After writing about the colonialism-based invention history of the moustache cup, which went out of style in the 1930s, I should've figured the hipster groomed moustache crowd would have recently reinvigorated the market. And in fact they have. While you can still buy 19th-Century versions on the antiques market, like this one for $62…
…you can also find brand-new ones for sale, like this $18 one on Etsy, handmade in Serbia:
In fact, on Etsy it's its own freaking category.
And of course, someone had to go and take it too far. Here's the Whisker Dam, a "handmade copper mustache guard" that can be retrofitted to drinking glasses:
What, no hand-stitched vegetable-tanned bison leather carrying case?
And here I killed the Design Roast because I figured I'd run out of material.
I'm guessing you don't have a mustache. If this thing actually works as designed it would be great. No more sucking beer out of my mustache or wiping my face after every sip. This is an issue for even a modestly mustached man.
real mustache men drink straight from the bottle.
I’m a lapsed industrial designer. I was born in NYC and figured I’d die there, but a few years ago I abandoned New York to live on a farm in the countryside with my wife. We have six dogs.
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