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For Anyone Who Wants A Hudson’s Bay Blanket But Can't Afford It

*contemplates selling organs*

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Ahhh, a Hudson's Bay blanket. A staple in every ~elite~ Canadian's home. Those stripes. That wool. It's literally #goals for any Canadian to own one.

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Not only is it beautiful, it's an integral part of the unofficial Canadian starter pack.

Are you even Canadian if you don't own one?
@TahneePantig / Via Twitter: @TahneePantig

Are you even Canadian if you don't own one?

But there's just one little problem.

@tigrisparty / Via Twitter: @tigrisparty

Like, seriously. No one can afford it.

Just a reminder that it's literally a blanket.
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Just a reminder that it's literally a blanket.

But there's just something about it – a little je ne sais quoi factor – that makes you crave one.

Maybe your grandparents had a vintage one or maybe it's just an inner calling that draws you to it.
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Maybe your grandparents had a vintage one or maybe it's just an inner calling that draws you to it.

You see the blanket and immediately ​dream of posting Instagrams of ​yourself​ looking out at a foggy mountain top, or snuggling with a dog in a rustic canoe.

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Because it screams "I'm luxurious but outdoorsy."

When you see anything that reminds you of it in the wild, your heart starts racing. You get a little thrill.

You can smell the possibility. It's real. It's achievable.
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You can smell the possibility. It's real. It's achievable.

And when you spot the real deal on TV, you become conflicted. You're both proud to see Canada represented but you also feel like it's taunting you.

Why you gotta do me like that Broad City?
@TravisLen / Comedy Central / Via Twitter: @TravisLen

Why you gotta do me like that Broad City?

You become frustrated at everyone who owns one. Even if they are a cat.

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Even this teeny hipster barbie enrages you.

Yes, it's a miniture fake one but STILL.

And then there's people like this:

@THAANHNGUYEN / Via Twitter: @THAANHNGUYEN

And this:

I WISH I HAD THAT PROBLEM.
@rubyyfliegerr / Via Twitter: @rubyyfliegerr

I WISH I HAD THAT PROBLEM.

I guess we will just have to settle for a pair of socks instead.

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And pray to find a good deal on Kijiji.

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