Umbrella

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Postby outsider » Sun Mar 21, 2010 8:50 pm

OT a bit here.

Talking about umbrella, any good brand to recommend?
I always carry an umbrella with me but I can still feel the heat on my face when under the sun

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Postby auntieM » Mon Mar 22, 2010 12:18 am

Ha ha... outsider asks...insider answers :wink:

I'm into Japanese Aurora umbrella too.
Love their ultra light ones, only bad thing is if it gets too windy then umbrella may 'flip'.

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Postby fussyMummy » Mon Mar 22, 2010 12:44 pm

auntieM wrote:Ha ha... outsider asks...insider answers :wink:



Hi,

Since auntieM is here.. I also want to be here.. :P

Yalor.. I always buy umbrella, as it always flip... :cry:

Thanks for the information... :celebrate:

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Postby mummyjoyce » Mon Mar 22, 2010 12:53 pm

gosh :oops: ; I never buy an umbrella before in my life. I always get it for free.
I have also never buy gift wrappers before - I always take them from shopping centers whenever I buy something or I dont wrap the gift; just leave it in the paper bag.
I think it is a waste of $$ to pay for all these (what else can I think of!!)
DO I consider Cheapskate??

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Postby auntieM » Mon Mar 22, 2010 12:57 pm

fussyMummy wrote:
auntieM wrote:Ha ha... outsider asks...insider answers :wink:



Hi,

Since auntieM is here.. I also want to be here.. :P

Yalor.. I always buy umbrella, as it always flip... :cry:

Thanks for the information... :celebrate:


Hiya :hugs:

We here coz we :offtopic: :wink:

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Postby fussyMummy » Mon Mar 22, 2010 1:03 pm

mummyjoyce wrote:gosh :oops: ; I never buy an umbrella before in my life. I always get it for free.
I have also never buy gift wrappers before - I always take them from shopping centers whenever I buy something or I dont wrap the gift; just leave it in the paper bag.
I think it is a waste of $$ to pay for all these (what else can I think of!!)
DO I consider Cheapskate??


No lah.. not cheapskate... :idea: you must join Clue SuperAuntie!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :lol:

Lets go to the point : where can get free umbrella??? :wink: :oops:

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Postby schellen » Mon Mar 22, 2010 1:13 pm

i used to use the ntuc umbrella but it got spoiled easily so i decided to invest a bit more to get ultra light and ultra small ones whenever i go to japan. the brand tt i like is called waterfront. i was using a flat one but now tt i hv to squeeze my things into a diaper bag, i hv changed to a very slim cylindrical one. it's only just nice for one person, and u can't be very fat, or carry too many things but it'll do for now.

waterfront super pocket mini
http://www.villagestore.jp/nouveau/superpocketmini/

waterfront super pocket flat
http://www.villagestore.jp/nouveau/pocketflat/

can see more here
http://www.villagestore.jp/nouveau/umbrellashop/

i hv lots of free umbrellas but still hv to buy cos the free ones always so big, cannot fold. :stupid:
Last edited by schellen on Mon Mar 22, 2010 1:23 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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Postby wiimum » Mon Mar 22, 2010 1:17 pm

fussyMummy wrote:
mummyjoyce wrote:gosh :oops: ; I never buy an umbrella before in my life. I always get it for free.
I have also never buy gift wrappers before - I always take them from shopping centers whenever I buy something or I dont wrap the gift; just leave it in the paper bag.
I think it is a waste of $$ to pay for all these (what else can I think of!!)
DO I consider Cheapskate??


No lah.. not cheapskate... :idea: you must join Clue SuperAuntie!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :lol:

Lets go to the point : where can get free umbrella??? :wink: :oops:

Agree with joyce. I got my free umbrellas mostly from shopping malls. Usually like IMM, centrepoint, spend 120 get one free umbrella and these are usually of reasonable quality.

I do buy the foldable ones , found the one from Esprit not bad.

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