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.
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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.