Strap-on booze baby seeks funding

20th February, 2015 by Lauren Eads

In what could be the most bizarre Kickstarter campaign in memory, a US entrepreneur is attempting to raise $70,000 to launch a strap-on booze-filled newborn that you can drink from.

Described as an “expressive, customizable, hands-free beverage insulator that looks like a baby”, the “Cool Baby” makes drinking in public “adorable”, according to its inventor, Brooklyn-based Simon Philion.

While there is a market for objects that conceal alcohol, this has to be one of the strangest of disguises.

Announcing the project on his Kickstarter page, Philion said: “Dress it up to look like you, like someone else, like a part of a costume, like a fan of your team. Use it to get a seat on the subway, strike up a conversation, or mock a….

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One Response to “Strap-on booze baby seeks funding”

  1. While I appreciate the article because it’s an interesting product. I think you did Simon Philion a great disservice by calling it a Booze Baby. He doesn’t promote is at such as you can tell in his kickstarter videos. We interviewed him tonight and he has wonderful ideas for it’s use and I really hope his project get’s funded.

    But it’s not a Booze Baby.

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