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An Umbrella Innovation

Rainy days can put a real dampener on anyone’s mood, especially when you’re going to and from work or school. However, bringing an umbrella can also be inconvenient as wet umbrellas are frustrating to deal with. Fortunately, a new innovation has taken care of this: the reverse umbrella, also known as a reverse-folding umbrella or reverse-engineered umbrella. Here at IOco Gift Designers, we offer a wide range of reverse umbrellas that are perfect for you or as a gift to your special ones.

How Does a Reverse Umbrella Work?

An inverted umbrella functions in the same way traditional umbrellas do. The only difference though is that the umbrella opens in a different direction so you don't get drips. For example, instead of pulling the umbrella upwards and downwards when opening or closing, this umbrella uses an upward-opening mechanism from the inside-out. Essentially, it's a subversion of the conventional umbrella. The water stays on the inside and the outside is dry to touch.

Advantages of a Reverse Umbrella

While there may only be a single functional difference between traditional umbrellas and inverted umbrellas, there are a multitude of advantages to this new version.

Require Less Space to Operate

Its unique opening and closing process requires less space to operate. Therefore, you can easily open and close it, even in a crowded area, without disturbing other people.

Trap Rainwater

These umbrellas combine waterproof fabric with a petal-like opening and closing, trapping any rainwater inside the umbrella, so you can continue to carry your umbrella without dripping water everywhere. This is also an eco-friendly alternative to single-use plastic umbrella bags.

Stay Dry

You use an umbrella to stay dry, so the last thing you want is to deal with water and drips when you put your umbrella down. With a reverse umbrella, you can place them down without worrying about important documents, your surroundings or yourself getting wet.


Like a compact umbrella, inverted umbrellas take up minimal space. They are less bulky, making them the ideal choice for people who like to travel light. Plus, they are a hands-free lifestyle umbrella, with a soft-grip wrist loop that is very comfortable to use.

With such amazing advantages, it’s no wonder these umbrellas make an excellent gift for any occasion.

Browse our Umbrella Range Online

If you are looking for a reversible umbrella, you’ve come to the right place. IOco Gift Designers has one of the best collections of reverse umbrellas. Our wide range of designs are guaranteed to include something for everyone’s unique tastes. Plus, we also have a great range of funny gifts, glass coffee cups and other eco-friendly gifts so you can find something for everyone on your list in one place. Shop our luxurious and exciting gifts today!

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