Made in the Shade
5 outdoor umbrellas offer chic shelter from the sun
By Suzanne S. Brown
Treasure Garden’s 10-foot square cantilever umbrella tilts in multiple directions; available in many colors, $1,320, base sold separately; treasuregarden.com; columbineshowroom.com.
The Flamenco from Santa Barbara Designs is custom made and comes in 50 fabric colors and stripes, $4,480, including base; santabarbaradesigns.com; to the trade at hoffmiller.com.
The sleek Palma umbrella from Royal Botania has a water- and UV-resistant acrylic canopy and ribs, pole and base of coated aluminum, $5,305 to $5,495; royalbotania.com; hoffmiller.com.
Restoration Hardware’s 9-foot octagonal umbrella has a teak pole and ribs fitted with stainless-steel joints, a four-way pulley system and Sunbrella canvas canopy; available in a wide range of colors, $1,325-$2,050, stand sold separately; restorationhardware.com
California Umbrella’s Pagoda umbrella has steel ribs and an aluminum pole; the canopy is available in 50 solid and striped Sunbrella fabrics; $670, base sold separately; patioumbrellastore.com.