A speaker for your fanny pack

Techno-fashion goes awry


No fashion accessory seems immune to the trend of built-in speakers, from toolboxes to bowling bags . But the fanny pack?

The "Sound Box Waist Bag" not only carries your personal effects but also blares music from its sewn-in speaker. And if that's not enough reason to draw attention to your midsection, Red Ferret notes that it comes in bright orange. But we can't get past its name, which sounds disturbingly medical.

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