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Luxury umbrellas are the one fashion accessory you never knew you needed

The thing about living this close to the equator is that a dastardly sunny day could quickly turn into a rainy nightmare the next. Why not turn such unpredictable weather in your favour? For that, we have luxury umbrellas — the one accessory that can instantly elevate your outfit from plebeian to plush. Unlike the stuff you can buy from any old store, these umbrellas are designed with the fanciest of materials and crafted with detailed features that elevate this daily staple into an art form.

Louis Vuitton
Louis Vuitton umbrella
Louis Vuitton umbrella (Photo credit: Louis Vuitton)

The Louis Vuitton umbrella features their signature monogram print on nylon material in gold and brown hues. Its sleek slender stand is made in a complimentary gold tone with a leather handle. Put on a simple yet classy look and grab this brolly on your way out and you’re ready to take on the unexpected weather in style.

Shop for the Louis Vuitton umbrella here.

Hermès H En Miroir umbrella
Hermès H En Miroir umbrella (Photo credit: Hermès)

The Hermès H En Miroir umbrella has a handle made of tinted maple wood completed with quality jacquard canvas stretched across its ribs. Though this style is also available in grey, we recommend the classic Hermès orange print to add a pop of colour to any ensemble.

Shop for the Hermès H En Miroir umbrella here.

Burberry monogram umbrella
Burberry monogram umbrella (Photo credit: Burberry)

Foldable umbrellas are not only light but are convenient to carry around. This number showcases Burberry‘s playful looking monogram print in vermillion, white and camel tones. It’s made with waterproof nylon, lightweight aluminium and finished with a leather handle. The best part? This umbrella is small enough to fit in your handbag, so you’re now able to shield yourself from the elements.

Shop for the Burberry monogram umbrella here.

Gucci Moths chinese umbrella
Gucci Moths chinese umbrella (Photo credit: Gucci)

This Gucci Moths umbrella mimics the style of traditional parasols from classic Chinese stories. It’s made with the Moth print oil paper stretched on a sturdy wooden frame and a bamboo handle. Each purchase of this umbrella comes with special edition packaging showcasing Gucci’s garden motif.

Shop for the Gucci Moth chinese umbrella here.


Pasotti studded handle umbrella
Pasotti umbrella with studded handle (Photo credit: Pasotti)

The Pasotti umbrella that comes with the studded handle is a fusion of sartorial elegance and punk spirit. Despite the brand’s usual cane inspired styles, this super sleek brolly features the classic u-handle wrapped in leather and embellished with silvery studs — an edgy design that’s bound to add that much needed spunk to your outfit.

Shop for the Pasotti umbrella with studded handle here.

Josiah Chua

Fashion Director

Josiah is the Fashion Director in charge of styling shoots and writing the fashion pages. On his days off, he locks himself at home designing and sewing up a collection in preparation for his label's runway debut.

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