If your work or life in general calls for stepping out often, even in the rains, why not make it fashionable? Since going out and about in the rains is inevitable, take advantage of the fact that various brands offer stylish clothing and accessories that are on-trend and protect you when it's pouring!
Your Monsoon Guide to Look Fashionable and Stay Protected:
It is essential to always keep an umbrella handy during the rainy season to protect yourself from getting wet, especially with how unpredictable rains can get! Umbrellas become everyone's best friend during monsoons, so why not invest in one that's pretty and useful? You will now find a range of brands that offer gorgeous designs and colours, making going out in style achievable even in the rains!
#TTSRecommends: Umbrellas from Hamster London
Parkas or Windcheaters
Sometimes umbrellas can be a hassle to carry, especially when your hands are already full. But that shouldn't stop you from facing the rain as you can easily dress and protect yourself with a parka/windcheater. A clothing piece made for the rainy season, various colours and prints are available for you to choose from depending on your likes and styles. The only downside is most of them only cover the upper half of the body, but it is still great to protect yourself from the rain.
#TTSRecommends: Parkas from The North Face
Trench Coats are super chic, almost cover you up, and are also available in a water-repellent material. If you're going for a fancy dinner, event or party and can't afford to get your attire wet, trench coats are the perfect and trendiest way to cover yourself. You can now enter the occasion stylishly, even matching your umbrella to the coat for extra protection and pizzazz!
#TTSRecommends: Water-Repellent Trench Coat from MUJI
As kids, we might have worn gumboots to play around in the rain and jump in puddles, avoiding any mishaps or water getting into regular shoes. You can now get a pair for yourself, no matter your age, perfect for the rainy days. Rain boots will keep your foot dry and free from any muck, making it easier to navigate around puddles during the rain. Various brands now offer different styles, colours, and also prints at times, giving you a choice to select a pair that can match most outfits.
#TTSRecommends: Rain boots from Hunter
Jeans and rain don't match, especially if you're wearing them just to run some errands! If you're planning to step out for a bit, why not be comfortable yet look chic and be prepared even if it starts to drizzle? Cycling shorts are super trendy, breezy, and can be paired with almost anything, depending on the situation. Whether it's a coffee run, shopping for groceries or meeting friends, step out prepared for the rain and look fashionable!
#TTSRecommends: Cycling Shorts from Bliss Club