Obscure branded merchandise

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Pale Rider, 15 Apr 2019.

  1. Pale Rider

    Pale Rider Guru

    Celebrity endorsement is big business so I wondered what odd items there are with a famous person's name on them.

    Much as I admire Peter Sagan as a cyclist, spending 121 euros on a Peter Sagan shower head is not a way I'm inclined to show my support for him.

    The explanation for this desirable piece of merchandise is that one of his team's sponsors - hansgrohe - is a maker of sanitary ware.

    Better a Peter Sagan shower head than a Peter Sagan potty I suppose.

    What other off the wall celebrity endorsements are there?

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  2. DP

    DP Chasse patate

    Joy Division oven gloves.
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  3. biggs682

    biggs682 Smile a mile bike provider

    Anything with the Beckham name on
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  4. Globalti

    Globalti Legendary Member

    I managed not to buy a pink PAYG phone with a Union flag design and a Wills & Kate monogram embossed in gold on the back. Carphone Warehouse wanted 99 pence for it but I have my standards so I splashed out £2.99 on the plain grey version. Cant use it though because none of the buttons are labelled.
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  5. Moodyman

    Moodyman Guru

    Jamie Oliver branded kitchenware.
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  6. Ffoeg

    Ffoeg .

    The Isle of Carl
    Barry Norman Pickled Onions
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  7. T4tomo

    T4tomo Veteran

    I'd pay good money for those
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  8. slowmotion

    slowmotion Quite dreadful

    lost somewhere
    The George Foreman grill.
    george foreman grill.jpg
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  9. theclaud

    theclaud It's teeceegawnmaaaad

    My pal Vic has a pair.

  10. slowmotion

    slowmotion Quite dreadful

    lost somewhere
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  11. pawl

    pawl Veteran

    Jeremy Clarkson cycle hire.
  12. Some Celebs will put their name to anything as long as it makes them money. It makes them look like money grabbing prats. But then again they have huge summer houses on places like Lake Como and I dont.

    Im not bitter
  13. snorri

    snorri Legendary Member

    Paul Smith shirts.
  14. SpokeyDokey

    SpokeyDokey 20% through Decade 7. Yikes! Moderator

    They are such greedy b's.

    I can't believe what some of them will do for even more money.

    Harry Redknapp has 'starred' in some recent pathetic adverts and he's hardly having to watch every last cent.

    George Clooney is even worse. With an estimated net worth of 0.5 billion dollars the poor lad has to resort to vacuous coffee adverts to make ends meet.
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  15. slowmotion

    slowmotion Quite dreadful

    lost somewhere
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