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This Fashionable Bag Can Carry and Dispense Wine

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Girls are always carrying so much stuff in their bags, you have to wonder just how much of it is actually useful. I mean, do you really need to carry your entire makeup collection, “just in case”? Why not just get this Wine Dispensing Travel Tote that can pack a whopping 5 litres of wine, and cleverly dispense it through a spigot on the side? You just buy the plastic bag of wine, cram it in there, and be the life of any party you go to. You don’t even have to go to a party, you can be the party. There’ll even be room left in the bag for a few trinkets after you’ve stuffed it full of fermented grape juice. The design printed on the bag might even be considered fashionable by someone with questionable taste, so it’s totally worth the $136USD asking price.

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This Scarf Ruins Flash Photographs

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If you’re famous enough to care about paparazzi taking your picture, then you’ll likely not even blink at the $376 asking price for the above scarf. It’s a creation of one Saif Siddiqi and is called the ISHU Anti-Paparazzi Scarf. It’s coated in a highly reflective material that will screw up a camera’s exposure settings when bright flashes are used. In other words, it’s completely useless in broad daylight. But hey, now that some celebrities have started using it, it’s bound to become a must-have item, which is why it’s hit mass production and can be purchased by anyone, famous or not.

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These Are The Stockings You Never Knew You Wanted

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Ladies (or gentlemen of similar persuasion), look down at your stockinged feet. Looks ok, right? Or does it? Well… what about your carefully pedicured nails? Huh, what about them? Do you even see them? Does the world get to appreciate your effort? Japan, as always, comes to the rescue. You’re looking at stockings with individual spots for your toes, and with little toenails painted on them. They come in all kinds of styles, and surprisingly cost about the same as regular stockings: 1,200 Yen, or about $10 each. Designs include items like “Flamingo”, “Mermaid”, “Lime Candy”, and other cutesy things you may or may not like.

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The Suvet, 50% Suit, 50% Duvet, 100% Awesome

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As far as we’re concerned nap time is pretty much all the time. It looks like we’re not alone thinking that way. British hotel chain Jurys Inn Hotel Group conducted research that showed 56% of Brits struggle to get out of bed in the morning. “Lack of sleep (42%), temperature outside the duvet (40%) and fear of the working day ahead (31%), topped the list of reasons to stay in bed.” So what better solution than to simply bring the duvet with you? The chain then teamed up with famed designer Wendy Benstead to create the Suvet, a duvet/suit hybrid. It looks amazing, will make you the envy of everyone around you on your morning commute, but sadly can’t be bought. If you want it to become a product you can buy, you’re free to Tweet @JurysInnshotels with #JurysInnSuvet. Yes, they’re getting free promotion, but who knows, maybe public pressure will yield results.

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Stealth Socks, With Silver And Carbon Infused Fibers That Keep Your Feet From Smelling

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Look, feet are gross. They stay in a box all day, and all those skin cells and sweat have nowhere to go but into that sponge you call a sock. No wonder after a while they start smelling like death itself. Stealth Socks are made to combat this little issue.

The secret weapon behind the Stealth Sock is its unique one-two punch of fiber technologies. The first of its kind, bacteriostatic silver and activated carbon infused fibers work synergistically to keep you cool and odorless. Paired with its advanced construction methods and features, there’s no better sock on the market.

Aside from the fibres used, the socks feature some impressive construction features, like ankle cushioning, mesh ventilation zones to wick moisture away, and non-slip cuffs. At $19 for a pair, we think they’re a steal.

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Clip-On Man Bun

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So this exists. We suppose we shouldn’t be surprised. Women have had fake boobs, fake butts, fake nails… Give us men a chance, right? Right? No, to be honest, this is an atrocity, yet it hasn’t stopped over 5,000 people from ordering them according to Groupon, the site they’re being sold on. Considering they’re $10, we suppose it’s just the kind of thing someone might order on a whim, to check it out, only to toss it in shame after a few seconds. At least we hope.

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Wear It, Charge It, Use It: Joe’s Jeans #HELLO Pants

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Got no space in your bag for a power bank? No worries, because Joe’s Jeans have got you covered with their new #HELLO pants. These designer denim pants feature a sown-in slot near the waistband and an extra pocket at the rear– the former for the battery pack and the latter for your phone. That way, you can just stick your gadgets into your jeans and charge ’em as you go.

The jeans retail for $189, which is obviously steep for a pair of jeans. The battery pack doesn’t come with the jeans though, and you’ll have to buy it separately for $49. You’ll be able to charge your iPhone at least three-fourths full using the ultra-slim battery pack. Aside from Apple gadgets, you’ll also be able to use it to charge micro USB-compatible devices.

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The Obvious Choice For Standing Out Is A Fresh Pair of PF Flyers

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of PF Flyers for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.


Long time readers of OhGizmo! will know that we try to set ourselves apart from the myriad other blogs out there by focusing on content that hasn’t already been rehashed tons of times elsewhere.  This means we’ll often eschew mainstream consumer electronics and talk about obscure items of marginal usefulness.  We do this because, well, it’s a lot more interesting to us, and we always hope you’ll feel the same.  And it’s also because at heart we like to stand out; we don’t want to follow the crowd. So when I was contacted by PF Flyers and asked to take a look at their shoes, I was intrigued.  Here is a brand with a venerable history, having been founded in 1937, and currently sitting under the New Balance umbrella. But it’s also a brand that not too many people have heard of, with an interesting array of styles to choose from. Their shoes are known for their comfort, the Posture Foundation insole, and they certainly display a keen sense of style.  I was graciously given a chance to get one of four pairs.

So, I decided to try out the Center-Hi Vintage model in black.  These are high top sneakers made out of a hearty canvas material, with a solid rubber toecap and bumper, and strong vertical ribbing.  The sole is white and thick, and contrasts strongly with the matte black of the shoe’s body.  I really liked them because of the old school look, and the confident allure of the front part of the shoe.  I don’t like shoes that are too pointy, and considering current pant styles favour skinnier cuts, I often feel like I’m wearing clown shoes if my footwear appears to be too long and thin.  The Center-Hi Vintage are rounder and slightly wider, which gives them a heavy and imposing stance. The company logo on the side further reinforces that old-school 60’s vibe that attracted me to them in the first place, and I feel like they just look good.

The real magic, however, begins the minute you put them on.  The Posture Foundation insole is a fantastic addition to these sneakers.  Your foot feels embraced and hugged, and your every step is cushioned.  It’s really hard to convey in words just how comfortable they are, so you’ll just have to take my word for it: they’re very comfortable. The sole isn’t too thin, so your foot is insulated from little irregularities in the ground, like tiny pebbles.  The rubber is super grippy, and I feel like I can bounce around in these all day.  The fit is just right; my feet aren’t wide or narrow, so there was absolutely no fitment issues.  That’s not to say they wouldn’t be able to accommodate differently shaped feet, considering the soft canvas that makes up the body.  When laced properly, you feel snug and secure, and that’s a great thing from what’s arguably the most important garment you wear.

You guys should consider visiting the PF Flyers website and picking a style that suits you best.  It’s a great way to stand out from the crowd and get noticed. They’re priced just right, and their styles are fresh and classy.  I know I’ll be wearing mine until they basically disintegrate, which could take a while considering the superior quality.

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These Wetsuits Are Actual Suits

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We never thought that surfers donning their wetsuits looked too casual. They’re… surfing, after all. But we suppose that there are those who will feel that even this field could use a little bit of a fashion spruce up. So the True Wetsuits were designed to look just like a regular suit, only made from 2mm thick Neoprene with a quick-dry shirt and tie. They come in smart, business casual and tuxedo varieties. We’re not exactly clear on what occasions these suits are supposed to be worn, whether to look snazzy while surfing, or to have an option to take a swim while out and about. Like if you’re at a black tie event and someone pushes you in the pool, or something. We just don’t get fashion these days, but when something costs $3,200 as these suits do, we assume someone somewhere knows what they’re doing and if we had that kind of disposable income we might even consider not having enough sense, and just buying them. We don’t judge.

Ok, we do a little.

Ok, a lot.

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