Calling all College Snuggie fanatics. Attention all of you who have heeded the cult like craze. You may not be aware but there are many others sharing your passion for the sleeved blanket. In fact all around the country people are finding unique and creative ways to express their snugginess.
1. Snuggie Pub Crawl
The first and most popular Snuggie event is the Snuggie Pub crawl. There are conflicting accounts but it appears that the first event to combine collegiate passions of drinking and bar hopping started in Ohio in 2009. This is simply the modern day twist on the college tradition of bar hopping. Participants are required to wear a snuggie (of course) and usually this means their hometown team. From the USC Trojans to Alabama’s Crimson Tide college students are showing their pride and having fun.
These events have even morphed into fundraisers. Not only are participants required to show up in Snuggies, they must also bring a food or some other donation item. Major metro cities like New York and Chicago have major events planned. Such is the popularity of the College Snuggie pub crawls that many people proudly wear their school colors at Snuggie Pub Crawls.
2. College Fraternities and Sororities.
Known for their creative pledging activities several Greek societies have made great use of their college snuggie. Like swallowing goldfish of the past, today’s college frat’s have students wearing college snuggies as part of their pranks. Whether the groups BBQ or your next sorority party, snuggie themes parties are a hit on campus.
3. Snuggie Fashion Shows
Now I know what you are thinking… Snuggies… as a fashion statement!!! Could the future of fashion have Snuggies in mind? How about putting on your own college snuggie fashion show? You can’t lose with your local college cuties serving as the models. You could even have traditional college rivals as competing runway models. Can anyone say…Ohio State Buckeyes vs. The Gators of the University of Florida
4. Snuggie Social Networking
Consider creating a website connecting people in your area to meet up for snuggie related fun. Aside from the aforementioned pub crawls, there are also Halloween and Christmas parties to consider and organize. Like minded snuggie fans are everywhere and social networking is just the way to connect.
About the Author
Ira Cohen, has been involved with the garment center for over 20 Years. His experience with designs, colors, sales, and forecasting trends has led Ira to be a leader in his field. His working in Manhattan has afforded him the ability to work with top designers and artists in the industry.