Stormy days ahead? It’s time to get your rain boots out.
While we’re all enjoying the clear blue skies and sunny weather here in Hong Kong, we’re also aware that our summer is interspersed with bouts of torrential typhoons. But why let the occasional downpours ruin all the fun? Thanks to fashion’s much-welcomed new love for balancing style with practicality, there are plenty of gorgeous stormy weather staples on the market we can choose from, starting from the feet up.
Interested? Scroll down and take a look at these six pairs of stylish rain boots we’ve picked out for you — all of which will do a grand job at keeping you stylish and puddle-proof.
This article first appeared on Lifestyle Asia Bangkok.
Sad to be putting away your sleek leather boots on a rainy day? No need to despair. Louis Vuitton’s signature Silhouette ankle boots — reimagined in waterproof rubber — will offer you all the extra height and style you fancy even when it’s pouring outside. This version has all the elements of the original: From the signature Monogram Flower-shaped heel to the sleek, feminine shape — all complemented by a fashionable, high-shine finish.
HK$7,450 from Louis Vuitton
Whether rain or shine, you would want to flaunt this pair of chunky, combat-styled boots during the monsoon season. Its rigid rubber sole and low block heel make it comfy enough for commuting, while adding a touch of trendy sophistication that can take you from coffee meetings to cocktail hour.
HK$4,600 from Net-A-Porter
If you have a soft spot for military green, then you’ll want to maximise this warm and earthy vibe in your outfit come rainy season. This green pair of Hunter Edition rain boots by Stella McCartney will make you feel like a warrior as you stride through the rain showers with your fancy umbrella. We love that it features a tonal treaded rubber sole and is made of breathable, all-natural rubber.
HK$3020 HK$1,027 from Ssense
When it comes to boasting a pair of classic rain boots, no one does better than the British luxury brand. Burberry’s vintage check neoprene and rubber rain boots speak class and elegance in every manner. If you are all about quintessential British style and heritage, then you’ve found your pick for the season.
HK$2,055 from Farfetch
No matter what colour you prefer, pink always manages to make a statement — adding a touch of sweetness to any look. This gorgeous pair of Moncler mid-calf boots feature a drawstring fastening, ridged rubber sole, as well as a pull tab with logo detailing at the back and a clear sole for a distinctive touch.
HK$5,000 from Farfetch
Who said we couldn’t wear Moon Boot’s metallic snow boots in Hong Kong? Whilst they may be designed for icy or snowy terrain, these water-resistant shell and rubber boots are surely the perfect pair for the heaviest days of rain. Inspired by the lunar overshoes worn by the astronauts on Apollo 11, these golden boots are sure to catch all the attention.
HK$1,130 from Net-A-Porter