Umbrella Revolution Hong Kong, Models hold the umbrellas made by protesters in the Admiralty district few hours ago the talks between the government officials and the protesters tonight on October 21, 2014 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. The talks were a small step towards compromise between the two sides as the protest reaches its fourth week. (Photo by Kong Ng/Getty Images)
The umbrellas and yellow ribbons were used to make a statement; it brought much attention to their protests. The umbrella symbolizes ‘Hong Kong’s dissent is as fitting as it is improbable’, according to Times Magazine.