With half the world locked up in homes and working from home, the idea of upgrading the wardrobe may not top the priority list for most. But, for those who eat, drink and sleep fashion, de-cluttering and making space for the season’s best can be an exciting idea to ponder over.
Some might be driving to work; some may be catching up with their friends and family and some may head out only to pick groceries. The reasons may vary; but there is always a way to be a diva even when you are scared deep down that the pitter-patter raindrops might hamper your style.
From a raincoat that creates a statement to boots that will let you walk effortlessly through the puddles, Ciceroni’s latest list of “Monsoon Gears for 2020” has it all.
Lace Transparent Raincoat by La Seine and Moi
Looking for a raincoat that is as sassy as its non-water repellent cousins? Well, your journey ends here. Enticing and coveted, this transparent raincoat by La Seine and Moi is intricately detailed with floral lace panels and a faux fur collar which is removable, so you can wear it during any season.
Be it flaunting the outfit underneath or experimenting with layering, this raincoat will amp up your monsoon style game without a hint of doubt.
Camouflage Print Raincoat by Ajio
If you are looking to stand out this season, consider a printed raincoat. Bold prints and pop coloured raincoats are the darling of fashion enthusiasts this season. Leave your boring staid jackets at home and opt for this red and black camouflage print raincoat by Ajio.
Go bold by pairing this raincoat with a printed skirt or shorts; your answer for those who said you can’t ace the print on print fashion.
Arctic Velocity Windcheater by Superdry
Always on your toes with less time for dress up? Sporty and trendy, this colour- blocked windcheater by Superdry is just for you. Featuring a double layer zip fastening, fleece-lined bungee cord hood and hem, ribbed cuffs along with two front pockets with zip fastening, this windcheater is sure to hold you so that you are not gone with the wind, but, only in style.
Nail it with a turtle neck dress and your favourite pair of sneakers.
Indian Ocean Umbrella by Good Earth
Who said needs cannot be fancy? It’s time to look beyond the ubiquitous black umbrellas. Evoked by the Sanskrit name of Indian Ocean – Ratnakara which refers to “the creator of gems”, this elegant umbrella by Good Earth has the brand’s signature Indian Ocean print featured on the outer hood, while an edgy pattern of chevrons decorated the inner hood.
Whether you are a lover of the fierce animal motif or prefer traditional and elegant, this umbrella is the best of both worlds.
Ginette Logo Boot by Moncler
A footwear lover or not, you will definitely drool over this one! Swap your favourite sneakers and ballerinas for this ultra-chic graffiti inspired boot from Moncler. Crafted in Italy in a polished black colorway with the brand’s signature striped grosgrain tab at its heel, this piece from Moncler is both utilitarian and statement-making.
If walking the puddles is what is required for the season, why not steal the show?
DARSHA Highland Transparent Satchel by Ted Baker
An accessory is merely a piece of iconography used to express individual identity. Transparent bags have been all in rage this year, cropping up everywhere, from runways to thrift stores. Giving a stylish nod to contemporary trends, Darsha Highland Transparent Satchel by Ted Baker is an elegant addition to any bag repertoire. This transparent satchel is designed with a highland-printed internal pouch to sync your fashion aesthetics with nature.
Fresh, modern and dipped in summer, this bag might just be the right pick to keep your essentials safe from the unexpected downpours.
Fleece-lined Rain Mittens by H & M
With temperatures dropping during monsoon, keeping warm is not just essential but it is imperative. A great coat can keep you away from the chills but, the right rain mittens can make you feel better in the most unpredictable weather. Keep your hands warmer with these fleece-lined rain mittens by H and M. Made out of wind and waterproof functional fabric with closed seams, this khakhi green rain mitten is bold, statement making and more wearable than you think it may be.
Keep this shopping list of monsoon accessories handy the next time you shop online. Be it being cozy on the couch with your favourite book or heading out for essentials, let the rains not dampen your style game!