The Best Umbrellas
Best Umbrella in the Wind
Also a winner in a 2005 Real Simple test (see Umbrellas That Weather the Storms), this model has wind-release vents so even gusts of 55 miles an hour can’t turn it inside out. A classic hardwood handle makes it guy-friendly.
To buy: $35, executiveessentials.com.
Far from boring, this go-to neutral can take any room to new stylish heights.