Handbag Raincoats: The Spring Accessory You Need to Beat April Showers

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Rain, rain — bring it on! There’s nothing worse than getting caught in the rain with a brand-new purse. Unless, that is, you have the newest must-have accessory: the handbag raincoat.

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The waterproof toppers are specifically crafted to shelter your favorite bag from the elements. Some are made from see-through plastic, while others boast fun prints on solid, opaque backgrounds.

Scroll down to shop three handbag raincoats so your bag can survive April’s showers and beyond.

Dear Rain

Dear Rain
Courtesy Dear Rain

Dear Rain’s sheer Handbag Poncho allows you to choose from two cheeky messages. While one says, “Dear rain, Nice try,” the other defiantly reads, “Not my [fill in the blank of your purse brand]” (marker included). ($25, mydearrain.com)

The Gussy

The Gussy
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The Gussy comes in a variety of waterproof fabrics including solid black, zigzag stripes and polka dots. If you’re feeling meta, there’s also an adorable option with a handbag illustrated on the front. ($10-$20, thegussy.com)

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The Handbag Raincoat 

Large City Slicker
Courtesy Large City Slicker

The Handbag Raincoat’s City Slicker protects even the largest of totes. Plus, the velcro closure along the top seam allows for easy access to your purse’s belongings. ($28-30, handbagraincoat.com)

Will you be investing in a raincoat for your bag? Tweet with @UsWeekly using the hashtag #stylebyUs!

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