Rainy Day Style – Weekly Wishlist

Rain, rain, go away…GO AWAY! Gosh, this summer has been a wash-out! It looks like the rain is, sadly, here to stay, so, what’s that old saying? If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. So, here’s some rainy day style!

Rainy day style is achievable. Yes, we know, soaking wet clothes, frizzy hair, inside-out umbrella – not very stylish are they?

But if you want rainy day style, in the summer, then take a few tips from us. First off, don’t think just because it’s raining, you have to drop your style game. Oh, no, no, no! Everyone knows how stylish a mac is, right? H&M’s nude mac is probably not going to keep your dry, fair enough, but it is a gorgeous trenchcoat, agreed?

Team with with some black leather ankle boots (£59.99, H&M) to keep your feet dry, a black leather skirt (any rain will just wash off this), £269, French Connection, and a gorgeous red wool hat (£24.99, H&M) and there’s your rainy day style!

Rainy day style weekly wishlist

Alternative headgear for rainy day style? New Look’s stone fedora (£14.99) is super-stylish, or how about H&M’s black turban (£6.99) for something completely different and uber-stylish?

An umbrella is always a good idea – unless it’s windy. JOY’s white polka dot brolly (£12) is bright and fun, and if you have kids in tow, keep them happy with cute fun brollies like this dino-style one at H&M (£3.99).

French Connection’s fab, fun lace detail raincoat (£112.50, was £225) will make the rain seem fun – almost!

JOY’s duffle coat in bright, bold, blue is brilliant rainy day style – you might even be happy it’s raining if you have this to wear. Okay, maybe we’ve taken that too far. Team it with jeans, and Schuh’s exclusive mint green short Hunter wellies (£75).

Finally, to make sure you have rainy day style the minute the heaven’s open, carry your rainy day accessories around with you, in a big leather tote bag, like this blue one from White Stuff (£45).

Rainy day style, sorted!

Sunny yellow style

Okay, this blog is in danger of resembling a weather blog, rather than a fashion blog, right? But, come on Scotland, what is this all about?! Torrential rain and gale force winds. Joyful! So, it’s time to create our own sunshine, it seems, and if that means sunny yellow style, than that’s what will happen.

Never has there been a better time to embrace the boldest of colours, and embrace your own sunny yellow style. If Mother Nature ain’t bringing the sunshine, bring it yourself, we say!

Make a bright and sunny yellow style statement in H&M’s new-in yellow maxi dress (£29.99), or Louche @ JOY’s bow-tie back flippy dress (£49). If that dress doesn’t make you feel sunny and bright, nothing will. Exclusive to JOY is Louche’s Marietta dress (£55). Gorgeous yellow sunny style with pattern! Add a yellow beaded necklace (£2, New Look), some cute daisy earrings (£10, White Stuff), and some metal heel yellow sandals (£17.50, New Look).

Sunny yellow style Sunny yellow style should be fun! We need a bit of fun when the weather is anything but! So, grab a cute pineapple clutch bag at New Look (£12). Or some yellow snakeprint slouchy trousers at French Connection (£85) (Take a trend tip from us here – snakeprint will be big this autumn, trust us). Tassel earrings (£6.99, H&M), a rose bracelet (£5.50, Claire’s Accessories), and a neon palm leaf print skirt (£14.99) are a lot of fun. Add simple yellow vest tops to your patterned bottom – plain bright yellow from White Stuff (£15) or broderie front detail vest from BHS (£12, was £14).

sunny yellow style threeOff to the beach? LOL. Well, maybe not, but if you are off on holiday take the sunny yellow style with you with H&M’s acidic bikini (£12.99, top, £7.99, bottoms). GAP’s yellow tote makes a great beach – or city – bag (£9.95), and those yellow shorts (£14.99, were £24.95, GAP) are fab for festivals, nights out, or day trips, come rain or shine. Yellow Converse from Schuh will brighten up any day (£45), and if it rains, fight the gloom with H! by Henry Holland’s floral detail raincoat (£25, was £50, Debenhams).

Sunny yellow style twoH&M’s draped dress (£29.99) is casual sunny yellow style – team it with snake print sandals (£19.99, were £34.95, GAP), and a bonkers banana clutch bag (£12, New Look) for the most fun outfit of the day award. If more subtle is your style, team a lemon yellow midi skirt (£19.99), with a printed yellow peplum top (£8.99), both from New Look, and some simple, subtle, yellow stone crescent shaped earrings (£5, JOY).

Sunny yellow style fourPerfect sunny yellow style. The sun? Totally overrated…*


*we are just kidding, of course. Please shine by August at least…