Must-Buys Stay dry on wet-weather com­mutes with the per­fect ga­loshes, rain­coat and more.

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Icky morn­ing com­mute via bus or train? Keep Birdie by Olika 2-in-1 Hand

San­i­tizer on your desk for quick germ con­trol. When you get to the of­fice, spray the fluid onto one of the 10 dry cloths, and wipe away the yuck­ies. ($9, olikalife.com) No more flip­ping through pages to find hand­writ­ten notes and doo­dles. With the

Mole­sk­ine Smart Writ­ing Set, scrib­bles in­stantly get dig­i­tized and up­loaded to an app for easy ac­cess and shar­ing. ($199, us.mole­sk­ine.com) This Noosa Mates yo­gurt with caramel choco­late pe­can mix-ins is def­i­nitely a some­times-treat, but it tastes so much like the ice cream sun­dae you wish you could leave the of­fice to get that it’s worth the ex­tra sugar and calo­ries. ($2, Whole Foods)

“It’s the clas­sic Mole­sk­ine note­book—with a dig­i­tal twist!” —Cara Reynoso, Work­ing Mother’s Creative Di­rec­tor

Be pre­pared for April show­ers! This Cold­wa­ter Creek Hid­den Blos­soms

Ano­rak bright­ens your work wardrobe, pro­tects you from the rain, and folds to eas­ily fit in­side your purse. ($130, cold­wa­ter­creek.com) Don’t let a spring sprin­kle dampen your trip to work. Slip into these Joules Printed Rain Boots in Navy Whistable Flo­ral to keep your feet dry un­til you get to the of­fice. Fea­tur­ing a strap in the back, you can ad­just these to fit thin or wide calves. ($80, joule­susa.com) Save some cash and make your own chilled java with the Dripo Cold Brew Por­ta­ble Cof­fee Maker. Though it takes a cou­ple of days be­fore your drink’s ready, the fla­vor makes it so worth it. ($29, bed­bathand­be­yond.com) When your neck and shoul­ders ache, it’s time to give your over­stuffed pock­et­book a break. This durable, com­pact Fjall­raven Kanken is comfy to tote, can be used as a back­pack or satchel, and is large enough to fit a 13-inch lap­top and more. ($80, fjall­raven.us)

By Maricar San­tos

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