Just as I was beginning to embrace the sudden heatwave that stormed South Texas (in the form of buying Birkenstocks, of course), it seems mother nature has played yet another trick on us. Although it’s March, we are once again faced with chilly temperatures and believe it or not, actual rain (gasp)! Since spring showers aren’t exactly common in our neck of the woods, it’s safe to say that rain boots usually aren’t found in the closets of your everyday Fashionista/os. If the April showers hit early, although it may be your first instinct to grab your go-to hoodie and call it a day, take a breather, for dressing for gloomier days doesn’t have to be a drag.
Making my way to class on an exceptionally rainy day, I stumbled upon this edgy Fashionista who has mastered the art of escaping the wet weather rut. For your next week riddled with rain storms, take some styling cues from this Fashionista and embrace the ’90s! Keep those leggings on the shelves, and instead opt for a pair of trousers with chic zippered hardware. If you’re feeling adventurous and slightly nostalgic for those Clueless days, amp up your ensemble by tying a plaid shirt around your waist! While this styling trick has nearly set off a bomb in the blogging world, there’s no reason it can’t be just as perfect in the real world. Lay aside your hesitations and test it out for your next day on campus to add some grunge vibes to your look! With rain puddles everywhere, it’s obvious that flatform sandals are out of the question, however, embrace the trend through a classic pair of chunky cut-out boots instead! With the final addition of your vintage leather jacket, bracing the rain might just be something to look forward to.
One Simple Change: Sometimes the easiest way to transition a look is as simple as the shoes upon your feet (literally). Sway the boots for a pair of lace-up heels and voila, you’ll have a look idea for your next dinner date!