Best picks: Raincheck

Staff reports

With spring showers just around the corner, stay high and dry with some of these great finds

The perfect rainboot

No need to avoid puddles with these guys. Handcrafted in New England, these boots won’t disappoint.

Hunter, $115.

Kid-friendly coat for her

Flowers and butterflies? What more could a little girl want? Keep your little girl dry and stylish with this ‘Kidorable’ raincoat.

Kidorable, $14.50

Kid-friendly coat for him

Keeping your little guy out of the rain might be impossible. But wrapping him up in a raincoat might help eliminate some of the mess.

Hatley, $37.

Outside the trench

Khaki and black are no longer the only options when it comes to the trench coat. Check out what new colors you can hit the streets with!

Ann Taylor, $129.

Umbrella impression

If a raincoat isn’t your style, check out some trendy umbrellas sure to draw the attention of passers-by.

Umbrellas, $39.

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Play it smart!

Children play hard, especially in the rain. So make sure they their feet stay dry and they stay happy with a pair of rainboots.

Iplay, $25.

Pooch coat

OK, so maybe man’s best friend doesn’t need a Coach coat, but don’t forget about your canine friend when shopping for rain gear.

Coach, $168.