Mouthman Hoodies are the brainchild of Ross Valory, Original Member and Founder of the rock band Journey. He was visiting friends one day, and his friend's kids were running around the house with their arms crossed over their chests as if their arms were the mouths of monsters trying to chomp on each other. He thought is was cute at the time, but nothing resulted from it until one day about 20 years later that memory popped into his head.
Ross "hugged himself" in the same fashion those kids did years ago, and thought..."hmmmm, it would be cool if there was a shirt with a graphic on the sleeves that would form a face with a mouth that would open and close when you put your arms together!"--MouthMan
Ross called his friend, another founding member of Journey, Prairie Prince (a great graphic artist), and Mouth Man was brought into being.
I love the Mouth Man concept! The idea of having fun with a shirt is terrific. My son, who was the one who the shirt went to, loves it. He got an adult sized shirt. All he has to do is pull the hoodie over his head, and he is a full-fledged terrifying Raptor!
The Raptor is not the only design created by Ross and Prairie Prince. There are dozens more. You can choose from the terrifying T-Rex, Shark, Cobra, Orca Whale, Dragon, Skeleton or Bear. You can also choose cute shirts, too, like a Sock Monkey, Triceratops, Lady Bug, Frog, and even a sweet XOXO Heart Hoodie that could give someone a big kiss! There is a line of shirts that commemorate The Simpsons 20th Anniversary. They also have a hoodie shirts that honor FireDepartment.org with $2.00 from every sale goes to the San Ramon Valley Fire Community Fund charity.
What I also like is that the fabric comes from recycled plastic bottles. This fabric is moisture wicking to keep you cool in the hot summer sun, and is great for layering to keep you warmer in winter. The fabric is also UPF 50 to keep your skin protected from the harmful rays of the sun. It could be used as a great swimsuit cover-up!
Mouth Man Hoodies start at only $29.99 for kid's sizes, and $39.99 for adults. As for shipping, Mouth Man Hoodies only charges a $5 for flat ground shipping. The sizes: for children 2T and up; for adults sizes up to 2XL.
One more important detail about Mouth Man Hoodies -- They are made right here in the United States of America, in Benicia, California.
You can buy your own Mouth Man Hoodie at their website. Stay in touch with Mouth Man on Facebook and Twitter.
Thanks to Mouth Man, one person is going to win a Mouth Man Hoodie of their own. Just enter on the Raffleopter below. This giveaway will end on July 3, 2012, and is open to US residents. a Rafflecopter giveaway
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No Purchase Necessary. Void where prohibited by law. Many thanks to MouthMan who provided a product or sample for this Review & Giveaway (a set of postcards for myself). I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.” This Giveaway is brought to you by Imperial Toy and is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Google, Facebook, or Twitter. Good Luck!