Looking your usual fabulous self can be tricky while dodging puddles and taking shelter from those unpredictable showers. And, so we present to you options for some functional but fashionable monsoon essentials!
These will your best friend throughout the season. From protecting that expensive pedicure to create a style statement, gum boots are your best bet for monsoon footwear. Pick out your favorite from a wide variety of designs and colors and you’re all set to beat the splatter!
Now, we fashion enthusiasts need some variety in terms of footwear – just gum boots won’t do. Here is where adorable PVC sandals come in. Varied in terms of colours, patterns and designs, these plastic counterparts look effortlessly stylish while protecting us from the rain.
Trench Coats are the ultimate monsoon weapon. Nothing, and trust us, when we say this – nothing, can save you from monsoon’s wrath better than these babies. Fashionable as ever, they look great with anything – be it a dress or an old pair of denims.
Your everyday leather bag might make your look comprehensive but the rains don’t agree! Instead, we suggest you go for waterproof bags which deliver in terms of both fashion and function. These vinyl bags are available in various colours, along with clear versions which look nothing short of chic.
SHORTS & CAPRI PANTS
Fashion’s old trusted friends, shorts and capri pants are your go to options to emerge victorious safely from those water logged streets. Without any boundaries concerning colours and designs, these make everyone look like a monsoon diva!
THREE FOLD UMBRELLAS
No amount of trench coats or gum boots bring the same essence as an umbrella. A season must, these are a quick way to brighten up gloomy monsoon days. Available in different and attractive designs and shapes, umbrellas complete the monsoon experience year after year.
Fashionable as they come, synthetic tops are exactly what we need during monsoon. Nothing escapes heavy rain but quick to dry clothes act as compensation. Technological advances have allowed for the creation of trendy tops which reduce monsoon suffering but keep us stylish!
If you’re not in the mood for those shorts or capris, you can turn to this trusted friend. Colourful leggings make the world a brighter place as grey clouds cover it, without compromising on the comfort factor. Opt for these if you’re running late and wish to look trendy without putting in tons of effort.
A childhood favourite, these are another monsoon staple. Raincoats and rains have been synonymous, and now fashion is their new friend. Raincoats are available in a wide variety of colours and patterns and account for some effortless fashion during the season.
By: Palak Talwar