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Stash Flip-Flops

Brilliant or Baffling: Stash Flip-Flops

Reef Stash Sandals ($46) are named after what they're made for: stashing stuff. Hidden in the heel is a pull-out storage area where you can slide your essentials inside, like your cash, house or hotel key, and ID while be-bopping at the beach. Appearance of the flip-flops aside, what do you think of the idea; is it brilliant or baffling?

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yeke yeke 8 years
Great Idea, but I know that ArchPort originally invented this slide-out-compartment idea - much more space than the small pockets is the upper of kangaroos and other athletic shoe. But why does a large company steal an idea!! WOW, shameless, especially when you consider Reef was started by and built by indpedententrepreneurs....unless perhaps they are licensing with the patent owner.
kh61582 kh61582 8 years
Is it just me or does the little drawer look like it could open up pretty easy? I would think there is a great risk of that and then you loose your stuff along with ruining your reputation for wearing such an ugly shoe.
chatondeneige chatondeneige 8 years
I'm with juicylove, it's just too risky for me!
juicylove juicylove 8 years
sounds good in theory but when the little pocket opens when youre walking on the beach and you dnt notice until your keys are buried in the sand, they wont sound so great.
fuzzles fuzzles 8 years
You could put your weed in there! ;)
Glitter650 Glitter650 8 years
I think it's great... I was in vegas down at the pool and needed somewhere to put my room key, ID, and such and it's much better than leaving a purse unattended while poolside.
LoveSarah LoveSarah 8 years
They are ugly, but a great idea. It's a huge risk to leave a purse or a bag with stuff at the beach, things get stolen so easily! So, it would be better to lock your purse in the trunk of your car and just leave the key in your shoe.
sweet-feet sweet-feet 8 years
i have got to agree with those that say it's a good idea, but they're kind of ugly.
Nyrina-Windu Nyrina-Windu 8 years
I agree. Great idea but those are ugly. They need to make many more styles unlike those above.
Megatron Megatron 8 years
Great idea but man are they ugly!
pinky23 pinky23 8 years
good idea, but i guess that you would only use the stash area in an emergency since as soon as someone sees you open it, your whole cover is blown.
Swen Swen 8 years
I think it's a great idea. I hate when I'm in a crowded place on vacation or something and I have to worry about someone grabbing my purse. I have their bottle opener flip-flops, which seem so random, but they've come in handy a lot.
ninjastarlett ninjastarlett 8 years
Reefs are incredibly comfortable. I've seen the one with the bottle cap opener on the bottom; it was very useful!
Jude-C Jude-C 8 years
I've just had a thought: wouldn't it be sort of awkward to go to pay for something, and have to bend down and take your shoe off to get the money out?
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
i'm kind of undecided on this one. i think that it's a GREAt idea when you don't want to have to carry a bag for just a couple items when you go out - but living in NYC - i just have a fear that they are going to open up while i'm walking since i walk everywhere and then i'll lose something really important.
michlny michlny 8 years
Keds came out with these YEARS ago - I had a pair and they were great for a walk on the beach - put my $$ and keys in and I'm home free! People Loved them! Don't know how Reef is getting away with copying Keds.
gemsera gemsera 8 years
awesome, best idea ever. I might get a pair for my dad :D I would wear them if they came in pink. I remember going out when I was young drinking on the beach and id have my phone in one hand and bottle in the other but no where for a key! :(
itsme3683 itsme3683 8 years
I have a pair of platforms where the heel cap comes off and I could theoretically put something in there, but I'd be afraid that it makes annoying clanky noises or something when i was walking, or that it would fall open and i'd lose my stuff.
sorrowja sorrowja 8 years
I'm not too sure about this one. . . with my luck I would put my stuff in there and forget that I did.
mondaymoos mondaymoos 8 years
I have the pair with the bottle opener on the bottom. Which has actually come in handy at beach parties in Mexico. :D I love Reef's flip flops. Sure, they look like guys' shoes, but they're more comfortable than the tiny thin womens' ones and I'm usually stomping around in the sand or shopping in small Mexican towns when I'm wearing them anyway.
hmcmcd hmcmcd 8 years
They are guys flip flops. I just bought them for my guy. They are VERY comfortable, but really I think it's stupid to add the "stash" no one would use that! His last pair was the one with the flask, and before those he had the one with the bottle opener on the bottom, SO GROSS! He likes them b/c they are all black and super comfy, but it's crazy the stuff they add to them. Seriously who would open a bottle with their shoe, or worse drink from it?
Jude-C Jude-C 8 years
If it wasn't for the way they looked, this would be brilliant! I hate carrying a purse around.
Frank-y-Ava Frank-y-Ava 8 years
this would have been nice when i was 12 and didn't have pockets or carry purses.
hyzenthlay20 hyzenthlay20 8 years
Reef did make one that stashed a flask. In fact, I didn't pay attention and assumed i was voting on that one, so I voted "baffling."
Kelliegrl Kelliegrl 8 years
LOL ! I don't know what to say...
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