Singing in the rain

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The umbrella is available in eight different colours.

The umbrella is available in eight different colours. Image: Supplied

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The cleverly designed handle allows the umbrella to lean against surfaces.

The cleverly designed handle allows the umbrella to lean against surfaces. Image: Supplied

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The umbrella can also hang from a table or chair.

The umbrella can also hang from a table or chair. Image: Supplied

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Nendo's creation is able to stand on its own.

Nendo’s creation is able to stand on its own. Image: Supplied

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Nendo, the Japanese design behemoth, has turned its hand to umbrellas and come up with a predictably winning design. The Stay-Brella functions as an umbrella does but, cleverly, has a footed handle that makes it able to stand on its own when turned upside down or to hang from a table or chair. No word on when it will be available in New Zealand but the accessory comes in eight different colours.


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