What I’ve Got: “Attachable” Hangars

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Though they may be shaped similarly to any old hangar, these
hangars have two key design features that make them much more useful and

The first is the subtle but important hook that comes
forward out of the tip of the triangle, inside the little circle near the top.
This allows you to hang the hangars on each other, downwards, recapturing a bit
of closet space with each use. Additionally, this allows you to group the
hangars – so if you have all your house spirit wear on a few hangars, you can
hang them on to each other and easily find what you’re looking for.

The second improvement over the average hangar that these possess
is more noticeable: the indented hooks in the shoulder on either side. While
one is correct in assuming that these are not useful for shirts or sweaters,
which don’t fall off hangars due to the neckline tension, they are incredibly
useful for jackets: they allow you to avoid having to awkwardly hold the hangar
while you’re zipping the jacket up, since you can instead leave the jacket
unzipped (these hooks keep it from falling off).

That said, these hangars are not perfect: they’re bulky,
often ugly-colored, thick plastic, and can snap under too much tension. Due to
their extreme usefulness for space-saving and hanging things that might fall
off other hangars, however, I’m happy to have a number of them hanging in my

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