Rainy Days 2016: Gear for Unpredictable Weather
Whether it's dropping your phone into a puddle or getting stuck in the rain mid-ride, bad weather woes are universal (albeit trivial). The right gear, however, can change all that. True rain protection extends beyond a jacket or umbrella, and most...
After successfully crowdfunding their Alert Umbrella, Davek New York is back on Kickstarter with the Alert Mini and Alert Grande. The two new models are built from the same DNA as the original (which packs a tracking chip into an incredibly sturdy...
Opening Ceremony and Fossil join forces for this cat umbrella that steers clear of becoming too cutesy by way of its brown and black colorway—with just hints of pink, white and yellow. Made from 100% polyester and featuring a maple handle, this rainy...
ZerøGrand + Blunt XS Metro Umbrella
Very few compact umbrellas have the wind-fighting power of Blunt's XS Metro. Its tension canopy can easily handle heavy downpours and brutal gusts of wind. And now, the trusty device has been released with a Cole Haan ZerøGrand design nod, making it...
Blunt + Tile Smart Umbrella
Over the past few weeks we've toted around Blunt Umbrellas' latest offering, the Blunt XS_Metro + Tile. The brand initially drew attention for its sharp looks and patented indestructible design (the first patent on an umbrella sine 1922 except for...
Assiduous umbrella makers London Undercover collaborated with Scotland's Method Studio to produce a striking oak umbrella stand—a functional furnishing handmade and expertly crafted. The stand is available with orange or army green webbing material.
Blunt's Mini Umbrella incorporates their radial tensioning system into a portable, lightweight and aerodynamic weather canopy that is unflappable and easy to control even in stormy conditions.
Marimekko's floral prints and bold patterns brighten up the dreariest of days. The famed Finnish brand's mini umbrella in their signature Unikko print will keep you dry while neatly fitting into a small bag or purse when not in use.
London Undercover and Tenue de Nîmes
Since its inception just two years ago, London Undercover has become the ultimate silver lining to any rainy day with its collection of elegantly-crafted umbrellas. With designer Jamie Milestone at the helm, the English outfit's latest venture with...
As a mother who walks regularly, Brooklynite Micaela Birmingham discovered a design problem when going out with her child. "When my first daughter was a newborn, I proudly stepped out with my fancy stroller for our first walk to the park and was...
London Undercover Umbrellas
Adding a pop of color and a humorous outlook on dreary days, London Undercover keeps carriers dry with their well-designed umbrellas, boasting English-inspired graphics on sustainable fabrics. The After Dark collection (shown at top) speaks to...