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Mens Umbrellas: Tips to Help You Choose
Finding Mens Umbrellas
Unfortunately a downpour can happen at any time. Arriving at work, to a date, or an important meeting dripping wet isn't a good thing, so having a reliable umbrella on hand can be critical.
On this page, we'll highlight some handsome mens umbrellas that should provide the shelter you need from a light drizzle to a heavy storm and even a good bit of wind. We'll also give you a few tips for choosing the right one.
You'll find a variety of umbrellas for men on this page. There are a few different features you might want to consider when making your choice:
- Size and Portability
A full size umbrella will provide more protection. They have a larger coverage area and, as we all know, rain doesn't always fall in a purely vertical fashion. If you want the most protection to assure your legs stay dry as well, a larger arc is important. A mens umbrella offering 44" or more of coverage is a good choice if this is your primary concern. Umbrellas with 48" of coverage make it comfortable to share your umbrella.
Of course, if you want an umbrella that you can fit in a brief case, a glove compartment, and so forth, then a collapsible travel umbrella might be of interest. With auto open and close, these are a particularly attractive option if you'll be traveling.
Most men aren't looking for specific patterns and designs but some of the richer colors are popular. Black, navy blue, deep green, burgandy and so forth are common choices but clear umbrella's certainly allow greater visibility.
An umbrella with a sturdy build will be around longer and stand up to rough weather more readily. Titanium is stronger than aluminum but wood is sturdy as well. Plastic and fiberglass umbrellas are typically more affordable.
Collapsible travel umbrellas tend to have more problems in the wind and a two tiered or vented umbrella tends to do the best under these conditions.
- Other features
A curved handle makes mens umbrellas easy to hang up, but a strap can serve the same purpose if it's included. Some umbrellas offer leather or a spongy rubber on the handle for easy grip.
Auto open and close features make operation easier and quicker.