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This ‘blanket with sleeves’ is what people who are always cold need in life

This ‘blanket with sleeves’ is what people who are always cold need in life

by: Dan Lim
LIFESTYLE.INQ

The idea of cold and comfort don’t always go hand in hand. It’s hard to resist an ice cream but gum sensitivity makes it even harder for some people to enjoy it. Being in an air-conditioned office may feel comfy while working, but typing on a keyboard with shivering or shaking hands and frequent visits to the restroom to pee might not be ideal and counterproductive. 

Unlike Elsa from Frozen, the cold does bother us sometimes. And for people who are always cold–or those who shiver even in the slightest drop of temperature–they need a cover-up that...


How a law student and a banker turned their excuses into a business

How a law student and a banker turned their excuses into a business

by: Alexx Esponga
BusinessWorld SparkUp

One of the most infamous deceptions in pursuing a business idea is: I have no time.

The same thought entered the minds of then-law student, Carmina Mangalindan and then-banker Miguel Macaalay. But as boyfriend-girlfriend, they still pursued one of their many biz concepts—their own version of sleeved blankets.

In three years, they’ve sold thousands of “Bleeves.”

“It’s difficult to use your hands while snuggled under the comfort of a blanket,” Mr. Macaalay, co‑creator of Bleeves (a contraction of “blanket” and “sleeves”), pointed out. Sleeved blankets are...


Personalized Bleeves Production Timelines

Personalized Bleeves Production Timelines

Personalized Bleeves Production Timelines for 2019