10 Handy Water-Resistant Finds for Staying Rain-Proof
These will help you stay dry no matter what!
(SPOT.ph) Despite the blistering heat, the rainy season is certainly upon us—and that means it’s time to gear up so that sudden downpours don't get in the way of, well, life. You don’t have to make huge adjustments to your daily routine if you have the all the right rain-proof essentials handy! One way to make things more convenient even when it's pouring it is investing on portable and lightweight rain gear.
Here are 10 rain-proof essentials that will save you this rainy season:
Recycled Capsule Collection Packable Raincoat (P4,295) from Zara
If you love pastel colors and unicorns, then this gorgeous raincoat from Zara is right up your alley. The gloomy weather won’t dull your spirits when you put on this pretty topper! Its back pocket turns into a carry bag, so you can just fold it up when not in use. Fun fact: the waterproof fabric is made with 100% recycled plastic bottles.
See a list of Zara stores.
Waterproof Non-Slip Rain Shoe Cover (P800)
Now you can wear your favorite sneakers without worrying about getting them wet or dirty during the rainy season. Just make sure to always have these waterproof shoe covers in your bag so you can just slide them over your kicks when it starts to rain.
Available on Lazada.
Founder Backpack (P2,699.75) from Case Logic
This lightweight backpack from Case Logic is designed with functionality in mind. It has a main compartment that has enough space for all your essentials and a front zipper pocket for easy access to smaller items. The bag is equipped with a rain flap which covers the zippers of the main compartment, protecting your things from getting wet even when it rains.
See a list of Case Logic stores.
Water-Repellent Organic Cotton Sneakers (P1,650) from MUJI
Gone are the days when your white sneakers have to take the backseat because of the rainy season: This lightweight pair from MUJI is treated with water-repellent technology so it can withstand random rainshowers without getting all muddy and grimy.
See a list of MUJI stores.
Cats & Flowers Minilite Umbrella (P2,399) from Cath Kidston
Looking for a durable yet lightweight umbrella? This one from Cath Kidston offers just that and more—it comes in a gorgeous floral design, too! This handy umbrella also features a wind-resistant frame, so you won’t have to struggle with strong winds again.
Available on Zalora.
Premium Travel Bag for Laptop (P1,500) from Mobile Hub
No need to worry about getting your laptop soaked when it rains because this travel bag from Mobile Hub is water-resistant and moisture-proof, keeping your gadgets safe and dry. It even has exterior pockets which you can use to store small items you don’t want to get wet, like your phone, earphones, IDs, and other important essentials.
Available on Zalora.
Women Pocketable UV Cut Parka (P1,490) from Uniqlo
This parka from Uniqlo will save your life on days when you just don’t understand the weather. It’s pocketable, so it comes with a pouch that can fit your everyday bag. All you have to do is toss it in your bag and you’re all set!
See a list of Uniqlo stores.
Mia Tote Bag (P500) from Crisan
This no-nonsense tote from Crisan is your new rainy-season BFF. It’s specially designed to withstand rainy kind of weather, so it can keep your things dry even when it randomly starts to pour. This lightweight bag has ample space for all your everyday essentials and it comes in a cool denim color that’ll match any look!
Mini Folding Portable Pocket Capsule Umbrella (P300)
Talk about a capsule umbrella! This one fits in a capsule case that’s about the size of your hand, so you won’t have to lug around a giant umbrella just to stay dry under the rain. You can buy plenty of these and toss them in all of your bags so you’ll always be prepared for sudden downpours.
Available on Lazada.
Camus in Mustard (P2,495) from Doughnut
Keep your essentials safe and dry in this bright belt bag from Doughnut. It’s weightless and made with water-repellent fabric, so you can do your errands hands-free and worry-free despite the erratic weather!
See a list of Doughnut stores.