Fashionable rainy day gear

Pieces featured in the segment:

  1. Tubular Rubber Necklace by Alexandra Cassaniti -- $65
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    There is nothing wet that soggy metal around your neck, or even worse, damp ribbons or yarn. The only necklace appropriate for April showers is made from rubber, and is so spot-on trendy!

  2. Mini Round Umbrella by Le SportSac -- $25
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    That jazzy maker of on-the-go totes, Le Sportsac, has branched into umbrellas, and they are just the ticket for all of us. They're compact and perfectly portable, but the coolest part is they come in prints that match the totes-- how formal a rain look is that?!

  3. Coastal Rain Skimmers by LL Bean -- $69
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    Never count LL Bean out---they have been around forever and know rain like nobody's business. How cute are these? Anyone from moms to their teenage daughters will go crazy for these modernized, feminine classics.

  4. Edgewater II Cap by Columbia -- $20
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    Salute this spring's military-look frenzy with just the right rain cap. It's not what anyone would expect, but wicks away water from the troops and keeps you looking sharp.

  5. Waterproof Dress and Waterproof Pumps by Slow and Steady Wins the Race -- dress $160, pumps $100
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    What a slick collaboration between mysterious indie designer Slow and Steady Wins the Race and nifty Portland, Oregon shop Stand-Up Comedy. It's so design-y, yet wearable and lovely, too. And if these pieces can withstand Portland's rain, you are certainly going to stay dry.

  6. Spotty Double Bow Trench Coat by Topshop -- $160
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    You almost want to wear this as a dress, it's that adorable. You'll be wishing for rain with this flirty little number hanging in the coat closet!

  7. Vivienne Westwood Button Bootie Blue by Melissa -- $130
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    The most charming galosh-boots any lady could ever dream of wearing! Those nasty puddles won't have half a chance when they see you coming in these. Plus, since they're well-constructed, comfy boots that happen to be waterproof, you can wear them any old day throughout spring, and with the daintiest spring dress all day long.

  8. Bibi Packable Rain Coat by Mackage -- $264
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    This is not just the perfect raincoat, with glamorous lines, decadent color options and a removable hood, but it also magically folds up into a sleek little self-pouch you can throw right into your purse. It's definitely what a movie star or spy wears in the rain, and doubly practical.
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