How to use Snuggie in a sentence
If so, then the Snuggie is definitely something that you may want to look into purchasing.
Warm and toasty, a Snuggie for kids is the perfect accessory during cold winter months.
The original Snuggie is for adults and is dubbed as the "blanket with sleeves".
Originally called a snuglet, the Snuggie is an oversized blanket that has large sleeves so that you can essentially wrap both your body and your arms up, while keeping your hands free.
You can use your Snuggie to keep warm at sporting events, parades, or while playing video games.Advertisement
A kids' Snuggie is essentially the same as the original snuglet; however, it is a smaller version so as to better fit a child.
The original Snuggie blanket is quite large since the blankets come in 'one size fits all.'
Consequently, a Snuggie for kids is a smaller version that will better fit your child.
You can launder your Snuggie just like you'd launder your favorite fleece hoodie or any other fleece product.
You should always wash fleece in cold or lukewarm water and of course, launder your Snuggie with similar colors.Advertisement
With that said, you can tumble dry your Snuggie on the low or medium low setting on your dryer without causing it to pill.
Knowing that your child's Snuggie can be laundered easily makes it an ideal purchase since you know that it won't get ruined easily with stains.
Purchasing your Snuggie is easy as it is carried in a variety of retail stores as well as online.
The official Snuggie for Kids site generally offers either a 'buy one get one free' deal or they throw in a pair of free slipper socks with each Snuggie purchase.
No longer just about keeping you warm as you lounge on the sofa, Snuggie fashion is coming into its own and even hitting the runway.Advertisement
The Snuggie is yet another in a long, long series of trends that take off unexpectedly and are massively popular despite a flurry of derision.
They may not last, but the makers of Snuggie, the Allstar Marketing Group, are milking the trend for all it's worth.
This sensation may have hit its apex with a Snuggie fashion show, held during New York's 2009 Fashion Week.
The parodies of the Snuggie commercial told the designers they had a hit, so what better way to draw a lot of attention to new designs - or anyway, new fabrics, colors and prints - than with a bonafide runway show?
The show was billed as displaying the latest in sexy Snuggie fashion, so it was understood from the outset that this was not meant to be taken terribly seriously.Advertisement
So what cutting-edge glamour did the Snuggie fashion show offer up?
The bold red Snuggie is definitely made for heading out on the town with its big pockets (and in fact, Snuggies are becoming popular for pub crawls).
The simplicity of the Snuggie makes it a natural for people to imprint their individuality upon it.
Before the Fashion Show, there was a Snuggie Pub Crawl in Chicago wherein participants were encouraged to get inventive with their Snuggie attire.
But for now, the Snuggie is very much here to stay.Advertisement
On the chance you've missed the plethora of raves, jokes and Tweets, a Snuggie, designed by Allstar Products, is a fleece blanket with sleeves.
A basic infomercial touting the glories of the Snuggie was starting to generate interest, but some people saw it as ripe for parody.
A few clever mock pieces then went viral and soon the designer Snuggie was enjoying an entirely unexpected publicity.
Even though plenty of people are criticizing and ridiculing the Snuggie, there is no question that plenty others are taking note and buying it.
Snuggie has been quick to capitalize on the sudden hotness of its product.Advertisement
The Snuggie is available in many more colors now and they are even adding details, such as pockets.
This can make the Snuggie even more practical for an outdoor event.
A Snuggie fashion show, held during New York's Fashion Week, was only attended by 12 people, but was talked about so much on Twitter that it could be considered a massive hit.
While the popularity of the Snuggie does show that it is fulfilling a need, many critics point out that one can be just as comfortable and practical in a poncho, sweater or any other lounge clothes that are probably already in the wardrobe.
Finally, there are many warnings about the difficulty and displeasure of ordering a Snuggie from the official website.Advertisement
So while the Snuggie is funny and not even a bad idea, you might be best off just buying a fleece blanket you like in a quality fabric and sewing on a few snaps to create sleeves instead.