The monsoons in India are a sight to behold. The pouring rain, gloomy skies, and cosy weather, what’s not to love! That is, of course, unless you’re stuck in the middle of it all. Even then the rains can be quite likeable. Now fashion might not be at its peak during this season, but that shouldn’t stop you from looking your absolute best. Check out some of the stylish seasonal favourites, from handbags to umbrellas and more!
Aldo Suzy Women’s Blue Footbed
Ditching the boring hues and mundane designs, Aldo opts for fun tones this monsoon with the Suzy Blue Footbed. A vibrant powder blue pair in an open-toe design, these are equal parts cute, stylish and functional. Their cushioned footbed and synthetic outsole make the shoe season-appropriate to avoid unwelcomed sliding and splashing.
Belt bags or fanny packs are some of the most convenient options for the monsoon, because who wants to juggle a bag and an umbrella? This contemporary belt bag from Boss is part of the brand’s limited-edition BOSS x Khaby capsule collection, crafted in textured fabric using about 60% certified recycled polyester. The printed monograms are designed in a gradient tone adding a fun pop of colour for the gloomy weather.
Rubber wellies will always have a special place in our hearts. Adding glitter and glam to the mix, this pair of sparkly rubber boots from Bottega Veneta comes in a knee-high design which is perfect for heavy, splashy monsoons. The fabric lining on these rubber boots makes it easy to slip on and comfortable to wear all day long without scrunching your toes.
Mirroring its trademark aesthetic, Burberry translates its signature chevron print onto a chic umbrella. The geometric chevron print is outlined in bold yet classic shades of brown and white complemented by a smooth maple wood handle and gold-toned accents along the handle, tips and ferrule. The umbrella is secured with a snap-fastened strap.
Hermès Pluie de H umbrella is the perfect pop of colour for the monsoon season. Designed in striking rust orange, the Pluie de H umbrella is crafted entirely from Hermès’ jacquard canvas with the letter H embroidered in recurring patterns. A sturdy metal frame and tinted maple wooden handle give the umbrella a sophisticated look.
A lightweight, monsoon-friendly creation, this Technical Mini Monogram Parka combines Louis Vuitton’s sportswear influences with functionality which makes it ideal for different seasons. The sporty tailoring of the mini monogram print and sand-coloured panels gives the parka a fashionable look, while technical details like the packable hood and waterproof chest pocket make it perfect for the rainy season.
Love your heels too much but hate to lose them to the rain? Then these heels from Melissa are your new best friend! Crafted from a vegan and recyclable patented plastic material called MELFLEX, these shoes are not only stylish but also practical and easy to clean. Designed with an upper with lace appliqués and an ultra-high block heel, the rubber heel shoe is a complete eye-grabber for a statement monsoon look.
Dress in the colours of the season with this stylish grey parka from Polo Ralph Lauren. The design of the parka is inspired by a British flight jacket, recreated in a cotton blend twill design along with ventilation grommets near the underarms and multiple pockets which add functionality of the parka.