Fred & Friends makes well-designed "gifty" items, with a focus on housewares. They are based in Rhode Island and work with designers worldwide to bring amusing products to the masses.
For more info, visit Worldwide Fred. To purchase some Fred designs, here is a list ofonline and in person shops.
The ad with the bra & Victorian art is great, a winner both for its strong graphic appeal & for its humor, but once you take away the knowing smile, the actual item is no different than what you'd see in a Lillian Vernon catalog, circa 197O. Come to think of it, these things WERE in that catalog, because I bought a set for my grandmother, whose decorating theme in her bathroom was "Non-slip Bathtub Stick-ons".Anyway, you can pick up cutesy stuff like this at my neighborhood Goodwill any day for less than a buck, & I can't see that the implied wink adds any value, although I'm sure it ups the price.Anyway, you can still pick up this kind cutesy stuff for a buck any day at my neighborhood Goodwill, and I can't see that the implied wink in the marketing adds any value, although I'm sure it ups the price.
that first shot reminds me of the "itsy bitsy teeny weeny yellow polka dot bikini" ad that Yoplait has been running for about 10 years.
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