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Monday, October 29, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Survival Kit

I know it may be a bit late to post this now, I felt that now that you are all cozied up in your homes, you can search online for the proper attire for a hurricane. Not that I advise you to go outside--in fact, it's the opposite; I encourage you to sit down, relax, and shop online for clothes that you would only theoretically wear were you outside right now. Plus, I am bored as anything right now. Just remember to stay safe!

Let's start with coats. Trenches, raincoats, ponchos. Whatever your choice of cover, make sure you do it in style. Here is a rundown of some #HurricaneSandy approved coats for your staying-dry needs.
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Love a classic trench. You really can't go wrong with one, and this lighter version is perfect for a rainy day like today. Lighter colors do tend to be more favorable for the springtime rains, but there is nothing that can stop you from donning this with a great pair of boots. I let.  


A bit more sporty and a great anorak for the pummeling wind and rain that this Hurricane is sending out way. You may wanna bundle up with a sweater underneath, but protective anoraks are perfect for keeping your great and fabulous clothes dry. 

Another classic. A short trench. But this one's got a twist with that powerful orange pop. Let's just say, if you got lost or needed a rescue responder to see you from your roof, this is the coat you want to be wearing.

The North Face is the standard in outerwear protection and while trenches and jackets are great, nothing is more stylish than being safe and protected. This is the ultimate in Hurricane outerwear.  And it comes in a bunch of cute colors!

Here's that darker camel color that will suit the fall color scheme on these October rainy days. There is a reason that ASOS called this one the "Classic Trench". PS it comes in black too. Classic.

If style is more your concern, this rain jacket is perfect. It doesn't have a belt like a normal trench and has not buttons on the exterior, but it's as trendy and classic as raincoats can get.

A classic plastic jacket? It's the material of all water-resistent materials. You'll be safe in this, rest assured.

It's yellow and it's a poncho. I mean if you are in an amusement park on a rainy day, this would be your go-to, but it will work for a yucky day like today too. 

There is nothing more essential in a raincoat than a hood. I mean, it's kind of essential, and what makes this coat great for a day like today is the layers. Hurricanes are normally tropical and warm weather storms, but with Sandy combing with a winter storm from the west, this superstorm is making for a cold and ugly day. Layer up.

It's a slicker. ANything with that word in it automatically qualifies as awesome. Plus, that navy patent trench seems highly effective in repelling that rain.


Next let's work on rain boots. I personally find them to be a nuisance, but you can deny that on a day like today, with Sandy rearing her ugly head that the rain boot is a wardrobe essential.


It appears that when the weather sucks, we ladies like to stick to the basics and the classics. Enter Hunter wellies. The ultimate in rain boots, Hunter is fit for a Princess. Literally. Kate Middleton loves Hunters. And if it's good enough for the future queen... And again, Hunters come in just shy of every color. 

Burberry. That's all.
Yellow wellies! Another classic. 

These would go great with any of the trenches above. Water protection and style. Perfection!

This is one bad-ass rain boot. You could certainly kick Sandy's ass with this boot. 

These are festive and fall appropriate. Love them.

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1 comment :

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    People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it. These guys were the last generation to practice basic things-for a living-that we call survival skills now.

    Click on the link bellow to find out how the early pioneers - who had a long hard journey ahead - built the Self-Feeding Fire in order to take a much needed refreshing nap (no need to add logs).

    How to Start a Self-Feeding Fire That Lasts All Night Long

    People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at

    How folks 150 years ago did it.

    These guys were the last generation to practice basic things-for a living-that we call survival skills now.

    Survival Things Our Great Grandfathers Did Or Built Around The House.

    Remember... back in those days, there was no electricity... no refrigerators... no law enforcement... and certainly no grocery store or supermarkets...

    So I really can't think of anyone more qualified in sharing real-life survival lessons than people who lived through times like these.

    Survival Things Our Great Grandfathers Did Or Built Around The House.

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