I was prepared to make fun of the Necky, a bib-like fleece garment that protects your neck from the cold in a way a scarf can't, but then they showed how it folds up in your pocket. Uh oh.
In arguably the most important runway show in a fashion week defined by important shows, Snuggie debuted a Spring collection of striking brilliance and originality.
The band Weezer will produce its own version of the blanket-with-sleeves. "Wuggies" will be "exactly like Snuggies, except they say Weezer. The people at Snuggie are doing it with us and promoting it with us. It's a totally legit Snuggie," says frontman Rivers Cuomo. [ONTD]
"I would not be caught dead in a Snuggie," Matt Lauer said this morning, before being swathed in "luxiurious fleece."
Stories in the Washington Post and U.S. News & World Report mean the Snuggie is big time. But when my friend Workhorse decided he wanted to have a Snuggie party, he ran into some issues:
• Romanian parents are up in arms about a cartoon, "Stories from Magyar Folklore," that depicts a (presumably Hungarian) princess flashing her bare bottom. The show has become a cult hit among teenagers. •