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The motorcycle gear company Icon also makes fabulous high-heeled boots for your chic cycling needs.

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You'll need a tattered skirt with lots of pockets, d-skirts and straps.

I found this French-run company based in Hong Kong and Bali, Shaman Electro, by looking at the tag on the back of Editor-in-Chief Theresa Ikard's fabulous tattered skirt.

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Or this amazing one by Cryoflesh.

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Or some demented modular skirt plus pants thing:

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Then you need a jacket. Maybe you'll want this fucking crazy stillsuit/desert nomad hoodie to protect you from the radioactive ash.

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Or how about Kevlar or Aramid lined hoodies that deflect knife cuts? Try out this razortape-print Kevlar-lined hoodie from BladeRunner in the UK. They even have a sickening pink "ladies" version.

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If you're protecting yourself from the elements in the frozen wastes of Brazil, you'll want a warm coat. After much research, I've concluded that most women's cold-weather gear is not hot, and therefore, by definition, sucks-not-in-the-good-way.

The only cool insulated jackets are from motorcycle gear companies-and they have the advantage of being armored at the shoulders and elbows, for when you jump out of the speeding jacked-up BattlePrius in the middle of the wasteland.

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I like the British motorcycle gear company Frank Thomas for their armored Venus line.

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This jacket from FirstGear is actually electrically heated. You can plug it in to your methane-powered hybrid motocross hoverbike!

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Then you need a place to put your gear. You'll want your hands free, so you need a utility belt or Tactical Corset.

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If you can't afford a Tactical Corset, Poizen Industries makes the cute bustier on the right with zipoff pockets and ammo holders.

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The craziest, most amazing utility belts and holster belts anywhere are on etsy at Jungle Tribe's shop.

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Also on etsy is JustinTime, affordable and made of recycled leather:

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Much, much cheaper are cloth utility belts.

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I also love Hipstirr. The Playa Princess from MetaForce is cool-though they used to be much cheaper!

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Five and Diamond's Wild Card belts are fabulous. There are Wild Card holster belts, and the Skin Graft holster belts sold both at F&D and at the Skin Graft site.

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The Skin Graft garter holster belt is so hot your head will fall off.

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And you'll need some gloves when you're shooting your crossbow at mutants-like Steam Trunk's Archery gloves:

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Once you've stashed your gear about your person in all your little pockets and pouches, you can protect yourself from the toxic rain with the Blade Runner umbrella-thinkgeek is out of stock, but has more coming.

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