Sure, it's an investment, and an unexpected one at that, yet Davek NY Traveler Umbrella ($95) is worth the price tag. "But it's an umbrella!" you say. "It's more," we respond. Aside from being pretty (love the color choices) and petite (weighs less than a pound), the Traveler is perhaps the only umbrella in history that's painstakingly created using 96 steps. The result is a reinforced 7-rib system, a solid steel shaft and a 190-thread count microweave body, all finished off with a real leather strap and a hook clip. In fact, Davek NY is so confident in the finished product that it comes with an unconditional lifetime guarantee.