16 Stylish Waterproof Shoes For Wearing Year-Round

Wet feet squishing around in soggy shoes are a top-five fear of mine. But when spring and summer rains hit, the last thing I want to wear is a pair of rain boots, so I did my due diligence to find the most stylish waterproof shoes for wearing year-round. As an adult woman, galoshes can make me feel a little childish. Cute rain boots exist — don’t get me wrong — I just prefer a chic bootie. So, when I want to wear waterproof boots, I go with this pair of rubber pair of leopard printed Chelsea booties. Not only do they keep my feet dry, they also look pretty badass with a pair of black skinnies.

When I feel like taking a classic approach to rainy day style, I grab a pair of flats. The only issue is that my regular pair of ballet flats has zero protection against deep, dirty New York puddles. Enter adorable waterproof flats — some even have bow and jeweled details! And the best part is that they’re versatile enough to wear with your favorite dress. Since they’re so stylish, no one would even suspect that they’re not your regular pair of flats. To avoid soaked shoes and soggy socks, scroll through to see more of the cutest waterproof shoes that aren't rain boots.

1. A Classic Pair of ballet flats — made waterproof

Chooka Waterproof Skimmer Ballet Flat (9-10), $50, Amazon

These waterproof ballet slippers take a classic shoe style and give it an all-weather upgrade, courtesy of its rubber sole, rubber upper with leather contrasting trim, and an interior fabric lining that wicks away moisture fast. They comes in black or navy with beige trim.

2. A Wild Pair of Chelsea Boots For Rainy Days

LifeStride Women's Puddle Rain Boot (5-11), $20-$38, Amazon

Chelsea boots are automatically cool, but in animal print they're even edgier!

3. Chic Ballet Flats That Won't Get Soaked

Oka b. Nicolette Flat (6M-10M), $45-50, Amazon

These cute flats are made from synthetic materials and won't get soaked through, so you can wear them confidently and look stylish on even the rainiest days. And they're comfortable, to boot: they have non-slip soles and an insole designed with microbeads that give your feet a mini massage as you walk. Choose among four colors: coral, pink, green, or blush.

4. Try These Peep Toe Wedges For A Rainy Spring Day

Chemistry B812 Peep Toe High Heels (5M-7M), $20, Amazon

If you think you can't do wedge sandals on a rainy spring day, think again — these are cute and waterproof! Made from jelly material, these peep-toe sandals have an ankle strap, 1-inch platform, and a synthetic sole that can handle the meanest puddle.

5. The Perfect Sneakers For A Drizzly Day

Chemistry® Women's Ankle Flat Floral Paisley Jelly Rain Boots Sneaker (5-10), $13-$40, Amazon

These lace-up jelly sneakers for splashing in puddles. Take this reviewer's word for it: "I absolutely adore theese cute rainboot sneakers... I think they are adorable and super comfy!"

6. The Colorful Flats Will Brighten Up Any Dreary Day

Oka B Taylor Made in USA Flat (6-10), $40, Amazon

Dressing for rainy days doesn't have to be boring. These flats come in over 20 colors, from neons to neutrals!

7. Love Leather Ankle Booties? These Are Waterproof!

Blondo Women's Vegas Waterproof Ankle Bootie (6-10), $170, Amazon

If you've got to have your leather ankle booties out, these are made with waterproof materials and have sealed seams.

8. Splash Around In These Camo-Print Chelsea Boots

Asgard Short Rain Boots (4-10), $15-26, Amazon

What's better than a pair of waterproof Chelsea booties? Chelsea boots with a sturdy rubber sole that come in six colors and prints, including camo details, bright yellow, and black with a rose-pink sole.

9. Waterproof Flats With A Bow That Are Perfect For Work On A Rainy Day

Geox Annytah Ballet Round Toe Flats (5-10.5), $130, Amazon

It's hard dressing up for work when it's raining, but these waterproof leather and rubber flats make it easy to look polished without getting soaked. The costlier price tag comes with a few major benefits: these flats were designed with supportive memory foam under the heel and ball of the foot, and come in three colors: chestnut, navy, and black.

10. Step Out In These Rainproof Wedge Sandals

Oka B Emery (6-10), $57-$65, Amazon

If you have the perfect pair of warm weather wedges but can never wear them during a summer rain, grab these up. You'll get the dressed-up look of wedges with the protection of the waterproof materials.

11. Update Your Chelsea Boots With An Edgy Platform

Henry Ferrera Waterproof Durable Traction Rubber Sole Platform Rain Boot (6-10), $23-$36, Amazon

Waterproof Chelsea boots are obviously a must have, but this matte black pair is so edgy, and with the platform, it's even more badass.

12. Dress Up Your Rainy Day Outfit With These Jeweled Flats

Oka B. Leslie Flats (8-10), $52, Amazon

Don't let the rain make your outfit drab — throw some jewels on your waterproof flats. These are so cute!

13. Make A Cute Statement With These Waterproof Ankle Wellington Boots

Joules Wellibob Rain Boot (5M-10M), $32-180, Amazon

If you want a quirky pair of rain boots, this waterproof pair of ankle-length Wellington boots have a polka dot pattern for a cool statement that'll upgrade even the simplest of outfits.

14. Slip On These Parisian Ballet Flats For Drizzly Days

Oka b Nicolette Made in USA Flat (6-10), $45-$50, Amazon

Nothing captures "French-girl style" like a great pair of flats, especially a pair with a cute bow detail. These just so happen to be waterproof, but let's be real, you'll probably end up wearing them on sunny days, too.

15. Try Waterproof Jelly Loafers For Rainy Office Days

Kunsto Bird Nest Jelly Ballet Flats (5.5-11), $10-15, Amazon

These jelly loafers are a fairly polished way to bring rainproof gear indoors without raising any eyebrows. Plus, you can snag a pair in gold, silver, or black.

16. These Waterproof Slingback Flats Are Perfect For A Summer Rain

Crocs Eve Slingback Ballet Flat (4M-11M), $16-35, Amazon

Don't ditch your slingbacks when it starts to rain — just get this waterproof pair that comes in black, oyster, or navy.

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