By Patricia May P. Catan
SAY goodbye to your oversized sunnies, heavy-duty sunscreens and wide-brimmed straw hearts because summer has finally bid farewell, while the welcoming party for the rainy season is now in order. Some would actually get excited when the rainy days come while others absolutely detest having to go through the wet weather, but there’s no escaping the downpour when you’re in this country. And that’s a fact. It’s about time you face the painful truth, embrace the rainy season and stash on these handy essentials that will help you get by the rainy months and unexpected rain showers in a breeze.
This practical fashion item will not only shield you from the pouring rain, but it will also make you look effortlessly stylish. Getting wet in the rain may cause some inconvenience, so why not brave the heavy rains with a raincoat on before stepping out of your home? You don’t have to worry about it hanging around your body when the sun decides to come out because its lightweight material will make it easier to pack. It easily folds down to a fraction of its full size and comes with a pouch as well for convenient packing.
Mini Pocket Umbrella
Trusty and handy are two perfect words that best describe an umbrella for the sudden rain showers ahead. And yet we often take the umbrella for granted, even we really need to keep dry practically all the time. And with the weather becoming more unpredictable, not only will it protect you from the showers, an umbrella will keep you covered from the blazing sun. A mini pocket umbrella folds up small and should fit in most handbags.
Rainproof Shoe Covers
Rain-soaked feet and mud-spattered shoes are easily two of the worst situations any person can get into as rainy days come thundering in. If you’re one who loathes having to deal with such circumstances, then you need a pair of waterproof rain shoes covers ready. Seriously, who doesn’t want to keep their feet and shoes dry and clean when going out in a downpour? And the three best things about waterproof covers? They’re comfortable to wear, reusable for a long time, and foldable for easy storage.
Waterproof Phone Case
Unexpected showers pose a problem for people who frolic in the rain for far too long. It’s worse when you’re waiting for a ride and suddenly the rain pours or when you’re walking home and the sky decides to cry. Sometimes getting drenched leaves you with no choice but to dance in the rain. But what happens to your precious smartphone then? Well, a waterproof case has your phone covered — literally. Protect your phone from prolonged downpours with a smart waterproof case as you brave the soaked streets of Cebu, worry-free.