Caught in a spring shower? Stowaway has you covered.

Manly Man

Brooks Brothers knows how to dress a man, and that includes accessories. The classic plaid pattern of this stick umbrella will make a gentleman of any man. 50½”; $60.




Compact Coverage

For light and easy travel, Brookstone has you covered. Their Ultra-Slim Umbrella weighs only 6 ounces and folds down to one inch. 40″; $20.





Girly Girl

What this umbrella lacks in reasonable price, it makes up for with sassy style. This pagoda parasol protects you from the elements with a splash of femininity. 34″; $129.







Two, Please

The unique design makes traveling in rainstorms no problem for two. Who would have thought an umbrella could be so romantic? 72″ x 36″; $44.




Going Green

This beautiful umbrella by Brelli not only withstands rough winds and rain, but it’s also 100% biodegradable. 35″, 37″, or 52″; $38–62.






Sun Block

For protection in rain or shine, Cakoon has developed a material that blocks 99.9% of UVA and UVB rays. Additionally, the reflective fabric keeps you cooler on sunny days. 40″–60″; $25–50.



The Future

Look, Ma, no hands! This state-of-the-art umbrella straps onto your shoulders to give you hands-free protection from the elements. $50.

—Martha Ostergar