Since I moved to Canada or better say on the West Coast of Canada, in Vancouver, I purchased about 12 umbrellas. I’m not kidding! Think about a continuing rain from October to May and some years to June. I don’t hate the rain any longer. I guess you get used with it. In fact, I prefer rain than snow. And I am glad that the winters on the West Coast are really mild and the temperature is rarely going under zero degrees in the winter.
If you’ll think to the song of The Weather Girls, “It’s Raining Men”, you’ll say that Vancouver is a city full of men.
It’s Raining Men! Hallelujah! – It’s Raining Men! Amen!
I’m gonna go out to run and let myself get
Absolutely soaking wet!
It’s Raining Men! Hallelujah!
It’s Raining Men! Every Specimen!
Tall, blonde, dark and lean
Rough and tough and strong and mean.
Anyway, I’m not going to tell you about the population census of Vancouver or the dating scene.
All I want to point here it’s about the fashion faux pas in the rain. And I will start with the rubber boots. Once the winter season is coming in Vancouver, the rubber boots come out. They’re like winter tires (different rubber though). I find them useful when it’s raining only, but they are a completely fiasco if you try matching them to your outfit just for the sake of maybe it will rain. Put an extra pair of shoes in your purse, to wear in your office or any indoor. Plus that your feet will not smell like rubber the whole day.
In case you are afraid of being wet, the solution will be a rain coat, a trench and a good umbrella.
I have 3 umbrellas in my car and, yes, I do carry a pair of rubber boots in my trunk for when I wash my car and the walk through the rain situations which don’t take more than 3 min.
What is your walk through rain solution?