Life-Mask Bras and Other MacGyver Fashion Finds

MacGyver Fashion Gallery

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Anthropologie
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Fred Flare
By day, this bottle-opener ring looks slick and stylish; Come happy hour, it's an accessory <i>and</i> a bar trick. ($8 at <a href=”http://www.fredflare.com/customer/product.php?productid=6117&cat=252”>Fred Flare</a>)
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This <a href="http://www.thefeast.com/chicago/shopping/Festive-Red-Bras-On-Double-Duty--111786189.html">Feast/Shop Chicago find</a> could save a life. It's called the Emergency Red Bra. And it's padded with not one — but two! — air filtering life masks. ($29.99 at <a href="http://ebbra.com/">Ebbra</a>)
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The Feast
Our San Diego editor tipped us off to this double-duty find: Waist Knot Co.'s belt buckles are actually vintage (working) mirrored compacts. Oddly placed? Maybe. Oddly cool? Certainly. ($65-$155 at <a href="http://www.thefeast.com/sandiego/shopping/FEAST-SHOP-SD-In-South-Park-Antique-Compacts-Become-Belt-Buckles-112648359.html">Waist Knot Belt Co.</a>)
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Wintercheck Factory
It's a scarf! It's a wallet! Wintercheck Factory's goods-keeping accessory was born of designer Kristen Wentrcek's personal disdain for unnecessary coat checks. ($42 at <a href="http://wintercheckfactory.com/shop/3-julian-pocket-scarf">Wintercheck Factory</a>)
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Hidden Soles
Street commuters rejoice: Both styles of this hidden compartment-hiding purse stow your heels and weathered goods away from lipsticks, papers, and pills. ($59.99 at <a href="http://hiddensoles.com">Hidden Soles</a>)
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Two Bandits
Just like that, you can double your shoe wardrobe: Two Bandits chains and straps go from boot to boot with just a flick of the wrist. (From $70 at <a href="http://the2bandits.com/onlineshop.php?category=riders">Two Bandits</a>)
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Harputs Own
The aptly titled "Swacket" can be wrapped, buttoned, folded, and fixed to wear four different way. ($500 at <a href="http://www.harputsown.com/wowhsw.html">Harputs Own</a>)
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Opening Ceremony
A jacket pin <i>and</i> a music player. This Playbutton MP3 player is made exclusively for Opening Ceremony, and comes stocked with a hidden compartment-playing set list of previously unreleased love songs. ($25 at <a href="http://www.openingceremony.us/products.asp?menuid=2&menuid2=5&productid=31220">Opening Ceremony</a>)
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Topshop
This charming pendant also happens to ensure you'll never get lost on an untoward adventure either in the wood or just downtown. ($28 at <a href="http://us.topshop.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?beginIndex=0&viewAllFlag=&catalogId=33060&storeId=13052&productId=2199749&langId=-1&sort_field=Relevance&categoryId=208714&parent_categoryId=208582&sort_field=Relevance&pageSize=9">Topshop</a>)
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Etsy-theangryrobot
In an emergency, the Paracord Survival Bracelet can be taken apart so you can actually use the cord, of which there’s approximately 10 to 13 feet. ($24.95 at <a href="http://www.survivalstraps.com/SearchResults.asp?Cat=20">Paracord Survival</a>)
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It's safe to credit Marc Jacobs with hiking the style status of the beauty-product-as-accessory trend. His Daisy perfume ring remains a classic. ($40 at <a href="http://www.marcjacobs.com/product/detail/daisysolid/daisy-solid-perfume-ring">Marc Jacobs</a>)
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Gucci
The pilot-style, black Gucci Eyeweb collection frames are equal opportunity: Unisex rims feature lenses designed to be compatible with today's most common 3-D film formats. ($225 at <a href="http://www.gucci.com/us/styles/271811J16911080#">Gucci</a>)
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YOUgNeek / Etsy
Thwart fashion emergencies with a set of these: Each tiny gold-plated earrings is also a working whistle. ($19.99 at <a href="http://www.etsy.com/listing/59785772/working-teeny-tiny-gold-whistle-earrings">Etsy</a>)
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1928 Jewelry
This <i>Mad Men</i>-worthy accessory is just a eye-catching in-hand as on its vintage style gold chain. ($20 at <a href="http://www.1928.com/1960s-vintage-inspired-gold-tone-pen-necklace.html">1928 Jewelry</a>)
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