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Best Places To Shop For Rain Gear In Baltimore

October 2, 2012 8:00 AM

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Rainy days are headed this way. Fall marks the end of brief summer showers and begins a season of dreary, chilly rain. While you may cringe at the idea, these days do not have to bring your spirits down completely. Spend some time and a little bit of money on some special pieces of rain gear that will brighten your mood on not-so-bright days.
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Poppy and Stella

728 S. Broadway
Baltimore, Md. 21231
(410) 522-1970
www.poppyandstella.com

This trendy Fells Point shoe store offers everything you’ll need to keep your feet warm and dry during drizzly days. Rain boots are no longer purely functional, they make a fashion statement as well. Pick out a pattern that reflects your own unique style. Volatile makes a pair of black and grey houndstooth knee-high rain boots for $65. These boots look fabulous with leggings for a casual day of running errands or with a pencil skirt for braving the soggy city streets on the way to the office.

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Tiny Toes

4 N. Main St.
Bel Air, Md. 21015
(410) 420-6727
www.shoptinytoes.com

The little ones in your life deserve to look chic in the rain as well. Tiny Toes is a modest children’s boutique in downtown Bel Air that offers the newest fashions in children’s rain gear. Whether you have a mini fashionista or a little tough guy, Tiny Toes offers the perfect option. With popular children’s designers including Baby Lulu, Bees and Dragons, and Zutano, there is something for every taste at Tiny Toes.

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Trixie’s Palace

1704 Thames St.
Baltimore, Md. 21231
(410) 558-2195
www.trixiespalace.com

Rain usually means a good-hair day is pretty much out of the question. The wet air means your ‘do is going to have a mind of its own. The most efficient and fashionable way to combat rainy day hair is a trendy hat. Trixie’s Palace is a tiny yet fabulous accessories boutique in Fells Point that sells a variety of styles to cover your head. Even if hats are not really your style, this shop is certainly worth checking out.

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Bella Vestiti

10259 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, Md. 20814
(301) 897-2777

Staying dry in wet weather can be efficient and stylish at the same time. If you have to spend a good bit of time outside in less than desirable weather, you’ll certainly want a fun umbrella. This store offers a bright pink umbrella by Nike for $29.99 that will serve both a practical and fashionable purpose. Another option for those who are a little less flashy, Ogio makes an understated black and grey patterned umbrella for $39.99. Bella Vestiti is a high-end women’s sportswear shop perfect for active women with a fashion sense. Bella Vestiti also offers a stylish line of moisture-wicking clothing that will go the extra mile in keeping you dry on a rainy day.

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The Sport Shop

201 E. Pratt St. #1050
Baltimore, Md. 21202
(410)727-4616

The fall may bring rain, but it also brings football. For rainy tailgate parties and inclement Ravens games, you’ll want to check out The Sport Shop. Located in the Pratt Street pavilion of the Harborplace Mall, The Sport Shop offers customers all sorts of rain-friendly Ravens apparel. Pick up ponchos, beanies, umbrellas and anything else you might need to stay dry during this football season.

Related: Best Hat Stores in Baltimore

Jenna Clark has been a freelance writer for two years and a blogger for four years. Her current blog gives advice to women about how to look fashionable on a budget. Jenna currently lives in Bel Air with her husband, Brandon, and their two dogs. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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