Monsoon fashion tips: Here’s how to stay dry as well as fashionable this season

As the rains bring a much needed respite from the heat, it’s time we take a break from everyday formal outfits and try out new styles. Here are some tips for women and men by Vaanee and Dheeraj Bhatia, founders, Gritstones.


Tips for Monsoon Clothing for Women:

1. Women can start with their fresh light fabrics, bright colours like yellow, orange, red, pink, blue and some mixtures of fluorescent and electric colours.

2. Light fabrics like cotton, chiffon, and silk dry out quickly.

3. Follow Bollywood celebs and incorporate culottes, playsuits, printed dresses and skirts, cigarettes pants, in your wardrobe.

4. There is a new trend of wearing short kurtis with leggings or churidar; long dupattas can be replaced with scarfs and stoles.

5. Jeans, long skirts, and heavy material should be avoided in this weather.

8. Accessories like fancy umbrellas and jelly shoes will help to complete your look.

Tips for Monsoon Clothing for Men:

1. Go for cotton shirts or casual printed shirts this season.

2. Shorts and capris are attractive and easy to wear. Even getting drenched in rain will result in less of a hassle.

3. Athletes who are into running, football, cricket wear dri-fit (a polyester microfibe) mechanized clothes as they are comfortable and dry off sweat quickly.

4. Monsoon accessories men can opt for are waterproof bags, a waterproof watch, umbrella and flip flops.


Monsoon fashion: Must-have accessories to flaunt in rainy season

With the on start of monsoon season, you might be worried how to look fashionable and stylish during this season. So here are few tips, which will help you to keep up your style quotient, according to the experts.

Harleen Kaur Jawanda, Chief Merchandising Officer at Trendybharat, an online shopping website, and Meha Bhargava, image consultant at Styl.Inc, have suggested a few accessories:

Raincoats: These days raincoats are available in gorgeous patterns, colours and materials. There is no dearth of stylish and trendy rainwear online, where you may choose from balloon raincoats, rain ponchos, transparent raincoats in a variety of bright and neon shades.

Shoes: Unpredictable puddles, muddy streets and the waterlogged streets are not ideal for stylish stilettos or kitten heals. So, it is important to choose your footwear well. Jelly flats, funky flip flops or bright and shiny gumboots can be your best friends.

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Bags: Monsoon is not the best time to flaunt your expensive leather and PU bags as the rain might damage them. Go for nylon or plastic tote bags which can keep all your possessions dry and safe when it pours. Transparent handbags can up your style quotient while keeping all your things dry and safe.

Umbrellas: The world of umbrellas is not so starkly black anymore with a great range of colourful umbrellas in beautiful designs. The foldable umbrellas are compact and are easy to carry around.

Waterproof phone covers: Mobile phones being an integral part of everyone’s life, protect them from the rain with waterproof phone covers.

Scarves: Scarves can be the biggest saviours and they are less cumbersome when compared to dupattas. Beautiful prints in myriad colours are

Nyx Is Having The Most Epic Sale Of The Season

It is universally understood among beauty enthusiasts that — when you’re on the hunt for high-quality makeup with an endless array of color choices at a perfectly reasonable price point — you head straight to Nyx. Even better than the brand’s all-encompassing collection of every type of product and finish you could dream of? The fact that right now, a huge selection of its bestselling, most summer-ready picks are available for up to 30% off the usual price.

Until June 30, you’ll be able to shop your personal faves, plus everything else you’ve been dying to try this season, at a major discount. We’re talking liquid lipsticks for under $5 and versatile, on-trend eye pencils for $3.15. This sale is so good, it almost feels like stealing — and it’s not the only exciting thing coming out of Nyx in the coming months.
The company is also gearing up to drop some exciting brand-new launches very soon, so now’s the perfect time to stock up on your summer necessities before you can get your hands on the fresh crop of releases, too. Think of it as whetting your appetite for what’s to come. Ahead, some of our top picks from the sale. We apologize in advance if you lose control of your Add to Cart reflex and accidentally buy them all.
There is no such thing as too many highlighters, especially when these light-reflecting liquids exist. In shades ranging from pearly white Moon Glow to the pale lavender State of Flux, the irresistibly shimmery finish will make you want to collect them all.

Nyx Away We Glow Liquid Highlighter, $4.90 (reg. $7), available at Nyx Cosmetics.

Not all of the 45 (!) shades of this smooth, pigment-rich matte lipstick are on sale this time around, but of the discounted options available, the vivid orange-red Indie Flick is the biggest standout. It’ll brighten your complexion with just one swipe and — dare we say it? — is the closest you’ll get to universally flattering.

Nyx Matte Lipstick, $4.20 (reg. $6), available at Nyx Cosmetics.

These pint-sized pots of bold color are excellent as eyeshadows, but there’s no reason you shouldn’t use them as liners, blush, or even accents to your most creative looks.

Nyx Vivid Brights Crème Colour, $7 (reg. $10), available at Nyx Cosmetics.

This cult-favorite formula is one of the brand’s all-time best-sellers, and it’s no wonder why: The lightweight, creamy texture dries down to a velvety matte finish that lasts all day. Each of the 34 color options are named after cities all over the world.

Nyx Soft Matte Lip Cream, $4.20 (reg. $6), available at Nyx Cosmetics.

This palette isn’t just comprehensive, with four highlighters and four contouring shades for all your face-sculpting needs: It’s also refillable, so when you hit pan on one you can just swap it out for one of the singles without having to repurchase the entire set.

Nyx Highlight & Contour Pro Palette, $17.50 (reg. $25), available at Nyx Cosmetics.

As pretty on skin as it is in the pan, this powder blush features a tone-on-tone gradient that blends together seamlessly for the perfect multidimensional flush.

Nyx Ombré Blush, $7 (reg. $10), available at Nyx Cosmetics.

Eye makeup has never been easier than with this chunky pencil, which is versatile enough to be used as an eyeliner or shadow. A smoldering rusty shade, aptly named Rust, is the ideal unexpected shade for summer.

Nyx Jumbo Eye Pencil, $3.15 (reg. $4.50), available at Nyx Cosmetics.

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Jewellery Trends Made For This Season

Summer is the right time for ushering fabulous fashion trends, be it apparel, jewellery, footwear or accessories. As the mercury soars high, adorning oneself with minimal jewels has become a new trend.

Jewellery experts have listed a few tips:

* Tassels are quite in vogue these days. Be it danglers, chokers or ear cuffs, tassels have become a trending choice among young ladies.

* Swarovski stones are another great style trending this season. Giving a luxe essence yet confining to your budget, stunning and chic neckpieces, danglers and rings embellished with crystals can be an interesting addition to your summer wardrobe.

* Single and double layered chains with edgy pendants are a must-have.

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* Dainty ear studs and bracelets encrusted with semi-precious gemstones in lively yet subtle tones of pink, aqua and green are another trend this year.

* The ancient trends are coming back in a more grandiose way touching upon every fashion segment. Taking cue from the Greek mythology and Victorian era, jewellery in flaunting motifs of wings or feathers and vintage pearl jewellery are also becoming a hit with the ladies.

* Tribal jewellery in oxidized silver is also grabbing great style statement for the season. Chunky and bold necklaces, stunning cocktail rings and jhumkis in oxidized silver with a tint of brass gives an elegant styling essence.

* Chokers have come to the forefront of fashion in a big way. This particular accessory in versatile style and detailing is setting fashion goals both for traditional and western outfits. A contemporary style satin or lace choker with a dangling pearl or a crystal can give a classic makeover to your western outfit.

Chokers in antique gold finish with crystals and tassels are also trending these days. On the other hand, a statement choker crafted in kundan or polki can give a mesmerizing touch to a traditional outfit.