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Personal Shopper: Waterproof Flats for Chelsea

Chelsea writes: "Hi there! I'm on the hunt for a pair of shoes I'm not sure exisits... waterproof flats. I'd like to avoid the rain boot booties/sneakers look and find something more in the "jelly flats" category, but that are made for rainy weather. I usually wear a steady size 9, but might wear these with socks so 9.5 would probably do, too. I'd like to find a pair in black, but a fun solid color (who doesn't love yellow rainboots?) would be great. I'll be visiting San Francisco next weekend and would like to find some by then, but since it's super short notice, I'd appreciate your help to add these to my wardrobe for next time as well. My budget is around $50, but it's flexible for the right flat. ;) Thanks so much! -Chelsea

Hi Chelsea, I'm Found of You. All these shoes claim to be waterproof, although I cannot attest to the veracity of that claim, having not personally worn them in wet weather.

1 - Crocband Flat ($35, in eleven colors)
2 - KEEN Golden MJ Casual Shoe ($58, in three colors)
3 - Crocs Silver Fox ($50, in two colors)
4 - Sloggers Garden Shoe ($22, in two colors)
5 - UGG Ashdale Waterproof Shoe ($90, in two colors)
6 - Crocband Winter Flat ($20)
7 - Teva Kiru Ballet Flat ($30)
8 - Crocs Kaela ($30, in two colors)

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Katie Lohrenz

Posted on 03.29.11 at 9:27 AM

Also check out Native Shoes: http://www.zappos.com/native-shoes-womens-sneakers-athletic-shoes~3

Croc-type material, interesting styling. I found them on Zappos a couple days ago and have been contemplating them since.

Anon

Posted on 03.29.11 at 9:30 AM

J Crew has waterproof ballet flats also. They have cute bows on them!

Spacegeek

Posted on 03.29.11 at 10:03 AM

Also check out Aquatalia and Dav

Chelsea

Posted on 03.29.11 at 10:52 AM

Thanks so much, everyone! I didn't even think about Crocs... but my favorites from the round up are 1 and 8. The yellow is so cute! I also like the native shoes from zappos from the comments... they kinda look like converse! But I think I may just end up splurging for the pair of red rainy day shoes from J. Crew. :) Thanks again!

js

Posted on 03.29.11 at 12:05 PM

I love my Croc flats - they are soooo comfy.

Elizabeth

Posted on 04.06.11 at 12:28 PM

Here's another pair at a great price: http://www.davrain.com/index.php/shop-online/rain-boots/black-rain-flat.html

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