Ways to Fight the November Rain

We’re officially into the season of November rain. But thankfully, some of the brightest product people in the world have dedicated their careers to keeping us warm and dry. So when it’s hard to hold a candle, here are some places we suggest you check out.

1) Rain Hacks
Perfect for the Seattle tech community, Business Insider wrote up a list of “hacks” to help with rainy days. Our favorite is a way to save your phone. Just take the time to lay it in a bowl of rice, and that should dry it out.

2) Keep Your Feet Dry
Whether you are driving, bussing or riding, or if you just end up walkin’, nothing is worse than a pair of soggy feet. Who would know better how to keep you dry than a retailer born and based in Seattle? Check out Nordstrom’s suggestions for waterproof shoes.

3) Cycling Gear
It’s no secret that the people who run Seattle would like you to bike more often to work. While it’s hard for us to ride in a downpour, the fine folks at Road.cc think we still can find a way. Check out their ideas on waterproof clothing that may be helpful when you are riding around town.

4) Get Inspired on Pinterest
Is there anything you can’t find on Pinterest? Check out these chic outfits designed for cold wet days.

5) The Experts in Outdoor Wear
We’d be remiss if we didn’t remind you about Seattle’s home for Outdoor wear. If you need Gore-Tex, REI is the place to go. Check out their selection of waterproof jackets.

Note: You know we are living in Seattle when we don’t even suggest a single umbrella. We still don’t know why, but umbrellas are for tourists. File it along with the mysteries of why China refuses to use forks and how salmon know how to swim home to spawn without using Google or Bing Maps.

If you have your own favorite way to stay dry in the cold November rain, then darlin’ don’t refrain. Let us know below.

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