Practical and stylish don’t always go hand-in-hand. But, the rainy day outfits below should fit the bill. So, there’s no need to forgo your plans just because the heavens open. Instead, take a look at what to wear on a rainy day to keep you stylishly dry…
The type of outfit you choose will obviously depend on what you’re doing and how cold and rainy it is. Let’s take a look at some options.
Nikki @midlifechic above holds off the rain will an umbrella and faux fur coat.
tops for a rainy day
If it’s raining, you will probably have a coat or jacket on top of your top, so you can really wear anything underneath. Opt for a t-shirt, a lightweight shirt or a sweater depending on the weather.
Coats and jackets
It goes without saying that you’ll need a coat on a rainy day, but your choice will depend on how heavy the rain is, as well as whether you simply need to stay dry, or whether you need to stay warm AND dry.
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Also, take a look at the best raincoats for women over 40.
Rainy day outfits: Pants
Marie-Louise @mrsmlmode above stays casually stylish in a pair of tracksuit pants and sneakers.
When thinking of pants to wear in the rain, you could think about pants you can tuck into your rainboots to ensure your feet stay dry. If it’s heavily raining, it’s best not to wear jeans, or cotton pants, as these will stay wet for a long time.
Dresses and skirts
Dresses and skirts can actually be a good idea in the rain – as long as you’re not heading off on a serious hike. If it’s cold, pop a pair of tights (or leggings) underneath. These will dry off a lot quicker than many pants. Wear with boots.
Carmen @carmen_gimeno above opts for a matching dress and coat.
shoes and boots to wear with your rainy day outfits
Generally, boots are the right choice for a rainy day. You could choose long or short rainboots or a pair of leather or faux leather boots. If you want a more athletic option you could look for a pair of waterproof sneakers.
rainy day outfits: accessories
The obvious accessory you’ll need for a rainy day is a stylish umbrella.
Kimba @kimbalikes above opts for a colorful umbrella and colorful leggings.
You could also think about a rainhat, a waterproof bag and a scarf to keep you warm.
Your rainy day outfits together in one capsule
Below, you can see some of the clothes, boots and accessories together in one rainy day capsule. Mix and match to suit your style and the weather on the day.
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