Stomp through April showers in these bold floral rubber boots ($59.95, Town Shoes , 131 Bloor West, 416-928-5062, and others).
The price is right and the toile print is très au courrant on Joe Fresh 's canvas ballet flats ($14, Real Canadian Superstore , 51 Gerry Fitzgerald, 416-665-3209, www.joe.ca).
Take a walk to the organic grocer in Matt & Nat's vegan-friendly sneaks ($75, Wash Up & Brush Co. , 107 Danforth, 416-484-8592, www.mattandnat.com).
Sneaker pimps can put their own design skillz to work on Adidas's revived line of Adicolor ($121, Lileo , 55 Mill, building 35, 416-413-1410, www.adidas.com) shoes . Create the ultimate one-of-a-kind pair with fast-drying markers, paints and sprays.
You may not have flipped that sandal switch yet; save Toronto designer Alecia Guevara 's hand-dyed leather birdie sandals ($245, Divinitas Designs , 156 Avenue Road, 416-944-9491) for that first sock-free day.