#nylongirlproblems: cute waterproof shoes

because if we have to wear giant snowboots one more time, we’ll scream.

by rachael wang

Got fashion questions? We've got answers. Welcome to #nylongirlproblems, where every week our Market Director Rachael Wang answers your most pressing style quandaries. Need help? Tweet us your issues using the hashtag #nylongirlproblems, then check back to see what she says. Yes, it's that easy. You're so welcome.

The Question:

Where can I find cute, all-weather shoes that still make me feel like a girl?

The Answer:

Waterproof shoes in cute shapes are indeed hard to come by. I'm into performance-based technology and generally don't bother trying to mix business with pleasure when it comes to getting dressed so I wear my

Eight Inch L.L. Bean boots

for splashing around in puddles then switch to prettier shoes when I get to work. I also weatherproof my leather boots with a waterproofing spray before each winter season in the event that I do get caught in the rain. There are some brands that do a good job of bridging the gap though. Check out the slideshow for some ideas. 

Sorel Rain Heels -- $200

Loeffler Randall Rain Boot -- $150

Sperry Quilted Boot -- $74

Geox Heeled Bootie -- $152

Dr. Martens 1460 Boot -- $120

Tretorn Heeled Boots -- $110

Diane von Furstenberg Rain Booties -- $105

Burberry Rain Boots -- $275

Vivienne Westwood for Melissa Boots -- $140

Timberland Boots -- $140

Ugg Durpre Rain Boot -- $155

Jeffrey Campbell Rain Boot -- $70