Has your umbrella become your new best friend these days, always at your side? Even if it’s sunny in the morning, an April shower may catch you off guard. But, if you planned well, you have your trusty umbrella nearby. The thing is, that umbrella can transform into a “frenemy” and turn on you with no notice. Check out this snapshot of Londoners out and about with umbrellas at their best and worst:
This is what people typically picture when thinking of London.
But wouldn’t it be cool if it looked more like this when it rains?
The rain reminds us that chivalry is not dead.
Folks showed up prepared at Wimbledon.
Some, doubly prepared.
You can’t complain too much with a view like this on the walk to work.
Emma Watson had no problem camouflaging her coverage.
This is not working at all, but he doesn’t seem too bothered.
At the least, this woman attempts to reverse the situation.
He may as well go back home and try again tomorrow.
Jude Law is picture perfect, framed by umbrellas.
Ah, there you go.
Sting was just hangin’ out with his multi-color umbrella: “Nuthin goin’ on here.”
American actor Gene Kelly was welcomed in style with an umbrella brigade.
Queen Elizbaeth II was protected, as much as she could be, at the unveiling of her father’s memorial statue.
Umbrellas proved quite handy as walking sticks.
Do you have a love-hate relationship with your umbrella?