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Every year there are a number of large
outdoor music concerts, which are
inevitably subjected to a variety of
inclement weather conditions.
Glastonbury in particular has a reputation
for turning into a mudfest, which must at
some level be a miserable experience for
the thousands of fans
standing around in
the pouring rain. Umbrellas are not really
a good option as they block the view of
those behind. Parkas and other
clothing are just not cool for the modern
"hoodie favouring" youth. What is needed
a garment that combines some of the
features of a tent, with the wearability,
style and comfort of a hoodie.
This is the rationale behind the
Robinhoodie. The conventional hood has
been replaced with a small tent that is
supported from within by fold away
flexing arms, and equiped with storm
flaps that can be pulled across the face
protection and privacy. See illustration
greater clarity (- shown with optional
tent/hoody illustration [xenzag, Jun 05 2006, last modified Apr 29 2018]
||I don't think I'd wear this. With people looking at me I'd feel apprehensive and a little tents.
||optional mosquito flap? bun, bun bun bun bunnnn!
||Could have been the name of some superhero/villain (depending on standpoint), who steals from the rich and gives to the chavs.
||Bun for the outlandish flags on the illustration hoodie.
||how about a couple of flaps that come
down from the hem to protect your legs?
||Sales will rise if tent contains two hoodys. Two persons per tent will make the rest jealous.
||I do have a military version where the hoody part is
modelled on a fortified bunker, similar to those built in
particular by the Germans in a vain attempt to protect the
coast lines of Northern Europe against invasion during the
second world war.
||Illustration is broken; please reupload elsewhere.
||Pay attention! I've been systematically doing that ever since googlefuck abandoned picasa. Will repost illustration on my tumblr page, just for you :-)
||I knew somebody had been doing that, but couldn't
remember who. Thanks. Now that I can see it, I want
||How easy would it be to add a second set of tent flaps
are transparent but still mostly airtight (or even to make
the whole tent out of transparent material)? I want to be
surround my head in clean filtered air when I walk
painfully dusty/smelly place, and when the forest fire
||Shouldn't it be in Lincoln green?
||But it is that exact colour? I'm confused now.
||OK ... it looks blue to me, in the link. But that's OK. It's time I was in bed, anyway.