Style out the wettest summer in 100 years with these chic wellies on the high street

Image of wellies, that are perfect for any festival this summer.

Heading to a festival soon? Well with a lot of we weather on the way, you might want to pack a pair of wellies. (Picture: ASOS/M&S/New Look/Metro/Getty)

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We’re apparently headed for the wettest summer in decades, weather experts claim, so sadly your fave pair of espadrilles or Birkenstocks may be a little redundant this year.

According to a briefing from the Met Office to the government, there could be as many as 50 wet days over the next three months, meaning now is the time to invest in a study raincoat and some weather-appropriate footwear.

But in the spirit of every (rain) cloud has a silver lining, the range of wellies at on the high street is incredibly chic this year, with plenty of styles you won’t mind being seen in on wetter days.

A online brand recently reported that organised Brits are already getting ready for a wash-out summer, with searches for ‘wellies’ up by 280% versus last year.

Thankfully there is a wide variety of wellies styles on offer to suit any outfit or mood, from bright colours and loud patterns to chunky ankle wellies for an easy-going daytime look.

For fashion-forward wellies, ASOS DESIGN has options in modern shapes and bold colours, or you can opt for styles from Hunter and Barbour for classic and timeless looks.

Wellies as a fashion item are nothing new (thanks to Kate Moss at Glastonbury circa 2005). When paired with the right outfit, they can look stylish and on-trend – particularly with the new styles on offer at the moment.

This is our pick of high-street wellies to keep your feet dry this summer.

Our favourite high street wellies

JUJU Red Calf Jelly Boots

These loud and proud red wellies have a shiny finish that will add a playful finishing touch to festival outfits.

Buy Now for £18 at New Look

Hunter Original Chelsea Boots

The original and arguably the best, these classic ankle Hunter boots are a winner with most outfits and comfy enough to wear all day.

Buy Now for £115 at John Lewis

M&S Collection Wellies

If you love the Hunter wellies style but it’s not quite in your price range, these chunky M&S wellies tick all the boxes.

Buy Now for £35 at M&S

ASOS DESIGN Gadget Chunky Chelsea Rain Boots in Black

Amp up your style credentials with these maximalist wellies that have a chunky platform heel and patent finish. The perfect festival companinon.

Buy Now for £24 At Asos

ASOS DESIGN Gadget Chunky Chelsea Wellies in Pastel Yellow

The perfect match for ditzy floral …read more

Source:: Metro


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