Monsoon is in full swing and it’s time to update your wardrobe for the rainy season. Let not the rains, however, moisten our spirits and hinder us from missing all of the fun. Monsoon is one more opportunity for fashionistas to display a fashion of statement. Don’t let the rains dampen your sense of style.
Here are 5 ways to make your way through the storm!!
COLORLESS JACKETS: Say hello to your BFF of the season, a reliable raincoat. Updated to appeal to the modern woman on-the-go, this childhood favourite just got a stylish makeover. Choose from downright transparent, to lightly lined silhouettes, as you strut through the rains, winds and whatever else comes your way.
Quick Hack: Invest in clear raincoats which will steal the spotlight. Well, at least share it with your cute outfit. No need to keep your look hidden under dark jackets because these trendy, transparent coverups will let your style shine through. Steal this look from your very own H&M store.
PEEK-A-BOO ANKLES: Trade in classic floor-length denims for shorter counterparts. Even in B-Town, every celebrity is showing off their calves this season, and for good reason. Think culottes, midi skirts, dungarees and even ankle-length trousers as you prep for work. It’s best to wade through unpleasant waters bare-calved.
Quick Hack: Turn any trousers inside out, and fold away till the ankles. Use bobby pins to secure the tucks and you’ll have your very own shortened pants. Grab the latest monsoon collection from Zara store.
UNDER AN UMBRELLA: Gone are the days when umbrellas were used as a mean to protect against rains. Carrying a quirky printed umbrella will make your outfit look vibrant and will surely turn some heads.
Quick Hack: If you want to add that extra oomph to a coordinated outfit, opt for colourful umbrella and if that doesn’t catch your fancy, how about a cute graphic, lace or even stripes?
Get the most trendy umbrellas from the Chumbak store.
QUIRKY HANDBAG: Switch your classy leather tote with a funky transparent and neon bag. Waterproofing doesn’t have to be boring, flaunt your goodies with a see through plastic tote and use the cloudy grey sky as a perfect backdrop to flaunt the brightest of colours. Opt for bright and colorful ones to brighten up the gloomy days. Chose a bag that allows for an easy maintenance. Look for bags with water resistant zippers and sliders. Just One swipe of a cloth and you should be done.
Quick Hack: Opt for nylon and transparent bags this monsoon. It will keep all your valuables secure and dry. Moreover, it will work well to prep up your style game. Get the most elite bags from Amazon or H&M store.
MAKE YOUR WAY: Shoes are style statement itself, so let them do justice to your outfit. The right footwear can quickly make or break your look. So, if you want to look stylish pick bright and funky coloured shoes to create a vibrant monsoon look.
Quick Hack: With a hair dryer melt a candle. Then rub it all over your favorite sneakers. Waterproof kicks in under a minute. Up your game by grabbing your favourite pair of D’Lites range from the Skechers store.
By: Soumen Das, Skechers India, Senior Marketing Manager