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Gearing up for the rainy days

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Thursday, 16 June 2016 - Last Updated on June 16, 2016
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Rain can either ruin or make your day. Choose the latter. Rainy days don’t have to be a nuisance or nightmare when you go to work. You don’t have to feel exasperated anymore thinking of ways on how to maintain your look and still leave a fashionable statement at work.

Though the weather can be a little intimidating and unpredictable, it also gives you the chance to utilize your wardrobe. Don’t let rainy days dampen your style. Take a look at these rainy day tips you to survive the rainy days ahead!raining-18857_640

  1. Grab a stylish umbrella

Who said umbrella’s only purpose is to keep yourself dry while the rain is pouring? An umbrella that complements your outfit can be a stylish accessory and be functional at the same time. To make your outfit more noticeable, you may opt for fun patterns and unusual designs, or feminine shades like purple, red, blue and pink as well as neutrals like brown and black. The bubble umbrella is the best choice to keep the rain away from your body and it can also shield your hair from the wind. But the most important thing is to choose and check whether an umbrella will survive the rain. Go for a wind resistant umbrella for a hassle-free commute.

  1. Skirt all the way

Instead of wearing jeans and risking yourself having a wet pant legs, you can wear a skirt on your way to work. A skirt is the ideal way to look cute and have the ease to walk easily from one place to another. To stay warm, match your skirt with black tights. Go for black because it will not show any signs of being drenched in the rain. Go for outfits that will make you look bright and choose neutral colors for your sweater or jacket to highlight your outfit!

  1. Wear jeans that are properly hemmed

In the end, it’s all about your preference so if you insist on wearing jeans, make sure that they don’t drag along the ground or you’ll end up with that cold and horrible feeling on your legs. Plus, it is only recommended that you wear this only during light rains. But ultimately, it will always depend on you.

  1. Rock your outfit with a coat

Classic raincoat colors such as white, yellow, blue, and brown helps you show-off your outfit while offering a substantial protection from the rain. Settle for the lighter ones so you can move freely and be fashionable as well. Go for knee-length dresses instead of the maxi ones to keep your polished look all the

  1. No time for high heels

Flip-flops, sneakers, peep-toes and ballerinas are only some of the ideal choices that will help you navigate the rain-washed streets. Go for the economical choices because you’ll probably only use them for a very short time.

  1. Skip the traditional rain boots

If you haven’t tried the traditional tall rain boots, it’s totally fine because wearing them usually makes it hard to walk around in the rain. Go for boots that are short and sleek. Aside from making your walk comfortable, it won’t make your calves hot and sticky.

  1. Leave your suede at home

Absolutely anything suede for the rainy days– your bags, shoes or boots, because they will be completely destroyed by the rain. Not even a protectant spray can save them. If you want to keep wearing your favorite accessories, better follow this advice.Screen Shot 2016-06-16 at 3.39.39 PMa. Never ever wear white

We all know that white is a good color and can show off your curves. But if it’s going to be drenched in mud puddles then you better think twice if you want to wear one, especially if you don’t have a car.

b. Get a waterproof bag

You can’t afford to get your things soaked, so invest in waterproof bags. It’s all about being prepared for the unexpected downpour. It’s great to at least have one foldable, waterproof bag which can hold your wet jacket or raincoat without affecting everything else in your bag.

c. Put your hat and scarf on and protect your make up

To avoid making your hair frizzy, throw on a hat. It is a good accessory to keep your hair from getting messy during rainy days. You may also use an anti-frizz product before heading out. When styling your hair with a crazy rainy weather, you may tie it into a nice pony tail, a bun or braid. Use a scarf to protect your accessories from being whisked by the rain. It also makes your outfit look cozier with the layers of your style.

For your makeup, it is good to keep things simple. Choose the fresh face look and avoid using lip gloss or you might end up having pieces of your hair stuck to your lips.


So, who said you can’t be fab and radiant during the rainy season? Stay dry in style, rainy days don’t always have to be gloomy! The weather will always be what you make it. So, instead of looking at the rain as a hindrance or a complete chore, accept it and have fun looking at the possible styles you can use in the office. Hope you’re all set to face the rain.

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Jean Singian (5 Posts)

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