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L’Automatique is the more robust umbrella of the range.
A single button on the handle will allow you to open and close it. Its broad ribs, solid yet flexible, are perfect for covering one or more people at all times. Its thick canopy (200 threads/in2) also has a Teflon® coating which repels water effectively.
As for every one of Beau Nuage’s umbrellas, l’Automatique is supplied with an absorbent cover, whose three-layers technology allows you to put your wet umbrella into a bag or a pocket and keep it dry.
NB. Each Beau Nuage umbrella has its own unique name! You can find it on the back of its label...
Folded umbrella size: 28cm
Weight of the umbrella inside the cover: 400g
Folded umbrella size: 28cm
Weight of the umbrella inside the cover: 400g
1) Is a Beau Nuage umbrella always sold with its drying cover?
Yes it is! A Beau Nuage umbrella is inseperable from its cover and the other way around. If you ever spot one day a Beau Nuage without its cover, contact us quickly…
2) How does the Beau Nuage drying cover work ?
The Beau Nuage drying cover absorbs the raindrops and hold them with a patented three-layers technology.
The inner "absorption" layer is composed of a microfiber fabric able to retain up to 200 times its weight in water.
There is an intermediate layer under the inner one. This layer is made of a water repellent and has a dual function : not only does it enable the outer layer to stay dry by preventing the rain drops from coming through, it also pulls the water towards the microfiber in order to ventilate it and dry it effectively.
Lastly, the outer layer is a thick umbrella fabric (200threads/in2) with a Teflon® covering which makes it waterproof. It thus prevents raindrops from leaking through the cover.
In short, you can put your Beau Nuage umbrella into a bag or a pocket and keep it dry!
3) After using them, should I dry my Beau Nuage umbrella and cover?
As we said previously, the Beau Nuage cover is able to retain up to 200 times its weight in water. There is thus no need to dry it systematically. It’s been conceived to allow you to put your mind at ease during rainy days!
After heavy rain though, we advise you to let your Beau Nuage cover and umbrella dry at home, like any other accessory subjected to rain.
4) Are the Beau Nuage umbrellas resistant?
The Beau Nuage umbrellas are built with innovating materials, both flexible and robust. These materials make our umbrellas more resistant and enjoyable than any others.
The shaft is made of aluminium and steel so that it is not too heavy (only steel) nor too fragile (only aluminium).
Likewise, the ribs of our umbrellas are made of flexible materials for the ribs, like fiberglass, but very strong, stainless ones for the junction between the ribs, where we favoured nickel.
Our canopies of 200 threads/in2 are thicker than average (180 threads/in2) and the ribs and canopy sewings are handmade.
Last but not least, our Beau Nuage cover, unique, allows you to know at all time where your umbrella is, by always keeping it dry in your bag ! In that way, the Beau Nuage umbrellas are way more lasting than others!
5) Do the Beau Nuage umbrellas have a manual or an automatic opening?
It depends! Le Mini and L’Original have a manual opening whereas L’Automatique has, like you’re likely to have guessed already, an automatic opening and closing.
The automatic opening and closing is a wonderful innovation that allows you to open and close your umbrella in comfort.
But to be of good quality, as it is the case for the Beau Nuage Automatique, this technology requires a stiff spring. It is thus first and foremost a suitable technology for the robust and big sized umbrellas.
That’s why we’ve favoured excellent quality manual openings for Le Mini and L’Original. Thanks to that, these two umbrellas are compact and easy to carry.
6) I can’t get decided ! How can I choose between le Mini, l’Original and l’Automatique?
We understand your struggle : choosing between three high-quality umbrellas is an impossible choice!
If you are looking above all for a small, lightweight and convenient umbrella, easy to carry, then we advise you to choose Le Mini.
The difference between L’Original and Le Mini is that it is slightly heavier and bigger, but also more compact and stable. Its eights ribs ensure you have a better hold and its ergonomic handle made of Gel is very comfortable.
L’Automatique is broader and more robust than the two others. It is a little more hefty but its automatic opening and closing can be very practical and efficient if you are often on the move.
7) Can I get a discount if I order several Beau Nuage umbrellas?
Because we like you very much and we wish you a lot of rain, we’ve planned amazing discounts for you, if you wish to order more than one Beau Nuage.
By ordering two Beau Nuage, you’ll get 10% discount.
Three Beau Nuage, 15% discount.
Four Beau Nuage, 20% discount.
These discounts will automatically appear in your basket.
That’s perfect for a couple or even a whole cloudy family! No more excuses for not leaving happily the house on rainy days…
8) How can I maintain my Beau Nuage umbrella and cover?
After heavy rain, we advise you to let your Beau Nuage cover and umbrella dry at home, like any other accessory subjected to rain. It will prevent any corrosion of your umbrella.
If your drying cover is dirty, you can wash it, either by hand or in the washing machine, in delicate mode and at 30°C, without softener.
Lastly, if your umbrella is wrinkled, know that you can iron it to make it look like new! To do so, you only need to open it and gently apply the steam for the iron on each parts of the canopy, one by one.
9) What diameter does a Beau Nuage umbrella’s canopy cover?
The diameter of coverage of Le Mini and L’Original are almost identical : approximately 90cm. That is the perfect size for covering one person and also enough for a couple.
If you are looking for more coverage, then L’Automatique is the way to go! Its wider ribs cover more than 1m of diameter.
10) How is the delivery made and how long does it take? Do you deliver in every country?
Once your order confirmed, we’ll prepare your Beau Nuage with love. We want to pamper them a bit before they leave…
Then, our transportation service (UK Post) will bring them to you quickly, knowing that time is running out until the next rain! Most of the deliveries take 2 to 3 working days, 5 working days maximum in France and in Europe.
Even though they’re proud to be French, our Beau Nuage have volunteered to protect every person in the world against rain. We thus deliver to every part of the world*!
*We do not ensure delivery in the whole universe though, as rain does not exist beyond our atmosphere. We would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused.
11) There’s been rumors that every Beau Nuage umbrella has a name. Is it true?
Yes indeed, every Beau Nuage has its own name, as it is above all a daily life companion! The name does not depend on its colour or its type: it is randomly generated from our gigantic name database!
When you’ll receive your Beau Nuage, you’ll be able to discover its name at the back of the tag. Try to remember it before throwing away the tag. It’s important for your umbrella!
12) I would like to buy a beautiful Beau Nuage backpack… Does my umbrella fit inside it?
Of course it is, it’s been designed for!
You’ll find inside the Beau Nuage backpack a small rubberband that will allow you to store your umbrella as secured as it ought to be.
13) Why do you always wish us rain?
Simply because at Beau Nuage, we love rain ! Our leitmotiv is to make you love rain too and to make your rainy days more colorful and smiling…
14) What if I have other questions?
Our team is here to answer your questions every working day, from 8am to 5pm, and cheerfully!
By phone : +33 1 55 42 73 91 (price of an international call)
By email : firstname.lastname@example.org
NB. You can also call us to talk about the weather, we’d love that.