Rain Gear Fit for April Showers

04/24/2007 at 12:04 PM ET

April showers may bring May flowers, but they also bring out the most adorable rain gear! We love Eva Mendes’s chic trench and hat — and were inspired to go find our own! Neiman Marcus’s colorful monogrammed umbrellas and Dooney & Bourke’s polka dotted ones will make gloomy days seem much brighter. Need to be hands free? Hat Attack has a great reversible rain hat . Outerwear is a must to fight off water and harsh winds, but
“target=”_blank”>Jheri Richard’s water-repellent trench
and Burberry’s crisp white rain jacket are fashionable enough to keep as wardrobe staples. Protect your feet from puddles with Tretorn’s rain shoes , or for serious storms, slip into these adorable anchor printed rain boots by Western Chief . Don’t forget to seal up your iPod with an iSkin protective case and make sure your watch is waterproof like this Alexander & Paul Quartz Timekeeper. For more rain gear ideas, pick up our April StyleWatch issue on stands now.

Photo: bauer-griffin; john muggenborg

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KT from Cda on

Expensive and childish.

May on

Why are they showing Eva Mendes in this picture? She doesn’t even have the shoes on. She is wearing a rain jacket that looks good on her, but she is not wearing the shoes. Why even show her?

The boots are actually cute.

R on

Wow, thanks so much. I’ve been looking for a good pair of rainboots forever and I love these ones. Thanks again. Very cute.

lkd on

LOVE THEM! I would never pay that much for them. Its not like that is alot for shoes but they are funny and i wouldn’t wear them enough for that price! Also my Husband would hate them and not leave the house with me if i wore them!! LOL

brittany on

love them they are so cool

Sharon on

alice on

I’ve been tempted to buy a cute pair of rain boots like these, but I would probably look kinda silly at my age.

Jennifer on

there cute if u were a child i wouldn’t wear them

Julia on

Ungodly awful looking, and what adult would actually wear those? I would feel like the biggest idiot if I had those one. Those should definitely be restricted to children only!

Kady on

I like them (as I am under 20), but would never pay that much. I am just going to go to Target or to Kohls and get a cheap pair. I do like them though

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