D.C. is no stranger to the freak summer thunderstorm, but lately, it seems like Mother Nature has had it in for us. (Don't believe us? Ask the thousands of DMVers still without power after last weekend's storm.) And while you might not be able to plan for a derecho, you can prep yourself for a surprise summer downpour by stocking up on some fashion-forward rain gear.
The key? You need to opt for pieces that are light, breezy, and stylish enough to sport when the drops stop falling — think waterproof loafers, sporty-chic ponchos, and feminine rain jackets. Click through to see our favorite weather-friendly finds, and prepare to start begrudging the sunny days.