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Waterproof Yourself: 7 Outfits to Prepare for the Rain

Wake up--it's September! And the monsoon season has descended upon us. While we wish it would...

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Rain men... #Sorrynotsorry; gif based on Rene Magritte's Golconda, via Giphy

But in reality... It rains water--dirty, acidic water. While the acidity is relatively harmless, it always pays to protect ourselves against the rain. We've got seven different ways you can do that, but you should really be doubling down or more.

Once you've protected yourself, be aware of where you're standing and don't let this happen to you:

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Renée Zellweger in Bridget Jones's Diary; gif via Tumblr

Parka up

what to wear for rain, rainy weather fashion
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Parkas may have been last season’s trend, but we bet you still have them in your closet. Time to take out the trusty parka to ward off the rain. Photo via @bellywellyjelly

Pro-brolly not

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It doesn’t rain all the time, but umbrellas are manufactured to weigh so little now, it’s safer off carrying one around. Don’t let the rain hinder your plans. Photo via @szes

Open up your feet

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Non-absorbent, open-toed sandals with friction soles are your best friend. If it gets wet, simply wipe the water droplets off. Let your feet breathe in the humidity. Photo via @kristywho

Go heavy duty

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Bring out the heavy-duty boots or any leather footwear so the water can just drop and glide off. Puddles, beware! The only thing to note is if your shoes have ventilation holes by the side, you probably can’t go around stepping in puddles as you wish. Photo via @kymah

Layer on

what to wear for rain, rainy weather fashion
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Monsoon season is a short respite from the sweltering heat we get year round. So take the opportunity to put some layers together. Photo via @cat_jiajia

Roll out the knit

what to wear for rain, rainy weather fashion
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While people in countries with four seasons start transitioning to Fall, our monsoon season is kind of like the same. So roll out your old knits to keep cosy and make yourself comfortable wherever you go. Photo via @liewclara

Top it off

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Your head is your most precious asset--don’t let anybody tell you otherwise! Protect it with some headgear. With the return of the baseball caps, you’ll be on trend and prepared for the weather. Photo via @claireeeee.jpg

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