All-weather shades for patio or poolside

Whether you want to spruce up your patio or add a dose of color to the edge of your pool, umbrellas are an essential summer staple. Not only do they provide shade and keep you cool, but they’ll also lend style and character to your backyard. It must be kept in mind that an outdoor umbrella should be able to withstand the elements. Here are the best all-weather upright shades the season has to offer.

This standard umbrella by Crate and Barrel goes with anything, thanks to its neutral colors.
Who says patio umbrellas have to be roundish? West Elm doesn’t think so!

This asymmetrical Tucci shade easily tilts to move with the sun.

Plain canvas gets a patterned update from Marimekko.

Droog calls this lacy piece a parasol.

If you like what you see here so far, have Marvin Gardens help you find the perfect shade for your swimming pool or patio.

Photo source: Elle Decor