WHAT TO WEAR: Rainy Days

What to Wear

Okay, so rainy days don’t come around too often in San Diego, and when they do it’s usually just an early morning drizzle, but that’s not to say you can’t style your look to cater to those few dreary days. This Fashionista steps out in a fun, feminine outfit to brighten a misty morning.

The problem that I encounter most when there’s rain in the forecast is what shoes to wear. Hunter boots (my absolute favorite New England footwear) feel a little heavy-duty for this part of the country, but on the other hand flip flops are a little too flimsy; my foot slides out of the shoe every other step I take. Of course leather boots are out of the question – rain is their downfall. This Fashionista found the perfect solution: thong sandals. Cute and comfortable, these shoes will hold your foot in place and won’t get damaged in the precipitation.

Moving upward, this Fashionista’s cuffed pants are great for a rainy day. They’ll keep her warm enough against the wind and water, but the shortened length will keep mud off her pants (and will even allow for some minimal puddle-jumping!).

On top, this Fashionista chose a nice lace shirt and a light, breezy kimono – the perfect spring accessory.  A lot of materials and colors will show the rainwater spots when they get wet, and some may even become see-through (I’m looking at you, white cotton). Counter this by wearing a dark color like this Fashionista did. The kimono, too, is great for wicking away water without become too heavy.

To complete her look, this Fashionista kept her hair natural and curly. Rainy days have a habit of ruining any styled hair, so keep it simple when there’re dark clouds in the sky – the real you is the most beautiful of all, anyway. Plus, in an outfit like this, you’ll turn heads even if your hair is in the messiest of buns.

One Simple Change: Swap the sandals for Western booties like these and you’re ready to head to a concert!


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