The concept of integrating an umbrella into a backpack, like what Louis Vuitton once did, may be sound ludicrous, but it is not without its merits. More so, if it is purpose-designed like Nubrella Backpack Hands-free Umbrella.
Nubrella described its invention as an umbrella, but really, it is more like a canopy. Also, it is not actually a backpack. Well, in is not in its standard form anyways. Backpack attachment is optional.
Basically, what you are looking at is a wearable, ermm, brolly that rests on your shoulders, leaving your hands free to do whatever you need to do. It is adjustable for a comfortable fit and it weighs no more than 3 lbs (1.36 kilograms).
Nubrella is good for both work and leisure. Photographers, dog walkers, anglers, or just about anyone can use it when outdoor to shield themselves from the sun, rain and snow as they go about doing their things. On your part, all you have to is to get use to the stares and curious looks.
As far as umbrella goes, it offers UV protection and it is strong enough to withstand winds of speed up to 40 mph (64 km/h). If you are interested, You can get your Nubrella Backpack Hands-free Umbrella on Amazon for $74.98.