead of hoping for the best, peruse our guide to the best rain boots for women, featuring highly rated, stylish customer faves as recommended by people who have actually trekked out in storms. We hope that this roundup helps you secure at least one pair of tried-and-true footwear that's 100% waterproof before winter's dicey, wet weather sets in. And while the majority of the styles are of classic duck boots, up-the-leg Wellingtons, and rain booties disguised as Chelseas, there's surely a shoe for you right ahead.
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