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New Umbrella Designs from Jean Paul Gaultier at Brolliesgalore


We have some fabulous new stock arriving over the next month or so as we start the countdown to Christmas. Yes, I know, I mentioned the 'C' word there, but we do like to plan in advance :)

One of the designer brands of umbrellas that we have been busy photographing and adding to our pages is the wonderfully eccentric range of walking length umbrellas from designer Jean Paul Gaultier. In a previous post we mentioned the repeat designs that we had added to our website at Brolliesgalore, but we also have some superb new designs to add too. Well, they all went 'live' on our site this week, and based on the views and interest they have generated, they are sure to be popular this Autumn season!


New Gaultier Umbrellas for Autumn-Winter 2016/2017

The new umbrella designs from Jean Paul Gaultier can be broadly separated in to two groups: our colourful range and our deluxe black range.

The colourful range by Jean Paul Gaultier features an array of beautiful canopy artwork with exquisite colours and tones. Taking inspiration from nature and ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs with a French twist, these umbrellas are sure to be a hit this season.



Our deluxe black range of designer umbrellas by Gaultier is for those of you who like an umbrella that is both sumptuous and sexy. With umbrella canopies featuring textured satin, deep frills and leather effect canopies, not to mention wonderful crook handle detaling of zip metal work and deeply ruched leather, we are certain that these will either make a wonderful gift idea for that special someone this festive season, or simply be a new-year treat for yourself!



If you need an umbrella that is made to a wonderful standard using the best materials and attention to detail, then look no further than an umbrella from Jean Paul Gaultier. Available in a range of styles that are entirely unisex, these umbrellas will appeal to those of you who have a flair for the unusual and unique. So be sure to see our full range of Jean Paul Gaultier umbrellas today!
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Jean Paul Gaultier Umbrellas Back in Stock at Brolliesgalore


It has been a while since we wrote a post about our designer umbrellas, but we have taken delivery of a variety of new and existing stock for several designer brands which we will be adding to our site in the coming days and weeks. Today I thought we would focus on our range of designer Jean Paul Gaultier Umbrellas.

If you need an umbrella that is made to a wonderful standard using the best materials and exquisite attention to detail, then look no further than an umbrella from Jean Paul Gaultier. Available in a range of styles that are entirely unisex, these umbrellas will appeal to those of you who have a flair for the unusual and unique.

With a gorgeous range of Jean Paul Gaultier designs from which to choose, you are sure to find an umbrella to suit your individual tastes. We have re-stocked a few firm favourites that we outline below, and we will be adding our new Jean Paul Gaultier umbrellas for Autumn/Winter 2016/17 in the coming weeks - so keep an eye open for those! Why not check out our range of Jean Paul Gaultier umbrellas today, and treat yourself to one of these fabulous designer brollies!

Jean Paul Gaultier Umbrellas at Brolliesgalore

Cupidon Umbrella by Jean Paul Gaultier

The Cupidon Umbrella by Jean Paul Gaultier features a beautiful lady rising from beds of sumptuous flowers accompanied by numerous cupids on a glorious summers day. A trendsetting design from Jean Paul Gaultier for this automatic umbrella. Made in France.
  • Automatic opening, black metal shaft
  • Black metal frame
  • Smoked plexiglass crook handle
  • Length including handle 89cm
  • Span when open approx 96cm
  • Weight 525g




Anges Umbrella by Jean Paul Gaultier

Angels, cupids, doves of peace, stars and sunrays are all present in the Anges Umbrella by Jean Paul Gaultier to give you a heavenly firmament to walk under. In black, white and grey tones, with an automatic opening frame with a smoked plexiglass crook handle. Made in France.
  • Automatic opening, black metal frame and ribs
  • Smoked plexiglass crook handle
  • Length including handle 89cm
  • Span when open approx 96cm
  • Weight 525g



Matelot Umbrella by Jean Paul Gaultier


The stylish Matelot Umbrella by Jean Paul Gaultier features the classic Jean Paul Gaultier dark navy and white stripes with bright red flourish at the top of the canopy , with an automatic opening frame with a black plexiglass crook handle with a Jean Paul Gaultier metal badge. Made in France.
  • Automatic opening, black metal shaft & frame
  • Black plexiglass crook handle
  • Made in France
  • Clamp for table/chair and spike for sand or earth
  • Length including handle apron 89cm
  • Span when open approx 96cm
  • Weight 525g



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Gentlemen's Umbrellas for All Budgets


At Brolliesgalore we like to ensure that we keep a wide range of different styles available for our customers. We have a range to suit all budgets, from every-day umbrellas, to stylish designer umbrellas for special occasions. Also, we make sure that we have a breadth of designs for ladies, gents and children to buy online.

Today we thought we would look at a selection of men's umbrellas. We have chosen three individual brollies at a range of prices - from budget, to mid-range and, finally, high-end designer umbrellas. So whether you are looking for a less expensive umbrella to stow away in your bag or desk, or perhaps you are looking for that special high-end gift, we are sure to have the ideal gentleman's umbrella to suit your needs.

Men's Umbrellas from Budget Ranges to Designer Fashions

Tartan Mini Umbrella - Green/Navy (Black Watch)

If you are looking for a brolly on a budget that won't break the bank, why not try this Mini Folding Umbrella with Green/Navy tartan print canopy (as Black Watch). This umbrella is also available in Red (as Royal Stewart). This folding umbrella has a 3 section manual frame, 8 ribs and a black plastic handle.
  • Manual opening, 3 section frame, 8 ribs
  • Black plastic handle
  • Fabric 100% Nylon
  • Length including handle 23cm
  • Span when open approx 86cm
  • Weight 267g


Blunt Classic Umbrella - Silver Grey

In our mid-price range for men is the super-stylish Blunt Classic Umbrella in Silver Grey. This revolutionary extra-strong windproof silver grey umbrella features Blunt's trademark Radial Tensioning System, with 6 Double struts with telescopic floating ribs. This redirects, transfers and distributes tension right to the edge, where it is needed most, thereby creating an unflappable, aerodynamic windproof canopy proven on winds up to force 12 (117km/h)! Way beyond the capability of any conventional umbrella. Very generous canopy.
  • By Blunt Umbrellas
  • Easy-to-grip rubberised handle
  • Stylish tube for extra protection and storage
  • Length including handle 84cm
  • Span when open approx 120cm
  • Weight 640g


Pinstripe Umbrella by Jean Paul Gaultier

This black, gentlemen's pinstripe umbrella designed by Jean Paul Gaultier
features a sophisticated pinstripe pattern to the canopy. It also has a stylish lacquered black wooden crook handle which features a light brown iridescent nacre (mother of pearl) section where the handle combines with the shaft. This stylish designer umbrella has a manual opening mechanism.Altogether it is a very sophisticated umbrella. Made in France.
  • Manual Opening Umbrella with High Quality Metal Frame
  • Lacquered Black Crook Handle
  • Nacre section on lower shaft
  • Pinstripe canopy
  • Made in France
  • Length including handle 94cm
  • Span when open approx 86cm
  • Weight 450g
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Cheerful Umbrellas for Summer Showers


Well, that's the summer solstice passed, so we are well and truly in to the summer season! Nevertheless, judging by the weather this week it certainly doesn't feel summery! Granted we've had a bit of a sunny warm spell a few weeks ago, but there does seem to be quite a few showery days at the moment.

There's no need to let this rainy weather put a dampener on your summer spirits! You can brighten up any of these showery days with a beautiful brolly from Brolliesgalore. This week we have selected a range of different umbrellas that will put some brightness in your day, no matter how dull and drizzly it is outdoors.

Bright & Cheerful Umbrellas for Summer Showers

Floral Garden Walking Length Umbrella - Tropical Passion

The Floral Garden Walking Length Umbrella in Tropical Passion design by Blue Drop features a gorgeous canopy with a print of colourful tropical flowers. This trendy umbrella has an automatic opening mechanism that extends the canopy at the push of a button. Gloss black crook handle and chrome shaft, featuring a Blue Drop logo on the velcro tie-band. This has and a lightweight frame of metal construction with fibreglass ribs. Substantial yet elegant canopy of approximately 95cm diameter when open.
  • Automatic opening, lightweight, fibreglass and metal construction
  • Polyester fabric canopy in tropical floral print
  • Metal shaft and ferrule, with glossy plastic crook handle and chrome tips
  • Length including handle 90cm
  • Span when open approx 95cm
  • Weight 380g

Bright Rainbow Double Skin 12-Rib Umbrella - Black

This cheerful Double Canopy Rainbow Umbrella is a unisex 12 rib umbrella with black outer canopy and bright rainbow colours under the canopy. Outer canopy scalloped slightly to show the rainbow colours at edges both when open and furled. Automatic opening mechanism.
  • Automatic opening, gunmetal-grey shaft
  • Fibreglass ribs
  • Soft touch black crook handle
  • Fabric 100% Polyester
  • Length including handle 89.5cm
  • Span when open approx 100cm
  • Weight 655g

Susino Compact Folding Umbrella - Bright Botanical - Turquoise

This Susino Compact Bright Botanical Folding Umbrella in Turquoise features a stylish design of colourful kingfishers and flowers against a turquoise background with white spots. This is a manual opening umbrella with a metal frame. Lightweight and compact this 6 rib umbrella folds flat to make it easy to carry and stow away in a handbag or large jacket pocket. Soft-touch handle. Lightweight waterproof polyester fabric. Matching case design.
  • Manual opening, lightweight metal frame - 6 ribs
  • Lightweight polyester fabric
  • Stylish matching case design
  • Matching carry strap
  • Length including handle when folded 17cm
  • Span when open approx 85cm
  • Weight 220g

Bisetti Marbled Folding Umbrella - Pink

With delightful psychedelic swirls of vivid colour in a stylish compact size, the Marbled Folding Umbrella in Pink by Bisetti will brighten up any dull day. This lightweight manual-opening umbrella not only has an attractive canopy, but has been designed with an aluminium frame and fibreglass ribs to offer the optimum balance between strength and weight. The telescopic aluminium shaft ends in a beautiful transparent ball handle in matching colour, with matching hand strap. Compact at only 25m length when folded, this portable folding umbrella weighs only 232g and is easy to carry, or stow-away in a bag or large pocket when not in use. The canopy provides excellent coverage when opened to its full 97cm span, keeping you sheltered from the elements.
  • Manual Folding Umbrella with colourful marbled canopy
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Polyester canopy, Aluminium & frame and Fibreglass ribs
  • Matching Clear Perspex Handle & Wrist Strap
  • Matching Marbled Sheath cover to protect when folded
  • Folded Length 25cm; Span when open 97cm
  • Weight 232g
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Father's Day 2016 Gift Ideas


It's Father's Day on Sunday 19th of June, and many of us will be racking our brains trying to figure out what to get our Dads. Why not give him something useful that can be used all year round? Umbrellas make an ideal gift for Father's Day. Not only will your Dad be kept dry in the changeable British weather, but we have such a wide range of Gents' Umbrellas that you can be sure that he will be kept dry in style, whether commuting to work, on the golf course, or enjoying a relaxing weekend outdoors.

We have compiled a list of umbrellas that are suitable for all types of men out there, from the city gent to the sporty. If you're like me, it can be difficult to find that ideal gift for Dad every year, but with an umbrella you cannot go wrong. It's a present that will last the course, and will definitely be used day-to-day.

If you're in a rush and buying your Father's Day presents at the last minute, we have several delivery options available at checkout too; from standard delivery, express delivery to guaranteed next-day delivery and Saturday/Sunday delivery options. So why not take some inspiration from the selection we have today with these superb umbrellas and complete your order today?

If you'd like to see more options, why not check out our full range of umbrellas for men at Brolliesgalore now?

Father's Day Gift Ideas - Stylish Umbrellas for Dads

Blunt XS Metro Folding Umbrella - Mint

The Blunt XS Metro Folding Umbrella in Mint colour features a 2 stage folding mechanism with the strength of Blunt RTS, Bluntís revolutionary RADIAL TENSIONING SYSTEM. RTS creates an unflappable, aerodynamic weather canopy. It has been proven in winds up to Force 12 (>117 km/h) - way beyond the capability of any conventional umbrella. And its uniquely hard-wearing design means it will be a pleasure to use, year after year.
  • By Blunt Umbrellas
  • Auto open
  • 6 ribs
  • Easy-to-grip rubberised handle
  • Stylish tube for extra protection and storage
  • Length including handle 36cm
  • Span when open approx 95cm
  • Weight 373g


Totes Gents Premium Golf Umbrella

If your dad loves to spend his free time on the Golf Course, or perhaps he just needs a sturdy and stylish premium umbrella for day-to-day use, why not give him the gift of the Totes Gents Premium Golf Umbrella. Stylish automatic opening golf umbrella by Totes with a sturdy fibreglass shaft for extra strength featuring an extra-strong and flexible fibreglass frame. Acrylic coated waterproof multi gore canopy in black, red and grey panels.
  • Automatic opening, flexible fibreglass frame
  • Multi gore acrylic coated waterproof canopy
  • Extra-strong and robust
  • Easy to grip rubberised handle
  • Length including handle 99cm
  • Span when open approx 125cm
  • Weight 730g

Luxury Gents Black Pinstripe Umbrella with Chrome Handle by Pasotti

This Italian designer Gents Black Pinstripe Umbrella with Chrome Handle by Pasotti, is an elegant and ultra-smart gentlemen's black umbrella with wide pinstripes. It is made from the finest Italian polyester. This classic umbrella has a silver coloured automatic opening metal frame, and features a stylish, beautifully-shaped, chrome crook handle. Features tie band with popper fastener.
  • Automatic opening, silver coloured metal frame
  • Italian leather crook handle
  • Popper fastener
  • Made in Italy
  • Length including handle 97.5cm
  • Span when open approx 100cm
  • Weight 630g

Fulton Chelsea Automatic Folding Umbrella - City Stripe Grey

The Fulton Chelsea City Stripe Grey automatic open and close crook handled folding umbrella makes a wonderful gift for the man about town who needs a compact umbrella to stow away when not in use. Features luxurious woven fabric, automatic open and close mechanism at a touch of a button. Grey with white stripe. Extra large cover, comfortable crook handle.
  • Automatic open and close mechanism at a touch of a button
  • Comfortable crook handle
  • Extra large cover
  • Luxurious woven fabric
  • Length including handle 33cm
  • Span when open approx 96cm
  • Weight 473g



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Blooming Brilliant Flower Umbrellas


It's the week of the Chelsea Flower Show, so we are very much in a flowery mood at the moment! Our own gardens are blooming quite nicely too, so it seemed appropriate to have a brolly blog post on our fabulous range of flower umbrellas available at Brolliesgalore.

We have so many floral umbrellas that it is impossible to cover them all in a blog post such as this, but you can see our full range of flower umbrellas here if you'd like to find out more about them. We've chosen to feature our 'big flower' umbrellas in this blog. These umbrellas are consistently popular with our customers due to their bold and colourful designs. Each umbrella features a particular species of flower that has been printed in colourful photorealistic quality all over the canopy. Those rainy days certainly don't need to be dull and grey with one of these in your hand!

So if you are looking for a new umbrella this season, and maybe you'd like a splash of colour too, why not check out the big flower umbrellas below. Each one is available in a Walking Length model and a more compact automatic open and close folding model. To see our full range, please visit our flower umbrellas page now.

Floral Umbrellas at Brolliesgalore

Galleria Art Print Walking Length Umbrella - Red Daisy

The delightful Galleria Art Print Walking Length Umbrella in Red Daisy design is an automatic opening walking length umbrella with a stunning print of a large red daisy. Metal frame with fibreglass ribs for extra strength. Black plastic crook handle and tips. Included with a Protecta PVC protective sleeve.
  • Automatic opening
  • Metal frame with fibreglass ribs for extra strength
  • Black plastic crook handle and tips
  • Length including handle 88cm
  • Span when open approx 100cm
  • Weight 470g


Galleria Art Print Auto Open & Close Folding Umbrella - Sunflower Bloom

Bright and cheerful, the Galleria Art Print Auto Open & Close Folding Umbrella with Sunflower Bloom design is sure to put a smile on your face in even the worst summer downpour. Automatic open and close folding umbrella with a stunning large flower print. Metal frame with fibreglass rib tips for extra strength. Presented in a gift box.
  • Automatic open & close
  • Metal frame with fibreglass rib tips for extra strength
  • Length including handle 31cm
  • Span when open approx 100cm
  • Weight 427g


Galleria Art Print Walking Length Umbrella - Purple Daisy

Perhaps purple is your perfect colour? If so, look no further than the Purple Daisy Automatic opening walking length umbrella. This umbrella features a stunning print of a large purple daisy. Metal frame with fibreglass ribs for extra strength. Black plastic crook handle and tips. Included with a Protecta PVC protective sleeve.
  • Automatic opening
  • Metal frame with fibreglass ribs for extra strength
  • Black plastic crook handle and tips
  • Length including handle 88cm
  • Span when open approx 100cm
  • Weight 470g



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