I was approached in the WalMart parking lot last week packing up my car, with my 4 year old daughter when a man approached me. Immediately Alarms went off in my head. I turned on my Mommy Safety mode being sure my child was ok, that I could get in the car ok, that my purse was secure, etc. He kept his distance, asking if I could spare a dollar. I quickly replied that I carry no cash and got in my car. Luckily it didn’t turn into anything more. Luckily he didn’t grab my purse, or worse. Had I been wearing my Rack Trap, my purse would have been 1 less thing I was concerned about. What is a Rack Trap? It is an “undetectable one-size-fits-all personal bra pocket”. It is a tiny little purse that you can store your license, cash and credit cards safely at all times.
Hands On Review of Rack Trap
Why wasn’t I wearing my Rack Trap if I thought it was such a good idea when I was approached at WalMart? Because I was a little skeptical. It’s my nature. I see something that I think has value but then I’m a little skeptical. Well, no longer. I began wearing my Rack Trap for quick trips to the store, to the mall, and to the movie theater. These are places where I really don’t need a full, easy-to-snatch purse with me. I felt so much freer not worrying about setting my purse down or getting it snatched. If you are like me, you are always conscious of where your purse is in relation to other people. Think of the freedom this Rack Trap could give you. I’m serious, it is a freedom in not worrying.
The Rack Trap is small, lightweight and can fit in any size or style bra. Being the super-conservative girl that I am, I’m not demoing a picture of me wearing The Rack Trap, but honestly, you can’t see it anyway, that is kinda the point. The below picture shows the placement and how small The Rack Trap is place inside a bra.
I wondered how comfortable it would be and if I’d feel it all day. Once you place it in your bra, you’ll forget it is there. It’s soft, yet stays in place.
When to stuff your bra with The Rack Trap
Girls and women of all ages should stuff their bras with The Rack Trap. Think of it as a safety and convenience item. No female should ever be left alone with no money or ID, young or old. Teenagers should keep money and ID on them. Moms should. Grandmas should. Athletes should. If you can avoid purse snatching with The Rack Trap, why wouldn’t you?
If you are alone, you should always have your ID, money. You can even stash your key if you are running, etc. Some places where you should use The Rack Trap include running, hiking, to the zoo, going to the mall, clubbing, sporting events, day trips, vacation, running errands, and anywhere that you are alone.
The Rack Trap comes in a variety of colors, materials, and themes from about $8 and up.
Win The Rack Trap (Closed)
The Rack Trap is is giving you the chance to win their limited edition Gold Rack Trap.
Updated: 2-5-11 Winner Announced: Congratulations, Britt!
Contest ends at 11:59pm EST on February 3, 2011 when a winner will be drawn at random and announced the next day. When commenting, please include your email address (not visible to public). I will notify the winners and they will have 36 hours to respond!
This was not a paid post. My own opinions were used based on my perceptions and experience. Thank you to The Rack Trap who provided the products for review & giveaway.
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We live right near a bus stop & it is buy our grocery store. We always get people coming up to us asking for money for the bus. I hate that, so scary! I love the special gold edition, but the waterproof one is a great one to have!
my favorite design is the sweatproof sports rack trap
I like the sweatproof rack trap!
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Sweatproof Sports Racktrap would be nice my daughter would love this
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There is nothing worse than trying to look cool while paying with sweat soaked cash. I was happy to hear that the sporty version is sweatproof!
The sports version sounds great with it’s sweat proof design. There is nothing worse than trying to look cool while paying with sweat soaked cash.
I checked out the press section and watched the clip about the Rack Trap on the Wendy Williams show. It is hilarious! She said the instructions said to first locate your breasts, lol. She also recommended putting a condom in it along with some money. This looks like a great device whether you are out on the town or traveling and don’t want to put your essentials in a place that is easy to get to by pickpockets.
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I like the Sports Style – This is a really neat idea and would be perfect for my daughter, who hates to carry a purse.
I like the Sports one as well.
My favorite is the Sweatproof Sports Racktrap. So cool!
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My favorite design is the Sweatproof Sports Racktrap with velcro seal..
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My favorite design is the Sweatproof Sports Racktrap.
Too many times, Angela! Especially as a mom, we need to carry everything!
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I like that the sports one is sweatproof and has a velcro closure. What a great idea. How many times do you find yourself without pockets and needing to carry an id and money.
I like that it fits any bra!
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hehehe.. i have the tendency of always putting all kinds of things stuffed in my bar my cell,money,hand held purses, cards of all kinds… my my my i could go on with what other weird things ive put in there.lol. this product seems to be awsome..would love to Win The Rack Trap to try it out and if its my solution for things to fly out…
Learned the rack trap is sweatproof and perfect for running events. Would looove to have one!
A great idea!
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My favorite design is the special valentine’s day edition.
was featured in Brides magazine
Rack Trap was featured in Brides magazine
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Oh man, I want one of these SO bad! I go to concerts a lot and am stuck stuffing my money/driver’s license in the bottom of my shoe because I can’t carry a purse and stuff will slip out of my pockets in the mosh pits. This is the perfect solution! I like the lacy 3-pack the best… one for each color of bra! 😉
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I love my Racktrap and have turned all my friends onto it.
We all wear our Racktraps and want to start a movement!
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I like the fashion 3 pack. A Great Idea.
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i like the special valentine’s day edition print
My favorite racktrap design is the valentine’s day special design!
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I would like the Sports Racktrap.
My MIL use an handkerchief tied to her petticoat for years! I had almost for got this! This is a wonderful idea so count me in please!
This Valentine looks lovely!
The tomboy in me loves this idea. My gramma was always putting cash in her bra and losing it or fishing around to find it, which is kinda not so good looking in public. This will make my ID not only safe but easily accesable as well.