6 of the best waterproof boots for men and women

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Autumn has arrived, bringing a large dose of September showers along with it.

Although an umbrella will keep the majority of you dry, step in a large puddle and you’ll be walking around with soggy socks for the rest of the day.

With heavy showers forecast across the UK for most of the week, it’s time to invest in some sensible waterproof footwear.

So, whether you want a pair of rain-proof boots for weekend walks or simply to get through a drizzly commute, here are the most reliable boot brands for both men and women - including best sellers, top reviews and affordable price tags.

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1. Mountain Warehouse

Why chose: The British outdoor brand definitely know their stuff when it comes to sturdy outwear. The affordable men’s Voyage style boasts an impressive 5 star rating, whilst the women’s Rapid boots are rated 4.5.

For women: Rapid Waterproof Boots | was £69.99, now £34.99 | Shop here

For men: Voyage Waterproof Boots | was £89.99, now £49.99 | Shop here

2. Sorel

Who chose: These two styles aren’t only the brands best sellers, but, the Canadian brand is also a firm favourite with celebrities, previously worn by the Duchess of Cambridge and Victoria Beckham.

For women: Out N About Boot | was £110, now £55 | Shop here

For men: Madson Moc Toe Waterproof Boot | was £160, now £112 | Shop here

3. Hi-Tec

Who chose: Hi-Tec is another popular outdoor brand, best known for its affordable walking boots. Plus, these two highly rated styles currently have an extra 20% off.

For women: Altitude Basecamp Walking Boots | was £90, now £59 | Shop here

For men: Eurotrek Waterproof Boots | was £75, now £49 | Shop here

4. Timberland

Why chose: Timberland boots have seen quite the style resurgence in recent years, meaning the footwear isn’t only practical, but also, on-trend in 2019.

For women: Premium Boot in Black | £180 | Shop here

For men: Premium Boot in Black | £180 | Shop here

5. Decathlon

Why chose: If you’re searching for a pair of supportive boots that will last you years, look no further than Decathlon. The trekking shoes are hard-wearing, waterproof, breathable and have excellent reviews.

For women: Trek 500 Waterproof Boots | £79.99 | Shop here

For men: Trek 500 Waterproof Boots | £79.99 | Shop here

6. Hunter

Why chose: The British brand may be known for its iconic wellies, but, if you wan’t something a lot more wearable they now do a range of Chelsea boots that are perfect for everyday use.

For women: Wave Texture Chelsea Boots | £105 | Shop here

For men: Slim Fit Chelsea Boots | £100 | Shop here