andrea ayala closa: sleeve blanket andrea ayala closa: sleeve blanket
feb 17, 2010

andrea ayala closa: sleeve blanket

‘sleeve blanket’

everyone reading in bed knows the feeling of cold arms. spanish fashion designer andrea ayala closa for happiness in bed came up with an idea to solve this: a ‘sleeve blanket’ to keep the arms warm.

‘sleeve blanket’ detail

it features an opening for the index finger to allow readers to turn pages conveniently.

‘sleeve blanket’ detail

‘sleeve blanket’

‘sleeve blanket’

  • wow great idea!

    anon says:
  • that’s really nice for zapping without that annoying cold breeze.

    pestefoo says:
  • ‘Once upon a time, there was a freezing American student who came upon the idea of Sleeve Blanket aka SLANKET. His mother knitted the first. The rest is history’

    Katarina says:
  • One subzero night in 1998 during my first semester of college I could not escape Maine’s winter bite. While watching Late Night with Conan O’Brien I decided I needed to tear a hole in my sleeping bag so I could keep my upper body warm as I channel surfed during the commercial breaks. During Christmas vacation I commissioned the first Slanket to be made by my mother…and it was born.

    http://www.theslanket.com/index.php?path=our_story

    Katarina says:
  • [url=http://www.theslanket.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=1] slanket [/url]

    Lary says:
  • not sexy…

    funkyjosette says:
  • 2 persons cannot have the same idea?
    the slanket looks ridiculous, this looks good, i want one

    Pieter says:
  • Pieter is right, i want one too …

    Nick says:
  • amazing!!

    Luciano Lucrezi says:
  • yeah, it’s so amaaaazing! I think it should have some more sleeve-like apendixes for different parts of body – my ears are also cold when I read, and my nose especially. C’mon people…

    Aniratak says:
  • Pieter – it’s like inventing beautiful hot water. It’s not new as it claims.

    Barbie says:
  • “the slanket looks ridiculous, this looks good”. that’s your humble opinion, dude. the slanket “looks” warmer and fulfills its purpose. it doesn’t mystify, as more designers do, its “great idea” and a “perfect form”. in my humble opinion.

    Milo says:
  • @pieter. i think that actually here books that they hold look really god, not amazing like Luciano Lucrezi sad for a blanket (its a hard word for blanket, i think), but good. and pieter and nick, first consider hands sweating, before you get sleeve blanket. because if you plan to read “war and peace”, you have to wash blanket every day.

    zozy says:
  • I agree, the Slanket and Snuggie have been around too long to play to pretend to come up with this idea simultaneously.

    However, where the Slanket and Snuggie are plush emblems of American laziness and sloth, this is something else…and is how it should be presented. You can’t ignore your predecessors without looking ignorant.

    hairpiece says:
  • or you could, you know, turn up the heating?

    shimsham says:
  • realy good idea!

    parinaz says:

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