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Davek Traveler Umbrella
Tested at MIT’s wind tunnel, this umbrella’s “strong steel design” can endure winds of up to 60 miles per hour.
Price: $79
Contact: Davekny.com
Source: Chicago Tribune

Flyweight Umbrella
A canopy made from the same fabric as “ultra-lightweight backpacking tents” keeps this pocket-size umbrella to 7 ounces.
Price: $29.50
Contact: REI.com
Source: San Francisco Chronicle

Primary Dots Umbrella
The bubble shape of this “cheery model” affords extra protection from the elements, while the clear PVC fabric keeps surroundings visible.
Price: $22
Contact: Dllrainwear.com
Source: O magazine

Slim Walker Umbrella
This celebration of everything British has images of tabloids on top and a “greasy helping of fish and chips” underneath.
Price: $76
Contact: Londonundercover.co.uk
Source: New York

Gerbera Daisy Umbrella
A bright flower adorns this umbrella’s canopy, and scalloped edges give the impression of petals.
Price: $25
Contact: Unique-vintage.com
Source: Los Angeles Times

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