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The Huffington Post Features Hugrz in “It Aint Over Til It’s Over Column”

Posted on: March 20th, 2012 by Hugrz

Not only was Hugrz Featured in the popular Marlo Thomas column It Ain’t Over Til It’s Over, but it was even featured on the front page of AOL.com! Thomas writes about how owner, Deb Miller, came up with and executed her idea and struck fashion gold.  Hop on over and read how Hugrz came to be!
 

It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over: Hockey Mom Deb Miller Strikes Fashion Gold

 

Huggrz fun in Hollywood with Cloris Leachman, Marilu Henner and others

Posted on: February 29th, 2012 by Hugrz

Huggrz had a lot of fun in LA last week. We brought our complete selection of faux fur, knit and animal print boot wraps to Nancee Borgnine’s Celebrity Gifting Suite held at the Sportmen’s Lodge Hotel. Nancee is the daughter of Ernest Borgnine who was also on hand for the event. 

Ernest Borgnine with Huggrz Boot Wraps Founder, Deb Miller

Ernest Borgnine with Huggrz Boot Wraps Founder, Deb Miller at the 2012 Oscar Gifting Suites.

Celebrities like Nickelodeon’s Supah Ninja, Carlos Knight and True Jackson’s Ashley Argota made the rounds.  Argota gushed about her Huggrz Rabbit Faux Fur Boot Wraps “Where have you been all my life?!” 

Nickelodeon's Supah Ninja star Carlos Knight and sister with Huggrz Boot Wraps

Nickelodeon's Supah Ninja star Carlos Knight and sister with Huggrz Boot Wraps

Nickelodeon's Ashley Argota,with Huggrz

Ashley Argota from Nickelodeon's True Jackson and Bucket and Skinner's Epic Adventures loves her Huggrz Boot Wraps

Other familiar faces at the event included Erica Tazel (Justified) and Nolan Gould (Modern Family).

Erica Tazel pictured with Huggrz Boot Wraps Founder, Deb Miller.

Erica Tazel pictured with Huggrz Boot Wraps Founder, Deb Miller.

Nolan Gould, Luke on Modern Family, poses with Huggrz Boot Wraps

Nolan Gould, Luke on Modern Family, poses with Huggrz Boot Wraps

It wasn’t only today’s youth who love their Huggrz, some of our favorite stars from past years (and today!) loved their boot wraps. Award-winning actress and Raising Hope star Cloris Leachman loved hers so much that she put them right on! 

Cloris Leachman tries on her Huggrz Boot Wraps

Multiple award-winning actress Cloris Leachman tries on her Huggrz Boot Wraps

Days of Our Lives star Deirdre Hall picked the Brown Striped Mink Faux Fur Hugrz; and everyone’s favorite Taxi gal, Marilu Henner, custom designed a pair of black mink Huggrz to match her son’s football and lacrosse team colors.

One Life to Live actress Deirdre Hall with Huggrz founder Deb Miller

Days of Our Lives actress Deirdre Hall with Huggrz founder Deb Miller

Marilu Henner poses with her favorite combination of Huggrz Boot Wraps and Accessories

Marilu Henner poses with her favorite combination of Huggrz Boot Wraps and Accessories

 We have more pictures coming, but thought you would enjoy seeing these!

A Touch of Magic; Huggrz Boot Wraps head to Las Vegas

Posted on: February 11th, 2012 by Hugrz

Magic Fashion Tradeshow Las VegasInvited to be part of the Alive! Expo Green Pavillion Gifting Suite at Sundance, the faux fur of Huggrz boot wraps is another reason why these stylish fashion accessories are very much in demand, reducing cruelty to animals and having  the added bonus of being designed and produced in America.

If you are planning on attending MAGIC in Las Vegas, we would love you to come and visit our booth at the show so that we can introduce you to the hot fashion trend sweeping the USA, Canada and Europe. Hugrz boot wraps come in nearly twenty different fabrics, patterns and styles that can be matched with fun accessories. Designed to match your personal style, they will make sure that your boots are never boring again.

Huggrz boot wraps will be on display at booth number 62828 for the duration of MAGIC and whether it’s a faux fur, sweater or animal print boot cover, these unique patent-pending boot covers have something for everyone to style the look of their boots. There is no size to worry about, so Hugrz boot wraps make a perfect gift.

We will also be scheduling briefings with Deb Miller, founder and creator of Huggrz boot wraps, who is looking forward to meeting attendees and introducing them to a new way of styling boots they already own.

“I am so excited to be exhibiting at the industry’s #1 resource for discovering new vendors and uncovering new trends,” says Deb. “Hollywood loves us, let’s hope they do in Vegas too!” 

If you would like to book a particular time and day to meet Deb and the team behind the unique boot cover, please contact me on the number below. 

To view the collection, visit http://www.huggrz.com

We look forward to meeting you at MAGIC and letting you see for yourself why Huggrz boot wraps are the talk of Tinseltown.

Eye Witness News, Better Connecticut Features Huggrz

Posted on: January 31st, 2012 by Hugrz

TrendyMommies founder Annmarie Seldon appeared on the Better Connecticut to showcase some of the hottest trends and great holiday gift ideas.  Check out how great Huggrz look with Spirit Wraps.

Better Connecticut TV segment

Trendymommies Last Minute Gift Ideas

 

 

Meteorologist/Reporter at WUSA-TV’s Huggrz Sundance Story

Posted on: January 23rd, 2012 by Hugrz

Anny Hong, WUSA-TV, CBS 13, interviewed Deb Miller to learn more about the swag item that was creating such buzz at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.  We’ll be providing more updates from our week at the Sundance Film Festival, where we were selected to participate in the Alive! Expo Green Pavilion gifting suite. 

Huggrz Boot Wraps are headed to Hollywood for the 2012 Golden Globes

Posted on: January 14th, 2012 by Hugrz

Golden Globes Huggrz Gift Bag

Keeping our reputation as the hottest VIP gift bag item in 2011/2012, Huggrz is headed to Hollywood! 

Huggrz® Boot Wraps is thrilled to announce its selection as a special gift for the Golden Globes VIPs, presenters, nominees and winners staying at the Four Seasons Hotel. Hosted by the always controversial Ricky Gervais, the 69th Annual Golden Globe® Awards will be held on January 15th, 2012 and broadcast domestically by the NBC Television Network (8pm EST).

This year’s nominees include movie and television stars like George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling, Glen Close, Viola Davis, Rooney Mara, Meryl Streep, Tilda Swinton, Kristen Wiig, Michelle Williams, Shailene Woodley, Charlize Theron, Alec Baldwin, Claire Danes, Zooey Deschanel, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Diane Lane, Emily Watson, Sofia Vergara, and Evan Rachel Wood.

… click here to continue reading the official press release.

We’ll be watching from the start of the red carpet to the last award.  

Huggrz Faux Fur Boot Wrap on a wedge heel with criss cross lacing

Huggrz faux fur boot wraps on a wedge heel with criss cross lacing

Want to wear the same boot covers as the Golden Globes celebrities?  Order your faux fur boot wraps from www.Huggrz.com.

Huggrz Boot Wraps New Year’s Boot Makeover Facebook Sweepstakes

Posted on: January 1st, 2012 by Hugrz

It’s a new year and time for our Huggrz Boot Makeover Sweepstakes on Facebook. This time we’re giving away 5 pairs of Sand Fair Isle Sweater Boot Wraps each week through January 21st.  These boot covers work fabulously on almost any color shearling boot: pink, blue, white or beige.  Visit our Huggrz Boot Wrap Facebook page to enter.  *Existing Facebook fans may need to click on the Sweepstakes tab in the left-hand column.

Huggrz Boot Wraps 2012 Boot Makeover Sweepstakes

 

WXYZ in Detroit Features Huggrz Boot Wraps Made in Michigan

Posted on: December 28th, 2011 by Hugrz

Many of you caught us on ABC World News with Diane Sawyer, when we were featured in their Made in America gift list and on their December 22nd broadcast. But, we also had a great feature locally in Michigan on WXYZ Detroit, an ABC news affiliate. Here’s more about how Huggrz Boot Wraps are made right here in Troy, Michigan. 

ABC World News features Huggrz Boot Wraps as Made in America Fashion

Posted on: December 25th, 2011 by Hugrz 1 Comment

Twas two days before Christmas when a little birdie told us that that ABC World News with Diane Sawyer would be featuring Huggrz Boot Wraps on their Made in America segment on Holiday Gifts on Dec. 23rd.  Currently, all boot covers made by Huggrz are manufactured in Michigan and Massachusetts. Huggrz is based in Troy, Michigan.

We’ve reposted this segment below. You have to watch all the way through to the end – but we think it’s worth it! 

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Thank you to the ABC World News team for running this challenge. We were thrilled to participate and we hope to be employing even more folks in 2012.  

Happy Holidays from the Huggrz Team!

Huggrz Boot Wraps spotlighted in Fox 8 New Day Cleveland’s Reyers Shoe Store segment

Posted on: December 20th, 2011 by Hugrz

Reyers, the World’s Largest Shoe Store, is located in the small steel town of Sharon, Pennsylvania. Family-owned and operated, Reyers first opened its doors in 1885. From its simple beginning Reyers has grown to 36,000 square feet, making it the single largest shoe store under one roof anywhere. Reyers is also a distributor of Huggrz Boot Wraps!  

In a recent news segment on Fox 8′s New Day Cleveland, Reyers was featured and we were thrilled to see the reporter loving the Huggrz that Reyers had on display at the very end of the video.  Check it out!   

 

If you want to grab the pair of faux fur Pink Panther Huggrz Boot Wraps that the reporter loved and you don’t happen to be near Reyers Shoe Store, you can always order them from www.Huggrz.com.