This spring, it seemed like every woman on earth was blushing on the bus, trying to hide the cover of her copy of “Fifty Shades of Grey” from the other passengers as she read all about Ana and Christian’s forays into kinky sex.
Unsurprisingly, someone is planning to cash in on the fervor — but is this going too far? Caroline Mickler Limited is now representing the book’s merchandising licenses with the intent to sell a ton of products aimed at the “Fifty Shades” mommy-porn crowd.
“Among the diverse categories being discussed by Caroline Mickler Ltd
for licensing are lingerie/sleepwear, apparel, fragrances, beauty
products, bedding, home furnishings, stationery, jewelry and adult
products,” the company says in a statement. “The market’s interest in Fifty Shades of Grey as a brand is enormous. With continuing book sales and a film version keeping awareness high, we expect this property to make a very strong showing in a number of licensed categories over the coming months.”
We can see it now: silver ties, silver balls, decor for your own personal red room of pain. Can you buy an inner goddess?