Business tie features secret subway map
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Nowadays, it's easy to defer to a smartphone whenever we need directions, but an internet connection isn't always available in underground subway stations. For business commuters, a fashion label in Japan has developed the Subway Map Tie, which discreetly hides a plan of the Tokyo metro system on its inside. Created by ARA, the tie looks much like any other from the outside. However, in situations where the wearer has become lost on the subway, and is too embarrassed to be seen consulting a map, the tie can be easily flipped over and opened to show them where they should…
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