The hood on this bright yellow, multi-pocket, all-weather jacket for kids, $52, makes it perfect for pint-sized tykes being dropped off or picked up at carpool time. From Pippen Lane (2929 Magazine St., 269-0106).
|Kids can kick things up a notch with a pair of rubber rain boots, $26.50, by Western Chief. The handles make them easy to pull on. Each pair comes with an inside nametag, so they won't get lost, from Belladonna (2900 Magazine St., 891-4393).|
|Since April showers give way to May flowers, invest in Kate Spade's rubber flat that works as both a waterproof rain shoe and soil-proof gardening shoe, $99.99, and then does overtime as a driving moccasin. From Feet First (4119 Magazine St., 899-6800).|
|The lightweight, crinkled fabric and easy packability of this water-resistant raincoat by Mycra Pac, $178, makes it a must-have item for travel. From Orient Expressed (3905 Magazine St., 899-3060).|