The importance of umbrella in game of golf cannot be overstated. But it is just a goddamn umbrella, so you can get pretty much get any umbrella. Hell, you could use a cardboard even if you are not so much about elegance.
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.
Folding umbrella. The pain of folding it is very real and so is its impact on the umbrella. It is said that the number of umbrellas ditched each year is enough to build 25 Eiffel Towers. 25! If you do not want to be part of umbrellas of Eiffel Towers, then perhaps you want to […]
Collapsible umbrella is possibly one of the greatest inventions in mankind’s history. It is not without its flaws, though. Due to the size, it is frail and it tends to flip inside out when assaulted by updrafts. In 2015, a Canadian startup solved this nagging issue by engineering a suspension system inspired by automotive that […]
With the exception of Balenciaga, ‘bizarre’ is not synonymous with most fashion labels. However, there will come a time even the most mainstream design house will turn out some rather goofy product, such as this backpack umbrella hybrid from Louis Vuitton’s limited edition 1996 “Shopping in the Rain” collection. It apparently did not end up […]
If you live in a region where umbrella is part and parcel of your life, you will want one that last. Just think about how many umbrellas you have ditched because they failed you. This is where Cypress Umbrella by Vancouver-based startup Hedgehog Products wants to make a difference: it wants to be the last […]
Count the objects you have lost in life so far and I am sure umbrella ranks high up in the list. I don’t have this problem, though. Mainly because I carry a foldable that slips in my messenger, but for everyone else who opt for a full size brolly, the odds of it mysteriously disappear […]
According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, there will be an estimated 73,870 new cases of melanoma, a type of skin cancer, diagnosed in 2015 and for men who shun umbrellas, you’d piss your pants knowing that 60 percent of those will be men. The number is probably derived from the fact that most men don’t […]
Since the invention of steel-ribbed umbrella over two hundred years ago, it has not change a lot. The umbrella is still the umbrella you and I know; it opens out and upward, forming a dome that shields us from the rain. It works just fine, though not without a couple of irksome issues: it drips […]
no. the UnBRELLA Upside Down Umbrella is not an umbrella that have just met with a terrible storm – it is intentionally designed to be inverted, hence the name. you could say the UnBRELLA is sort of a revolution in umbrella design because it actually takes a stab