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Linda Grant, thinking about clothes, books and other matters.

Monday, 16 February 2009

In the bleak midwinter

It's possible to go through life in complete ignorance of what others do in the privacy of their own homes, until you pick up a newspaper which alerts you to this

8 comments:

phyllis said...

What I find extremely amusing is the "inventor" bemoaning that fact that he's been knocked off. What did he expect? Give me three fleece blankets from Ikea, my serger and an hour of spare time and I could bang out two of them.

Arabella said...

A little bit of the Vatican straight to your home....

Cindy Ann said...

These are a standing joke in my home.

StyleSpy said...

All I could think when I saw this commercial the first time (of many, many, MANY times) was, "They just put their bathrobes on backwards!" So I've decided to put socks on my hands and patent them as a brilliant new handwarming invention.

Duchesse said...

My then-husband and I were given a pair of these in the late '80s, and we tried them out. We terrified a pizza delivery guy who probably thought he'd stumbled onto a cult exacting a weird ritual while enjoying a snack. Into the trash the next day.

Anonymous said...

They're cute. Could have done without the caressing female hand and the phallic portable light, however.

But yes, why not just put on a bathrobe?

rb said...

Much as I love the Carmina Burana, this one's better:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h05ZQ7WHw8Y

Kuri said...

In it, you can keep warm and pretend you're the leader of an ego-centric burgundy cult in which your pets are brainwashed worshippers of you a la Manos, The Hands of Fate.

Or, you can kick it up another notch with some Bedazzled Crocs. Awesome.