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 1. Field of the Invention
 This Invention pertains to using fabric such as a toweling, for the purpose of creating a shoulder body wrap, to dry oneself, which will give protection from the environment and elements, with an optional hood, whereby when closed the wearer can undress and change garments, without anyone being able to observe this transformation. The wrap has a means to be converted into a backpack for ease of transportation.
 2. Description of the Prior Art
 Fabric has been used at the beach for many years, to dry ones self, to lie on, or when to encircle around ones body to change clothes under, this is a rather delicate affair and requires some balance.
 In the case of SLOOT (6,217,116) this has no relationship to our invention, as it refers to an inflated pillow, in combination with a variety of furniture pieces.
 LEVAS (5,843,556) has a combination beach towel, which can be used as a tote bag, chair cover, with concealed side pockets, that can be locked to a chair. This device has features that allow options, such as secured locking of the pockets, an alarm system and an application that could be used for advertising and geographic location possibilities. This article does not have a hood, or means for the beach towel to be carried on ones back as a backpack.
 SLOOT (5,802,643) has a slipcover that is used in combination with furniture. This is not meant to be used to dry oneself or put on the sand at the beach and comes without a hood.
 BENJAMIN (5,697,102) has a robe that has predetermined dimensions with an opening for ones head, with a hood that can be attached. This robe does not open all the way from top to bottom and when required to be closed fasteners come into play. Our robe or wrap opens all the way down and comes with an attached hood that can be taken of and when transported can be carried in it's own backpack.
 LEWIS (5,481,767) has a multipurpose blanket with shoulder straps, a pillow and many storage pockets. This does not have a hood, nor does the blanket have the ability to be closed around the user.
 Our invention to be closed uses Velcro as fasteners that have been specifically located On the wrap in certain areas, with a detachable hood, allowing one to change garments without anyone observing, the transformation that is being carried out, on the inside of the wrap.
 The user can alter the length. This means is achieved as Velcro has been placed in locations that are compatible with other strips, on the inside towards the base of the wrap, allowing for the various lengths that the individual user so chooses.
 Some of the other prior art have straps as a means for carrying the robe or towel, our invention can be folded or squeezed into a pouch that is a part of the wrap, with outside straps and worn as a backpack.
 This Invention is a means, whereby one is able to change ones garments, while standing on the beach without anyone observing the transition of ones garments from one to another, on the inside of the closed wrap.
 The inventive device includes a hood that can be removed by the undoing of the hood from the buttons situated on the top area near the shoulder portion of the wrap, at the base of the neck.
 This device has been configured, so that when the wrap is closed, a portion of the left front side overlaps the underneath section sufficiently, so that it forms a closed tubular garment. Velcro has been strategically positioned on both lengths of the inside and outside edge portions of the overlap to keep it closed. The person who is standing inside can change completely without being observed. The closed wrap also affords protection from the elements and environment. The wrap when open or closed can be placed on the sand, to sit or lie down on and also serves the function of being used to dry oneself, as the fabric is normally of an absorbent nature.
 This wrap has a unique means of having the length altered to suit the individual's requirements. This is achieved by using Velcro, placed around the lower portion of the inside of the wrap, with a second row of Velcro slightly higher up, so that the hem can be brought up and attached, to shorten the length, by pushing the sections together.
 The wrap has a very interesting means of being transported around. The complete wrap fits into a carrying compartment located on the back of the wrap. This compartment has two straps that can be adjusted, so that it can be carried as a backpack, keeping the hands free, with enough space not only for the wrap but to accommodate some clothing or beverage in a container.
 Accordingly, the main object of this invention is a simple means of changing ones garments at a beach, without being seen, while doing the actual change over, with a convenient means of carrying the wrap as a backpack.
 These and other objects of the invention will become more apparent upon reading the description of the preferred embodiments taken with the drawings appended hereto. The scope and protection sought by the inventor may be gleamed from a reading of the claims that include specifications.
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