These innovative umbrellas range from phone-connected rain products to accessories that appeal to health-conscious consumers. For decades, the traditional umbrella hasn't changed all that much but new technologies and materials are making the familiar object more innovative and advanced.
Whether featuring truly waterproof textiles, smart phone connection capabilities or built-in weather sensors, these umbrellas are not your average rain protector. In addition to rain accessories that combine fashion with function, this list also zones in on sensor-equipped umbrellas that ensure one stays dry and safe during heavy rain conditions.
Other products include self supporting rain accessories and hands-free umbrella hats that are practical for runners, cyclists or those who are likely to work outdoors, even in rainy conditions.
50 Umbrella Design Innovations
More Stats +/-
Compact Collapsible Bicycles
Re-Imagined Umbrella Designs
Vintage City Map Umbrellas
Unique Unforgettable Umbrellas
Expertly Crafted Umbrella Handles
Free 2018 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.