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Stylish Boots for the Rainy Season

These boots are functional and fashionable

By Andrew Hoge November 19, 2018

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This article originally appeared in the November 2018 issue of Seattle magazine.

This article appears in print in the November 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe.

It’s the time of year when overcast skies and brisk winds force otherwise well-heeled women to trade in their sandals and stilettos for more practical—and waterproof—footwear.

This season’s rain boots come with a welcome pop of color, bringing a little sunshine to your otherwise cloudy day. The only unexpected “splash” you might encounter is one of style.

Blue synthetic rubber “Heidi” rain boot by Kamik ($49.99).
Dark raspberry PVC “Rainey” tall rain boot by Columbia ($65). Downtown, 290 Pine St.; 206.443.7639
Blue glossy-finish rubber “Raindrop Dot” vari-fit rain boot by Western Chief with adjustable calf ($40).
Atmosphere (gray) natural rubber “Rub 15” short rain boot with cotton fleece lining by Ilse Jacobsen ($189). Pirkko, downtown, 1407 First Ave.; 206.223.1112
Tarmac Green waterproof PU-coated leather “Base Camp” rain boot shorty by The North Face ($100).
Black synthetic and leather Italian-made “Edie” rain boot by Jimmy Choo ($350). Exclusively at Seattle-area Nordstrom stores and nordstrom.com
Redwood leather-lined “Super 550” boot with leather uppers by Blundstone ($219.90). Sole Food, University Village, 2619 NE University Village St.; 206.526.7184
Yellow rubber “Amanda” slip-on rain boot by Bogs with plush lining and cushioning ($99.90). Sole Food, University Village, 2619 NE University Village St.; 206.526.7184
Red rubber “Classic Rain Duck” boot with memory foam insole by Chooka ($80).

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