April showers may bring May flowers – but that doesn’t mean you have to get soaked while you wait for the roses to bloom. Check out these fashionable rain-related products.
Bella Umbrella Aqua Pagoda
It’s made from a waterproof Pongee fabric that connects with a steel shaft and a jeweled stick or interchangeable handles. This comes with a lifetime warranty – so it’s one umbrella that you won’t want to forget in a restaurant. $129 at www.bellaumbrella.com
Men’s Original Tall Two-Tone Rain Boots
Never miss a local story.
These classic rain boots were handcrafted out of a durable rubber in two contrasting colors so you can walk and play all day without getting wet. $65 at www.us.hunterboots.com
Smith & Hawken Copper Boot Tray
This will prevent the rain from entering your home – and it’ll look elegant doing its job. It’s got a copper finish and is big enough to hold multiple pairs of boots. $24.99 at www.target.com
Men’s Loch Lomand Waterproof Jacket
Skip the umbrella and wear this waterproof parka, which is breathable, vented and reflective – so you can do whatever you need to do outdoors without any hassle. $275 at www.columbia.com
Algreen Castilla 50-Gallon Rain Barrel
Prevent flooding and use the rain to your advantage with this 50-gallon rain barrel. It comes with a spigot and screen guard, and is made from roto molded plastic so it won’t fade or crack over time – even in extreme temperatures. $118.99 at www.wayfair.com
Fairy Kids Umbrella
She’ll be twirling in the rain with this Fairy Umbrella, which is child-sized for tiny hands. You can accessorize with matching fairy rain boots, raincoats, backpacks and other fairy gear from the Kidorable line. $18 at www.kidorable.com
Women’s Mid-Calf Rain Boot
These have heritage-inspired English prints on the mid-calf rain boots, which are also cold-weather resistant. They are 100 percent rubber, and they come with a 1-year guarantee. $63 at www.joulesusa.com