Celebrities Prove Why These Are the Only Rain Boots You'll Ever Need
If there was ever a celebrity of fashion brands, it would be Hunter. The 163-year-old brand, known for its classic waterproof rain boots, has graced the feet of so many celebs over the years, we can hardly keep track!
Handcrafted from 28 parts, the rubber wellies are one of the best waterproof boots on the market, according to celebs, anyway. Whether they’re braving the rain and snow or trekking through the mud at Glastonbury, models, celebs, and icons alike are almost always wearing Hunter boots. And we have a feeling they’ll be your go-to rain boots, too. Ahead, see where you can buy our favorite Hunter boots styles, worn by some of our some of fave style icons.
An icon wearing another icon! In 1981, Lady Diana Spencer, late mother of Prince William and Prince Harry, wore a pair of the now-iconic Original Green Wellingtons (now known as the Original boot) with a peeping red boot sock in her engagement photos with Prince Charles. The brand is loved dearly by the royal family — Queen Elizabeth even gave it an accolade of the highest order in 1986.
Buy It! Women's Original Short Rain Boots in Olive Green, $140; zappos.com
Buy It! Hunter Original Tall Rain Boots in Hunter Green, $150; hunterboots.com
Buy It! Hunter Boot Socks in Red; $30; zappos.com
No one can forget when the British model slash businesswoman wore Hunter boots to Glastonbury in 2005. At the British music festival (which has become known as one of the dirtiest festivals), Moss was photographed wearing a pair of classic black Hunter boots that were caked in mud — and the photo went viral. They’ve been festival shoes staples ever since!
Buy It! Hunter Original Refined Waterproof Rain Boot, $165; nordstrom.com
Buy It! Hunter Original Chelsea Boots, $135; zappos.com
See what we mean? Here’s British singer-songwriter, Ellie Goulding, almost 10 years later at Glastonbury in 2016 also wearing a pair of black Hunter boots.
Buy It! Hunter Women's Original Back Adjustable Rain Boots in Black, $90.88–$189.95; amazon.com
Buy It! Women’s Refined Adjustable Studded Tall Rain Boots, $195; hunterboots.com
And here’s Cara Delevingne in a pair of ombre Hunter boots at the same music festival in 2016! Her sister, Poppy, and friends, Suki Waterhouse and Lily Donaldson, also sported similar knee-length rain boots from the well-known brand to trudge through the muddy festival grounds. Though Delevingne’s ombre style is no longer available, we’re inspired to add a fun pair of rain boots to our closet, like these iridescent boots.
Buy It! Hunter Original Short Nebula Rain Boot, $150; nordstrom.com
Buy It! Hunter Original Play Boot Short Rain Boots, $95; zappos.com
In 2017, Margot Robbie also wore a pair of the popular rain boots to Glastonbury. The list of celebs wearing Hunter boots at music festivals goes on and on, which is why you’ll definitely want to scoop up a pair for yourself if you have tickets to a festival this summer.
Buy It! Hunter Boots Women's Original Tall Wedge Back Strap Boots in Navy, $92.99–$199; amazon.com
Buy It! Hunter Original Short Back Adjustable Waterproof Rain Boot in Navy, $150; nordstrom.com
Buy It! Hunter Women's Original Short Gloss Rain Boots, $55.99–$170.96; amazon.com
Buy It! Women's Original Tall Gloss Rain Boots in Military Red, $150; hunterboots.com
You can never go wrong with a classic pair of black Hunter boots! The weather appears to be sunny, so maybe Duff really just loves to sport her Hunter boots everywhere? After all, they’re easy enough to pull on and run out the door if you’re in a hurry.
Buy It! Women's Refined Adjustable Tall Gloss Rain Boots in Black, $195; hunterboots.com
Buy It! Hunter Refined High Gloss Quilted Short Waterproof Rain Boot, $175; nordstrom.com
Bundle up like Reese Witherspoon! If you’re in need of a good pair of waterproof snow boots to brave the snow, the Whiskey in a Teacup author’s quilted nylon Hunter boots are the perfect choice. They feature thermal insulation to keep your toes warm on the coldest of day.
Buy It! Women's Original Quilted Snow Boots in Black, $153 (orig. $255); hunterboots.com
Buy It! Hunter Original Short Quilted Snow Boots, $225; zappos.com