I decided to take a chance and buy one on eBay - it was actually my very first eBay purchase. The poufs are imported from Morocco and they come unstuffed. I'll have to stuff it myself - makes sense otherwise shipping would be pretty pricey - but I think Josh has enough pairs of holey socks and t-shirts that I can probably fill the thing. I've often threatened to throw out his holey clothes when he's not looking - but stuffing the pouf with them should be a good compromise.
The total cost was about $120 CAD. I'll consider that a steal if it looks just as good as the local $300 versions. I was a bit torn between turquoise and metallic gold, but it was this pretty photo that helped solidify my decision.
Gold it is!
I'll post a photo of the real deal once it arrives...