Try not to get jealous of these awesome product ideas.

2 Feb

Not sure how the topic came up, but at book club last night we had a rather vivid discussion of camel toe. If you’re the only person in America who doesn’t know what camel toe is, for your edification: it’s when a woman’s pants are hiked up so they reveal the detailed terrain of her crotch. It looks like a camel toe; hence the name.

I can’t quite bring myself to insert a photo of camel toe here, but if you’re still not getting it, I recommend doing a Google image search on the word. The results are spot-on.

Anyway, once we were on the topic, one of the girls mentioned that they actually sell gym clothes that are reinforced in the crotch area to prevent camel toe at the gym. That prompted a whole discussion of a line of feminine apparel products we could brand.

First would be a female cup intended to keep that area looking like a Barbie. We would call that one “Camel-No.”

Second would be pads that keep your nipples from popping through your clothes (since bras don’t always provide enough coverage). These would be called, “Nipp-ins.”

Finally, although we’re not sure of anyone who is embarrassed by the contours of their belly button showing through their tops, we thought it was a good way to round out the collection. The belly button patch would be named, the “Belly butt-off.”

Oh, you might roll your eyes, but I bet the girl that invented Spanx got the same reaction. And she’s now a bazillionaire.

Besides, you’re probably just a wee bit jealous. I mean, while your book club devotes hours to dissecting “Jane Eyre,” mine is discussing camel toe and new business ideas.

I think we all know which club is more interesting.

7 Responses to “Try not to get jealous of these awesome product ideas.”

  1. popdialectic February 2, 2011 at 10:21 am #

    I can’t speak to how effective the Camel Toe Cup is, but I bought the Vecro Mullet and it *changed my life.*

  2. Steven February 2, 2011 at 12:22 pm #

    the most frightening thing about the inserted picture is that the product is both dishwasher and microwave safe… seriously, i enjoy well made, sturdy products… but COME ON!!!!

    • pithypants February 2, 2011 at 1:49 pm #

      Steven: you mean sturdy isn’t something you seek when purchasing a camel toe cup? We should run a focus group.

      • Steven February 2, 2011 at 3:41 pm #

        I can honestly say that i have never, nor ever will be, in the market for camel toe… regardless of the sturdiness factor…

      • pithypants February 2, 2011 at 3:44 pm #

        What’s the male equivalent? Moose knuckle?

  3. Liz February 3, 2011 at 1:22 pm #

    How I miss bookclub… You can buy the nipp-ins at Nordstroms. : )

    • pithypants February 3, 2011 at 6:49 pm #

      Dammit! They already have our idea on the market? Boo hiss. And book club misses YOU, Liz! 🙂

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