Rain showers shouldn’t make you feel the need to reassess your entire outfit for the day. Aside from a protective jacket and umbrella, one of the best ways to ensure you stay dry and stylish it by investing in sleek rubber boots. From Chelsea boot to traditional knee-high styles, black rain boots offer a classic, wear-with-everything look somewhat similar to everyday pairs. When shopping for these, look for styles that can tuck in jeans or work well with a dress. Considering the vast array of options on the market, we’ve taken the time for you to highlight the best black rain boots on the market. See our picks below.
1. Hunter Original Tall Rain Boot
With a 16-inch shaft, this staple style will help keep your feet and calves protected and is done in glossy or matte finish.
Pros: The polyester lining is moisture-wicking for extra comfort, while the treaded sole helps keep you stable. Silver buckles at the calf offer an elevated touch and allow for easy adjustments.
Cons: They tend to run big.
2. Pendleton Heritage Chelsea Rain Boot
This tough chelsea boot style features a textured rubber upper and patterned, moisture-wicking lining that's equal parts cute and comfortable.
Pros: The rubber is also crack-proof, making this pair long-lasting. Gripped outsoles allow for steady footing. A 1.25-inch heel adds subtle height.
Cons: They run big, so you might want to size down.
3. Silky Toes Color-Blocked Short Rain Boot
Another great Chelsea boot style, this pair is made of waterproof PVC with a glossy finish and contrast elastic side goring.
Pros: Pull tabs makes them easier to take on and off. Although not the most rugged pair on our list, it should offer some traction when walking on city sidewalks.
Cons: These boots run large.
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