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As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, October 28.

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GADGETS, TOYS, AND MEDIA

Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote + Echo Dot for $69.98 (list price $89.98)

All-New Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablet, 8" HD Display, 32 GB, Blue Kid-Proof Case for $99.99 (list price $129.99)

Etekcity Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 Receiver Audio Adapter (NFC-Enabled) for Sound System for $18.88 (list price $49.99)

Samsung Galaxy S8 Unlocked 64GB - US Version (Midnight Black) - US Warranty for $620.99 (list price $724.99)

TCL 32S305 32-Inch 720p Roku Smart LED TV (2017 Model) for $169.99 (list price $199.99)

USB C Power Bank RAVPower 20100 Portable Charger QC 3.0 Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 20100mAh Input & Output Type C Battery Pack for iPhone, Macbook, Galaxy S8 and More for $39.99 (list price $109.99)

CyberPower CSP300WUR1 Surge Protector 3-AC Outlet with 2 USB (2.1A) Charging Ports for $11.16 (list price $15.45)

Sandisk Ultra 32GB Micro SDHC UHS-I Card with Adapter - 98MB/s U1 A1 - SDSQUAR-032G-GN6MA for $12.99 (list price $14.99)

SOKOO 22W 5V 2-Port USB Portable Foldable Solar Charger with High Efficiency Solar Panel, Reinforced and Waterproof, for Cell Phone, iPhone, Backpack and Outdoors (Black) for $54.98 (list price $94.99)

Mpow Bluetooth Headphones Over Ear, Hi-Fi Stereo Wireless Headset, Foldable, Soft Memory-Protein Earmuffs, w/ Built-in Mic and Wired Mode for PC/ Cell Phones/ TV for $33.99 (list price $79.99)

ARCHEER Audio Splitter Cable 3.5mm Male to 2 Female Jack Headphone Splitter Adapter 4-Pole Aux Cable with Two Separate Headphone plugs, Compatible with iPhone, Samsung, Tablets, MP3 players - 0.5M for $5.99 (list price $12.99)

Spigen S350 Apple Watch Stand and charger with Night Stand Mode for Apple Watch Series 3 / series 2 / Series 1 / 42mm / 38mm, Patent Registered - Black for $7.99 (list price $19.99)

Adjustable Cell Phone Stand Portable Holder Mount Cradle Facetime for iPhone and Android Smartphone 4Pack/Color (Black, White, Grey, Pink) for $6.99 (list price $12.99)

iPhone 8, 7, 6S, 6 Screen Protector Glass, amFilm Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Apple iPhone 8, 7, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6 [4.7"inch] 2017 2016, 2015 (2-Pack) for $6.99 (list price $29.99)

Casio Men's MRW200H-1BV Black Resin Dive Watch for $15.56 (list price $24.95)

KITCHEN

Avalon Top Loading Water Cooler Dispenser - Hot & Cold Water, Child Safety Lock, Innovative Slim Design, Holds 3 or 5 Gallon Bottles - UL/Energy Star Approved for $121.10 (list price $179.99)

GLOUE Silicone Spatula Set - 4-piece 450oF Heat-Resistant Baking Spoon & Spatulas - Ergonomic Easy-to-Clean Seamless One-Piece Design - Nonstick - Dishwasher Safe - Solid Stainless Steel - Multicolor for $8.00 (list price $22.97)

A29 Moscow Mule 100 % Solid Pure Copper Mug / Cup (16-Ounce/Set of 4, Hammered), Nickel Lined, with BONUS Shot Glass and Free Recipe Booklet for $35.99 (list price $104.99)

Cuisinart CCJ-500 Pulp Control Citrus Juicer, Brushed Stainless for $24.99 (list price $29.95)

All-Clad T109 Stainless Steel Large Soup Ladle Kitchen Tool, 14.5-Inch, Silver for $18.95 (list price $27.50)

Lodge L9OG3 Cast Iron Round Griddle, Pre-Seasoned, 10.5-inch for $13.39 (list price $24.00)

Ovente KG83 Series 1.5L Glass Electric Kettle, Black for $19.99 (list price $24.99)

Yoassi Extra Fine FDA Approved 8/18 Stainless Steel Tea Infuser Mesh Strainer with Large Capacity & Perfect Size Double Handles for Hanging on Teapots, Mugs, Cups to steep Loose Leaf Tea and Coffee for $8.99 (list price $12.99)

Zojirushi SM-KHE48AG Stainless Steel Mug, 16-Ounce, Smoky Blue for $24.84 (list price $45.00)

Premium Silicone Trivet Mats / Hot Pads, Pot Holders, Spoon Rest, Jar Opener & Coasters - Our 5 in 1 Kitchen Tool is Heat Resistant to 442 °F, Thick & Flexible (7" x 7", Dark Gray, Set of 2) for $12.61 (list price $21.99)

glacio Ice Cube Trays Silicone Combo (Set of 2), Sphere Ice Ball Maker with Lid & Large Square Molds, Reusable and BPA Free for $14.95 (list price $19.95)

ThermoPro TP03A Digital Food Cooking Thermometer Instant Read Meat Thermometer for Kitchen BBQ Grill Smoker for $11.99 (list price $29.99)

Orecchi Rotary Cheese Grater - Handheld Cheese Cutter Slicer Shredder with One Stainless Steel Drum - Multi Purpose Parmesan Cheese Grater for $17.45 (list price $34.94)

U.S. Kitchen Supply - Premium Quality Over The Sink Stainless Steel Oval Colander with Fine Mesh 6 Quart Strainer Basket & Expandable Rubber Grip Handles - Strain, Drain, Rinse Fruits, Vegetables for $15.96 (list price $29.99)

Surpahs Over the Sink Multipurpose Roll-Up Dish Drying Rack (Warm Gray, Large) for $23.98 (list price $39.99)

ORBLUE Propresser Stainless Steel Kitchen Garlic Press for $14.97 (list price $46.77)

Stainless Steel Dough Scraper Chopper Set of 2 - Multipurpose Scraper - Cutter - Professional Quality - by Utopia Kitchen for $5.99 (list price $29.99)

Bakers Guild Tools Danish Stainless Steel Dough Whisk, Large for $9.99 (list price $19.99)

Mud Pie Bistro Salt Cellar, Brown for $16.87 (list price $20.00)

Rubbermaid Commercial Stainless Steel Oven Monitoring Thermometer, FGTHO550 for $7.00 (list price $17.30)

Pyrex 3-Piece Glass Measuring Cup Set for $14.99 (list price $24.95)

KRUPS KH732D Breakfast Set 2-Slot Toaster with Brushed and Chrome Stainless Steel Housing, 2-Slice, Silver for $37.99 (list price $68.00)

Rachael Ray Cucina Hard Porcelain Enamel Nonstick Multi-Pot / Steamer Set, 3-Quart, Agave Blue for $34.99 (list price $99.99)

HOME

TaoTronics LED Desk Lamp with USB Charging Port, Eye- care Dimmable Lamp, Metal, Glare-Free, 5 Color Temperatures with 5 Brightness Levels, Touch Control, Memory Function for $29.99 (list price $49.99)

AmazonBasics Velvet Suit Hangers, 50-Pack, Ivory/Beige for $16.99 (list price $23.99)

CYLEN Home-Memory Foam Bamboo Charcoal Infused Ventilated Orthopedic Seat Cushion - Blue Washable & Breathable Cover for $16.79 (list price $79.99)

URPOWER 2nd Generation 300ml Aroma Essential Oil Diffuser Ultrasonic Air Humidifier with AUTO Shut off and 6-7 HOURS Continuous Diffusing - 7 Color Changing LED Lights and 4 Timer Settings for $19.76 (list price $49.99)

Innotech Digital Bathroom Scale with Easy-to-Read Backlit LCD for $19.54 (list price $69.99)

BLACK+DECKER HNV220BCZ12FF Compact Lithium Hand Vac 2Ah Kit - Icy Blue - Cordless for $19.99 (list price $29.99)

Emerson ER100301 SmartSet Alarm Clock Radio with Bluetooth Speaker, Charging Station/Phone Chargers with USB port for iPhone/iPad/iPod/Android and Tablets for $29.74 (list price $34.99)

Premium White Sheer Scarves - Sheer Window Curtains - White Luxurious - 54 by 216 Inches - by Utopia Bedding for $7.90 (list price $29.99)

Foamily 18 x 18 Premium Hypoallergenic Stuffer Pillow Insert Sham Square Form Polyester, Standard / White - MADE IN USA for $7.99 (list price $12.99)

The Original GORILLA GRIP Slip-Resistant Area Rug Pad, Made In USA (5' x 7') for $13.49 (list price $26.79)

Reed Diffuser stick, 105pcs Aroma Reed Diffuser Rattan 8‘’ X 3MM Neutral Package for $6.88 (list price $10.99)

Winsome Wood Luggage Rack, Walnut for $24.87 (list price $33.76)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

Majestic Pure Lavender Oil, 100% Pure and Natural with Therapeutic Grade, Premium Quality Blend of Lavender Oil, 4 fl. Oz for $15.95 (list price $24.50)

Majestic Pure Castor Oil for Eyelashes Growth Serum, Pure and Organic, Promotes Natural Eyebrows & Eyelash Growth,Free Set of Mascara Brush and Eyeliner Applicator - 1 fl Oz for $12.95 (list price $24.50)

Makeup Brushes Set, Anjou 8 Pieces Synthetic Makeup Brushes For All Look, Foundation Blush Face Concealer Eyeliner Shadow Cosmetics Brush Set, Waterproof Cosmetic Bag Included for $7.19 (list price $19.99)

Enther Bath Bombs Gift Set, 6 Pack Large Size (3.18 Oz/ea) Handmade Organic Essential Oil Bathbombs for Adults and Kids, Perfect for Bubble Bath, Pearl Aromatherapy Bath Bomb in Gift Box (Flowers) for $13.50 (list price $50.00)

Professional Grade Cuticle Nipper/Cutter/Clipper (Full Jaw, 4-Inch) Stainless Steel with Double Springs - Durable Manicure/Pedicure and Nail Art Tool - by Utopia Care for $7.89 (list price $19.99)

Gillette Fusion5 ProShield Chill Men's Razor with 1 Razor Blade Refill (Packaging May Vary), Mens Fusion Razors / Blades for $5.97 (list price $10.49)

Bedtime Bliss BTB01 Contoured & Comfortable Black Sleep Mask with Moldex Ear Plugs for $12.90 (list price $29.97)

Natrogix Nirvana Essential Oils - Top 18 Essential Oil Set 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade 18/10ml Incl. Lavender, Moroccan Rosemary, Tea Tree, Eucalyptus, Lemongrass and 13 More w/ Free E-Book for $32.99 (list price $44.99)

Dead Sea Mud Mask Best for Facial Treatment, Acne, Oily Skin & Blackheads - Minimizes Pores, Reduces Wrinkles, and Improves Overall Complexion. Natural-Minerals From The Dead Sea 8.8 oz for $14.95 (list price $35.99)

Baebody Eye Gel for Dark Circles, Puffiness, Wrinkles and Bags. - The Most Effective Anti-Aging Eye Gel for Under and Around Eyes. - 1.7 fl oz for $23.95 (list price $55.00)

Face Cream Moisturizer (1.7 OZ) Natural Anti Aging Skin Care for $17.99 (list price $29.99)

Tinkle Eyebrow Razor Pack of 6 for $3.39 (list price $13.95)

CeraVe Eye Repair Cream 0.5 oz for Dark Circles Under Eyes and Puffiness for $10.77 (list price $13.99)

Tea Tree Oil Foot Soak With Epsom Salt, Helps Soak Away Toenail Fungus , Athletes Foot & Stubborn Foot Odor – Softens Calluses & Soothes Sore Tired Feet -16 oz for $13.85 (list price $19.49)

TheraBreath Fresh Breath Dentist Formulated Oral Rinse - Mild Mint Flavor, 16 Ounce (Pack of 2) for $15.94 (list price $25.19)

Detangling Brush - Glide Thru Detangler Hair Comb or Brush - No More Tangle - Adults & Kids - Pink for $10.77 (list price $21.99)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

PetSafe SSSCAT Spray Pet Deterrent, Motion Activated Pet Proofing Repellent for Cats and Dogs, Environmentally Friendly for $29.95 (list price $39.99)

Mountain Trails Allegheny 25-Degree Sleeping Bag, Black for $19.02 (list price $37.95)

DeerBlock Deer Netting and Fencing (Reusable Protection For Trees and Shrubs From Animals) 7 feet x 100 feet for $19.97 (list price $30.69)

Cartman Solar Camping Shower 5 Gallons for $7.99 (list price $19.99)

Coleman Camp Mirror for $2.36 (list price $6.99)

Intex Explorer K2 Kayak, 2-Person Inflatable Kayak Set with Aluminum Oars and High Output Air Pump for $72.00 (list price $146.99)

Coleman 16 Can Cooler, Green for $15.70 (list price $18.99)

Premium 20L Waterproof Bag, Sack with phone dry bag and Long Adjustable Shoulder Strap Included (yellow, 20 L) for $24.99 (list price $34.99)

Bickmore Bick 4 Leather Conditioner - Best Since 1882 - Cleaner & Conditioner - Restore Polish & Protect All Smooth Finished Leathers for $14.89 (list price $16.99)

Canvas Backpacks Vintage Rucksack Casual Leather Army Kipling Knapsack 19L Army Green #220 for $26.99 (list price $159.99)

KT TAPE PRO Kinesiology Sports Tape, 20 Precut 10 Inch Strips, 100% Synthetic, Water Resistant, Breathable, Free Videos, Pro & Olympic Choice for $7.74 (list price $19.99)

Lifetime 4428 Height Adjustable Folding Utility Table, 48 by 24 Inches, White Granite for $23.99 (list price $41.39)

Marshmallow Roasting Sticks, Set of 8 PACK Premium 45'' Extendable Rotating Telescoping Forks for Hot Dog & Smores, Special Safe and Healthy Cookware for Campfire, Camping & Bonfire for $18.99 (list price $66.90)

Neatmaster Ultrasonic Pest Repellent - Electronic Pest Control Plug In-Pest Repeller for Insect - Mice , Roaches , Bugs , fleas , Mosquitoes , Spiders for $20.99 (list price $52.99)

TOOLS

Soldering Iron Kit Electronics, 16-in-1, 60W Adjustable Temperature Soldering Iron, 5pcs Soldering Iron Tips, Solder, Rosin, Solder Wick, Stand and Other Soldering Kits in Portable Toolbox for $25.99 (list price $38.99)

Outlite A100 High Powered Handheld Flashlight, Rechargeable 18650 Battery and Charger Included, Portable LED Tactical Flashlight with Adjustable Focus and 5 Light Modes, Tac Light For Camping Hiking for $14.99 (list price $74.99)

STANLEY J5C09 Jump Starter: 1000 Peak/500 Instant Amps, 120 PSI Air Compressor for $87.99 (list price $99.99)

Stanley 20-526 15-Inch 12-Point/Inch SharpTooth Saw for $11.31 (list price $17.70)

BLACK+DECKER PKS160 Power Scrubber for $10.72 (list price $15.72)

Stanley 66-358 Stanley Stubby Ratcheting MultiBit Screwdriver for $6.49 (list price $8.99)

TAC Force TF-705PC Assisted Opening Tactical Folding Knife, Black Half-Serrated Blade, Pink Camo Handle, 4-1/2-Inch Closed for $8.44 (list price $12.68)

Warner 34436 Sanding Block for $2.48 (list price $5.29)

TEKTON 8-Inch Mini Bolt and Wire Cutter | 3386 for $7.92 (list price $13.89)

Kidde 468094 Three-Story Fire Escape Ladder with Anti-Slip Rungs, 25-Foot for $45.34 (list price $79.95)

Fiskars IsoCore 16 oz Rip Claw Finishing Hammer, 13.5 Inch for $23.99 (list price $44.99)

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18 Tea Infusers to Make Teatime More Exciting
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Make steeping tea more fun with these quirky tea infusers.

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1. SOAKING IT UP; $7.49

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That mug of hot water might eventually be a drink for you, but first it’s a hot bath for your new friend, who has special pants filled with tea.

Buy on Amazon.

2. A FLYING TEA BOX; $25.98

There’s no superlaser on this Death Star, just tea.

Buy on Amazon.

3. SPACE STATION; $9.99

astronaut tea infuser
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This astronaut's mission? Orbit the rim of your mug until you're ready to pull the space station diffuser out.

Buy on ThinkGeek.

4. BE REFINED; $12.99

This pipe works best with Earl Grey.

Buy on Amazon.

5. A RIBBITING OPTION; $10.93

This frog hangs on to the side of your mug with a retractable tongue. When the tea is ready, you can put him back on his lily pad.

Buy on Amazon.

6. ‘TEA’ ALL LIVE IN A YELLOW SUBMARINE; $5.95

It’s just like the movie, only with tea instead of Beatles.

Buy on Amazon.

7. SHARK ATTACK; $6.99

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This fearsome shark patrols the bottom of your mug waiting for prey. For extra fun, use red tea to look like the end of a feeding frenzy.

Buy at Cost Plus World Market.

8. PERFECT FOR A RAINY DAY; $12.40

This umbrella’s handle conveniently hooks to the side of your mug.

Buy on Amazon.

9. AN EGGCELLENT INFUSER; $5.75

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Sometimes infusers are called tea eggs, and this one takes the term to a new, literal level.

Buy on Amazon.

10. FOR SQUIRRELY DRINKERS; $8.95

If you’re all right with a rodent dunking its tail into your drink, this is the infuser for you.

Buy on Amazon.

11. HANGING OUT; $12.85

This pug is happy to hang onto your mug and keep you company while you wait for the tea to be ready.

Buy on Amazon.

12. ANOTHER SHARK OPTION; $5.99

If you thought letting that other shark infuser swim around in the deep water of your glass was too scary, this one perches on the edge, too busy chomping on your mug to worry about humans.

Buy on Amazon.

13. RUBBER DUCKIE, YOU’RE THE ONE; $8.95

Let this rubber duckie peacefully float in your cup and make teatime lots of fun.

Buy on Amazon.

14. DIVING DEEP; $8.25

This old-timey deep-sea diver comes with an oxygen tank that you can use to pull it out.

Buy on Amazon.

15. MAKE SWEET TEA; $10

This lollipop won't actually make your tea any sweeter, but you can always add some sugar after.

Buy on Amazon.

16. A SEASONAL FAVORITE; $7.67

When Santa comes, give him some tea to go with the cookies.

Buy on Amazon.

17. FLORAL TEA; $14.99

Liven up any cup of tea with this charming flower. When you’re done, you can pop it right back into its pot.

Buy on Live Infused.

18. KEEP IT TRADITIONAL; $7.97

If you’re nostalgic for the regular kind of tea bag, you can get reusable silicon ones that look almost the same.

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Make rainy days a little more exciting with a quirky umbrella.

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1. BANANA; $18.99

banana umbrella
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This ingenious umbrella comes with a special cover to make it look like you’re lugging around a real banana. The covers come in green and yellow, but the umbrella itself is always yellow.

Find it: Amazon

2. MAGICAL UNICORN; $36.49

Magical Unicorn Umbrella
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Rainy days don’t have to be dreary with this colorful, pastel umbrella. The handle is elegantly shaped like a unicorn and mane, with its gold horn sitting atop the umbrella.

Find it: Amazon

3. GAME OF THRONES; $37.89

Game of Thrones Longclaw Sword Umbrella
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If you’re looking for something a little tougher, a Game of Thrones-themed umbrella might be just the thing. The umbrella is adorned with the show's logo and has a special handle that looks like the hilt of Jon Snow’s sword, Longclaw.

Find it: Amazon

4. LETTUCE; $14.88

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Salad lovers will want to get their hands on this special umbrella, which, when closed, mimics the look of a head of lettuce.

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5. CARROT; $15.90

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For more food-themed umbrella fun, check out this carrot-shaped umbrella. Similarly to the banana version, it comes with a protective case that resembles a carrot. When you take off the top, it reveals an orange umbrella.

Find it: Amazon

6. THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR; $25.96

The Very Hungry Caterpillar umbrella
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For children who love Eric Carle’s creations: a Very Hungry Caterpillar umbrella. The transparent plastic allows the child to see the caterpillar design even when they’re using the umbrella.

Find it: Amazon

7. DOG UMBRELLA; $16.59

Dog Umbrella With Leash
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Don’t forget about your furry friends when it's raining cats and dogs. While dog rain jackets are adorable, you can also opt for a special umbrella made just for puppers. The handle is situated on top of the umbrella so you can easily hold it above your short companion. It’s also connected to a leash so you don’t have to carry two things at once.

Find it: Amazon

8. SKY; $43.95

umbrella with interior of blue sky dotted with fluffy, white clouds
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Opening this umbrella will have you seeing sunny skies, even in the rain. Designed by Tibor Kalman and Emanuela Frattini Magnusson, it looks like a plain black umbrella until it’s opened up, revealing its colorful underbelly.

Find it: Amazon

9. STARRY NIGHT; $43.70

umbrella with Vincent van Gogh’s "Starry Night" print
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If you want something a little more surreal than a boring blue sky, there’s an alternate version with Vincent van Gogh’s Starry Night printed on it.

Find it: Amazon

10. CAT IN SPACE; $22.56

cat in space umbrella
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Strangely, the “cats in space” motif is pretty popular online. From sweaters to calendars, there’s no shortage of felines floating through the galaxy. You can also get an umbrella with the unusual design, because why not?

Find it: Amazon

11. LED UMBRELLA; $23.66

Blade Runner Style LED Umbrella
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There are a lot of futuristic gadgets in the movie Blade Runner, but some are more obtainable than others. You can actually buy the LED light umbrella seen in the movie. The battery-operated handle glows blue, which both looks cool and keeps you safe at night.

Find it: Amazon

12. BIRDCAGE; $22.99

Birdcage Transparent Clear Dome Umbrella
Amazon

Ever feel like a bird in a cage? Now you can really get that experience with this clear umbrella that looks like a birdcage. It even comes with a bird printed on the side.

Find it: Amazon

13. COLOR CHANGING UMBRELLA; $34

Black umbrella printed with color-changing rain drop design
Amazon

It’s hard to imagine actually getting excited about going out into the rain, but with this special umbrella, you might be watching for dark clouds. The special white ink changes colors when wet, so you can go from a monochrome umbrella to a rainbow one in seconds.

Find it: Amazon

14. RABBIT; €9.03

polka-dot umbrella with a bag that’s shaped like a bunny rabbit
Perletti

This simple red umbrella comes with a nice polka-dot design, but the real novelty is the carrying case. Instead of a regular sleeve, it comes with a zippered bag that’s shaped like a bunny rabbit.

Find it: Perletti

15. KATANA; $28.99

katana umbrella
Amazon

Carrying around an umbrella can be a bit of a pain, but at least you can look cool doing it. When wrapped up, this umbrella looks like a sword slung over your back. The hilt of the katana becomes your handle when you open the umbrella up.

Find it: Amazon

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