ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel


Updated on November 13, 2008


We want to always look fashionable whatever the season is. Magazines and websites will give you tips on what to wear and when to wear it. The most challenging part is finding an outfit during the rainy season. Here in the Philippines, wherein we only have two seasons-summer and rainy seasons, it will really be a pain in the ass to find clothes that will last the entire rainy days, which, mind you, lasts for half a year. We don’t want to look the laughingstock of the century for looking so outdated. So instead of giving tips on what to wear, I’ll focus more on WHAT NOT TO WEAR instead, to make it somewhat unique.

I’m not really an uber fashionista but you will really come across people who look like they’re trying hard to be one.  They wanna make a fashion statement, yeah, they are indeed making a statement but not the good way.  I’ll site some of those bloopers to serve as your guidance not to be given a look like you’re a wannabe.


*WHITE SKIN-TIGHT JEANS-Number one rule during rainy days: NEVER EVER WEAR SOMETHING IN WHITE. Yes, you want to show off your curves and all that, but, you will look really dumb if mud puddles will be all over your pants like polka dots sticking from your behind. You can still look sexy by wearing darker shade of skin-tight jeans.

*LEATHER BOOTS-That will be a complete disaster. You might step on a thick puddle and to make things worse, your feet will smell like a dead mouse after removing them. Leather shoes are more of a fashion statement when you go out and party. Stick with the plastic ones or use crocs-it’s really comfy.

*SUNDRESS-That’s a definitely no-no! That’s why it’s called SUNDRESS; it’s intended to be worn when the sun is bright. That is simply for summer or when you go to church. You don’t want to have your legs full of dirt or mosquito bites.

*HEAVY RAINCOATS-Raincoats are really good to keep you dry all day, but the heavy ones? You’d feel like you’re carrying a barbell or something, because it the rain falls really hard, it weighs a ton. Settle for the lighter ones or trench coats, you are sheltered from being wet, at the same time, you look fashionable.

*HEAVY MAKE UP-Most of the ladies out there really wants to look good even on monsoons and make-up serves as the final touch. Make up is really good, but please…don’t put too much. Since the weather isn’t really good, it will just smudge or something if you’re out the whole day and I swear, it will not look very pleasant. Just stick to the natural color blush-on, a tint of pale lipstick and natural looking eye shadow and you will look gorgeous.

*LEATHER JACKET, LEATHER SKIRT…ANYTHING LEATHER-leathers won’t look and smell really good when wet. Aside from being way heavy when it gets soak in the rain, it’s gonna be really hard to dry ‘em up. Leather outfits are for those who thinks they can survive the whole day on it and will still look and feel great. Cotton clothes are more comfy and you can choose something that connotes a style.

*STILETTO SHOES- I love wearing high heeled stiletto-type shoes, don’t get me wrong.  But I surely won’t advice you to wear one on seasons like this, especially if you don’t have a car.  It really looks so chic but if you accidentally fell flat on your face and landed on a thick mud…need I say more?  Uh-huh, not a good sight…If you want to look taller, just do away with wedge shoes  that your feet wont hit the floor literally and at the same time, you’re not always cautious  if the heels would break or what have you.

*CUTE LITTLE UMBRELLA-Those umbrellas won’t last a day.  You’d look like an idiot if all of a sudden the umbrella got wrecked by a wind, and your hair will be frizzy and wet and all that you swore not to go out again.  There are umbrellas that look fashionable, before buying one, check if it will survive a storm. 

*NEON OUTFITS-As in!!!Ouch!! It will blind me to death! I know some would just want to be noticed by wearing bright colors, but seriously, that sucks big time (sorry guys).  You can wear red, or blue, but neon green on an endless rainy day, forget it!


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • profile image


      5 years ago

      I kind of disagree with the Neon Colors. It may be blinding at a glance but it can also make the day less gloomy for the wearer.

    • profile image


      8 years ago

      NEVER EVER WEAR CROCS!! That's even worse than all the fashion disasters put together on this page!


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)