Humerous "character slippers have long been a part the chilly morning ritual.
Probably originating from hand knit stocking slippers and "sock monkey" animals made especially for babies and children, the addition of a humorous likeness based on "cute" animal heads and paws or trendy animated characters added fun and excitement to an otherwise utilitarian object.
Always popular and arguably the all time favorite "character" slipper is the "Bear Paw Slipper" .
The Bear Paw Slipper's popularity is probably a spinoff of America's love of
"BEARS" in general, be they Black Bears, Grizzlys, Kodiaks, or Polar, and
Having it's roots in American history, the name "Teddy" Bear comes from former United States President Theodore Roosevelt, whose nickname was "Teddy". The name originated from an incident on a bear-hunting trip in Mississippi in November 1902 in which the President refrained from killing a a bear after it had been run down by hounds, stating that the kill would be unsportsmanlike and that the bear should be spared. The incident sparked political cartoons which led to the production and collecting of plush "Teddy" Bears which are still are one of America's top collectibles.
In no small measure the "King Of Rock And Roll"
re-ignited the "Teddy Bear" craze with his number one hit song "Teddy Bear" and it's
lyrics "oh let me be your Teddy Bear" in 1957.
Today's Bear Paw Slippers are born of a natural clown shoes humor, the visual and actual warmth of plush faux fir, and the laugh-out-loud response to dangling plush bear claws, the Bear Paw Slipper continues to be a family favorite.
The Emmy Award winning animated television show
"The Simpsons" and it's loveable leading character "Homer Simpson" further confirmed the universal appeal of Bear Paw Slippers when he wore them in two Simpsons' episodes. Episode [4F11] "Homer Phobia" and episode 1F05 "Barts Inner Child" where the Simpsons show up at the fair, Homer in his bath robe and bear slippers, Marge in pants and climbing shoes...
Your paws will be shipped by USPS PRIORITY MAIL
with 2-4 working days delivery within the Continental United States.
If you chose the optional EXPRESS MAIL DELIVERY, your order will go out same day.
or next day depending on the time of day your order was placed.
We will be contacting you with the Post Office's tracking number and estimated delivery date and time.
Wilderness Woolies online or call Gerry at (909) 831-5522
Wilderness Woolies, 76899 Turendot Street, Palm Desert, CA 92211