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One thing’s for sure about weddings in the South: you cannot count on the weather! One minute it’s sunny and the next a full-on rain storm is brewing. For this week’s Southern Style post, we’re celebrating the perfect (and quite stylish) way to weather the storm — wellies! (Or, as Lilly Pulitzer dubbed them, swellies!) Originating with the Duke of Wellington, these once utilitarian rubber boots have now been updated and styled for the perfect (and oh-so-Southern) rainy day accessory.

Image credit from left to right and top to bottom: Heather Forsythe, Gave Aceves via Ruffled, Ash Imagery via Ruffled, Lucida Photography, Meg Perotti, One Love Photography, Stephanie Williams via ELD and Susan Stripling via Green Wedding Shoes.

Since I never leave y’all empty handed, we’ve rounded up our favorite and most stylish wellies for today’s Shopping Guide:

A. Lilly Pulitzer Swellies ($72.47), B. In the Company of Dogs British Wellies ($79.95), C. Tretorn “Skerry” Rain Boots ($49), D. Kate Spade “Randi” ($125), E. Joules “Posh” Wellies ($99), F. Hunter “Huntress” ($125), G. Dover Joules Welly in Toupe ($64.90).

We want to hear from you! Did it rain on your wedding day? (I’ve heard that’s good luck!) Would you wear wellies to keep from soaking your tootsies? Have a favorite pair? (Mine are houndstooth!)

What more fabulous Southern style? I think you’d adore these posts:

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Wedding Week Wardrobe Part I + Part II

marissa Written with love by Marissa
12 Comments
  1. avatar Caitlin reply

    LOVE wellies! I have a pair of fire engine red Hunter wellies myself and they are amazing. If it does rain on my wedding day, I will be thrilled to have an opportunity to show off my puddle jumpers.

  2. avatar Emily reply

    My wellies are polka dotted, from L.L. Bean! Love them :)

  3. avatar Dana Laymon Photography reply

    love love love! my friend just got navy ones with white anchors on them from target! these are so cute. love this post! now i need to find a bride who will wear these :)

  4. avatar Amanda Noel reply

    Great post! Wonderful to incorporate Wellies not just for rainy weddings but also rainy engagement shoots!

  5. avatar Jessica reply

    Wellies are so fun and practical! I love unique wedding shoes :)

  6. avatar Karl reply

    Check out these Weddington Wellies
    Perfect for weddings and festivals.
    http://www.flubit.com/Flub-Store/weddington-boots-ltd
    Karl

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