Rainy days aren’t just bad for the hair, but for our outfits too. I can’t even count the number of times I have gotten a great look together to wear and it starts bucketing with rain. This can put a real damper in your overall mood. But through weather and error, I have decoded exactly what to wear when it rains, like swapping jeans for dresses and adding a bold raincoat to bring a little cheer to a much gloomy day. And, of course, a sturdy chic umbrella. Speaking of rain, it seems the fashion industry enjoys getting inspired from old school eras. This has been evident in the return of the 90s styles. Which can be both fun and scary.
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One decade that is coming back with star power, is the mod era of the sizzling 1960s. No, you don’t have to run to your mums closet to see if she still kept a hold of that incredible Twiggy styled dress. (even though, I kind of feel like doing that now.)
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The monochrome is really not going anywhere. And it seems to be breathing a new life with the Oreo effect. This black and white tandem is anything but boring, you can mix a variety of patterned, striped, and geometric styles. The look alone can be highly easy to pull off and possess versatility for days.
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For some, the idea of having any type of bold colour in their wardrobe is unthinkable. Instead of a brighter approach, monochrome outfits, featuring black and white pieces, is the only style that is always acceptable. This works for so many cinereous, if you happen to be attending a gala, wedding, or a cocktail party, these two iconic tones mesh perfectly.
It doesn’t just stop at important formal events. You can wear the Oreo effect, casually while you stroll down the city streets. And the best part is when you mix this style with old fashioned favourites like a pair of sleek denim jeans.
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Being really creative doesn’t mean you have to be all bold and empowered with a trend. You can introduce bits and pieces with some hot accessories. Handbags, shoes, jewellery, the list is endless.
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Below are some hot b&w accessories and clothing to really help you try this style out for yourself.
|Miu Miu patent leather flats SHOP|
|Jimmy Choo Leather Ankle Strap Sandals SHOP|
|Robert Clergerie x Susa Pumps SHOP|
|Marc by Marc Jacobs Printed Envelope Clutch SHOP|
|3.1 Phillip Lim 31 Minute Bag SHOP|
|Chanel Chocolate Bar Flap SHOP|
|Chanel Resin Coco Cuff SHOP|
|14K Diamond Drop Earrings SHOP|
|Onyx Cocktail Ring SHOP|
|Celine Brush Stroke Dress SHOP|
|Diane von Furstenberg SHOP|
|Balmain Structured Striped Blazer SHOP|
|Helmut Lang Skirt SHOP|
|Kenzo mini skirt SHOP|
|Christian Dior Silk Floral Skirt SHOP|
Written by Heather Lisa Noire