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Umbrella. The secrets of color matching.

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How do you choose your umbrella when it comes to color and shade? Do you prefer when umbrella fits whether your leather apparel or your cloth apparel?

Here is the dilemma. On one hand, you have the tan leather shoes and tan leather bag. On the other, you have the navy cotton suit and navy cashmere coat.

In this case would you rather buy:
a) a tan umbrella;
b) a navy umbrella;
c) an umbrella of some other color that fits something else like say the color of your metal apparel (e.g. watches).
 
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The wooden crutch and cane will match your leather goods so the "colour" of your actual umbrella should be:

a) black
b) black
c) black
 

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2 umbrellas.
Black with Wooden Crutch - to wear with grey/charcoal/based suits
Navy with Wooden Crutch - to wear with the rest of your wardrobe
 

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Black and dark khaki are my favorites. I find that they cover most every situation.
 

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And here I was thinking it was a "crook" :confused:
 

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And here I was thinking it was a "crook" :confused:
I'm familiar with the term crook but always refer to it as the handle.
 
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The wooden crutch and cane will match your leather goods so the "colour" of your actual umbrella should be:
a) black
b) black
c) black
It seems black is way too common. Everyone wears a black umbrella.
 
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2 umbrellas.
Black with Wooden Crutch - to wear with grey/charcoal/based suits
Navy with Wooden Crutch - to wear with the rest of your wardrobe

A wooden crutch is a good thing yet that kind of umbrellas are too big for my bag. That is why I have to choose small umbrellas which can easily went into my bag like this one:
 

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Welcome back, wright!
 

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I prefer a hood, frankly. The only umbrella that I've never lost or broken is my SAB, which stays by the door mainly for dealing with touts and tradesmen.
 

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I've got a dark blue/green tartan umbrella with a light wooden crook - it's very dark tartan so doesn't distract but does also satisfy my desperation to be different fetish...
 

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When it's raining, hopefully you're wearing Swims over your shoes and an overcoat? If so, you should match your umbrella to Swims and overcoat.
 
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2 umbrellas.
Black with Wooden Crutch - to wear with grey/charcoal/based suits
Navy with Wooden Crutch - to wear with the rest of your wardrobe

Do you believe that “Gray with Wooden Crutch - to wear with grey/charcoal/based suits” would not work?
 

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