Monday, July 14, 2008

Good Bean Fun

www.leichic.comArriving home after a long workday, you like to plant yourself in a lounge position and stay there. Some may call you lazy (so what?), but you prefer another moniker: Relaxation Practitioner.

If you’re going to claim expert status, then you need the newest and best tools of the trade. So forget the Lazy-Boy and sink into a Fatboy, the millennial version of the bean bag chair, modernized by a hip Finnish designer. These mobile bags are made from water- and stain-resistant fabric filled with polystyrene beads that blissfully conform to the contours of every body, whether human or beast. All you have to do is clean them with lukewarm water and soap, or machine-wash the removable pet lounger outer-bags.

Celebrated for contemporary style, knock out colors (think silver, camouflage, red, turquoise, and more), and versatility, Fatboys come in a range of sizes and designs, like a junior for kids,  doggielounge and catbag for furry friends, a ‘point’ for feet, or a vibrant Marimekko design for you—to sit, lounge and lay back on whenever and wherever the urge appears.

So you can still rest easy while honing your skills. Before you know it, you’ll be a relaxation master.

Fatboy is available at  The Honolulu Design Center , 1250 Kapiolani Blvd., Third Floor, 808.956.1250.

Posted on Monday, July 14, 2008 in Permalink

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Lei Chic is a daily email and shopping blog that plugs you into Hawaii's newest and hottest boutiques, designers, trends, spas and salons, and more. You'll also discover all the cool events, dinners and sales happening around town in our Weekend Picks every Thursday. With Lei Chic, you'll get the inside scoop on what everyone will be talking about tomorrow – in your inbox today.

Lei Chic associate editor Natalie Schack has been a cultural anthropology student,museum worker bee and dabbler in graphic design. When she isn't scouting new fashion, compiling to-do lists or crafting puns, Natalie spends her free time dreaming up elaborate picnic ideas; "researching" via YouTube tutorials, blogs and Instagram; and dusting off her pith helmet for the next adventure life throws her way.


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