Fun Umbrella Options from the MoMA Store - Chitown Fashionista

02 May 2012 / By Nikia Jefferson

Fun Umbrella Options from the MoMA Store

An umbrella is a required accessory in the Spring.  With that being said, it seems as though most of us simply reach for the typical black umbrella or you know, the one with the company logo that you received as a gift.  I’m certainly guilty of the latter. But this year, I made a vow to purchase an umbrella that has a bit more spunk.

To start my search, I headed straight to one of the top sources for unique items, the MoMA Store.

Affiliated with the Museum of Modern Art, the MoMA Store is filled with products that will creatively ramp up your wardrobe, living area or workspace. Quirkiness and eccentricity are the MoMA Store’s strong suit. So, I knew the umbrella selection would not disappoint.

They range from architect-inspired to just plain fun.

Frank Lloyd Wright Waterlillies Umbrella – $32 | Frank Lloyd Wright Butterfly Umbrella – $32
Sky Umbrella – $48 | Goggles Umbrella – $28

Now, I can’t attest to their ability to withstand the gusty Chicago winds. However, these are definitely perfect for those drizzly and mild rainy days.

Click HERE to view the entire inventory of umbrellas. Feel free to navigate the rest of the site (particularly the watches) and check out the other charming items the MoMA Store has to offer.

What do you think? Do these convince you that it’s time to update your umbrella stash?

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Nikia Jefferson

Nikia Jefferson is the Founder and Editor of ChiTown Fashionista and has always had an affinity for shoes and shopping, in general. In addition to addressing fashion trends and her latest obsessions, Nikia promotes the remarkable, yet underexposed, local shops and designers she encounters in Chicago and beyond. Deemed as ‘the enabler of fashion consumption’, Nikia works to captivate the hearts of fellow shopaholics by featuring the unique treasures found during her shopping adventures.

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3 Comments so far

  1. Aramide says:

    Um I'm loving the yellow Goggles one, how cute! And I love umbrellas that come down like that versus out. Much better coverage from the rain in my opinion. Might have to add it to my arsenal!

  2. Ana Fonua says:

    LOVE the Frank Lloyd Wright! Great piece 🙂

  3. i love these!!! totally want those frank lloyd wright ones!

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