The winter to spring shift is a time for rebirth, especially this year. When it comes to the wardrobe, it’s all about having the right tools in place to adapt to changing weather and conditions. Our Spring Style Toolkit is here to help.
Though the weather is at its most unpredictable, the umbrella is often shamefully overlooked when it comes to spring. Even brands themselves tend to steer clear of the umbrella while happily plastering a text logo across almost every other possible accessory imaginable.
A well-made umbrella with an effective mechanism is a beautiful object — a simple and satisfyingly efficient piece of equipment that gets the job done. When you manage to find an umbrella that looks good, too, you should hold on tight to it.
Whether you're looking for something understated or another name to add to your wardrobe, the umbrella is an underrated way to rejig your seasonal looks. From Snow Peak's outdoor expertise in umbrella form to an ultra-bright option from London Undercover, this selection runs the gamut of handheld rain protection in style.
Keep scrolling for umbrellas that are actually cool.
London Undercover Maple Wood Umbrella
Nothing says "I'm not getting wet this spring" like a bright yellow umbrella. London Undercover is one of the best in the business.
Palace Peas Umbrella
With Palace's recent Stella Artois collab on the mind, we're keeping things grocery store-themed here.
Snow Peak Ultra-Light Umbrella
Snow Peak's outdoor expertise is to be trusted day in day out. This simple umbrella boasts a highly minimal handle and a single Snow Peak logo to the canopy as detailing.
Carhartt WIP x London Undercover Camo Combi Umbrella
Teaming up with London Undercover, Carhartt WIP presents the Camo Combi Umbrella which boasts a bold camo pattern on the recycled polyester canopy as well as a rich maple shaft & handle for a classic finish.
Daniel Arsham x Snarkitecture Gradient Umbrella
From Porsches to ancient statues and even umbrellas, there is seemingly less and less that Daniel Arsham is willing to impart with his golden touch. This umbrella features a clean gray gradient pattern to the canopy.
Burberry Vintage Check Folding Umbrella
Vintage Check Folding Umbrella
Burberry's iconic Nova Check has become a universal signal of luxury and this folding umbrella is decked in the stuff.
Off-White™ Logo-Print Umbrella
If you've never used a transparent umbrella then prepare to be blown away. The ability to see through your cover is not revolutionary but it does make your day brighter and easier. This piece features a simple Off-White™ logo print to the dark-tinted transparent canopy.
Supreme x ShedRain Transparent Checkerboard Umbrella
Supreme hasn't ever really done things conventionally, so an umbrella collaboration for Spring/Summer 2020 almost made sense. Still relevant this year.
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