Some people love Monsoon and some have a love-hate relationship but whatever may be the case, monsoon tends to make our lives a tad bit more difficult sometimes. We bring you a cheat sheet for the monsoon essentials that you must have. Check out the best, trendiest stores around for some amazing monsoon buys that may help you withstand the rains without diminishing your love for them.
- Rainproof Footwear
This is the one product that is a must to battle rain and mud. It is difficult to find footwear that is stylish as well as rainproof. If you’re looking for a combination of both check out, shops like Cute walk on FC road for colorful variants sneakers, pumps and crocs starting just from RS 150! For more sturdier options you can always depend on Bata and Sketchers on MG road, shoes from here will last you a lifetime.
- Waterproof bags
Monsoon is also the season when schools and colleges re-open, which means new bag packs! It is of utmost importance to protect your books from the downpour. You can buy water resistant Backpacks from Decathlon in Amanora town center, Star bags emporium on Salunke Vihar road and Bags and Baggage on JM road.
- Waterproof Phone covers
You can never be too careful with your gadgets. After all, they cost a fortune and let’s just admit that we can’t live without them. Head on over to Croma in Amanora or phoenix mall for cute waterproof covers for mobiles and other electronics. You can visit Reliance Digital mini express as well as Indiamart in Kharadi for waterproof phone covers.
- Ziplock bags
Ziplock bags are underrated! They are a necessity to keep your valuable items safe and dry when it’s raining cats and dogs. Stores like Miniso in Kumar Pacific Mall, Indiamart in Kharadi, and H&M in Aundh have cutesy and various options to choose Ziplock bags from.
The monsoon season is incomplete without umbrellas. Head to H&M for gorgeous printed floral umbrellas. Miniso offers some pretty Japanese prints of the same. The Bombay store at M.G road also has some unique funky and traditional prints to offer. If you’re looking for an option that will not burn a hole in your pocket, check out umbrellas at FC road for as cheap as Rs 120. You might find a few easy breezy prints on the stores of Venus Stationery.
- Waterproof cosmetics and monsoon skincare essentials
Rain or sun, we need our makeup t stay intact and our skin to keep glowing. The Body shop and Miniso offers a wide range of skincare as well as makeup essentials to keep you stress-free. Facemasks, body scrubs, anti-frizz products for hair that tend to act up during the rains are available at both the stores.
- Raincheaters and Outerwear
Wildcraft in Aundh has trendy rain cheaters to offer. Ramesh Dyeing in Sadashiv Peth Pune has been the city’s pick for decades. They sell the best and the sturdiest outerwear for kids as well as adults with a wide price range to suit everyone’s budget.
- Bag Covers
If you do not want to buy another bag just for the monsoon, do not fret. Wildcraft has bag covers starting from as low as 300 bucks so you do not have to sacrifice your favorite bag and it still stays safe.
Happy monsoon everyone!