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Money in a secret pocket of the belt.
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Secret Stash: Accessories and Clothes with Hidden Pockets

Whether you’re trying to hide valuables or simply hate carrying a bag, hidden pockets are the ultimate asset in travel clothing. Feel like James Bond when you reach into your boot to reveal a stashed credit card and enjoy the liberation of stepping out of your hotel room without a purse. 

FlipBelt Running Shorts

Woman modeling the FlipBelt Running Shorts and showing the secret pocket

Explore a new running route hands-free when you wear FlipBelt’s Athletic Running shorts, which allow you to carry everything you need at your waist. The shorts feature a built-in waist belt that’s roomy enough to hold a phone, hydration bottle, and more. The unique design mimimizes bouncing, making the shorts comfortable to wear even on long runs. 

A rear zipper pocket and internal key ring secures small valuables so you don’t have to worry about anything falling out.

Bluffworks Travel Pants

Man modeling Bluffworks Travel Pants secret pocket

Cargo pants are great for carrying lots of stuff, but terrible at helping you blend in when traveling. Instead, pack Bluffworks’ Travel Pants, which look like regular chinos but feature nine hidden pockets (including two phone pockets and five zippered pockets.)

The pants are surprisingly lightweight, and although they look dry-clean only, they’re actually machine washable. 

Sanuk Men’s Pick Pocket

Sanuk Men’s Pick Pocket

Need somewhere to leave your cash while you’re at the beach? Designed by California surfers, Sanuk’s Sidewalk Surfer shoes feature a concealed pocket that can hide cash or a hotel room key.

The comfortable shoes slip on and off easily, making them a good travel day choice as well. 

Belt With Hidden Pocket

Belt With Hidden Pocket

Moneybelts don’t have to look like one. This belt by Yoder Leather Company looks like a regular belt, but has a zippered pocket on the inside that can hide cash, keys, or other small items. 

The belt is made from a quality leather and can hold up to 24 bills. 

Outdoor Voices The Exercise Dress

Woman modeling the Outdoor Voices The Exercise Dress
Outdoor Voices

Built-in shorts and secret pockets—Outdoor Voices’ Exercise Dress has it all. The sporty dress is made from an ultra-lightweight performance fabric that dries quickly and won’t wrinkle, but still looks more pulled-together than most workout outfits. 

Underneath the dress, a shorts liner (with two side pockets big enough to fit your phone) are built in, and sticky grippers help keep them in place.

Scottevest Vest for Men

Man modeling the Scottevest Vest for Men

The king of secret compartments, the brand Scottevest specalizies in pocket-packed clothing for travelers. The Scottevest’s vest is their original (and best) product, featuring 26 hidden pockets. 

The vest also has built-in RFID-blocking to keep your cards safe, as well as a water-repellent fabric to protect you from the rain. 

Zero Grid Infinity Scarf

Zero Grid Infinity Scarf showing a passport, credit cards, and money can be hidden within the scarf.

Zero Grid’s Infinity Scarf has snaps at both ends, so you can wear it as a scarf, wrap, shawl, hoodie, or blanket, making it an essential item for your carry-on. Two zipper pockets are hidden within the scarf, so that you can keep your passport and other valuables close while you sleep on the plane or wander through crowds.

DailyShoes Boots With Hidden Pocket

DailyShoes Boots With Hidden Pocket

Keep your valuables safe from pickpockets with these unique boots that feature a hidden zipper pocket. Available in a variety of colors and styles, the boots’ 2.5” x 4” zippered pocket is large enough to hold cards or even headphones.

Tomboy X Cutout Racerback Sports Bra

Woman modeling the Tomboy X Cutout Racerback Sports Bra and showing the hiding spot

Don’t worry about finding a place to put your phone next time you workout. Tomboy X’s sports bra has a hidden pocket in which you can keep it safe. The medium-impact support bra is great for travel, with a mesh lining that helps you stay dry.

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