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Who knew there were so many fashionable tape measures on the market? Toeing the line between utility and accessory, these cool tools make handy work look more stylish than ever before. These would also make fantastic gifts or stocking stuffers, since this is something you'd probably never spend the money to buy for yourself. Take a look and tell me what you think.

Barneys New York Snap Measure, $45, available in three colors here. This pocket-sized tape measure is made from exquisitely soft leather with a cool snap closure detail. A smart looking gift for both men and women.

The Neiman Marcus Crystal Tape Measure, $88, available here in green, red, clear or topaz, or here in pink, black or iridescent silver. This crystal-covered version makes an adorable adornment to any handbag or desktop.

To see the last one,

Butterfly Small Pocket Measuring Tape, $15.50, available here. This unique version comes in many designs and shimmery iridescent colors. You can create your own personalized look by selecting either gold or silver designs on brushed silver tone, brass, or black metal casings. A black velveteen pouch is included with purchase.

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loveyoulots loveyoulots 9 years
I LOVE this. I'm a future interior designer or stylist and this is the cutest idea. I loved the pink and black diamond nieman marcus measures on the link.
Linny Linny 9 years
I'm an interior designer, so I keep one in my bag all the time, but mine is as 25' one. I've been searching for something a little cuter than construction-man yellow and black. I'd like to have a 30' tape, but there's nothing pretty longer than 10'.
bonbonfay bonbonfay 10 years
Wow, this article cracks me up! My mom always carries a tape measure with her in her purse. I've actually had to ask to use it before. This would be a perfect stocking stuffer for her, but I couldn't handle spending $45 on one when you can get one at Target for $2. ~Bonnie~
azucar_maddy azucar_maddy 10 years
Lots of people need to keep one on hand at work, like creative types. I love the neiman marcus ones.
solstice solstice 10 years
Nan-Einhart Nan-Einhart 10 years
A girl cannot do without a tape measure!! What if you were feeling really thin and wanted to quick measure your hips, thighs, and waist. Right....that is going to happen. But you could measure furniture and stuff.
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