Snug as a Bug in a Rug

For the average sun-loving Australian, winter is an unavoidable trial to be endured while waiting for the return of spring and the promise of a blistering hot summer. Those who find the thought of chilly winter mornings too horrible to contemplate can now rest easy – literally! The lazy patch “duvet” suit is here!

lazypatch-duvet-suitRugged up in your lazy patch pants and jacket, you can make a smooth transition from your snuggly bed to your couch without the inconvenience of having to pull back the blankets or getting dressed. Just fall into bed in your lazy patch suit at night and you’re good to go as soon as you wake up with the added benefit of not having to make the bed – after all, you’re taking the blankets with you.

I had to giggle when I first saw the TV ad for the lazy patch. We would never get anything done on the weekends if we were all zipped up into mobile doonas.

I checked out the website prepared to mock and shake my head in dismay. I was pleasantly surprised with the humorous and friendly tone of the content. I was also surprised to discover that the idea was inspired by Simon Rhoden, a young man with cystic fibrosis who was forced to spend too many hours inactive on the couch.

A percentage of the profits from lazy patch suit sales is donated to The Simon Rhoden Foundation, an organisation that supports CF sufferers.

My mocking amusement has turned to quietly amused admiration for those who have taken a quirky idea and pulled it all together. This Australian company ships internationally, so no matter where you are, you can order a lazy patch suit for yourself or for someone you know who might benefit from a wearable blanket for winter.

For prices and further details (including a range of colours – I’m fascinated by the camouflage version), check out the lazy patch website. If you have one of these suits, we’d love to know what you think. If you’re feeling generous, you can order me a size 2 jacket in black thanks.

As much as I enjoyed the website, they seem to be lacking a strong catchphrase. I think that the lazy patch “duvet” suit has some excellent slogan potential.


We have a winter comfort pack up for grabs with some yummy chocolate, marshmallow and hot chocolate goodies. To enter the draw, simply comment below with your suggestions for a family-friendly lazy patch “duvet” suit slogan.

Each comment with a catchphrase suggestion equals one entry. You receive an extra entry in the draw for spreading the news on Twitter. Make sure you add @thinkthinkers to your tweet so that we can keep track of your entries. (Each Tweet equals one entry.)

The competition closes  at 11pm (AEST), Sunday 10th May 2009. A winner will be selected at random and the competition is open to both Australian and international entries.

COMPETITION CLOSED. To find out the winner, click here.

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18 Responses
  1. Monique says:

    Lazy Patch, for those Lazy Moments!

  2. Monique says:

    @Y_C_Monkey… Great comp to enter!

  3. Nicole says:

    From bed to couch, in chilly weather. A lazy patch duvet suit – how clever!

  4. Chont says:

    Do you love duvets? Patch up your cold spots without leaving your lounge or bed!

  5. Anne says:

    You would have to ask “Does my bum look big in this?” wouldn’t you? You thought I was cuddle before, just try me now!

  6. Lana says:

    The cold weather wont have a patch on you

  7. sarah says:

    When the only thing better than your bed, is being wrapped in your very own lazy patch.

  8. lazy patch – winter wear for the lazy entrepreneur

  9. Kalena says:

    Lazy Patch. Because style is for cold people.

  10. Kalena says:

    Bring out your inner marshmallow… Lazy Patch.

  11. Kellee says:

    I have cancer and I have to go to hospital three times aweek, because I’m only 35 of I get very cold. But because I’m suit looks cool, I wear it to hospital all the time and I am so warm and comfortable, and I don’t feel like I have my pjs on. A lot of people have asked me wear can I get one. The doona suit is so warm and comfey, make sure it’s got the Lazy Patch logo buy one as there sure going to be the new MoJo so don’t be slow and Go Go Go.Take care kel 0411314064

  12. Well, there you go. Who would have thunk it?

  13. Laura Drummond says:

    Why get out of bed? With the lazy patch you can feel like you’re snuggled up in bed, while enjoying your home theatre experience!

  14. Kalena says:

    lazybones. You might look ridiculous but at least you’ll be warm

  15. Ryan says:

    As much as these comments seem a little fake to me, i must say that this company is pathetic and unprofessional. They have been taking orders for the past couple of months, including an order from me. I was promised my order will be dispatched within 5 days. 2 weeks pass and nothing, no reply to my emails. No phone number on website.

    3 weeks later I get an email from the owner saying that none of the orders can be fulfilled because there is NO stock left for another 7 weeks. Why the website didnt reflect this is beyond me. The email also said, please call me on SATURDAY to talk about it. The CUSTOMERS have to call him! I requested my money back.

    • admin says:

      Thank you for your feedback Ryan. Rest assured these comments are not fake (that we know of), and we at have no affiliation with lazypatch. We were just amused by what we first thought was a fun product but that on further investigation found was inspired by a good cause.

      Hope you can get your problems sorted out!

  16. […] to everyone who posted a comment with a slogan suggestion for the lazy patch “duvet” suit. I do agree with Anne that it would be almost impossible to resist asking “Does my bum look […]

  17. Genelle Leo says:

    Lazy patch – wear anywear – lazying at home – or not so lazy – walking the dog, gardening, guaranteed to keep you warm, there is no need to work up a sweat to stay warm.

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