I don’t know why someone didn’t come up with this sooner? Grab Guard works like a mini padlock for your belongings when you are out and about. Yet, its designed to look a bit more discrete so you don’t look odd padlocking your purse somewhere. I always get so paranoid when I go out to dinner and I hang my purse on the back of my chair. And it gets soo annoying when I go grocery shopping and have to pick up my purse just to walk a bit down the aisle, keep in mind I like big purses and my usually weighs about 8 lbs 😛 So smart and simple.