Editor's Picks: 9 Must-Haves To Keep You From Looking Like A Wet Mop This Monsoon

Hrishitaa Sharma , 07 Jul 2017
Editor's Picks: Monsoon essentials
Editor’s Picks: Monsoon essentials

Don’t get me wrong, I love the rainy season. It makes everything look cleaner and greener, but such appreciation can only come from within if you are prepped for the down pour. So, go ahead and enjoy this gorgeous season with no troubles at all! Here’s everything you need to survive the monsoon:

1. Animal Print Umbrella

Why go with a solid coloured, boring umbrella when you can flaunt it as a statement accessory? This animal print umbrella is perfect to pep up any OOTD.

Animal Print Umbrella | Image source: TheLabelLife.com
Animal Print Umbrella | Image source: TheLabelLife.com

2. Rubber Flip-Flops

A good pair of rubber flip-flops will be your ammo this rainy season. Don’t even think of wearing your new canvas shoes when you have this to lean on!

Havaianas Women's Rubber Flip-Flops And House Slippers | Image source: Amazon.in
Havaianas Women’s Rubber Flip-Flops And House Slippers | Image source: Amazon.in

3. Waterproof Belt

If your are going for a head-to-toe waterproof look, then snag a waterproof belt as well. There is no reason you compromise on style just because the weather is dull.

MARIOS skinny belt | Image source: Farfetch.com
MARIOS skinny belt | Image source: Farfetch.com

4. Raincoat 

The only way you can wear your summer dress without the fear of getting drenched is by owning a good raincoat. While you’re at it, make sure you pick a cute colour!

Columbia Peach-Coloured Sleeker Hooded Outdoor Rain Jacket | Image source: Myntra.com
Columbia Peach-Coloured Sleeker Hooded Outdoor Rain Jacket | Image source: Myntra.com

5. Rain Boots

This is the only season you can flaunt a cool pair of gum boots. So why leave the opportunity to style these saviours in the coolest of ways. (A video showing how to style your gum boots is on it’s way!).

Havaianas Women's Galochas Hi Metallic Rainboot Rain Boot | Image source: Amazon.in
Havaianas Women’s Galochas Hi Metallic Rainboot Rain Boot | Image source: Amazon.in

6. Waterproof Eye Pencil

The only thing that stops you from looking like a raccoon is a waterproof eye pencil. Guard this with your life!

Contour Eye Pencil 12hr Wear Waterproof Sephora 0.04 Oz Starry Sky | Image source: Amazon.in
Contour Eye Pencil 12hr Wear Waterproof Sephora 0.04 Oz Starry Sky | Image source: Amazon.in

7. Waterproof Mascara

No need to stop grooming your lovely lashes just because of the fear of rains. A waterproof mascara is just what you need to keep your eyes on fleek!

L'Oreal Paris Cosmetics Voluminous Butterfly Sculpt Waterproof Mascara | Image source: Amazon.in
L’Oreal Paris Cosmetics Voluminous Butterfly Sculpt Waterproof Mascara | Image source: Amazon.in

8. Monsoon Floral Dress

The rains give us the perfect reason to go short on the hem and wear all the cute dresses. Brownie points for styling it with your gum boots!

Embroidered Acid Wash Skater Dress | Image source: Koovs.com
Embroidered Acid Wash Skater Dress | Image source: Koovs.com

9. Rain Jacket 

If you’re the outdoorsy, adventurous kinds then a rain jacket is your best companion. Why cancel your trek because it might rain. Instead, go for the thrill by keeping this jacket handy in your backpack.

Columbia Green Arcadia Camouflage Print Hooded Outdoor Rain Jacket | Image source: Myntra.com
Columbia Green Arcadia Camouflage Print Hooded Outdoor Rain Jacket | Image source: Myntra.com

So if you’ve got the above items sitting in your closet, you can totally win Monsoon this year.

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