Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries
Serving Greater Cincinnati

Tips for Dressing in Style on Rainy Days

You know how the age-old saying goes ““ April showers bring May flowers! Now that spring has sprung, we can expect some rainy days ahead. But even if it’s drizzling outside, the weather doesn’t need to limit your sense of style! Here are some guidelines for what to wear on rainy days.

Mannequin dressed in purple jacket from Goodwill

Purple jacket from Goodwill

Stay dry with a light jacket

Everyone needs a reliable waterproof or water-resistant jacket for the unpredictable spring weather. Whether you choose a sunny yellow raincoat or a classic tan trench coat, there are plenty of fashionable outerwear styles to choose from when you shop Ohio Valley Goodwill. Make sure you check the tags ““ you might find some of the top brand names on the clothing racks at Goodwill!

Mannequin dressed in yellow blouse with black slacks

Yellow blouse from Goodwill

Brighten up a dreary day with vibrant colors

Bright colors and fun patterns are a surefire way to cheer up your mood on a rainy day. When it comes to prints, animal print and tie-dye are big hits for the spring season. Bright and bold colors such as royal blue and golden yellow are also major trends this spring. On your next Goodwill shopping trip, look for eye-catching colors and patterns to add to your spring wardrobe.



Display of six pairs of fashion boots at Goodwill store

Boots from Goodwill

Go puddle jumping in some waterproof boots

When the rain just won’t go away, you need functional footwear to get you through the day. Rubber rain boots are a popular choice, but you can also protect other types of boots and shoes from the rain by using a waterproofing spray. Stock up on a pair of sturdy spring boots when you thrift shop at Goodwill. You can even use our online auction site, shopgoodwill.com, to search for specific brand names.

April showers are coming…is your wardrobe ready? Find what you need for the rainy days ahead at Goodwill for less, all while supporting local programs and services that put people to work in your community! Every time you shop at Goodwill, you become a job creator, helping local people with disabilities and veterans earn a paycheck, become self-sufficient, and realize their full potential.

Don’t get left out in the rain; plan your Goodwill shopping trip today! We have 18 stores in the Greater Cincinnati area to choose from, including our newly updated Florence retail store, which features new display racks and a larger clothing selection.


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