Alanis Morissette got it wrong, y’all. Rain on your wedding day doesn’t have to be a bummer. In fact, we think it can make for some of the most gorgeous, truly unforgettable pictures. Need inspiration? Check out the 17 photos below, and don’t be surprised if you have a sudden urge to bust out an umbrella and galoshes along with that beautiful white dress of yours.

1. Gathering Clouds: Hiding inside as storm clouds gather? Don’t! As seen here, rain on the horizon only brings even more natural beauty to a rustic, romantic affair. (via Brit + Co)

2. Sweet Smooch: For rainy day romance at its best, nothing beats an under-the-umbrella smooch. (via Ruffled)

3. Colorful Umbrellas: A collection of colorful umbrellas makes for tons of unique photo ops, including this fun twist on the traditional bridal portrait. (via Bridal Guide)

4. Whimsical Wellies: Galoshes, wellies, rain boots… whatever you call them, these fun and functional beauties are available in an endless array of colors and patterns and will help protect your feet in style. (via Love + Lavender)

5. Jumping for Joy: Whether you’re jumping in puddles or just jumping for joy, a rainy day in the city is sure to be spectacular. (via Cassidy Parker Smith)

6. British Beauty: Head on down to London town for heaps of rainy day wedding inspiration, from rocking a pretty white parasol outdoors to taking cover inside a classic red telephone booth. (via London Bride)

7. Bright Boots: Who needs heels? Bright red boots add the perfect pop of color. (via Love My Dress)

8. Beneath the Veil: Skip the umbrella and cover your heads with a pretty polka dot veil instead. And don’t forget to leave your shoes behind. (via The WedCafé)

9. On the Water: This adventurous couple didn’t let a little (okay, A LOT of) rain keep them landlocked. Capture the spirit by setting sail after you’re done saying “I do.” (via Inspired by This)

10. Dock of the Bay: Not looking to leave dry land? No worries! You can easily capture plenty of amazing pictures shore-side. (via Wedding Dash)

11. Simple + Intimate: From the vibrant umbrella to the bride’s dreamy dress and curls, this intimate wedding has completely stolen our hearts. (via Little Black Book)

12. Crystal Clear: Stay dry without hiding from view by toting a clear, see-through umbrella. (via Ruffled)

13. Dancing Droplets: No umbrellas needed! When you’re capturing a photo this beautiful, getting soaked seems well worth it. (via The WedCafé)

14. Hay Bales + Umbrellas: Getting married at a farm or other rustic venue? Channel the country vibe by posing on top of hay bales, umbrellas in hand. (via Junebug Weddings)

15. Glistening Raindrops: As simple as it is stunning, this magical photo forever changes the way we’ll look at raindrops. (via The Lou’s)

16. Misty Window: Shots of the bride arriving and the newlyweds leaving are wedding day musts, especially when they’re taken through a misty, rain-covered window. (via Easton Events)

17. Rainbow Connection: The only thing prettier than a rain shower? The beautiful rainbow that follows. (via Wedding Chicks)

What are your thoughts about rain on your wedding day? Are there any cool photo ops we’ve forgotten? Share your ideas below!