Here at The Frisky, we’ve talked wearable towels, Gucci towels and recession-defying $500 towels, but here’s another sort of absorbent fabric type to add to the list: Artware Editions has just introduced their 2009 Artist Towel Series. It features three-ply designs from some pretty big-deal artists like Ed Ruscha, Karen Kilimnick, Raymond Pettibon and Julian Schnabel. (Last year the round-up included Jeff Koons (check it, above) and Elizabeth Peyton.) You should also know that these are massive towels. Seriously, you could throw one of these bad boys down on the sand and fit at least two healthy-sized adults on there. And while drying off doesn’t come cheap (they run $95 each), I guess they’re a bit more accessible than say, buying a Koons sculpture at auction prices. [Artware Editions] Keep reading »
It has been a while since I brought you anything seriously wacky from the blogosphere. I hit a dry spell. This time I have found something pretty nutty. Actually, I am a bit thrown off as this oddball find looks like it might really do what the box says it will. How unusual! Keep reading »
If you find blankets to be such a challenge you needed the Snuggie, well, we have some good news for you. This summer you can stick your arms through a whole new sheet of fabric! Behold, the Wearable Towel. Hm, couldn’t the marketing geniuses behind this have come up with a snazzier name for it like say, the Toweldactyl or the Toggie? Well, perhaps they’ve already burned out all their brain cells making this totally hilarious infomercial.
(And if the Wearable Towel doesn’t do it for you—and you happen to be both a Snuggie and a Weezer fan—you can get your hands on a Wuggie. “A Wuggie is basically exactly like a Snuggie, except it says Weezer on it,” Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo told Rolling Stone. “The people at Snuggie are doing it with us and promoting it with us. It’s a totally legit Snuggie.”—[Rolling Stone]) Keep reading »