Wearable Blankets – Slanket and Snuggie buying guides
If you are after blankets, TV blankets, Slankets, Snuggies, blankets with sleeves, and wearable blankets then we have got you covered (pun intended). This is your guide to Slankets, Snuggies, blankets with sleeves, and aims to answer those age old questions like ‘Which is best? The Slanket or the Snuggie?‘.
The runaway success of The Slanket has turned people on to the practicality and comfort of having a decent blanket at home for everyday use. The Slanket and The Snuggie brought a new product to the market – the blanket with sleeves!
We have created the ultimate guide to these hugely popular products, so check out the reviews below that will tell you exactly what these blankets are all about, and also where to buy Slankets, Snuggies, and other blankets at the best prices online.
Reviews of the Slanket and the Snuggie:
The Slanket has taken the world by storm and is flying off the shelves. This is the ultimate in affordable comfort. The Slanket is a gigantic fleece blanket with sleeves. A very soft to the touch, lightweight, but warm fleece blanket with large, loose sleeves designed so you don’t feel like you’re wearing the blanket, simply wrapped up in its wonder. The Slanket has been improved with every iteration, and Slankets now also come with a sticthed in foot pocket, so you can also tuck your feet in during those really cold evenings. Genius! FIND OUT MORE
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It’s not all about Slankets you know. The Snuggie is a cheaper alternative to The Slanket – it is the same design, i.e. a blanket with sleeves, but it’s a little thinner and can usually be picked up online for about half the price of The Slanket. Well worth checking out for the more frugal shopper. FIND OUT MORE
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Grown-ups shouldn’t have all the fun and comfort – brand new is the Kid’s Slanket. This has all the benefits of the adult Slanket and allows the children to stay warm when sitting on the sofa and watching DVDs or playing video games. Ideal to take on car journeys too when you are off visiting relatives. Kids Slankets come is some great designs that will probably even make the grown-up Slanket users jealous. FIND OUT MORE
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The Travel Slanket
This new variation on the original slanket is perfect for travelling. It’s lightweight, warm, covers you from neck to toe, and comes in a drawstring fleece bag making it easy to pack and store in your luggage. It’s lighter than the original slanket so it won’t take up much space. Perfect for Planes, Trains and Automobiles. FIND OUT MORE.
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The Double Slanket:
This is the Double Slanket, also known as The Siamese Slanket. It’s a slanket with 4 sleeves so two people can use it at the same time. It’s the ultimate in comfort. If you don’t want to buy two slankets for you and your partner, then getting the Double Slanket could be the most cost effective option. It also makes a quirky gift. And remember – what goes on under a Double Slanket….stays under the Double Slanket! FIND OUT MORE.
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Since the explosion in popularity of the Slanket and the Snuggie, many cheap imitations have sprung up on the market. We’d suggest avoiding them if at all possible – it is very likely they will be cheaper, but you get what you pay for and many other brands will be made from poorer and thinner material. If this doesn’t matter to you, then you will definitely find a bargain on a blanket with sleeves (try here), but for most people the main question will concern the battle between the Slanket Vs Snuggie.
Should I get a Slanket or a Snuggie?
This is the big question, what is better – a Slanket or a Snuggie? The final answer will probably come down to your budget. Both products are conceptually the same – a blanket with sleeves, but there are distinct differences between the two. We have put together the pros and cons of both below to hopefully help you decide which product is right for you or your loved ones – The Slanket or the Snuggie.
The Slanket is more expensive than the Snuggie, that’s a fact. no matter where you shop. Prices vary depending on which Slanket type you are buying, but a standard adult Slanket will cost you around $34.99 / £34.99. The Snuggie on the other hand is much cheaper and retails at around $14.99 / £14.99. There is a difference in quality, but if price is a motivating factor for you, then the Snuggie does as decent enough job for a fraction of the price of a Slanket. On price alone, the Snuggie wins here.
Material & Comfort:
Price isn’t everything, and whilst it is more expensive, you do get more for your money with The Slanket. The material used for the Slanket is thick 100% polyester and feels way more substantial, it feels heavy and more abundant. By comparison, the Snuggie is made with much thinner material (it almost feels like felt) and it is less soft and feels more stiff. It should be noted that while both products can sometimes generate a bit of static, in our experience the Snuggie is way more prone to static. If you are after a luxurious experience then the Slanket wins hands down, and given that the goal of the product is to keep you warm, then you can only get a better experience with thicker material that locks in the warmth.
Sales numbers are sometimes an indicator of the trust that a product has, and The Snuggie wins the sales race. It significantly outsells The Slanket, however the lower price and a significant marketing push has gone a long way to explaining the higher numbers. That said, the Snuggie has been so successful it has made over $500 million in sales – so that many customers can’t be too wrong and the product must be doing something right.
Size & Fit:
The Slanket is the larger product here being 60 inches wide by 80 inches in length. The Snuggie on the other hand is 54-inches wide by 71-inches long. The extra material on the Slanket also adds to the experience, the thick folds of material really do add warmth and exaggerate the cosy feeling. No matter how big you are The Slanket has got you covered.
If you can afford the extra cash then we would go with The Slanket everytime – it feels more like a substantial product, and as a result it makes a better gift. If you are looking for something cheap that is easier to take on a long journey, then you should consider the Snuggie as it is lighter and smaller for packing. However, if you expect to be using your blanket on a regular basis then the extra money is worth it for The Slanket.
Comparison table for The Slanket Vs The Snuggie:
|Price||$34.99 / £34.99||$14.99 / £14.99|
|Tagline||\”The original blanket with sleeves!\”||\”America\’s favorite blanket with sleeves!\”|
|Dimensions||60 inches wide by 80 inches length||54 inches wide by 71 inches length|
|Sleeve length||28 inches x 13.5 inches||30 inches x 11 inches|
|Unique Features||Stitched in foot pocket||None|