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Top Rain Boots For The Entire Family

Rain boots have become a mainstream, fashion staple for women, men and children alike.  And this fall, designers are mixing function with fashion when it comes to all-weather wear for your feet.  If your rain boot stash is low, this season is the perfect time to find a pair for each member of your family.  Here are my top picks for the best rain boot brands and where to find them in DFW.

Rain Boots for Women

11/29 Shopping & Style Dillard's
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Dillard's The Parks at Arlington
3821 South Cooper
Arlington, Texas 76015
(817) 465-0718
Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-9pm; Sun 12pm-6pm

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Women love to look fashionable, even when we are walking through rain puddles.  These Hingham rain boots by Sperry Top-Sider are made for some serious puddle-jumping. Complete with equestrian details, these boots look more like your favorite pair of riding boots than functional rain gear.  The Hingham rain boot is available in three different styles at Dillard's for around $98.

11/29 Shopping & Style aldo rainboots
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Aldo NorthPark Center
8687 N. Central Expressway
Dallas, Texas 75225
(214) 360-9491

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Black and white is the hottest color combination for fall 2011, and these high-contrast rain boots by Aldo are definitely on trend.  Aldo is one of my favorite brands because their shoes are always super comfortable and affordable.  These Smerkar Snowy rain boots are only $40.  And, for maximum comfort, ask for Aldo's signature insoles when purchasing your rain boots.

Rain Boots for Men

11/29 Shopping & Style Nordstrom
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Nordstrom Galleria Dallas
5220 Alpha Road
Dallas, Texas 75240
(972) 702-0055

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It's important to look manly, even when wearing rain boots.  After all, you don't want to look like you slipped on a pair of your lady's all-weather boots to brave the rain.  These rain boots from Nordstrom, for $59.95, are anything but feminine.  Styled more like casual men's shoes, these short boots will keep your feet dry and warm with their micro-fleece lining.

11/29 Shopping & Style sperry
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Sperry Top-Sider NorthPark Center
8687 N. Central Expressway
Dallas, Texas 75225

Sperry Top-Sider Store

If you are searching for a tall rain boot for seriously precarious weather, this boot from Sperry Top-Sider, for $80, is the perfect fit for your rainy weather needs.  The Figawi rain boot is insulated, weather-proof and quick-drying.  Available in basic black, blue, and bright yellow, there are plenty of color options to fit your fashion preferences.

Rain Boots for Children

11/29 Shopping & Style DSW Rainboots
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DSW, Trinity Commons Shopping Center
3000 South Hulen Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76109
(817) 377-9902

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For children's rainwear with serious style, boots by Western Chief are a perfect option.  Available in assorted styles for boys and girls (butterfly, frog and batman, to name a few), these rain boots will keep your little one's feet dry at an affordable price ($24.95 to $32.95 at DSW).  With handles attached to the top of each boot, kids can easily pull on their shoes all by themselves, leaving more time for mom and dad to put their own rain boots on.  You have to love that!

11/29 Shopping & Style Hunter Rainboots
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Saks Fifth Avenue Galleria Dallas
13550 Dallas Parkway
Dallas, Texas 75240
(972) 458-7000

Other DFW Locations

Hunter has been a one of the leaders in rain boot design, and their children's products are no exception.  Available in five different shades for boy and girls, these lace-up ankle boots are both warm and stylish.  They are available at Saks Fifth Avenue for $80.

Lauren Bailey is the owner of Flawlessly Fashioned, a wardrobe consulting and personal shopping business based in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. She works with clients of all ages, helping them to develop a flawless wardrobe that fits their lifestyle and career preferences. Learn more about Lauren at and follow her on Flawlessly Fashioned's Facebook page for daily fashion tips.

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