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Last Updated Tuesday August 08 2017 04:20 PM IST

Simple tips to be a monsoon diva

Nisha Sibi
Freelance Fashion Writer
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Monsoon is a season that could topple all your fashion plans. It is very important to be comfortable in what you are wearing. Following these simple yet essential tips will allow you to stay stylish even in the heaviest rains.

» Go for shorter hems and sheer fabrics that absorbs less water. Box pleated skirts and round sweep dress are in. Bright and metallic colors can brighten your spirits.

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» Using an umbrella alone in heavy rain wont suffice as you can get fully wet . Trench coats can been worn with both official and casual wear. Opt for bright colored raincoats to make a style statement. Red, yellow, pink , green are in vogue.

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» Do not go for patialas and salwars during the season, use leggings instead. Also go for short.

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length kurtha in sheer fabric. Pep up the style quotient by making use of a beautiful bright scarf instead of dupatta.

» Accessories your look with beautiful umbrella, handbags and perfect footwear. Avoid using leather and suede. You can go for rubber soled shoes. Wide varieties of flip flops, sandals, high heels in water proof materials ( plastic or rubber ) and vibrant colors and designs are out in market.

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Go for colorful nylon or plastic tote bags. Even transparent plastic bags are trendy. Avoid using expensive leather bags.

» Minimal is the mantra. Stick to natural looking makeup. Use water proof products. Take special care to keep your skin glowing. Follow cleansing, toning and moisturizing every alternate days. Go for light moisturizers that are easily absorbed. Use matte finish lipsticks which are smudge free. Avoid using gloss. You may powder based foundation like Revlon colourstay aqua mineral makeup. For eye makeup, always choose waterproof products. Finally seal your make up with make up setting spray. Use products from reputed brands.

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