rule britannia!

I never pack an umbrella when I travel but without fail, it always seems I need one. While a compact size is most certainly more practical, I say go big! if you’ve got the room. That’s just because I love this design from Sir Paul Smith’s collection. The noted menswear fashion designer from across the pond proudly showcased this design in his spring 2009 collection. Here’s a new spin on waving the flag! With a solid black exterior, the Union Jack on the inside and a cane handle, this umbrella is a chic example of national pride. Or just a super-stylish accessory for the design-conscious travelista.

Image courtesy of British Airways High Life



  1. […] here, with a distressed Union Jack. I love the Union Jack as a design element (remember the umbrella designed by Sir Paul Smith?) and even spent hours on my last trip to London looking for a Union Jack umbrella, one not as […]

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