| |Principles by Ben de Lisi, Debenhams, was PS15, now PS10.50.
Left, little girl relaxes BLOW NO 3 Bride arrives with guests under brollies
Some of the finest work comes from Sheila Turner, well-known for her Liverpool paintings but this time picturing the city in the rain with people scurrying by with brollies.
Daily Post sub-editor Mike Rickett also has a work in the show, Blue Sky, a picture of six brollies seen from above created in graphite and then computer enhanced.
ST ANDREWS The flooded fairway at the course in Fife TYNEMOUTH Walkers shelter under their brollies
as they take a damp stroll on the beach HYDE PARK Pair cool down on the Serpentine GREAT YARMOUTH A tripper soaks up the Norfolk sun
There you'll find a selection of mini-fitting, jacket-pocket friendly, slim-line brollies.
John Lewis is in on the need for men's micro brollies too, with its Alulite range - with durable frames made from an aluminium/fibreglass amalgam - 25 per cent lighter than your average rain shield.
Checks, polka dots, tartan, Winnie The Pooh, Mickey Mouse, cats, dogs, transparent, light-up, and even brollies featuring classic art prints on the canopy are de rigueur for women, where brollies are seen as a fashion statement.
But forget boring brollies
, who says you can't keep dry in style?
The Queen and Daily Mirror columnist and TV star Carol Vorderman both used brollies
to ward off the elements at Royal Ascot, which is being held in York this year while the Berkshire course is renovated.
THE Queen's got it covered when it comes to keeping dry and smart in the rain - colour-coordinated brollies.
She regularly uses coloured brollies to fit in with her outfits.
Rain-soaked Welsh come top of the league when it comes to buying brollies