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All wet: Save these fashions for a rainy day

April 13, 2015

Bella Umbrella Aqua Pagoda has a graceful shape and a lifetime warranty. $129 at www.bellaumbrella.com.

April showers may bring May flowers ó but that doesnít 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:

Itís 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 ó so itís one umbrella that you wonít want to forget in a restaurant. $129 at http://www.bellaumbrella.com

Menís Original Tall Two-Tone Rain Boots:

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 http://www.us.hunterboots.com

Smith & Hawken Copper Boot Tray:

This will prevent the rain from entering your home ó and itíll look elegant doing its job. Itís got a copper finish and is big enough to hold multiple pairs of boots. $24.99 at http://www.target.com

Menís Loch Lomand Waterproof Jacket:

Skip the umbrella and wear this waterproof parka, which is breathable, vented and reflective ó 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 wonít fade or crack over time ó even in extreme temperatures. $118.99 at http://www.wayfair.com

Fairy Kids Umbrella:

Sheíll 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 http://www.kidorable.com

Womens Mid-Calf Rain Boot:

These have heritage-inspired English prints on the midcalf rain boots, which are also cold-weather resistant. They are 100 percent rubber, and they come with a 1-year guarantee. $63 at http://www.joulesusa.com

 

 



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