Down here on the Gulf, our lives are slowly returning to normal after Hurricane Isaac blew through New Orleans, knocking out power, downing 200 year-old oak trees and flooding entire neighborhoods. As a journalist, I was tasked with working 12-15 hour days, sleeping at the television station and reporting live in torrential rain and hurricane force winds. It was both an exciting and exhausting week.
Throughout Hurricane Isaac, I donned my classic black Hunter wellies or as they call ’em down in these parts: shrimp boots. As we build our fall wardrobes, here are some of my favorite rain boots inspired by the storm.