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Perfect lockdown gift for Father’s Day for under £10


Dads can stay alert and keep their phones safe this Father's Day

 Funky super gripping phone accessory, perfect for lockdown activities 


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As seen on TV, BBC1 The Customer Is Always Right - PhoneHug® a hugely beneficial phone accessory.

It super grips to your phone and attaches to you via a lanyard, originally designed for those who love outdoors and adventure.  It's perfect for lockdown activities such as walks, cycling and golf - your phone will not fall out of pockets as it's so securely attached.

When the risk is high, or you're clumsy, PhoneHug® keeps your phone safe.

Wherever the location, PhoneHug® securely fits over your phone in seconds (case or no case), giving you and your phone peace of mind.  Available in 8 colours, it's the perfect piece of kit for festivals, walking, water sports, snow sports, climbing, motorbike... anywhere it's a risk to lose, drop or damage your phone.

PhoneHug® can be worn in several ways with a lanyard of your choice, either clipped to a belt loop, over the neck, around the wrist, across the body, over the shoulder, or just hung up.

So versatile; back-strap acts as a finger loop, money clip, card holder or a place to store earphones. PhoneHug® can fit onto a bottle neck, creating a DIY tripod to watch or film, ideal for those Zoom meetings or Houseparty occasions,helping you and your friends be together when you're not together.

UK based ex-photographer turned entrepreneur Sam Fairbrother and her husband Geoff Barke invented PhoneHug® in 2013. The idea started out as a rough drawing on paper and after many prototypes PhoneHug® has developed to fit almost all smart phone models.

A product created from an initial drawing and paper model, tested with sailors, snow boarders, photographers, ramblers and horse riders. PhoneHug® was also tested at festivals, making its debut at Hideout Festival in Croatia, followed by Glastonbury, WOMAD Charlton Park and Creamfields with both back-stage crews and festival-goers. The testers loved it, though identified a need for modification so PhoneHug® could fit the vast majority of phones. This was achieved and the first model is now on sale, feedback has been overwhelmingly positive!

PhoneHug® is disrupting a £70 million lost phone issue and a $30 billion global phone theft industry, that needed tackling as a matter of urgency.

Up to 2000 phones are being stolen every day in the UK; over 3 million phones being lost or damaged every year; £5 million spent in the last 2 years on uninsured phone repairs.

PhoneHug® helps to reduce the risk of lost, damaged, broken or stolen phones and enhance the lives of people, so they can relax and enjoy their activity, knowing their phone and data are safe.

It's the tight fit that makes it grip!

Love your phone, Hug it!®


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PhoneHug®designer Sam Fairbrother says:

PhoneHug® has the edge on the market becauseit's the only phone holder that has a strong and robust loop; grips tightly to the phone; can be easily fitted or removed in seconds; is compatible with the vast majority of smartphones.

Compostable cellophane is used on all lanyard products and we aim to be using compostable packaging for all product by the end of 2020.

Giving back is a large part of our drive, to date PhoneHug®has helped a number of charities including; Trees for life, Balkan Under Dogs; Help for Heroes, Future Dreams, South Manchester Rehome & Rescue, Girl Guide volunteers and local fund-raising events. We look forward to helping more communities, charities and environmental projects."

The retail price is £8.95 per PhoneHug®. An affordable item and ideal gift!

Available here:

For most this price it is a no-brainer, the price of one month's phone insurance.

The UK spent £5million on repairing uninsured smartphones, in the last 2 years.

3 million Brits damaged or broke their phone last year.

500,000 people in the UK have their phone stolen every year.

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Stockist info:

Lanyards RRP: From £3.45- £7.95

PhoneHug® RRP: £8.95 



Company Bio

PhoneHug® concept was established when two friends, Sam Fairbrother, a former commercial photographer and Geoff Barke, a concert runner, (now husband and wife) had a conversation around the kitchen table, voicing their concerns about phone theft and loss in their own industries, along with the many personal accidents that had occurred with their phones.

Sam Fairbrother created the initial drawing, a design process including a paper model and series of prototypes before PhoneHug® was developed to fit almost all smart phone models.

PhoneHug® tested with sailors, snow boarders, photographers, ramblers, horse riders, festival goers and backstage crews. It made its debut at Hideout Festival, followed by Glastonbury, WOMAD and Creamfields. The testers loved it, though identified a need for modification, so PhoneHug® could fit the vast majority of phones. This was achieved and the first model is now on sale, feedback has been overwhelmingly positive!

For further information contact:

Sam Fairbrother, designer is based in Manchester, UK. Hi-res photos are available.

Telephone: 07967 157377