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Fabulous Wellies Rain Boots

Updated on July 13, 2012

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Wellies Rain Boots

Although perfect for wet rainy weather the classic Wellies Rain Boots aren't just for practical use anymore. When you think about rain boots the image that pops into your head is probably that of a knee high green rubber boot and although this style is still offered, Wellies now come in a wide variety of colors and prints and styles.

Made of rubber or synthetic PVC Wellies were first worn by the 1st Duke of Wellington in the early 19th century and quickly became popular with the British aristocracy. They are generally just below the knee but shorter versions of the boots are available.

Wellies Rain Boots are great for wet weather, gardening, washing your car, farming, camping, or outdoor music festivals. In fact it was when Kate Moss was seen wearing a pair of Wellies at the Glastonbury music festival in 2005 that people began to look at them as a fashionable accessory not just as utilitarian footwear.

These days the sky is the limit when it comes to Wellies Rain Boots hey look great paired with skinny jeans, leggings, skirts, and jean shorts. From casual and funky to sleek and sophisticated you are sure to fine a pair of wellies to compliment any outfit.


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