Best Places For Rain Gear In DFW

October 2, 2012 6:00 AM

Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Rain can hit pretty hard in Dallas, but when you shop the best places for rain gear, you can welcome Mother Nature without hesitation. From rain hats to parkas, and umbrellas to boots made for puddle-jumping, when it rains in Texas, it pours in fashion. Go ahead and sing in the rain after you shop any of these best places for rain gear in Dallas-Fort Worth. Don’t let unexpected weather put a damper on your plans. Outfit your wardrobe with a few basic rain essentials, and you can go anywhere and do near anything without worrying about Mother Nature. Pair your rain boots with a fall rain jacket, hats and a fancy umbrella and get ready to make a splash.

St. Bernard Sports

Inwood Village Shopping Center
5570 W. Lovers Lane, #388
Dallas, TX 75209
(214) 357-9700

Hop into this fully equipped local sports store on Lovers Lane on a whim and pick up the perfect pair of Hunter or Sorel boots for walking in the rain. Pair your Hunter Wellington boots with any tall socks in an array of colors and you can change your entire outfit with just a few accessories. Shop for the entire family and get him ready for the puddles in a green pair of boots, or dress her up in a glossy pink pair. Match up your slicker boots with a parka if need be to participate in any active outdoor sports.

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4711 W. Lovers Lane
Dallas, TX 75209
(214) 674-9928

Located right on Lovers Lane as well, this bohemian little bungalow boasts tons of cute cover-ups for when the storm clouds roll in. From rain hats to summer wraps, a shower or two in Texas just means more opportunities for fun fashion. Shop couture rain gear from She Reigns and you may be the best dressed fair-weather lady on the street. She Reigns is a mother-daughter design duo that leads the pack for detailed rain trenches and parkas with class.

The Army Store

10606 Garland Road
Dallas, TX 75218
(214) 328-1341

Not all showers have to be fashionable. Some of them are just plain fun to play in, and the boys need look no further than the Army store to delight in all of the muddy offerings the Texas rain brings. From rain boots to ponchos and parkas in the most basic of militant colors, he can blend in to the Texas terrain in a rugged sense when he goes all-American boy at the Army store. Don’t forget the flashlights and a Swiss Army knife should your puddles lead you to a tent somewhere dangerous.

Stanley Korshak

500 Crescent Court
Dallas, TX
(214) 871-3600

Located in prestigious Uptown Dallas, Stanley Korshak is a force for Mother Nature to reckon with. Rain doesn’t stand a chance once you stop into this classy boutique. From a favorable selection of Hunter rain boots for women to tailored reversible rain coats for men, expect world-class service when you shop at Staley Korshak. Should you find the rain too much to bear, in-home personal shopping services are available. Simply send one of the hospitable associates out to you with your boots in hand and don’t step out in those puddles till you’re good and ready.

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Spoiled Pink

4824 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 737-7465

It’s raining in Fort Worth, and that’s a good thing. Get ready to make a splash with a bit of bling. Ladies may shop graphic and playful rain boots and kick up their personalities in a playful selection of rain gear and umbrellas at Spoiled Pink located in Fort Worth. Style is always changing at this charming and flirty boutique, but you can expect designer brands including Free People and Betsey Johnson to stand side by side an eclectic selection of girly gear when the weather shifts from sunny to cloudy with a chance of pink rain boot style.

Jodie Michalak is a freelance fashion and beauty editor with over 800 published articles. She’s a cosmetologist and skincare advocate who shares her knowledge and passion with a worldwide audience. Her work can be found on