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The 20 Coolest Umbrellas You’ll Ever See [Copy link] 中文

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The Gunbrella
Continuing the theme of weaponized umbrella design, the Gunbrella features a toy gun as its handle.  While the rest of this design is 100% traditional, the gun gives it a fresh, fun look for you to battle the rains.  Personally, we're a little leary about this design-- if a passer by (or police officer) isn't in on the joke, they might take you a bit too seriously for your own good.  Be careful with this one!
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The Lightstick Umbrella
Fans of the cult classic film Bladerunner will instantly recognize these.  The LightStick Umbrella features a luminous shaft-- from handle to canopy, this umbrella gives off radiant light to keep you company (and looking stylish) during a night time rain.  Surprisingly cheap, the LightStick Umbrella costs around $30 US, but presently only available in South Korea.  We'll take two-- red, white or blue.
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The Weather Forecasting Umbrella
Wouldn't it be nice if your umbrella could warn you not to leave home without it?  This one can.  The weather forecasting umbrella connects to your home (or office's) wi-fi connection to deliver real-time weather data.  This data is displayed by an illuminated translucent handle that glows blue when rain is approaching.  When you're on your way out the door, just glance at this umbrella and you'll be forewarned whether or not you'll need to bring this baby with you.
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The Cloud Umbrella
While perhaps not as functional as the others on this list, we included the Cloud Umbrella for it's sheer thoughtful enthusiasm.  This umbrella delivers the same functionality as your classic umbrella, but it is styled to stand out from the crowd by mimicking a cloud.  The canopy on the Cloud Umbrella is actually a series of inflated spheres that deflect the rain away from you, keeping your torso dry while the sky falls around you.
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The EcoBrolly "Unbrella"
If you don't have room for a mini-umbrella but have a green heart that desires to reuse, reuse, reuse, this little tool might be your type.  The Eco Brolly or "unbrella" is a plastic frame, shaft and handle that attaches to a newspaper to provide temporary coverage from the rain.  Hard or long rains may cut through this one pretty easily, but we still admire this designer's resourcefulness
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The Flask Umbrella
There's nothing worse than being dry in the rain-- or so believe the producers of the Flask Umbrella.  Visually, this puppy may not stand up to the rest of the umbrellas on this list, but its' unassuming appearance is what makes it so effective.  Twist away the handle on this umbrella to reveal a tube flask, in which you can pour any matter of libation from whisky to wine.  This one isn't bad to have around on a rainy day...
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angela627 Post time: 2012-2-24 00:22
The Multi-Unit Superbrella
Even the largest traditional umbrellas can't keep you dry in rains mixed  ...

""The Multi-Unit Superbrella
Even the largest traditional umbrellas can't keep you dry in rains mixed with heavy winds.
Special Note-- if you're not a cute, trendy girl as shown above, expect to look like kind of a toolbox with this thing.""

But if you ARE a cute little girl like the one shown in the picture and really heavy winds strike while you're encased
in this Multi-Unit Superbrella expect to become a very stylish tumbleweed. {:soso_e120:}

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