For women who love to dress up, monsoon means saying goodbye to the shades of summer. Steer all the new looks for the rainy season, while creating an incredible closet.
From peasant blouse to pinny dress, here are a few attractive pieces that will work together to see you through the season.
To start with, will start from the inner most apparels, say under garments.
1. Choose light coloured, synthetic under garments.
Synthetic bras and panties will do well in rainy seasons as they can be dried soon. Go for non-padded bras unless it is highly essential as the cotton padding will retain the moisture for a longer time that infuses fungus and foul smell. When it comes to panties choose synthetic panties with cotton crutch, again for the sake of easy freshening.
2. Leggings, ¾ th leggings
To be in fashion, choose designer Leggings or 3-4 th leggings of darker shades that will help you stay safe without getting stained by wet mud. Choosing 3-4 leggings will help you stay dry without your leg get wet throughout. A full length leggings inserted in boots can also reduce your legs getting wet.
3. Boots/ Chic Boots
To cross the mucky puddles on the roads without dirtying your feet, gum boots are absolutely necessary. Just one beautiful pair and you’re sorted for the entire period. When plain black boots too work on the same purpose, chic boots will deliver you an awesome sense of fashion. While they protect you from damp, they also give you dry legs.
4. Trench Coats
A trench coat is a raincoat made of waterproof heavy-duty cotton gabardine drill, or poplin, or leather. It generally has a removable insulated lining, raglan sleeves, and the classic versions come in various lengths ranging from just above the ankles (the longest) to above the knee (the shortest). A raglan sleeve is a type of sleeve whose distinctive characteristic is to extend in one piece fully to the collar, leaving a diagonal seam from underarm to collarbone giving the garment a comparatively undefined look.
Trench coat will protect you from splashing rain water besides providing a great trendy wear option.
5. Non- Cotton Socks
Nobody wants to have wet socks inside their shoes. Keep this from happening to you by heading down to your nearest sporting supplies store and grab a couple of pairs of non-cotton Socks, which are certain to keep your toes from getting squishy with all the rain and puddle water.
6. Synthetic Tops
Easy drying material is what we need during monsoons because let’s face it; we know nothing can survive the rage of heavy rains. Not to worry, there are many fashionable synthetic tops available in the market that makes our monsoon suffering easy and fashionable as well. Just grab these lovelies and your fashionable monsoon closet is complete!
7. Water-proof Handbags
As much as you love your everyday leather bag, it’s a big foe for monsoons. A water-proof bag is one of the most vital things that will help you get through the monsoons. If you want your phone and most of your belongings to still function after the rainy season is gone, these plasticky handbags are your best bet. They protect your belongings while making you look chic, that is all we ever need isn’t it?
8. Shorts & Capri Pants
The wonderful clothes invented in the history of fashion are shorts and capris. When you have to cross a road full of ankle-deep water without having to shiver in your air conditioned office due to wet pants remembers Capris make a walk in the park with a pair of shorts or capris.
9. Three-fold Umbrellas
An umbrella is a must-have no matter how many rain coats or windcheaters you own. But instead of those dull-looking ones, you could always pick your favourite perky colour. Let your umbrella be full of happy pop colour in the dull, cloudy days of monsoons.