Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

YOUR FASHION CAN NOW REIGN IN THE RAIN ... ; with Another Weather Warning of Wind and Rain Issued for Tomorrow, Lucy Roue Looks at What You Can Wear to Keep Dry - and Still Look Good

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

YOUR FASHION CAN NOW REIGN IN THE RAIN ... ; with Another Weather Warning of Wind and Rain Issued for Tomorrow, Lucy Roue Looks at What You Can Wear to Keep Dry - and Still Look Good

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WE all know the saying, 'when it rains it pours'. And, of course, this is ever applicable in the frequent downward deluges of Greater Manchester.

But it seems of late we have had more than our fair share of rain, even for this part of the world.

If you are between meetings and the heavens open, it can mean pulling out a whole host of accessories to stay dry in style.

So from beautiful brollies to chic macs and a pair of wellies, we take a look at the best shopping options for when it gets wet this winter.

While none of us aim to get caught in the rain, having a snazzy umbrella to hand is sure to brighten up your day.

Adding a splash of colour and creativity to an otherwise drizzling day here are some top designs for the modern worker: 1. Fulton Bloomsbury Star Print umbrella, black/ gold, John Lewis, Pounds 25 This cosmic umbrella from Fulton will guard you from the raindrops whilst providing the user with a piece of magic thanks to its subtle gold star print. Featuring a comfortable plastic handle and strap, it combines practicality with personality and is guaranteed to make you smile.

2. Cath Kidston Minilite British Birds umbrella, Berry, John Lewis, Pounds 22 This cheerful Cath Kidston number will keep you dry and protected on those rainy days. The model is created with a foldable design that is easy to carry in your handbag and features a bright bird print.

3. Alexander McQueen, Silver Skull umbrella, Selfridges, Pounds 345 One for the trendsetters out there who are willing to splash the cash to stay dry and dapper. …

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