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Hot Flash: Take on rainy days in style
Arts and Entertainment Thursday, Jun. 19, 2014 7 years ago

Hot Flash: Take on rainy days in style

by: Heather Merriman Saba Black Tie Editor

It’s summer. We live in Florida. What does all this mean, you ask? It means it rains every day, or at least, every afternoon, and unfortunately, life doesn’t stop just because the skies decide to open up and release torrential downpours.

So how does one dress appropriately for rainy weather? There’s no such thing as a “rainy day outfit” — there is only rainy day improvising. If you have to go out into the wet wilderness of Sarasota during the next few months, we’ve got you covered with these rainy day essentials.

First and foremost, rain boots — the absolute rainy day essential, and not just any rain boot. Hunter Rain Boots. These rain boots are trendy, comfortable, durable and come in a variety of colors and finishes. You’ll love wearing them so much that you’ll be excited for it to rain. That’s the power of this bulk of rubber.

Next on the list: a raincoat. The essential: a black North Face, but it’s also essential to have a “dressier” option for work or event attire, such as this Gucci raincoat.

We all love our go-to designer handbags, but we should love them enough to keep them sheltered from the rain. On rainy days, sport a nylon handbag; it’s the perfect material for protecting your things.

Our pick: Longchamp. The bag is water-resistant, stylish and comes in all sizes, colors and designs. 

Last, but not least (and the most obvious of essentials): the umbrella. There are a million ways you can stay stylish with your ultimate shield from the rain — from sizes, to colors, to cute sayings and fashionable designs.

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