Secret Pocket Travel Scarf Designs

| Pismo Beach, California

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About 4theloveofoils

Sales 5,386
On Etsy since 2014

Money belt?!? There has to be a better way! The Story of Secret Scarf.

The idea was born in the fall of 2014 for my upcoming trip to New Orleans for the holidays later that year. In the past, I had always used a money belt when traveling abroad. I hate it. I feel it works very well as long as you don't need to retrieve anything in a public setting. I spent over a month looking online for "something" to use instead of a money belt. And that little pocket on a string around your neck that goes down your shirt front, I did not feel was appropriate. Again, because when you start to retrieve it, it is not very lady like.

I'm a carry-on only traveler with a wardrobe of solid colors. I then use scarves for a pop of color to dress up or down. This has always been my tradition.

At that time, I was making handmade items for my niece's Etsy shop, 4theloveofoils. One day, I was at the fabric store purchasing fabric for these items and discovered some beautiful fabrics for scarves. I just decided to make my own scarves for my New Orleans trip instead of purchasing them.

Being a seamstress, I like to add pockets to anything I can, especially pants. I like to have my hands free when walking my dog, shopping, etc. As I was sewing that long seam of the scarf, it came to me. I could add a pocket with a zipper and use that.

My niece posted a picture of the scarves on her Facebook page and people went crazy.

I had 6 scarves on my trip, 3 for me and 3 for my friend. She was very surprised and pleased. The fabrics are beautiful and it's so easy to use. You can still carry a purse with all of your other stuff but we are mainly trying to protect our money and our identification. That's where the pocket comes in. The best part was the safe feeling. It might sound somewhat strange, but I almost know how a man feels being able to walk around fearlessly, never having to clutch your bag or tense up when someone walks too close or brushes by you. Because you know your valuables are safe and you can touch them and feel them through the pocket without anyone knowing what you're doing.

Now with close to 4500 sales, 1100 shop favorites and many repeat customers, we are moving forward into the future with a positive outlook, quality products and superior customer service.

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