Stash your credit cards in your flip-flops

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Figuring out where to stash your cash and credit cards for a visit to the beach can be a real drag.

Figuring out where to stash your cash and credit cards for a visit to the beach can be a real drag.

A bag is a clear option – but on the downside, thieves are attracted to backpacks and handbags.

Matt Potts, a US-based inventor has come up with a novel solution to the problem. He’s created a pair of flip-flops with a small draw in each arch, which he calls SlotFlops.

Potts says each compartment has room for around three credit cards. That space could be used to store a mix of credit cards, identification, cash and even small keys.

The draws are made of the same material as the flip-flop sole, so they aren’t obvious to the casual eye. For us, that makes a pair of SlotFlops a decent – obviously not perfect! – hideaway for valuables.

Slot-Flops

Currently they’re only available from the SlotFlops site. There are three women’s sizes: small (U.S. size 6 to 7.5), medium (U.S. size 8 to 9) and large (U.S. size 9.5 to 10.5). There are four men’s sizes: medium (U.S. size 7.5 to 9), large (U.S. size 9.5 to 10.5), X-large (U.S. size 11 to 12) and XX-large (U.S. size 12.5 to 14).

Slot-Flops

There’s a choice of six colours. A pair will set you back $25.95 (not including shipping).

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Stash your credit cards in your flip-flops was last modified: June 19th, 2013 by Brett Ackroyd
Author: Brett Ackroyd (1167 posts)

Brett hopes to one day reach the shores of far-flung Tristan da Cunha, the most remote of all the inhabited archipelagos on Earth…as to what he’ll do when he gets there, he hasn’t a clue. Over the last 10 years, London, New York, Cape Town and Pondicherry have all proudly been referred to as home. Now it’s Copenhagen’s turn, where he lends his travel expertise to momondo.com.