Deciding what to wear or even what bag to carry can be really tricky thanks to Manila's crazy weather. If you're looking for something to keep your things dry when it starts to pour, then you're in the right place. From totes to backpacks to slingbags to duffel bags, we've listed down 10 water-resistant bags that will save you and your belongings this rainy season.
Repellency classic backpack, P4150, ANELLO, UP Town Center
Made with nylon twill, this backpack from Anello is treated with water-repellent technology so you won't have to worry about abrupt weather changes. It even has shut-off zippers so not a single drop of water can get in! It has enough space for your laptop, books, organizers, etc.
Ceoroo two-way tote backpack in White, P3495, ROOTOTE, SM North EDSA
This one from Rootote is big enough to fit a 15-inch laptop and makes use of water-resistant material, so you can be sure your things stay dry no matter what. You can use it as a tote bag during business meetings or as a backpack for weekend getaways!
Sawyer bag in Brick and Mallard Blue, P1400, GOUACHE, Gouachebags.com
This cool slingbag from Gouache can also be worn as a handbag and a clutch! It's made with genuine leather and waxed cotton canvas, making it water-repellent inside and out. Plus, the two-tone color of this bag adds a nice vintage feel to your look!
Ferment cambridge mini in Light Gray and Peach, P3295, DOUGHNUT, Glorietta 4
Looking for something that will give your look a pop of color? This bold red backpack from Hedgren does that while protecting your belongings from the rain, thanks to its water-repellent material. Its sleek style also makes it a great pick for days when you need to look put-together.
Aura sheen backpack handbag, P4490, HEDGREN, at Bratpack in Robinsons Galleria
Love soft colors? This backpack from Doughnut comes in a pretty muted colorway that will add freshness to your look. It's made with water-repellent polyester material, so you won't have to worry about your valuables getting wet from sudden downpours.
View duffel bag, P2290, PARKLAND, at Grind in Robinsons Galleria
This floral duffel bag from Parkland makes a great carry-all bag. The material is coated with PVC, making it water-resistant. Did we mention that it's made from recycled plastic bottles?
Kendall black marble water-repellent backpack, P4350, IDEER, Zalora
Here's a bag that's both chic and functional: This black backpack from Ideer features a stylish marble-print front pocket and is designed to be water-repellent. It even has various pockets so you can keep your things organized—one pocket can fit a 15-inch laptop! There are also pockets on the side for water bottles. It's the perfect work backpack!
Sophia in Scarlet Red, P888, CRISAN, Robinsons Galleria
Looking for a go-to bag during the rainy season? This no-nonsense tote from Crisan is specially designed to keep your things dry no matter the weather. It has ample space for your everyday belongings and can even fit extra things that you might have to store in your bag when it starts to pour.
Stylesafe crossbody in Navy, P3890, PACSAFE, Glorietta 5
We found the perfect bag you can take from meetings to after-work drinks! This stylish crossbody bag from Pacsafe has internal pockets that help keep your things organized. It can fit a tablet while keeping everything safe and dry with its water-repellent nylon material.
Aster backpack, P1495, HIMAWARI, Zalora
In need of a work backpack that can handle all kinds of weather? This one from Himawari is water-resistant and comes in a simple design, making it easy to pair with any outfit—casual or not. It's also spacious enough for all your everyday essentials.
*This story originally appeared on Spot.ph. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.