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post #91 of 131
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Originally Posted by JR_Rider
I recently purchased the exact same umbrella from IGolfstore. I am very impressed with mine, as I can tell it is very sturdy. Mine opens properly and keeps me dry. I didn't like the colorful logo on mine either so I marked over it. It is a great umbrella overall and I would highly recommend it. I also had the Doorman 62" model as well but didn't like it as it was entirely to big. The classic J-handle is much easier to manage and store.

What do you mean by marking over it? It looks like the logo is stiched on to that velcro strap.
post #92 of 131
Just with a sharpie marker. Nothing exciting, just dulls out the bright green.
post #93 of 131
Brigg folding umbrella.

I'd love to have one of their full size umbrellas, but the only time I ever use an umbrella is when I travel, and nothing but a folding umbrella will fit in my briefcase.
post #94 of 131
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Originally Posted by Kai
the only time I ever use an umbrella is when I travel

Why?
post #95 of 131
James Smith - olive for brown shoes
Brigg - black for black shoes
post #96 of 131
Thread Starter 
I've noticed over time that vintage women's umbrellas seem to be quite common, although men's vintage umbrellas seem to be far and few between. Why do you think this is? Did men not use them as regularly in the past as today?
post #97 of 131
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Originally Posted by contactme_11
I've noticed over time that vintage women's umbrellas seem to be quite common, although men's vintage umbrellas seem to be far and few between. Why do you think this is? Did men not use them as regularly in the past as today?

Some guys still consider them feminine, for reasons I don't understand. But I imagine one reason you see more women's umbrellas for sale is that they're a novelty -- an old umbrella is an old umbrella, but a woman's umbrella is a parasol.
post #98 of 131
Thread Starter 
I guess thats true but I would still think with collectors of vintage anything, everywhere, you would still see more on the market occasionally.
post #99 of 131
I see a lot of Deco-styled umbrellas on eBay, and the old Briggs command good prices. The whangee-handled ones go very high as well. Maybe the better umbrellas are just snapped up quickly? Or maybe the lack of branding/distinguishing features on many makes them less appealing to sell?
post #100 of 131
I have an Asprey with leather and palisander handle.
post #101 of 131
A T Fox & Co stick-through in dark brown twill - just about formal enough to use in town, whilst also perfectly acceptable at weekends also. And very good for beating off would-be muggers.
post #102 of 131
What's the quality like for Hugo Boss umbrellas? I was at the Hugo Boss in NYC and they had an all-black umbrella with a leather handle. I didn't had a chance to ask for the price though.
post #103 of 131
I just got myself a The Umbrella Shop Windgrinder in yellow. The double canopy seems to have solved the umbrella inverting problem so was worth the extra money.

post #104 of 131
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Originally Posted by Sgt_Strider
What's the quality like for Hugo Boss umbrellas? I was at the Hugo Boss in NYC and they had an all-black umbrella with a leather handle. I didn't had a chance to ask for the price though.

The last time I looked at them -- and it's been a while -- I wasn't impressed.
post #105 of 131
Just took delivery last week of a Fox Whangee cane, black material for umbrella and case.
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