Would you believe that the basic umbrella was invented over 4,000 years ago? According to About.com, evidence of umbrellas has been found in the ancient art and artifacts of Egypt, Assyria, Greece, and China.
Which brings us to today. The same rain drops that inspired ancient ingenuity are the same rain drops that inspire the fashionable to be creative, turning an otherwise unfortunate weather condition into a style opportunity.
Here's some rain-friendly gear that will have you wishing for showers.
Crocs "Prima" Ballet Flats
Solid Matte Rainboots - Rothko Red
Michael Michael Kors white cotton-nylon short belted trenchcoat