The 'Evacuation Skirt' by Yael Mer is inspired by Hurricane Katrina. It transforms into a full-sized kayak, which can support a grown woman.

Mer says: "I wanted to raise the question of emergency and beauty and to explore whether they can meet each other."

Right. And one should be prepared by wearing this dress every single day, just in case a flood or hurricane should strike. Here's how it might look in function (excuse the bad photoshop skills):

[via theDW]