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