- Created on Saturday, 28 May 2011 17:25
- Written by Planet Fashion TV
- Category: Things
Jud Ireland wants to sell the Cadillac of condoms. His Naked brand line of prophylactics entered the market a few months ago in a limited release. They cost $56 for 12 and are only available in deluxe shops and pricey hotels.
As a young man in the 1980s, unsatisfying experiences with the common condom left Ireland determined to improve on its design.
"Condoms suck," Ireland told AOL Weird News. "Clearly there's a need in the marketplace at this point for a high-end product."
Ireland wasn't the first to feel that way. He's thrust his company into the niche market against competitors like the Original Condom Company, Sir Richard's Condom Company and Proper Attire, the New York Post reported.
Still, Ireland claims that his rubbers are special, thanks to the extra-soft latex, the high-quality lubricant and the variety of sizes -- so they fit like a glove, Time reported.
"We're not all going to wear the same sized 13 shoe," said Ireland, "why do they think we're all going to wear the same condom?"