Title:
Bob-able costume-like headgear and accessory devices
Kind Code:
A1


Abstract:
Bob-able novelty headgear device comprising an adjustable first attachment means, such as a head-harness, for positioning the device on and detachably attaching it to the head of a person, which first attachment means is attached to one end of a second attachment means, such as a spring, and a head-shell is attached to the other end of the second attachment means, wherein the second attachment means may provide bobble-ability to the head-shell. Head-shells may be shaped and decorated to enhance any occasion, such as a sporting event, a birthday party, or any celebratory or costume-requiring event, such as Halloween or Mardi Gras. Additional bob-able novelty items include a bob-able breast where the bobbling breast-mimicking part is attached to a person, such as on a person's chest. Another bob-able novelty item is a bob-able buttock device which is attached to a person, such as on a person's buttocks.



Inventors:
Porzio, James M. (West Seneca, NY, US)
Application Number:
10/968063
Publication Date:
05/12/2005
Filing Date:
10/19/2004
Assignee:
PORZIO JAMES M.
Primary Class:
International Classes:
A41D1/00; (IPC1-7): A41D1/00
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Primary Examiner:
MORAN, KATHERINE M
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Patricia M. Costanzo (East Aurora, NY, US)
Claims:
1. Bob-able novelty headgear comprising: a. an adjustable first attachment means for positioning on the head of a person; b. at least one second attachment means having a first end and a second end, wherein said first end is attached to said first attachment means; c. a head-shell having an interior and an exterior, said interior attached to said second end of said second attachment means, said exterior shaped and decorated as desired, wherein said second attachment means may provide bobble-ability to said outer shell.

2. The bob-able novelty item, as recited in claim 1, further comprising wherein said first attachment means is a head-harness.

3. The bob-able novelty item, as recited in claim 1, further comprising wherein said second attachment means is a spring.

4. The bob-able novelty item, as recited in claim 1, further comprising wherein said head-harness is made of plastic.

5. The bob-able novelty item, as recited in claim 1, further comprising wherein said head-harness is made of a metal.

6. The bob-able novelty item, as recited in claim 1, further comprising wherein said head-harness is made of a cloth material including leather.

7. The bob-able novelty item, as recited in claim 1, further comprising wherein said head-shell is made of a metal.

8. The bob-able novelty item, as recited in claim 1, further comprising wherein said head-shell is made of a plastic or a foamed material.

9. The bob-able novelty item, as recited in claim 1, further comprising wherein said head-shell is made of paper mache.

10. The bob-able novelty item, as recited in claim 1, further comprising wherein said head-shell is made of a cloth material.

11. The bob-able novelty item, as recited in claim 1, further comprising wherein said head-shell is functionally supported above a person's head.

12. The bob-able novelty item, as recited in claim 1, further comprising wherein said head-shell is functionally supported about a person's head, wherein provision is made for seeing.

13. The bob-able novelty item, as recited in claim 12, wherein said provision made for seeing further comprises at least one eyehole.

14. The bob-able novelty item, as recited in claim 12, wherein said provision made for seeing further comprises a full-face opening.

15. The bob-able novelty item, as recited in claim 1, further comprising wherein said head-shell terminates above eye level of the person.

16. The bob-able novelty item, as recited in claim 1, further comprising wherein said head-shell identifies with a desired sports entity.

17. The bob-able novelty item, as recited in claim 1, further comprising wherein said head-shell serves as a costume.

18. The bob-able novelty item, as recited in claim 1, further comprising wherein said head-shell resembles an animal.

19. A bob-able breast device novelty item comprising: a. an adjustable first attachment means for positioning about the torso area; b. at least one second attachment means having a first end and a second end, wherein said first end is attached to said first attachment means, and c. at least one breast-mimicking part attached to said second end of said second attachment means, wherein said second attachment means may provide bobble-ability to said at least one breast-mimicking part.

20. A bob-able buttock device novelty item comprising: a. an adjustable first attachment means for positioning about the buttock area; b. at least one second attachment means having a first end and a second end, wherein said first end is attached to said first attachment means, and c. at least one buttocks-mimicking part attached to said second end of said second attachment means, wherein said second attachment means may provide bobble-ability to said at least one buttocks-mimicking part.

Description:

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BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION

The present invention relates generally to costuming and more particularly to a novelty device to enhance costumes.

The background information discussed below is presented to better illustrate the novelty of the present invention. This background information is not admitted prior art.

There is nothing more enjoyable for many people then going to watch a live sporting event. Often, fans wait with bated breath to enter the stadium to be immersed in the sounds, smells, and action that are a part of the game. As pre-game intensity grows to a fevered pitch the electricity in the stands becomes palpable. Excitement builds until the clock runs out or the winning run is scored, and then there is the traditional denouement as fans return home to replay the game in their minds. Win or loose, fans derive great pleasure from observing their favorite team play.

Some fans desire to do more than simply watching and cheering for their favorite team. To that end, these fans often engage in a variety of extra-game activities, such as wearing “foam fingers,” the exaggerated, greatly enlarged and made of foam hands and fingers that are typically decorated with the name of a favored team, and/or engaging in the “wave,” which is the synchronous, wave-like movement of a large number of fans. The most notable activity, however, is wearing a game associated costume. In the audience of most major professional sport events there are fervid fans clad in remarkable outfits. Depending on the team and sport, it would not be surprising to see Skeleton Warriors, Elvis, Painted Persons, and Female Hogs in their Sunday Best, combing the stands. This phenomenon is so prominent and so eye catching that the Television networks will often go out of their way to flash images of these fanciful individuals into homes across the country and throughout the World. Costumed fans greatly add to the spirit of the game and are much appreciated by others in attendance.

Some individuals liken such sporting events to Mardi Gras or Halloween, and in many ways, this is apt. In all of these instances, part of the fun is to dress up in a costume to surprise and delight friends and neighbors. Dressing up also enhances the enjoyment for the participant as well, allowing themselves to get caught up in the moment and really have a good time, or quite possibly, become someone else for the duration of the event.

However, there are limits to the extent a person can go with the current state of costuming. Unless you wished to strap on expensive batteries and electronics, most costumes are quite stagnate. The “skeleton warrior” you may see at the football game is generally a static-type skeleton warrior. The pieces of this costume are securely attached to the would-be warrior making attention-grabbing movements difficult without a great deal of personal physical exertion. Given such a limitation, it is extremely difficult to achieve costumes of any extreme whimsy or fantasy that permit a great deal of freedom of movement. This same problem is quite present in prosthetic-costume design. If a person wished to attach costuming-augmenting devices to one's chest, buttocks, or other portion of the body, they are limited to the extent that they cannot make the devices move for comic or provocative effect independent of their own body motion.

Recently, a new phenomenon has engrossed the sports world, that of the Bobble Head. These otherwise static dolls have heads that bounce up and down, as well as sideways have attracted so much attention over the years that they now are elevated to collector item status. There is a great variety of bobble-head designs, but the most desirable appear to be those of sports figures. Almost every major player now endorses a particular bobble-head designed to look like them. The bobble-head itself is not overly complex. The typically enlarged and hollow head of a bobble-head doll is supported above the shoulders of the body of the doll by a spring that connects the neck area of the doll to the inside of the bobble-head. Thus, the head can move independently from the body and the slightest touch sets the head to “bobbling.”

It is this type of freedom of motion that is seriously lacking from most costumes. As previously stated, it can be quite expensive and cumbersome to employ means of independent movement, but the bobble concept could provide motion to a costume in a most cost efficient manner. What is obviously sorely lacking in the art is a “bobble-head” effect costume for use at sporting events, at costume parties, and for any other celebratory affair.

Such a bobble-based costume could comprise, at minimum, an outer shell decorated and/or designed to meet the occasion. Maximally, a bobble-based costume would comprise a decorated bob-able shell along with a full body complementary body suit. Thus, instead of the traditional costumes on Halloween or at sporting events, there could be aliens with giant bouncing heads, football helmets, fictional characters, or even the most sincere form of flattery, life-size bobble-head “dolls” of the players on the field, wandering the stands. Additionally, as life-size bobble-heads could be designed to significantly larger then the average head, they would be easily discernable from a distance, and could possibly increase one's chances of being on television during a game, if that would be desired.

The bobble-effect could contribute to more than just bobbling-shells and bobbling costume-type masks. The bobble-effect could also be used to enhance costume-type prosthetics, as discussed earlier. With the bobble mechanism, you could have breasts that bounce in wild directions, muscles throbbing under shirts, and backsides swinging to and fro. The shape possibilities are also infinite and are limited only by one's imagination. They could be pointed, rounded, lumpy, or any other possible conformation. It all depends on the whim of the costumer.

It is obvious then, that especially lacking in the art are costume-type bob-able devices to be worn by dedicated sports fans to support their team, as well as bob-able devices that may be worn as costumes, especially as costumes to celebrate special events, such as children's birthdays or holidays, such as Halloween. Introducing bob-ability would certainly enhance the enjoyment of almost any sports or celebratory event. Moreover, the addition of bobbling motion to costumes would enable the costumer to impersonate celebrities and fictional characters with more life-like features, which are more noticeable from near and far.

Therefore, it would be a significant improvement in the art and much appreciated if there were a means to provide bob-able costume devices that could be worn by celebrants, such as team fans, birthday party guests and hosts, and by those wishing to partake in the fun of holidays, such as Mardi Gras and Halloween. Such devices might include head gear and other such body accoutrements that move in a bobble-head like attention-getting manner. The devices should be comfortable and safe when worn, that is they should not constrict a wearer's motions and should not impede a wearer's vision. The devices should be available in any desired form, such as in the form of a helmet, a face mask, or a head mask, for example. Moreover, the self-animated devices should be affordable for all.

SUMMARY

Accordingly, the present invention provides devices capable of bobble-type motion that could be worn by celebrants, such as team fans, birthday party guests and hosts, and by those wishing to partake in the fun of holidays, such as Mardi Gras and Halloween. The bobbling motion greatly enhances the entertainment value and the enjoyment of the costumes, especially when a costume is used in conjunction with a sports or celebratory event. Moreover, the addition of mobile flexibility enables the costume wearer to impersonate celebrities and fictional characters in a more life-like manner.

The devices as taught herein include head-gear and other such body accoutrements that may move in a bobble like attention-getting manner. The devices are comfortable and safe; they do not constrict a wearer's sight or motion as they are designed to not obstruct a wearer's vision and to be comfortably and easily positioned on a head or body. The bob-able devices are made of light weight material, are designed to be not constrictive, and easily removed when desired. The devices are available in any desired form, such as in the form of a helmet, a face mask, a head mask, or as various body parts, for example. Moreover, the self-animated devices are inexpensive to manufacture and thus are generally affordable.

More particularly, one preferred embodiment of the present invention teaches principles that provide for novelty headgear that, like the bobble-head of a bobble-head toy, is able to move in multiple directions in a bouncing fashion, while staying securely attached to the wearer's head. Another preferred embodiment teaches a novelty device that mimics a set of bobbling breasts, to be used as a costume enhancement. Yet still another preferred embodiment teaches that a novelty device that mimics the buttocks of an individual in a comic fashion where the mimicking buttocks are able to bobble up and down in an amusing way.

All of these advances and advantages are made available by providing for bob-able novelty headgear, comprising:

    • a. an adjustable first attachment means for positioning on the head of a person;
    • b. at least one second attachment means having a first end and a second end, wherein the first end is attached to the first attachment means;
    • c. a head-shell having an interior and an exterior, the interior attached to the second end of the second attachment means, the exterior shaped and decorated as desired,
      wherein said second attachment means may provide bobble-ability to said outer shell.

If desired the adjustable first attachment means may be an adjustable head-harness to hold the bob-able head-gear device securely on the head, which harness is attached to a first end of a second attachment means that, if desired, may be a spring, which spring also has a second end, and where the head-shell is attached via its interior to the second end of the spring, and where the exterior of the outer shell may be shaped and decorated in any desired manner, wherein the at least one spring provides bob-ability to the outer shell.

The novelty item further comprises wherein the harness may be made of plastic, metal, leather; or cloth material.

The novelty item further comprising wherein the outer shell may be made of a metal, plastic, paper mache, foamed material, or cloth material.

The novelty item, further comprising wherein the outer shell may be supported above the wearer's head.

The novelty item, further comprising wherein the outer shell may be supported about the wearer's head, wherein provisions are made for seeing, such as at least one eyehole, or a full face opening functionally positioned in the shell.

The novelty item further comprising wherein said outer shell terminates above eye level of the wearer of the shell.

The novelty item further comprising wherein the outer shell resembles a sports identity, an animal, or serves a part of a costume.

Another favored embodiment of the novelty item comprises:

    • an adjustable first attachment means for positioning about the torso area;
    • at least one second attachment means having a first end and a second end, wherein the first end is attached to the first attachment means, and
    • at least one breast-mimicking part attached to the second end of the second attachment means,
      wherein the second attachment means may provide bobble-ability to the at least one breast-mimicking part.

Yet another favored embodiment of a bob-able, wearable, novelty item, comprising:

    • a. an adjustable first attachment means for positioning about the buttock area;
    • b. at least one second attachment means having a first end and a second end, wherein the first end is attached to the first attachment means, and
    • c. at least one buttocks-mimicking part attached to the second end of the second attachment means,
      wherein the second attachment means may provide bobble-ability to the at least one buttocks-mimicking part.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

In order that these and other objects, features, and advantages of the present invention may be more fully comprehended, the invention will now be described, by way of example, with reference to the accompanying drawings, wherein like reference characters indicate like parts throughout the several figures, and in which:

FIG. 1 is a transparent view, as indicated by dashed lines, of an undecorated bob-able novelty headgear, showing its interior workings.

FIGS. 2a-2c are front plan views of three styles of undecorated bob-able novelty headgear. 2a illustrates a bob-able novelty headgear having a full head cut-out. 2b illustrates a bob-able novelty headgear having a viewing-slit. And 2c illustrates a bob-able novelty headgear having a standard American style football helmet design.

FIGS. 3a and 3b are plan views illustrating examples of bob-able headgear designed for holidays or party occasions. 3a is a bob-able rabbit head, such as the Easter Bunny. 3b is a bob-able Jack O'Lantern head.

FIGS. 4a-4c are plan views illustrating a bob-able breast costume accessory device. 4a is a back view, showing a possible conformation of the harness. 4b shows a side view, illustrating the interconnection between the spring, the harness, and the breast-like shell. 4c shows a front view.

FIGS. 5a-5c are plan views illustrating a bob-able backside costume accessory device. 5a is a front view showing a possible conformation of the harness. 5b shows a side view illustrating the interconnection between the spring, the harness, and the buttocks mimicking shell. 5c shows a back view.

DEFINITIONS

Bobble-ability or bob-able, as used herein, refers to the bobbling motion of an object along many possible degrees of freedom. The bobbling motion is a result of at the object being attached to a spring that is in turn attached to a more stationary object, such as a head or body harness that is to be worn by a person desiring to display a bob-able costume-type character. The springs' elastic properties determine the degree of “bobble-ability” imparted to the object to be bobbled.

Decorated or decoration, as used herein, refers to whatever shape or size the head-shell is given and to whatever design, adornment, or embellishment is placed on a head-shell to attain a desire look or image. For example, a head-shell may be shaped to the form of a football helmet and decorated with appropriate colors, numbers, stripes, or the like to mimic a football helmet of a favored team or player. Alternatively, a head-shell may be shaped, sized, and decorated to provide a head-piece for a birthday party or Halloween costume. The number of ways a head-shell may be produced is limited only by one's imagination.

Harness, as used herein, refers to one example of an attachment means to firmly secure a bob-able device to a body. Such means may be made for any portion of the body, including but not limited to the head, torso, waist, legs, etc.

Foamed material, as used herein, refers to any pliable or stiff matrix composed of air, or other inert gas and other material, such as a polymer, or a natural substance. The nature of the polymer/natural substance determines the flexibility of the foamed material.

Head-shell, as used herein, refers to a bob-able, three-dimensional, hollow object of any desired shape and size, where the object has an interior surface and an exterior surface. The exterior surface of the head-shell may be decorated and/or shaped in any desired shape. The head-shell has at least one hole of any size or shape, enabling access to the interior surfaces. The shell is attached to a second attachment means, which if desired may be a spring which is, in turn, attached to a first attachment means, which if desired may be a hat or head-hardness, or the like, to adapt the shell for bobbling when worn on one's head.

Paper mache, as used herein, refers to molded paper pulp. Most paper mache objects are made in three dimensions for which different types of molds may be made of any material, such as wood, brass, or even air-filled balloons. Small pieces of paper are pasted with glue on the mold, the layer is dried and second layer of paper pasted. In this way at least multiple layers are placed one over the other and object is left to dry. On more formal or commercial paper mache objects, pieces of muslin may be wrapped about the basic paper object. This step may be followed by applying a wash of “gatch,” which consists of old wall plaster and glue, over the muslin covered object. When the object is dry, the mould is removed and the object is smoothed. Color may then be applied as a protective layer and as a decorative element. The final step is to apply one or two coats of varnish for a shiny finish and also to act as a protective agent.

Spring, as used herein, refers to one example of an attachment means used to attach a bob-able device part to another attachment means that is used to attach the entire device to a part of one's body. A spring may be a piece of coiled piece of elastic material or any other type of known or yet to be known spring action device. The material can be of any desired elasticity and coiled or shaped in any fashion, to provide for varying degrees of bob-ability.

A List of the Reference Numbers and Related Parts of the Invention

10 A transparent undecorated bob-able costume-type head-gear, designed to be worn above, on, or about one's head, showing the functional connection between the head-shell 12, spring 14, and head harness 16.

12 A head-shell of bob-able head-gear 10.

14 A spring to provide bob-ability to bob-able costume-type head-gear 12. One end of spring 14 is attached to an inner surface of head-shell 10 and the other end is attached to harness 16.

16 A harness to which bob-able costume-type head-shell 12 with spring 14 is attached. The harness is a means for detachably attaching the bob-able device for wearing and may be provided in any desired size, design, or material.

22 A bob-able costume-type head-shell designed to be supported above one's head.

24 A bob-able costume-type head-shell designed to be worn so to have the shell encasing, or partially encasing, a head.

26 An eyehole for bob-able costume-type head-shell 24.

28 A bob-able costume-type head-shell designed to emulate a football helmet.

29 A mesh opening simulating a football face mask for head-shell 28.

32 A bob-able costume-type head-shell designed to resemble an animal, in this case a rabbit.

34 A bob-able costume-type head-shell designed to be used as part of a costume, in this case a Jack O'Lantern.

42 An example of an upper body harness to which a bob-able costume-type breast-mimic and related spring may be attached.

44 A bob-able costume-type breast-mimic.

46 A spring with one end attached to bob-able costume-type breast-mimic 44 and the other end attached to harness 42.

52 An example of a lower body harness to which bob-able costume-type buttock-mimic and related spring may be attached.

54 A bob-able costume-type buttock-mimic designed to wear around the buttocks.

56 A spring, of Wobble-Breast 50, with one end attached to the outer shell 52 and the other end attached to harness 54.

It should be understood that the drawings are not necessarily to scale. In certain instances, details which are not necessary for an understanding of the present invention or which render other details difficult to perceive may have been omitted. It should be understood, of course, that the invention is not limited to the particular embodiments illustrated herein, but encompasses many embodiments as are discussed throughout the specification.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION

The present invention, as will be shown in detail below, satisfies the until now pressing need for bob-able costume-like devices to provide sports fans and celebrants with a novel way to increase their pleasure in attending an event or participating in a celebration, such as a birthday party or a costumed-event.

FIG. 1 illustrates one preferred embodiment of the device of the present invention as exemplified by transparent, bob-able, costume-like head-gear device 10. The novelty item head-gear, as depicted, comprises harness 16, spring 14, and head-shell 12. Harness 16 is designed for placing and positioning head-gear 10 on a head. Such a harness, however, may be functionally designed to be worn on any portion of the body, as is exemplified in FIG. 4 and FIG. 5. Harness 14 may be manufactured from any suitable material. Harness 14 may be sized as desired to provide bob-able, costumed, head-gears for individuals of all,sizes and ages. Sizing may be accomplished by manufacturing the head-gear in all desired sizes or by providing for size-adjustable head-gear devices.

Spring 16 may be manufactured from any material that possess the desired elastic properties and may be designed in any shape that will provide for the desired amount of bob-ability. Spring 16 is designed to be the actuator for the desired bobbling motion. The degree of the bobbling motion is determined in part by the tension, ie., elastic properties of the spring material. A tighter (having less elasticity) spring will create less of a bobbling motion than a spring with a looser (having more elasticity) coil. In fact, it may be desired to have little to no bob-ability motion imparted to the head-gear and thus the spring may be substituted by a stiffer rod attachment means. Alternatively, multiple springs may be added to head-gear 10, if desired. Depending on the desired effect, numerous springs 16 having varying stiffness could be added to create various motions of various portions of the head-shell 12, if so desired. This design would be extremely effective if the bob-able head-gear were decorated with a loose locks hair style, such as with dread locks, for example. In such an example, each dread lock would posses a unique amount and direction of bob-ability giving an eye-catching and amusing effect.

The focus of the novelty item is head-shell 12. Head-shell 12 may be made of any material or combination of materials that may include, but are not limited to paper mache, wire and fabric, ceramic, foamed materials, metals, plastics, or any combination thereof. The material used will be dictated by the desired shape and purpose of the outer shell 12.

Ensuring good visibility while bob-able head-gear 10 is being worn is of utmost importance and may be achieved in various ways. One preferred embodiment, as illustrated in FIG. 2a, provides for a clear and open sight path by providing for a part of the front section of bob-able headgear 22 to be cut-away allowing full face visibility. Another preferred embodiment maintains open visibility by providing for single aperture 26 that is functionally positioned in the front of outer shell 24 as shown in FIG. 2b. Yet another preferred embodiment, where head-gear 28 is formed to look like a football helmet provides for a mesh covering 29 over an otherwise open front of the head-shell, as illustrated in FIG. 2c

The combinations of form, size, shape, color, theme, and decoration of the head-shell are unlimited. A bob-able, decorated, costume-like head-gear is as appreciated when used for a child's home-hosted birthday party, worn to exhibit a fan's support in sporting events, and when used at typically costumed celebrations, such as Mardi Gras, Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, on Halloween, to name just a few examples. When used at a child's animal theme party, it would be most appreciated to form and/or decorate a bob-able head-gear 10 to resemble an animal, such as rabbit 32, as illustrated in FIG. 3a. When adapted for use in a Halloween celebration, outer shell 12 could be formed and decorated to resemble any famous fictional character such as Dracula, the Frankenstein Monster, a Werewolf, or even as Jack O'Lantern 34, as illustrated in FIG. 3b. For sporting events, head-shell 12 may be formed in the shape of a helmet, with a favorite team's logo on it, or in the shape of a saucer dome with a favorite player's face or number, or both. It is also contemplated for head-shell 12 to resemble famous celebrities, if desired. The possibilities are endless.

It will be appreciated that in addition to the choice of theme, including size, shape, and color, for example, there also are alternatives for the structure of head harnesses. Harness 16, as illustrated in FIG. 1, is only one example of how a bob-able headgear could be positioned and detachably attached to one's head. Other types of headgear harnesses include caps, where the styles of cap can range to one similar to a beanie or a baseball type cap to a more secure fitting cap that resembles a flyer's hat. The type of harness used is chosen to complement the size and form of the head-shell. Larger and heavier bob-able head-shells would require more secure harnesses than would smaller and lighter bob-able head-shells. The art of providing for head harnesses is well known in the art and will not be discussed further here.

Yet another embodiment of the bob-able costume-related concept, as illustrated in FIGS. 4a, 4b, and 4c, is the bob-able breast device. In the embodiment illustrated, a first attachment means, which in this example is harness 42, as shown in planar back view FIG. 4a, wraps around the torso of person who is about to exhibit the bob-able breast device. A first end of a second attachment means, which in this case is spring 46, is functionally attached to harness 42 and positioned over the torso of the wearer, as shown in plan side view FIG. 4b and in plan front view FIG. 4c. Attached to the second end of spring 46 is breast mimicking part 44. The materials and forms used to construct breast mimicking part 44 are chosen to attain the desired effect. The possible form choices can be pointed, conical, sagging, perky, or floppy, to name a few. This could easily be a great accompaniment to the bob-able costume-type head-gear 10, especially if the outer shell 12 of the bob-able costume-type head-gear resembled any famous buxomly celebrity. It is expected that the device would comprise two breast mimicking parts to better emulate the structure of a natural body, but this is not required to enjoy the device. A device such as the bob-able breast would be greatly appreciated and a high-point of conversation at any Halloween party or other event.

Yet another embodiment of the bob-able costume-type head-gear and accessory concept is illustrated in FIGS. 5a-5c as the bob-able buttock or backside device. The attraction of such a device is as welcome on the dance floor, for example, as it is appreciated for the extra excitement and amusement wearing the device adds to any other type of celebratory occasion. As in all the bob-able devices described above, the bob-able buttocks or backside uses a first attachment means, such as harness 52, which, made of any suitable material, is in this example designed to be worn around the hips, as shown in plan front view FIG. 5a. Functionally attached to and extending from first attachment means 52 is second attachment means 56, which is illustrated here as a spring. Second attachment means 56, along with first attached means 52, are positioned so that second attachment means 56 is positioned over a cheek of the buttocks as shown in plan side view of FIG. 5b and plan back view FIG. 5c. Buttocks-mimicking part 54 is attached to second attachment means, here shown as spring 56. Such covers can be lumpy, curvy, wide, narrow, or any other possible desire. It is expected that the device would comprise two buttock mimicking parts to better emulate the features of a natural body, but this is not required to enjoy the device.

Moreover, each of the bob-able devices described, and others, hot yet described, could be used in any desired combination to create especially unusual and eye catching costumes.

It should be noted that in the above descriptions, specific and defined nomenclature was utilized for the purpose of full, clear, and concise explanation. Any person having ordinary skill in the art would immediately realize that the specifics used in the discussion are not required to practice the invention as a whole. They are not intended as limitations, nor should they be construed as such. The invention is limited only by the claims.