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How to look fashionable during rainy season


For fashion lovers, it’s often some trouble remaining as fashionable as they would want to during the rainy season and yet not compromise on comfort.

A quality raincoat and rain boots may be what you reach for when the clouds start to roll in, but they’re not your only options. To expand your outfit potential, keep fabric and colour in mind. For instance, going with water-resistant materials (rather than super absorbent ones) and natural fibers will keep you dry and happy.

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Darker colours are usually preferred over lighter shades since they wear better if they happen to get wet. Still, don’t be afraid to try a bright, bold colour, which can be mood-boosting on those gray, dreary days.

InStyle helps with few tips for rainy day outfits, plus tips on how to style them.

Unique layer:

If the temperature drops, wear a thin, non-bulky hoodie underneath your maxi dress. Then, you can complete the look with a pair of sneakers for something unexpected and fun.

Mix It up

Typically, when we think about shorts, we picture them styled with sneakers or sandals. However, combat boots are also a cute alternative and will protect your feet should you step in any puddles.

Colour Blocking

A gloomy day calls for bright and, more importantly, easy pieces. Grab the most vibrant stuff in your closet and experiment with colour combos. A neutral pair of shoes will provide some balance.

Maxi Dress

A pair of boots and a long jacket will make the staple maxi dress work for not-too-hot, not-too-cold days. Throw on some minimalist jewelry, too, for added pizzazz.

Rain boots

It is time to invest in a sleek, short, black pair of rain boots that can pass as regular booties if the sun comes out midday. Coordinate with black trousers, a white button-down, and an overcoat for an office-ready ensemble.

Hat to the rescue

Be it a bucket option, a cap, or a beret, a hat will add flair to your outfit and protect your hair in style. Not a hat person or worried about hat hair? Consider a headscarf instead.

Wear a Blazer

A blazer is a quick trick that will take any outfit to the next level, adding warmth while ensuring you look sharp. If you feel like your ‘fit is missing a little something, cinch your waist with the help of a belt.


When in doubt, reach for a short black dress and trusty black boots. It’s an easy choice that you can then amp up with accessories such as tights, a scarf, and layered necklaces.

Be Transparent

The best rainy day outfit will come down to your personal style preferences. A transparent raincoat can pull double duty as a lightweight added layer and protection from heavy winds and inclement weather.