Rain boots are one of those things that will always come in handy but are rarely on the top of our to-buy list. That’s why we’re always on the lookout for when they go on sale — and for when those on-sale styles are in a color you can wear with everything (not pink or light blue or silver). Today is one of those rare occasions: We found a pair of classic Hunter rain boots on sale for $100 (that’s more than one-third off) as a part of Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale. In basically all black — save for a tonal gray strap — we can’t think of an outfit these wouldn’t pair well with, whether you’re wearing them to commute to an office, out to dinner, or just to run around town on a day off. Few, if any, brands are as highly regarded when it comes to footwear that protects you from the elements; Hunter’s rain boots have been recommended to us as some of the best for adults, kids, and even gardeners. A Seattle resident we spoke to explains why: “They’re made from one plastic block, so you don’t get any leakage at all.” This “short” style offers extra protection because it rises a bit farther up the leg, but if you’d prefer something a bit sleeker, some Hunter Chelsea rain boots are also majorly discounted as part of Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale.
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