above: The HideAway Adult cozy, made of soft wool
If you ever wanted to just curl up and hide, I have yet to find anything more suitable than Rosalie Monod de Froideville's HideAways.
From the Netherlands this product line of bizarre cozies for everything from adults to dogs has been an ongoing series. Sorry, they don't have any for tea kettles.
Rosalie began the collection with the introduction of the adult, baby and dog wool cozies in October of 2005 and was described as follows:
"We all have these moments when we wish the world could just stop existing for a while. Whether it's to get away from a personal crisis or from universal threats, from time to time all we want to do is curl up and hide. Now, for these moments we have the perfect soultion: the HideAway. Pre-shaped in the hiding-position, this cover has a snug fit and is easy to use. you can get into it fast and easy, anywhere and at any time."
above: The HideAway for Adult
above: The HideAway for Baby
above: The HideAway for Dog
In December of 2005, she added the wool customizable Hideaway Memory Deluxe (also called the HideAway Custom:
Later, in 2006, she began using other materials for outdoor use and added the HideAway Corporate, the HideAway Thug-life and the HideAway Trench:
above: The HideAway Corporate, pin striped with room for briefcase
above: the HideAway Trench
above: The HideAway Thug-life is very 'street'
At this point, the HideAways were available to order directly from the Netherlands. Here's a look at the brochure:
I do not know if they are still available to order, but to inquire, you can contact them at HideAwayenterprises@gmail.com
In June of 2007, the Excursion HideAway came about, set on wheels, complete with handle:
above: the Excursion HideAway
In April of 2008, the Migratory HideAway was born, a compliment to her piece, The Migratory Home
above: the Migratory HideAway
Since then Rosalie has continued with unusual products which you can find on her site here.
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