Making Halloween Safe & Fun For Kids
New Highly Visible Orange Blaze Wind Swishers® Make
The Perfect Costume Accessory For Halloween
Greenville, S.C. – Aug. 10, 2009 – Safe, colorful and affordable Wind Swishers, the popular spandex/lycra sleeves with flame-retardant nylon pennants sewn into the seam, are now available in bright orange just in time for the fall. Ideal for Halloween, Orange Blaze Wind Swishers can be paired with any costume, mask, makeup, wig, cape or worn just by themselves. Their rip-stop nylon pennants stream and swish in the wind, making a “fft, fft” noise. Motorists not only can see and hear children wearing the highly visible Wind Swishers better when trick-or-treating, but also when they’re on bikes or scooters.
Made of spandex/lycra blends with wicking action, Wind Swishers keep little arms warm in cool weather and cool in warm weather. Great for every season, Wind Swishers make terrific dress-up accessories when kids are doing any physical activity, from biking and dancing to even swimming. They encourage imaginative play and exercise, which we all know kids need more of today. And at only $14.99 per pair, Wind Swishers are designed to fit any budget.
“As a parent of three, I know how difficult it is to provide my children with fun, safe activities,”
According to happy parent Jen, from Greenville, “My daughter Anna, 6, loves her bright and colorful Wind Swishers. She likes how they ripple on her arms when she rides her bike!”
“My kids are mad about Wind Swishers,” says Mary Ellen from Seal Beach, Calif. “They use them for dress-up in the most imaginative ways and have worn them in neighborhood bike parades.”
Skyler, 3, of Delray Beach, Fla. wears his Wind Swishers when pretending to be a superhero. ‘The sleeves with colorful swishers have just the right amount of flair and fun to encourage imaginative play without being bulky or unwieldy,” says Skyler’s mom Caryn. “They fit comfortably and clean up quickly and easily.”
Wind Swishers make great accessories for kids at bounce houses, amusement parks, parades or just playing around. Perfect for school or church groups, teams and cheerleaders, Wind Swishers can be custom printed with your favorite images or logos – making them great for spirit wear or party favors.
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Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Wind Swishers were invented in 2007 after a three-year-old mispronounced the words "windshield wipers" on his family's drive home from visiting relatives. His mother, designer/president Maggie Andros Stumpfl, wondered, “Now what would wind swishers look like?" Immediately she thought of something on the arms with fringe. Within a year, Wind Swishers went from inception to patent pending. The simplified, one-size-fits-