Nothing sounds more appealing as the weather gets cooler than curling up under a blanket. That’s why Oodies – a– have proved so popular. For those who aren’t familiar with the appeal of an Oodie, they are a fleece-lined blanket fashioned into an oversized hoodie with a kangaroo pouch at the front and are infamous for comfort. Still, at more than $100 a pop, they are an expensive investment that fans swear is “the best thing that has ever happened to me” But for those who don’t have the money for an Oodie, Big W is selling a $40 version that’s “flying off shelves” thanks to its fan-themed designs.
Big W’s budget version comes in several designs, including two Friends themes featuring Central Perk cafe and the sitcom’s characters, a grey version sporting Mickey Mouse ears, and one featuring the Cookie Monster. “I may have a problem,” one shopper posted to the Big W Mums In Australia , showing off her three hooded blankets collection. “I bought myself one of these today, and they are sooo comfortable!” another mum in a post. Others said they had purchased Big W’s version and were ” so comfy” or were desperate to get their hands on one. “I need to try to find one,” one person wrote.
“Where are you finding them? I need one,” another commented.
“I bought two Friends ones for my granddaughters for Easter. They love them,” one shopper range has been flying off our shelves and selling out across the country,” a spokeswoman said. “Our team is working hard to provide additional options as the cooler months start.”. Big W told news.com.au the store’s oversized hoodies had proved a hit with customers, and it was to restock the popular style. This fun, cozy apparel
Kmart’s $29 version sparks TikTok frenzy.
Big W isn’t the only store selling Oodie dupes, with Kmart’s $29 version also hitting stores earlier this. In a video posted earlier this , TikTok user @yaasssminee advised people to give the cheaper version, which comes in a midnight blue, ago. You’re welcome, save yourself the $$$,” she captioned her video. “This is your a $30 Kmart version of the ‘hoodie,” she wrote over the video.
So worth it! Sooo cozy.
Don’t forget about your feet either – Target is selling a $20 pair of “microwavable slippers” which can reportedly “relieve aches and pains” and even provide “temporary relief from sprains and bruises”. The slippers should only be heated for 45 seconds in a 500-750 watt microwave or 30 seconds in a 750-1000 watt microwave.