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The Jelt is a comfortable recycled elastic belt with a low-profile buckle & an internal gel that helps keep your jeans from saggin'!
254 backers pledged $20,785 to help bring this project to life.

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Jelt debuted in 2014 to rave reviews. No more saggy pants! No more buckle bulge! No more complete stripping in the airport security line!

Outdoor enthusiast and purveyor of fun, Jen Perry, developed the Jelt in 2014 out of her office in Bozeman, Montana. She wanted something practical, but cool. Functional, but stylish. Affordable, but well-made. Basically, she just wanted a belt to keep her skinny jeans from showing her crack!

The Jelt's genius is in the inner grippy gel!

It holds both the pants and the belt in place. No more plumber's crack when reaching down into a tub of ice cold beer on a hot summer's day-- not that we would know anything about that.

Jen added some other cool stuff, too: the flat, plastic buckle comes in handy in two arenas. 

First, it doesn't create a buckle bulge with fitted shirts. Second, since it has no metal parts, airport security is a breeze. 

Lefties, Jen remembered you in her design. (Maybe because she's a southpaw, too, and got tired of realizing halfway through the day that her belt was upside-down.) You can put on your Jelt left side first or right side first...it doesn't matter. The design is the same either way.

And last, but not least, the elastic is made from 100% recycled yarn, which is not only tighter than your average elastic, but good for the environment! We're green!

Everyone is talking about Jelt!

"It grips into place securely while being flexible enough to avoid poking or causing discomfort when you bend or move." Emily Reviews

"It's like a miracle that this belt looks good with everything!" Kathy S. #gottahaveit

"The Jelt belt is an ideal piece of gear... it's just as practical around town as it is on the trail." Outside Bozeman Winter Issue 2014-15 

"My college age son grabbed one and threaded it through the loops of his cargo shorts. He has used it every day for 2 weeks. He loves the Jelt." Jeanie Hans, Editor-Wichita Magazine -

Grippy Gel
Grippy Gel
Perfect for snowboarding and skiing!
Perfect for snowboarding and skiing!

Our goal is to get people all over the world Jelting, so we listened to our customer feedback to design 4 new colors and 4 new sizes. 

There's Black, Camo, Blue and Light Grey-all with fancy, outdoorsy names, of course. 

Jen wanted the buckle to be super flat and low profile, so there is one small trick to snapping it. Follow the diagram below and you'll be a Jelter in no time! No PHD required! 

Jelts are UNISEX, so the size is relative to the jeans, golf slacks, ski pants, biking shorts, riding britches or hiking togs you'll be wearing. 

By contributing to our campaign, you will not only help a small-town business blossom, but you will be the first customers to receive the latest Jelt belts for a discounted rate. You'll be supporting a company that uses recycled resources, too!

REWARDS!

*Newly Released Award!*

In honor of reaching the 100+ backers mark, we've release a new 'Back to School' package!

*Newly Released Award!*

In honor of us reaching the halfway point, we thought we'd offer up a new deal! How about an early Christmas? 

 

Join Team  Jelt  today and keep your pants on! 

Thanks for Jelting!

Your New Friend, Jen Perry

Risks and challenges

We have already sent the second round of Jelts to production, so we know the exact costs. The timeline is on track. This Kickstarter goal won't cover the full costs of this round of production, but it'll sure help. Cheers!

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    Pledge $5 or more About $5

    For this kind amount, you will receive a Jelt sticker and a handwritten note from our founder, Jen Perry. Receive it by mail, or come visit our office in downtown Bozeman, Montana. Retail value: Priceless.

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    For this cool contribution, you will receive a Jelt belt of your choice, a Jelt sticker and a handwritten note from the Jelt Inventor, Jen Perry.
    Retail value: $34.95

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    For this perfect pledge, you will receive two Jelt belts: one for you and one to share, or better yet, two for you. You get to pick the sizes and colors. You will also get the Jelt sticker and the handwritten note from Jen Perry, of course.
    Retail value: $69.90

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    Pledge $70 or more About $70

    For this "Back to School" package, you will receive 3 Jelts of your choice to keep your crack (or your kid's crack) from showing at school! A hand-written note and 3 stickers for your notebooks are a given. Estimated retail value: $105.85 *New Release In honor of hitting the 100+ backers mark!*

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    Pledge $99 or more About $99

    For this fabulous contribution, you will receive "The Jelt Family Pack": 4 belts total, in the sizes and colors of your choosing. You can be the proud owner of all 4 colors, or give them to the family. It includes a Jelt sticker and a handwritten note from Jen Perry-- Queen of Jelting.
    Retail Value: $139.80

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    Pledge $160 or more About $160

    Ho, Ho, Ho! For $160, you will receive 8 Jelts of your choice, 4 stickers and a hand-written thank you note from Jen. Jelts make the perfect stocking stuffers, or ingenious Christmas gifts for relatives like Uncle Ken, who are impossible to buy gifts for.
    Retail Value of $279.60

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    Pledge $300 or more About $300

    We call this "The Retailer Package". For this amazing pledge, you will receive 20 Jelt belts in the colors and sizes of your choice to hand out to all you know, or sell in your store. You will also get 5 Jelt stickers and a handwritten note from Jen Perry, Jelt CEO. Retail value: $699.

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    For this awe-inspiring amount, you will receive lodging for one weekend at a two-bedroom condo in downtown Bozeman, Montana, four Jelt belts of your choice, a Jelt sticker and a handwritten note from Madame Jelt President, Jen Perry. (2 nights lodging, up to 4 people). Estimated Retail value: $750
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    Pledge $5,000 or more About $5,000

    Now this is getting good! For this righteous pledge, you will receive lodging for one week for you and up to 20 of your friends at Glacier Ridge Ranch, the guest ranch Jelt Inventor, Jen Perry, manages in Trego, Montana. Every member of your party gets a Jelt belt of their choice, too! The handwritten note is a given. Estimated Retail value: $10,000
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