Posts tagged "rain gear"

Seeing Flowers In Showers

Getting caught in the rain is no picnic. So if such a tragedy must befall you, make the best of it style-wise with a jolly Topshop umbrella. The fun floral motif on this brolly will be sure to put a smile on your face and those around you. Plus, we're loving the old-timey curved handle,…

By: Leonora Epstein / September 27, 2010

How To Waltz Through Summer Puddles

When it's hot and raining, the last thing you want to do is stuff your feet into a pair of calf-suffocating Wellies. Perfect for flash downpours in summer: Slow and Steady Wins the Race's water-repellent pumps. They give you a sexy three inches and a vixen-y color while keeping your feet dry thanks to a…

By: Leonora Epstein / August 6, 2010

Burberry’s Special Edition Rain-Themed Collection—Redundant?

Burberry just launched a small, limited-edition collection based on the theme of rain (April showers, more specifically). The range includes Haymarket checked rain boots, printed umbrellas, trench coats, and a whole mess of small accessories. We have to laugh for a second because if this special line is rain-themed, then what was everything else Burberry…

By: Leonora Epstein / April 29, 2010

How To Dress For An Unexpectedly Icky Day

When I left the house this morning, it was snowing. Hard. This, after Monday's New York downpour, had us a tad pissed off, wet and cursing the decision to wear suede shoes. No more of this BS! No more ruined pumps! We're going to make the junky weather our bitch with entirely appropriate (but still…

By: Lily Q / January 28, 2010

How Cute Are These Rain Booties?

What is it about rain gear that's endlessly entertaining for girls? (Or maybe it's just us?) It just makes us smile when we find great grown-up stuff that lets you feel like a kid again—like these friendly Vivienne Westwood rain booties. Everything from the girly color to that bendy bow makes us think that wearing…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 9, 2009

Summer Rain Gear That Won’t Make You Sweat

It has been raining on and off in New York for weeks and we are sick of it. It's easy to prepare for cold weather rain: wellies, a water repellent jacket, massive black umbrella, and, for the really dedicated, a hat. But the task gets considerably more difficult when the pelting rain is combined with…

By: Lily Q / June 19, 2009

Keep Dry Under Your Shuella, ‘Ella, ‘Ella

Rain in the summer is a bummer. Wearing hot, sticky rain boots in the summer is a double bummer. That's no longer the case with fashion invention #954 that you do not need, yet intrigues anyway: Shuellas, rubber rainboots for your shoes! The waterproof plastic booties wrap around nearly any type of footwear—heels, sandals, wedges—to…

By: Leonora Epstein / June 2, 2009