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Fashion Rain On My Parade: 7 Designer Umbrellas To Carry This Season

Rain On My Parade: 7 Designer Umbrellas To Carry This Season

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 20: Models walk the runway during the Burberry Prorsum show at London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2012 at Kensington Gardens on February 20, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***
Photo: Courtesy of Burberry
By Gennady Oreshkin
August 19, 2019
It's that time of year in Hong Kong—one minute the sun is shining and the next, it's torrential rain—so it's important to find a suitable accessory that will help to protect your outfit from the elements while complementing your aesthetic. Scroll down to see our picks for the most stylish designer umbrellas to keep you dry in the most fashionable way

1/7 Pasotti

Photo: Courtesy of Pasotti
Photo: Courtesy of Pasotti

This iconic Italian brand is famous for its bespoke hand-made umbrellas and home accessories. Ever since the company’s launch in 1956, Pasotti has been synonymous with premium quality and exquisite designs. This umbrella features an extravagant blue gem handle encrusted with Swarovski crystals.

Available at Pasotti

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2/7 Il Marchesato

Photo: Courtesy of Il Marchesato
Photo: Courtesy of Il Marchesato

Want to feel like royalty during a rainy afternoon stroll in the garden? This exquisite satin umbrella will surely help you live out that fantasy. Executed in satin with a handcrafted bejewelled handle covered in 24K gold, this ivory masterpiece is a chic way to protect yourself from rain or youth-draining sun rays.

Available at Il Marchesato

3/7 Alexander McQueen

Photo: Courtesy of Alexander McQueen
Photo: Courtesy of Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen is well known for embodying Victorian theatrics in a range of dramatic and macabre accessories. This skinny gothic umbrella features the designer’s signature skull motif on the handle, and a silk-printed version all over. Wear the accessory with this Vivienne Westwood cape and a pair of patent leather shoes to complete the quintessential Londoner look.
 
Available at Farfetch

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4/7 Brigg Umbrellas

Photo: Courtesy of Swaine Adeney Brigg
Photo: Courtesy of Swaine Adeney Brigg

Brigg Umbrellas—which has been supplying The Royals with bespoke umbrellas since 1836—is expanding. Now, they're producing more one-of-a-kind pieces for clients all around the globe, like this Ladies’ umbrella with a bark ash crook handle, which is definitely our top pick. Available in nylon or traditional black silk, it is the epitome of class.

Available at Swaine Adeney Brigg

5/7 Burberry

Photo: Courtesy of Burberry
Photo: Courtesy of Burberry

Riccardo Tisci’s take on Burberry stripes found its way to the brand's the coveted accessory, which is as fresh as it is recognisable. The leather handle, along with the compact size of the umbrella make the accessory highly practical. So if you're worried about the weather, just throw this Burberry number into your new Ratio Et Motus tote and strut onto the streets with confidence.  
 
Available at Net-a-Porter

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6/7 Hermès

Photo: Courtesy of Hermes
Photo: Courtesy of Hermes

The iconic French maison has come up with a selection of luxurious umbrellas that will make sure your trip to the office amidst the showers is done tastefully. Crafted from jacquard canvas, this umbrella by Hermès is durable and versatile. Accompanied by a sturdy wooden handle, it is a perfect day-to-day companion for any classy lady or gentleman. 
 
Available at Hermès

7/7 Fendi

Photo: Courtesy of Fendi
Photo: Courtesy of Fendi

Nothing makes more of a rainy day fashion statement than this nylon waterproof headpiece, as camp meets comfort in this whimsical umbrella hat devised by Fendi. The piece is covered in the brand’s recognisable monogram logo and is completed with a hook that makes it easy to attach the hat to a backpack or a handbag.
 
Available at Goxip

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