“Keeps your drink cold and your hand warm.” Not many products can make this kind of claim. That’s why we’re nominating the Skuuzi for the Smart-Stupid Award of the month — or year, depending on what our research department turns up.


At first you might think it’s pure gimmickry: a mitten knit to accommodate the shape of a bottle. Then you try it. And gimmick becomes genius. Congratulations to the Skuuzi-preneurs who took a chance on this one.


You can buy them online for about $29.99, or save a few bucks buying them at Urban Outfitters. They come in assorted colors, but who cares. They are all shades of tan and gray.