Today was one of those non-stop, drizzling, gloom and doom days in the city. I won’t lie, i haven’t been feeling too hot the past week, so I resorted to taking a taxi to work (eek). I usually love the rain, but for once I was grateful not to have to leave my desk all day!
After getting home from a very long day of work, I decided to relax on my couch and watch Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Ever since I was in high school, Audrey Hepburn has been my one of my favorite actresses and style icons. The girl’s got class. As I watched the final scene in which Audrey is running in the rain and yelling, “Cat! Cat!” I realized how gorgeous she looked. I then also realized that if you were to put me outside in the rain for five minutes, I’d come back looking like a mix between a porcupine and wet poodle.
What. The. Heck.
As someone who lives in a city and walks 30 minutes to work every day (yes, you read that right) I know how difficult it is to create the perfect mix of cute and practical for a rainy day look. I’m may not be Holly Golightly, but here is my quick and easy NYC rainy day reference guide: