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Whether you live in an area that’s typically dreary or where showers are more sporadic, one thing is for sure: Rain boots are a must. Not only do they effectively keep feet dry during downpours, but they’re also handy for trudging through mud while gardening, fishing and more.
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Plus, they can be pretty stylish, available in a range of prints, colors and heights to seamlessly fit into your wardrobe.
For shopping made easy, we’ve rounded up 20 great rain boots for women from leading comfort brands like Crocs and Ugg to outdoor experts including Kamik and Hunter. (All of which have made fans of celebrities, too). Keep reading to shop them.
Sloggers Rain & Garden Boot
This glossy, mid-calf style is crafted from 50% recycled materials and features Sloggers’ All-Day-Comfort insoles, which are removable for easy cleaning. The eco-friendly boot also comes in over a dozen prints to choose from and delivers heavy-duty traction.
Norty Hurricane Wellie
If you’re looking for a taller boot, Norty’s Hurrican Wellie is equipped with a 13.25-inch tall shaft for maximum splash-proof coverage. It’s lined with soft cotton and is roomy enough to accommodate thick socks or orthotics. Plus, it features a grip pattern outsole and is available in a variety of solid colors and patterns.
Hunter Original Adjustable Rain Boot
Especially great for people with wide calves, Hunter’s Original rain boot includes an adjustable buckle at the back fo the shaft to help you achieve the perfect fit. What’s more, it features a quick-drying nylon lining, multilayered insoles and gripped outsoles for traction.
Colorxy Chelsea Rain Boot
These waterproof Chelsea boots offer a sleek look and are padded underfoot to enhance comfort. They also include high-traction outsoles made to deliver reliable footing on wet, slippery surfaces.
Crocs Jaunt Shorty Boot
In addition to boasting the brand’s supportive Croslite cushioning, these mid-calf boots from Crocs offer an adjustable fit, ample tread and finger loops on the sides to help you pull them on with ease.
Kamik Heidi Rain Boot
Done in a high-shine finish, this stylish Kamik boot delivers ample protection from the elements. It’s made in Canada using recycled rubber and includes proprietary Atrium outsoles to keep you stable on wet surfaces.
Asgard Rain Boot
Another Chelsea-style boot, these feature matte uppers and come in a plethora of colors. The molded EVA insole is designed to conform to the shape of your foot, while a spacious toe area ensures a roomier fit.
Chooka City Solid Mid Boot
For a slightly elevated take on the classic rubber boot, this pair from Chooka features adjustable leather straps and leather trim. Inside, you’ll find memory foam cushioning, plus a polyester and cotton blend lining that absorbs moisture and has been treated to resist bacteria and odor. Meanwhile, self-cleaning outsoles should help prevent slips.
Ugg Shaye Rain Boot
Unlike the others on our list, these ultra-glossy Ugg rain boots have a plush sheepskin-lined footbed for added coziness.
The Original Muck Boot Company Muck Originals Ankle Boot
A full neoprene bootie boosts comfort and allows for easier on and off access in this mixed media style. It also includes a memory foam footbed with an antimicrobial top cover for moisture and odor control.
Sperry Saltwater Chelsea Rain Boot
Sperry’s Saltwater Chelsea boot is lined with cozy fleece and features rubber lug outsoles with Wave-Siping for premium traction on wet and dry surfaces. Front and rear pull tabs and side gore panels allow for easy on and off.
Joules Molly Welly Rain Boot
Featuring a subtle block heel and adjustable buckle, Joules’ Molly Welly comes in over 20 adorable designs to choose from — like leopard print and floral patterns. Moreover, the padded footbed is removable for easy cleaning and the water-dispersing soles will keep you steady on your feet.
Jeffrey Campbell Cloudy Waterproof Chelsea Rain Boot
Looking for a little boost of height? Jeffrey Campbell’s matte Cloudy Chelsea boot delivers a chunky lugged platform sole and removable insoles.
Tommy Hilfiger Fort Rain Boot
These elegant tall boots from Tommy Hilfiger have a glossy finish at the foot and textured shaft with a buckled strap detail.
Ilse Jacobsen Rub 47 Short Waterproof Rain Boot
Another vibrant, chunky style, this short rain boot with a 2-inch heel is handcrafted using natural rubber from renewable resources. Additionally, it includes a soft fleece lining and slip-resistant sole.
FitFlop WonderWelly Rain Boot
Tested in a leading biomechanics research center in Calgary, Fitflop’s offerings are made to provide long-lasting comfort. The WonderWelly rain boot from the brand is no exception, featuring contoured soles that promote even weight distribution and a honeycomb heel design to absorb impact. A springy forefoot also helps put an extra bounce in your step.
Journee Collection Tekoa Rain Boot
In addition to floral print, these short rain boots also come in fun leopard print and polka dot variations. A fabric lining and lightly padded insole are made to offer a great in-shoe feel.
Barbour Bede Wellington Rain Boot
Barbour’s Bede Wellington features a matte finish, adjustable buckle at the top of the shaft, and a soft, breathable cotton lining.
Vince Rubber Risa Rain Boot
This pair from Vince is so sleek, it hardly resembles a rain boot at all. The Chelsea boot style includes a high-gloss finish with contrasting soles and soft almond toe, and will still keep feet dry and steady when it’s wet out.
Burberry Vintage Check Rubber Rain Boot
While these Burberry boots may be a bit of a splurge, the edgy look featuring a front zipper detail and the brand’s signature tartan print is bound to earn you tons of compliments. Shoppers will also appreciate the dual pull tabs, enhanced toe protection and rugged anti-slip outsoles.