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10 Rain-Ready Picks For This Season
We’re finally bidding the sunny and long days a farewell and making way for the grey weather. Be armed with these rain-ready items you need to survive the unpredictable weather without having to sacrifice comfort and style.
Portable Speaker, P299.75, The SM Store
They say July is the time to catch some beach waves. Bring this portable waterproof speaker with you to bring in some good vibes at the beach when you go surfing!
Wellies, P2,579.40, Butterfly Twists at Rustan’s
Baa Baa Blues Wellies, P2,550, readyforrain.com
Always bring a pair of foldable boots like these Wellies that can perfectly fit inside your tote bag. Functional and fashion statement in one!
Champagne umbrella, P299.75, SM Accessories
Every commuter would agree that bringing an umbrella is quite a hassle. Find something stylish that stands out from the crowd and choose a timeless color like this champagne one. We’re sure you won’t forget this in the umbrella stand the next time you’re in your favorite coffee spot.
The Nike Men’s Sock Dart SE, P7, 195 + Women’s Sock Dart Premium P7,195, Nike Stores
We feel you. We know you love running, but you can’t seem to sacrifice your favorite running shoes especially with this weather! For the runners who can’t stop their exercise routine this rainy season, Nike brings in Sock Dart, which has waterproof overlays and high carbon rubber and Phyloan foam to cushion the heel. We tell you it’s the perfect go-to athletic and casual wear shoes worth your money.
Aranha Quadrada (cream), P2495
Boemia II (yellow), P3250 both from Melissa Philippines
Bring in some sunshine by using a pair that will instantly brighten up your #OOTD as well as your mood. Melissa waterproof sandals are carefully designed to bring comfort to your feet, allowing it to breathe.
Women Pocketable Printed Parka, P1490, Uniqlo
Jackets can be quite bulky and heavy so we suggest slipping on some parka instead. Uniqlo now has an equally stylish parka that you can pocket-carry along to work or a trip.
iPhone Fre Waterproof Case, P4,400, www.lifeproof.com
Time to invest on a phone case that won’t let you down. Might be a little over your budget but we promise, it’ll be worth it especially when you can stay connected when you surf or go on a trail. It’s your partner in every adventure while prioritizing your gadget’s protection.
G Shock GA700-4A, P4,900 www.casio.com
Keep track of time with this analog-digital watch. It is shock and water resistant, perfect for a day to night adventure. It’s not just for outdoors; G-Shock has been a watch staple for both men and women, being a versatile and practical timepiece.
Gouache lunch bags in Aqua, Maroon and Olive Green, P750 each, www.gouachebags.com
Because “Bring your own baon” is in, this waxed canvas lunch bags are just too cute not to carry around. It has polyester taffeta lining and fits average sized meal containers. It is also water repellant inside and out so you’d never have to worry about getting your packed meals wet unlike brown paper bags. Crafted by Marikina bag makers, you’re sure that each one is carefully made with love.
Waterproof Zipper Joggers, P699, www.zalora.com.ph
One will easily fall in love with a pair of joggers like this with a super soft fabric and flowy silhouette, not to mention, waterproof. It’s a steal when it doubles as a sport and casual wear, don’t you think?
Rainy season means preparing and having essentials that can weather the storm and other unexpected situations. Remember, it’s always best to be safe than sorry. Ready to do some shopping? We definitely are!
*Photos courtesy of featured brands