The Pole (shaft) of the telescopic umbrella can be shortened. When the umbrella is folded, the inner tube of the Pole (shaft) enters the outer tube. The Telescopic Umbrellas has compact, portable, easy carrying, lightweight, and easier carry functions. It is easy to store in your car, your briefcases, backpacks, travel bags, etc. and It is perfect for travel, business, camping, fishing, and daily use. Suitable for men and ladies.