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Designer Angela Luna is changing the way consumers look at fashion with this unique tent-jacket hybrid.

While some may look at the construction as a festival season must-have, Luna’s jacket goes beyond summer fun. The Parsons graduate was inspired by the global refugee crisis and went on to develop a two-in-one shelter, made to last all year round.

Made from a water-resistant, recycled PET, the jacket is designed to withstand temperatures of 50°F and above and features internal pockets, sleeve closures, and adjustable rib knit cuffs. As a tent, it includes a front door panel (which doubles up as the jacket’s hood), mesh ventilation at the back, and a number of zips to keep occupants and their valuables safe. Better yet, it can host up to two people at a time.

Luna’s company ADIFF is currently selling the crossover piece for a pricey $350, as sales are currently operating on a “buy-one-give-one-model.” Meaning, for every tent-jacket purchased, ADIFF will provide one free of charge to someone in need. If you’re interested, colorway options include “Moss Green” and “Burnt Orange.”

To see the jacket in action, check out the video below and make sure to visit the site for more details.

For more style drops, MADHAPPY has shared its collegiate-inspired collection for Summer.

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