While the Philippines is blessed to have summer weather almost every day of the year, there are still some days that bring forth grey skies, and inevitably, rain. So it's best you're prepared to brave the weather when the sun hides and the rain falls.
A raincoat is the water-resistant companion we all need when drizzles are imminent. Not only can they repel droplets thanks to their impermeable fabric, but choosing the right one can also instantly complement an OOTD. As seen on these local celebs and influencers, a raincoat becomes more than just functional outerwear to throw on to avoid getting soaked but is now also a chic part of their ensemble, too! Check them out below!
LOOK: Chic and Functional Raincoat OOTDs, As Seen on Local Celebs and Influencers
1. Julia Barretto
If you’re going for a neutral color palette, then take style cues from Julia Barretto. Pair a light-colored pieces together with dark items: a black tee and pants teamed with a khaki raincoat. To inject more warm neutrals into her look, Julia accessorized with a caramel-colored handbag and matching slides.
2. Angel Yeo
Influencer Angel Yeo walked around the streets of New York wearing a mix of dainty and edgy pieces. Most would think that rainy weather immediately calls for pants to keep our legs dry. However, a long pleated skirt like Angel’s, is also stylish option to go for! She then tucked a turtleneck into it and layered on a pastel-hued raincoat to finish off her look. Lastly, lending an edgy touch to offset the feminine cuts and colors of her ‘fit were a pair of chunky black boots.
3. Jasmine Curtis-Smith
For ultimate protection against the elements, a long raincoat might be your best bet. As seen here on Jasmine Curtis-Smith, her raincoat nearly reaches up to her ankles so that she can remain dry from the calf, up! While a mini skirt or shorts would’ve made a good pairing with such a lengthy piece, the actress still chose to go with a pair of denim jeans for an extra layer of defense against the rain.
4. Bela Padilla
Raincoats can look bulky when layered with clothes, but if you don't want to lose your shape in it, then do as Bela Padilla does and add a belt to your raincoat. This will instantly give dimension to your ensemble. Thinking of stepping it up even more?Use a belt bag in lieu of a belt for a functional and stylish companion to your outerwear.
With cloudy skies turning the surroundings a tinge of grey, perhaps it’s best to don a bold-colored statement piece that will instantly lift your mood. One celebrity who undeniably draws attention with her fashion choices isDr. Vicki Belo! Here, her vibrant red raincoat is nothing short of eye-catching while coordinating it with a skirt of the same hue. Doesn't she look so chic?
6. Liza Soberano
Despite its name, a raincoat isn’t only restricted to rainy weather. Especially if you own such a stylish piece like Liza Soberano’s tri-colored one, you can totally wear it out when the sun is shining! As she took a stroll in the park, the 24-year-old actress threw on an oversized Balenciaga raincoat (or windbreaker!) that she teamed with biker shorts for an athleisure aesthetic. A white bucket hat and matching kicks completed her laidback LA ensemble. So cute!
7. Sarah Lahbati
While Sarah Lahbati’s love for a cute beach 'fit is no secret, the celebrity mom of two also knows a thing or two on dressing for overcast weather. Her casual, cool-girl style was evident through her deep blue raincoat that also doubled as a defense against the cool Swiss weather. Considering that as her pop of color, she decided to couple it with straight black pants and upped the ante by slipping on a pair Prada loafers. So chic yet so cozy indeed!
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