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Evacuation Skirt Inflates into a Kayak

By: Rose Nazarali - Published: Aug 18, 2009 • References: raw-edges and bookofjoe
The Evacuation Skirt was inspired by the Katrina storms in New Orleans and serves and a regular flowy skirt, but inflates into a kayak to become a life saver in extreme weather conditions.

When inflated, the Evacuation Skirt can hold a full-grown adult woman and allows users to float atop floods and lakes when needed, becoming a suit life saver in emergency situations.

Designer Yael Mer, says he “wanted to raise the question of emergency and beauty and to explore whether they can meet each other.”