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72 Umbrellicious Discoveries

Strange, Unusual and Perfectly Ordinary Umbrella and Parasol Finds

— June 14, 2010 — Art & Design
Whether it's staying dry in the rain or needing a bit of shade from the sun, Trend Hunter has umbrella and parasol finds to meet every weather need.

Typically, umbrellas keep the rain off and parasols provide shade, but to some extent, the functions can be interchanged. Our umbrella and parasol finds range from ordinary to weird and just plain silly enough to leave you singin' in the rain.

Implications - Umbrellas are an undeniable consumer fixture on rainy days, and with such, many consumers desire to use funky, fun umbrellas in order to brighten these gloomy days. Products that are used during unpleasant situations, such as umbrellas on a stormy day, are a great opportunity for companies to infuse fun and excitement into consumer's experiences on these days.
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Activity
Freshness
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Rainy Day Giveaways
Rainy Day Giveaways
'Here You Go' Project Hands Out Free Umbrellas & Encourages Kind Acts
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70
Informative Rain Protectors
Informative Rain Protectors
The Umbrella Guide Master Keeps Out the Water and Disorientation
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69
Umbrella-Backed Seats
Umbrella-Backed Seats
The Uncompleted Chair Offers More than a Back Rest
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68
Symbiotic Home Decor
Symbiotic Home Decor
The Umbrella Pot Holds Wet Umbrellas, Feeds Plants Rainwater
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67
Compact Canopies
Compact Canopies
“Ensombra Parasol” is a Clever Solution for Summertime Shade
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66
Umbrella Gardens
Umbrella Gardens
Dry Off Your Rain Gear With Simon Enever's Ella Stand
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65
Romantic Rain Repellents
Romantic Rain Repellents
The Heart Umbrella Will Keep You and Your Beloved Dry
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64
Profane Umbrella
Profane Umbrella
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63
Eco Umbrellas Made of Garbage
Eco Umbrellas Made of Garbage
The Eco Brolly
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62
Blue Sky Umbrellas
Blue Sky Umbrellas
Inspiring Accessories for Inclement Weather
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61
Umbrellas Inspired By Nature
Umbrellas Inspired By Nature
The Parashell
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60
Vibrant Plant Parasols
Vibrant Plant Parasols
The Umbrosa Rimbou Umbrella Keeps You Shaded in Style
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59
Instant Artsy Rain Shields
Instant Artsy Rain Shields
Van Gogh Automatic Umbrella Keeps You Dry in Style
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58
Umbrellas with Feet
Umbrellas with Feet
The Stand by Tsuboi
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57
Cliche Wet-Weather Gear
Cliche Wet-Weather Gear
Cutesy ‘Raining Cats n' Dogs' Print Umbrella
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56
Light Saber Umbrella
Light Saber Umbrella
LED and Rain Protector Together at Last
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55
Melting Umbrellas
Melting Umbrellas
The Ice-Cycle Uses Ice as Fabric to Protect You from the Sun
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54
Helpful Umbrellas
Helpful Umbrellas
'The Guide' Shows Tourists the Way
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53
Street Light Umbrellas
Street Light Umbrellas
The Lighted Umbrella Keeps You Safe on Stormy Nights
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52
Umbrella Golf Clubs
Umbrella Golf Clubs
'Off the Course' Lets You Golf Rain or Shine
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51
Music in the Rain
Music in the Rain
DAP Umbrella
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50
Umbrella Swings
Umbrella Swings
The Pendurella by Mac Funamizu Dries Off Your Rain Gear
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49
Twinkling Bumbershoots
Twinkling Bumbershoots
The Twilight Umbrella is a Protective Disco
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48
Anti-Inside Out Umbrella
Anti-Inside Out Umbrella
GustBuster
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47
Umbrella Art
Umbrella Art
En-JOI the Rain
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46
Pseudo Sun Parasols
Pseudo Sun Parasols
The Stingray Shade Sculpture Keeps You From Becoming a Lobster
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45
Umbrella Predicts Rain
Umbrella Predicts Rain
Ambient Umbrella Gives 12 Hour Warning
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44
Anti-Collision Umbrellas
Anti-Collision Umbrellas
Polite Umbrella
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43
Novel Celebrity Products
Novel Celebrity Products
Rihanna's 2nd Umbrella Collection
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42
Liquid Architecture
Liquid Architecture
Metropol Parasol in Spain
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41
Flintstone Architecture
Flintstone Architecture
Home Rocks Under A Solar Umbrella
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40
Unbreakable Fighting Umbrellas
Unbreakable Fighting Umbrellas
New Philippine Secret Weapon
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39
Brit Pop Parasols
Brit Pop Parasols
Stay Dry and Hip With London Undercover Umbrellas
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38
Drink-Carrying Rain Shields
Drink-Carrying Rain Shields
The Cup Holder Umbrella Holds Your Coffee While You Walk
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37
Cutesy Rain Gear
Cutesy Rain Gear
Lulu Guinness Birdcage Umbrella Makes Staying Dry Chic
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36
Offensive Rain Gear
Offensive Rain Gear
The 'F the Rain' Umbrella
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35
Upscale Backyard Umbrellas
Upscale Backyard Umbrellas
DelGreco & Company Gives Your Patio a Makeover
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34
Illuminated LED Umbrellas
Illuminated LED Umbrellas
Lightdrops Keep You Safely Visible At Night
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33
Umbrella Holder Sinks
Umbrella Holder Sinks
The Wet Fusion Washbasin is More than Meets the Eye
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32
Quirky Corky Umbrellas
Quirky Corky Umbrellas
The Cute Sandra Correai Cork Umbrella is Eco- and Fashion-Friendly
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31
Percussion Precipitation Protection
Percussion Precipitation Protection
The Rain Drum Umbrella by Dong Min Park
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30
Anti-Theft Umbrellas
Anti-Theft Umbrellas
Mac Funamizu Ensures the Shacklie Will Not Be Stolen
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29
Public Pavement Umbrellas
Public Pavement Umbrellas
The NYC Urban Umbrella Design Beats Sidewalk Sheds
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28
Pretty Parasol Photoshoots
Pretty Parasol Photoshoots
Jill by Jill Stuart Spring 2010 Campaign is Garden Party Ready
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27
Hands Free Umbrella
Hands Free Umbrella
'Nubrella' Will Not Invert
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26
Biodegradable Umbrella
Biodegradable Umbrella
The Bamboo Brelli
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25
Eco-Friendly Charging Umbrellas
Eco-Friendly Charging Umbrellas
Parasolar
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24
Rain Filtering Umbrellas
Rain Filtering Umbrellas
The Filterbrella
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23
Trumpet-Shaped Parasols
Trumpet-Shaped Parasols
MDT-Tex's Tulip Umbrella is a Gorgeous Rain & Sun Guard
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22
Controversial Umbrella Designs
Controversial Umbrella Designs
The Arsebrella
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21
$50,000 Crocodile Umbrellas
$50,000 Crocodile Umbrellas
Billionaire Couture Wet Weather Gear
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20
Ninja Umbrellas
Ninja Umbrellas
This Accessory Appears to Protect You from More Than Just Rain
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19
Flamenco Umbrellas
Flamenco Umbrellas
WW & Co. Gets Funky
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18
Umbrella Apparel
Umbrella Apparel
From Gutter to Gown With ‘The Umbrella Project'
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17
Shoulder Umbrellas
Shoulder Umbrellas
DROP Solves the Problem of Awkward Grocery Carrying
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16
Bumperella
Bumperella
Non Lethal Umbrella
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15
Eco-Friendly Umbrella Dryers
Eco-Friendly Umbrella Dryers
The Rain Wipe
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14
Stylish Weather Shields
Stylish Weather Shields
Umbrellas Are Once Again Becoming Fashion Statements
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13
Umbrella Chandeliers
Umbrella Chandeliers
Shelly Sabel's Precipitation-Loving Lights Rain Down Originality
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12
Flat Patio Umbrellas
Flat Patio Umbrellas
The Nenufar Parasol is Super-Chic and Minimalist
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11
Fashion Raingear
Fashion Raingear
Jean Paul Gaultier Umbrellas
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10
Haute Umbrella Hats
Haute Umbrella Hats
Self Service Summer 2010 Shows Off Futuristic Headwear
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9
Sculptural Swings
Sculptural Swings
$25,000 ‘Wave' Hammock is a Work of Art
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8
Transforming Umbrellas
Transforming Umbrellas
Drip-Free Hybrid Combines Waterproof Protection & Handbag
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7
Coordinated Umbrella Hats
Coordinated Umbrella Hats
100% Fashion Editorial for W Magazine Shows Best of Fall 2009
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6
My Day Electronic Paper Umbrella
My Day Electronic Paper Umbrella
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5
Brass-Knuckle Umbrella
Brass-Knuckle Umbrella
Umbuster
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4
Inflatable Cloud Umbrellas
Inflatable Cloud Umbrellas
Joonsoo Kim's New Concept Is Meant To Express Happiness
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3
Canopy-Free Umbrellas
Canopy-Free Umbrellas
The Air Umbrella is a Wind-Powered, Eco-Friendly Rain Protector
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2
Umbrella Dresses
Umbrella Dresses
Nadav Kander's Chic Orbit Mist Campaign
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1
Haute Umbrella Hats
Haute Umbrella Hats
Alexander McQueen's Hands-Free Rain Gear
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