Fashion

April Showers

Stylish new rainwear that’s high on fashion and function

We’re officially in the month of wet forecasts and soggy commutes. And since life doesn’t stop when the skies open up, we’ve rounded up stylish new rainwear so you won’t get caught unprepared on stormy days. Luckily, they’re all high on fashion and function—proving a downpour needn’t dampen your style whether you’re dashing out for work, errands, or to the walk the dog. Invest in a rain-ready look with any of these simple, smart pieces and enjoy the serenity of being prepared and staying dry. All while looking forward to the season’s silver lining: May flowers.

Slicker Mycra Pac Life raincoat in lemon,  $275

You can’t go wrong with an inclement weather classic in a playful, sunny shade. This one comes with a matching waterproof tote to stash the coat (so smart!) and your other belongings.

Rain Boots Dav Bonnaroo waterproof rain boot in solid black,  $65

No need to resist the puddles. Feet stay dry and warm in these boots, thanks to the removable fleece lining.

Umbrella Harvey Cane umbrella,  $90

The best antidote to rain drops slipping from umbrella to shoulders: one that’s roomy enough to shelter you and a friend.

All from Webster House in the Crossroads. 

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Baldwin Imogen trench, $385, Baldwin and Standard Style on the Country Club Plaza and Standard Style in Town Center Crossing

The spring staple gets a modern update with featherweight cotton and a drawstring waist. Plus, it’s water-resistant.

Scarf

Cashmere Wrapping silk scarf, $150, Webster House in the Crossroads

Tuck a cheerful scarf printed with (what else?) umbrellas around your collar to ramp up your style on rainy days.

Water Resistant Tote

MZ Wallace medium metro tote, $215, Miriam Garvey in the Fairway Shops

A color-block design with a shot of neon foils gloomy days; the water- and stain-resistant quilted nylon combats showers.

Ballet Flats

Aquatalia Marcella ballerina flats, $395, Halls Kansas City in Crown Center

Chic Italian ballet flats in a goes-with-everything-hue you can wear in the rain? Yes, please. A weatherproof sealant means these still look good, even after an afternoon drizzle.

Umbrella

Vinrella umbrella, $22, Halls Kansas City in Crown Center

Forget scrambling to find a plastic bag or stuffing your drenched umbrella in your purse. This one comes with its very own hard carrying case to contain the drips and protect your purse or briefcase.

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