Posts tagged "umbrellas"

Spring Fashion: 10 Rainy Day Looks To Get You Through April Showers

With spring comes rain, and that’s a whole lot better than snow, so I’m not complaining! Gear up for the rainy season with these sets of rain boots, jackets and umbrellas!

By: Claire Hannum / April 1, 2015

Must Haves: 12 Fun & Fashionable Umbrellas To Keep You Dry On A Rainy Day

April showers bring May flowers, which means the rain is a-comin’! Stay dry this spring by stepping up your umbrella game with something fun, flirty and fashionable. From sweet florals to cheeky bubble umbrellas, make it known that even when the Heavens open, your sidewalk style still SLAYS. Here are 12 umbrellas we love that…

By: Katie Oldenburg / April 2, 2014

Must Haves: 10 Rad Rainy Day Umbrellas

Wednesday was an epic apocalyptic weather day in NYC. What was a sunny zillion degree day turned into a monsoon in the early afternoon and everybody in the office was without an umbrella. Never again! These ten cool umbrellas will keep us — and you — dry in the worst of storms.

By: Julie Gerstein / July 20, 2012

Go Hands-Free With The Backpack Umbrella

Before you even ask, yes, we are dead serious. Occasionally a product comes along that is so ingenious, so practical, so convenient, and so incredibly life-altering that we are able to put aside our shallow desire to look cool and stylish in public. The Backpack Umbrella is one such product. Imagine the rainy day possibilities!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 17, 2011

Seeing Flowers In Showers

Getting caught in the rain is no picnic. So if such a tragedy must befall you, make the best of it style-wise with a jolly Topshop umbrella. The fun floral motif on this brolly will be sure to put a smile on your face and those around you. Plus, we’re loving the old-timey curved handle,…

By: Leonora Epstein / September 27, 2010

Clothes Crush: Japanese Brand Blank

Say hello to Blank, a Japanese import. I’m so into these accessories I found while browsing the “new” section at PixieMarket.com, that I’m literally drawing a blank. Except for maybe an internal dialogue that goes like this: Cute. Cute! Cuuuuuuute. Loving the non-traditional prints of soldiers and dinosaurs on tights, another dinosaur design on a…

By: Leonora Epstein / October 18, 2009

Crave: Raining Cats ‘N Dogs Umbrella

We usually have to force ourselves to go outside when it’s raining and the sky is a dreary gray. But this umbrella might actually have us longing for bad weather. On the outside, it looks like an average umbrella. On the inside, it has a playful print of raining cats and dogs. Plus, the bright…

By: Annika Harris / February 9, 2009

Talk About The Weather, Make Friends

In England, a welcome packet for Polish migrant workers advises them that a good way to start a conversation is to make a comment about the weather. One BBC writer tried out this bit of wisdom and found that in ten attempts at starting a conversation, only one person refused to answer his climate comment.

By: Catherine Strawn / July 22, 2008

Frisky Quote Of The Day: A Rihanna Concert-goer

“I was really looking forward to whipping out my umbrella during the song. I have been practicing the routine for weeks but it has all been for nothing!” — A Rihanna fan who is heartbroken that umbrellas have been banned from the singer’s U.K. tour to protect concert-goers from losing an eye [AHN]

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By: Catherine Strawn / March 6, 2008