Spring has sprung! Goodbye Old Man Winter, because no one is more excited than us to trade you in for the bright and sunny days ahead. However, there is one obstacle we still have to overcome and that is the infamous wet and rainy weather which comes with this new season.
Now, the first thing you may say is Ugh! when the first torrential down pour of the season arrives but our minds go elsewhere, straight to our hearts actually. Hollywood has an obsession with the rain and if you go through your mental rolodex some of the most romantic movie scenes ever filmed takes place when it’s raining. For example, take the 1952 classic Singing in the Rain starring the dashing Gene Kelly who dances in the streets singing about his lady love. Then there’s our all-time favourite film Breakfast at Tiffany’s; remember Holly Golightly and Paul Varjak coming together in the rain in a New York City alleyway? Who can forget Toby McGuire and Kirsten Dunst locking lips upside down, and in the rain we might add, in 2002’s Spider-Man. And don’t get us started on the passionate tonsil action between Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams in The Notebook “ can they please get back together? In other words singing, dancing, fighting crime and renewing old love in the rain can be quite the experience.
However, while having romantic rendezvous and epiphanies of the heart in the rain looks good on screen in reality they’re not the most comfortable, especially when your feet are soaking wet. So what’s a girl to do? She goes shopping for the most stylish rain boots, because you want to meet your Mr. Right looking and feeling good when it’s raining cats and dogs.
We found an embarrassment of riches for this rubber made footwear that will have you itching to jump into a massive puddle like your five-year old self. Ionic British fashion brand Hunter is turning out the most stunning and colourful rain boots we’ve seen in a long time “ just wait until you see the beautiful blue styles we picked out. Ladies who are obsessed with ombre will love DAV’s Cadet rain boots, which transition for a midnight to sunset blue; while footwear from Tommy Hilfiger, Tretorn and Sperry Top-Sider offer outstanding ankle high alternatives.
Scroll through our awesome image gallery below and get some yourself some good booties!