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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

These Panties Will Keep You Safe From Pickpockets on Your Summer Vacation

Posted By on Wed, Jul 9, 2014 at 9:49 AM

click to enlarge Women's safety pants
  • Women's safety pants

The only true indication that it's summertime in San Francisco is the uptick in crazy crime. Oh, and the cold, cold fog (Hi, Karl!).

So if you're fortunate enough, then you're probably already planning your summertime getaway to warmer beaches and world-class cities that actually get a heat wave in July. That's great. Enjoy yourself. But don't forget to pack your pickpocket-free panties!

Technically known as the Clever Travel Companion, a fun couple in New York City invented these somewhat stylish undergarments with all sorts of secret pockets and zippers where travelers can stash cash, credit cards, and passports while traversing foreign places.

It's not just hot pants and undies, the creators have also designed a line of other safe unmentionables: boxer briefs, tank tops, and tight Tees -- all to be worn under your regular clothing.

Here's how the makers of the Clever Travel Companion put it:

For travelers going off the beaten path, spending time in crowded areas or having to sleep on trains, ferries or buses with strangers, knowing that ones valuables are safely hidden is extremely important. No pick pocket can get into the Clever Travel Companion's gear and just as important, it is impossible to accidentally misplace the gear and the valuables since they are always safely on you. For those doing sports, skiing and snowboarding, bungy-jumping, river rafting, horse back riding and the likes, keeping passport and money safely locked in the pockets make for more fun sports knowing there is no need to worry about who can access ones stuff.

Now for the important information: these undies come in all sorts of colors, fabrics, and sizes to suit your needs. Happy travels.

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Erin Sherbert

Erin Sherbert

Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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