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Love It or Hate It? Chrissy Homeland Security Blanket

New York-based artist Chrissy Conant's work is about her dealings with her ultimate fears and insecurities. With her Chrissy Homeland Security Blanket ($850), she "confronts her fear of terrorism by designing a blanket to protect herself against all levels of threat." This limited edition blanket is made of 100 percent virgin wool and was woven by Pendleton Woolen Mills, who was also commissioned for the Ace Hotel's elk blankets.

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veronicaraye veronicaraye 9 years
I just don't get it..
AmberHoney AmberHoney 9 years
Let me just say I AGREE with everyone. Love the wool though, cozy.
ladyliz ladyliz 9 years
Yikes! Quite steep for these hideous sheets. How could a have a peaceful sleep on something like this? No way!
kurniakasih kurniakasih 9 years
850?!?!?! She must be joking, right?
plasticapple plasticapple 9 years
No. Just no.
mbrown81 mbrown81 9 years
I would never be able to relax. One for the meaning behind it and two for the price. The proceeds should at least go to a 911 charity or something.
DejaVecu DejaVecu 9 years
$850 for a blanket with something that is completely useless and stupid to begin with printed right on it? Fantastic!
aanyanka aanyanka 9 years
This thing is ugly.
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 9 years
maybe if i was back in college...and maybe if i was a no
MandyJoBo MandyJoBo 9 years
No offense to anyone who voted they liked it, but who would use this? It looks like dorm room material to me, but what dorm room student has $850 for a blanket? This is utterly ridiculous to me.
marcella marcella 9 years
It's fugly.
KatieDearest KatieDearest 9 years
A mediocre idea that somehow made it to production. Love it or hate it, the price tag is out of control.
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
CoconutPie CoconutPie 9 years
I love the irony. The homeland security advisory system is a joke.
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
That is just werid, and nto to mention expensive! Plus I am NOT a fan of wool, it's too itchy for me!
VennieB VennieB 9 years
i think her explanation of the blanket & the price is ridiculous....but i kinda like the blanket itself...
Liss1 Liss1 9 years
It's ugly and anyone that would spend $850 on it is crazy!
baltimoregal baltimoregal 9 years
It's hilarious, just like the ridiculous homeland security advisory system. Have we ever been at green? When was the last time we were at blue? Give me a break. Would I pay $850? No. But I like the irony.
RosaDilia RosaDilia 9 years
For $850 I would be more bothered on the cost of the blanket than the national alert!!
Brendelwoman Brendelwoman 9 years
Well, this doesn't seem very relaxing to me. It would just remind me of the state of the world and that's not what I want to think of when I'm snuggling in bed.
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