Stylish Umbrellas

As winter fades into the delicate bloom of spring, frozen crystalline snow melts into the drizzle of shimmering raindrops. Cue the days of gentle, romantic rain and the splash of rainbow-reflecting puddles.  Or, realistically, prepare to be soaked by the impromptu shower of dubiously cloudy water as off-duty taxis whoosh by. To prevent hysterical swearing, dry-cleaning bills, and crappy last-minute drugstore purchases, click through for 8 stylish umbrellas for spring! Trust us - getting drenched only looks romantic in "The Notebook."

[Photo via Senz Umbrellas, @allfemmecouture]