Monday, July 29, 2013

Buy of the Storm

Rain-ready fashion inspired by Tropical Storm Flossie

Flossie Fashion

In case you haven't already heard, there's a storm approaching - a storm that you should take very seriously. (Unsolicited advice to the National Hurricane Center: nix the not-so-serious name Flossie.)

As you track the changing weather, don't forget to keep style on your radar. As your trusty fashion forecasters, we've put together the latest rain-ready model for you to, well, model.

Here's to looking soaking hot.

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Others will want to stand under your umbrella (ella, ella) when you're carrying Kate Spade Saturday's whimsical Spirograph umbrella. $35,

Leave your precious metals at home and stack on some colorful Marc by Marc Jacobs' rubber link bracelets instead. $28,

Brighten your day with Banana Republic's punchy plaid trench. $175, Banana Republic, Ala Moana Center and online. Tip: Score 40 percent off when you buy this online by tomorrow with the code BRTREAT.

Puddle jumping is a breeze in RED Valentino's glossy pink lace-up rubber rain boots. $117,

Your essentials will be in clear and no present danger when they're tucked inside Furla's slick Candy rubber satchel. $398, Nordstrom, Ala Moana Center and online.

Posted on Monday, July 29, 2013 in Permalink

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Lei Chic is a daily email and shopping blog that plugs you into Hawaii's newest and hottest boutiques, designers, trends, spas and salons, and more. You'll also discover all the cool events, dinners and sales happening around town in our Weekend Picks every Thursday. With Lei Chic, you'll get the inside scoop on what everyone will be talking about tomorrow – in your inbox today.

Lei Chic associate editor Natalie Schack has been a cultural anthropology student,museum worker bee and dabbler in graphic design. When she isn't scouting new fashion, compiling to-do lists or crafting puns, Natalie spends her free time dreaming up elaborate picnic ideas; "researching" via YouTube tutorials, blogs and Instagram; and dusting off her pith helmet for the next adventure life throws her way.

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