Pretty up your umbrellas… the next big fashion forward accessory is here!

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We have often been using umbrellas on a dreary rainy day or to rescue ourselves from the sun. But then, this is not its sole purpose. The new use of umbrellas is as a ‘fashion accessory’. It has been in use on the ramps and runways by models as a fashion accessory for long and it will be continued to be used like this to death. From ramp walks, to celebrities carrying it on the sets, to queen Elizabeth matching her umbrella rims with her outfit everyone has been adorning this accessory.

Why limit the use of umbrella only to a rainy day? We all are aware of the damaging effects of sun on our skin. For a clear and porcelain skin, hats and sunscreens are not sufficient. One must opt for umbrellas and parsons to keep the sun at bay. After all, extra protection does not come at the cost of your skin and can give you that radiant and freckle free skin! Nowadays umbrellas in the market come with waterproofing treatment to keep the rain from pouring in and UV protection to keep the skin from freckling, so, they can be used both in rain and in sun.

Not only have the umbrellas gained celebrity appeal, but also its growing awareness among the people of the damage caused by the sun has helped up the use of umbrellas. The customers now not only want ‘just’ an umbrella, but they want umbrellas in beautiful and vibrant colours, prints, fabrics, graphics and embroidery to match or go in contrast with their attires. The modern day umbrellas are equipped with stylish and modish designs and serves multipurpose. It serves both the f’s; Function and fashion!

In the olden golden era, fashion umbrellas were considered a status symbol often carried by royalties and aristocrats. From such mentions, it is implied that the umbrella does not appear to have been used just as a defence from rain; rather an item of fashion or decoration and this era will be continued…

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So, why use and carry a stylish and fashionable umbrella solely on a dreary rainy day? Instead, show off the vibrant and pretty colors and romantic lacy umbrellas because…

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Walk stylish, stay stylish! 🙂

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