I’ve wasted a lot of cash on cheap umbrellas, and I’m here to warn you not to make the same mistake. There actually are plenty of decent affordable umbrellas, you just need to know the right brands to buy from. I do also think it’s worth spending a little more on a high-quality umbrella that will last a while. My colleague Louryn Strampe and I have researched extensively and tested more than a dozen umbrellas for over a year—these are our favorites at various price points.
Updated April 2021: We’ve added the Unbreakable Umbrella, Weatherman, Senz, and removed the Muji Remarkable as it’s sold out.
Louryn Strampe also researched and reviewed umbrellas to contribute to this guide.
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