Why All These Ineffective Umbrellas Won't Just Go Away Already

By Andrew Tarantola on at

Winter has officially arrived, which means it's once again time to battle through streets clogged with legions of holiday shoppers wielding eye-poking, rain-dribbling umbrellas. But one man believes he has found the perfect solution to staying dry in the wet: fancy trousers.

Dan Bransfield's case against umbrellas is a surprisingly strong one. They're laughably ineffective, obtrusive, messy, and unreliable. But are hyper-hydrophobic leggings and a smug sense of self-satisfaction really the best defence against Winter's fury? Find out in A Case Against Umbrellas. [Bold Italic]