Famous for its bloom-inducing showers, April is the month when you try to stay dry. Avoid sogginess and pull a Mary Poppins under one of these sassy umbrellas.
Keep a clear head - and your eyes on the prize - with this transparent PVC birdcage umbrella with hot pink trim ( Accessories by Eva , 402 Eglinton West, 416-481-0892, $30) by Fulton, umbrella makers to Her Majesty, the Queen Mum. Command the rain, rain to go away with this Cat Ear umbrella by Emily the Strange ( Pull , 435 Queen West, 416-593-5598, $35).
Make them see spots when you walk by beneath this compact Echo Designs umbrella ( TLT Accessories , 3359 Yonge, 416-322-6991, $45) scattered with spring's pattern du jour, the polka dot.
If all things antique turn you on, this vintage 40s silk and rayon plaid umbrella with carved bamboo handle ( Courage My Love , 14 Kensington, 416-979-1992, $45) won't disappoint.
Be all the girlie-girl you wanna be with this The Girls umbrella by Melissa Gitelman ( Ice , 163 Cumberland, 416-964-6751, $58).