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Never worry about tucking in your shirt tail again! Highly crafted original one-piece polo shirt for sport, leisure or travel Read more

Los Angeles, CA Fashion
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Never worry about tucking in your shirt tail again! Highly crafted original one-piece polo shirt for sport, leisure or travel

Los Angeles, CA Fashion
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Help create a new market in men's fashion.  

TAILTUX is:

  • the first original men's stylish one-piece shirt with no tail the world has never seen, until now (a polo shirt AND underwear combined - patent pending).   
  • 100% Made in America - help boost the economy in USA  
  • made from premium quality DRY FIT fabric - same as the big boys use      
  • liberating and freeing - you'll never want to wear a regular shirt again

Amazingly, TAILTUX works for all kinds of sporting activities and lifestyles!

Whether putting kids on your shoulder, getting up and down from your seat in a airplane, at a dinner party or just sitting at your computer - TAILTUX just WORKS!

Hi - Thanks for checking out my new product,   

As a professional golfer and instructor, I always have to maintain a neat and professional appearance. One day, I became really frustrated after I realized I spent more time fidgeting, tucking and constantly worrying about my shirt tail. 

I figured there had to be a better solution, had an AHA MOMENT and came up with TAILTUX.  

Having invented other products in the past, I dove right into the perfect design by finding a local seamstress, making numerous prototypes, sourcing the best fabric at LA's fashion district and ultimately finding a capable manufacture.  Like other Kickstarter fashion projects, I checked all of the labels on golf polo shirts in clubhouses, golf stores and retail markets and didn't find one made in America.  With your help, I'm gonna change that!!!     

I cannot describe it, but once you try and see just how well TAILTUX feels and works, you can't go back to wearing a regular shirt.  It's crazy how freeing and liberating TAILTUX makes you feel.  You start to exude confidence which will give you a distinct edge in whatever you do! 

Here are a few unique features:

Elegant Style
Elegant Style
Elastic Waistband - Endless Seam
Elastic Waistband - Endless Seam
Soft lining for super comfort
Soft lining for super comfort
Open fly
Open fly

Besides getting rave reviews from friends and family (of course), I launched TAILTUX at a recent (Professional Golf Association) PGA Trade Show and received tremendous feedback (see below), many sales orders and sold out almost all samples!   

Golf Channel
Golf Channel

Besides being chosen as one of the top new apparel companies by the Golf Channelhttp://www.golfchannel.com/media/2012-pga-expo-las-vegas/#14, we  picked up a major sales rep who has over 15 years experience in the golf industry.  Sales will be done via our website online and through a network of national sales reps.    

The fun part of designing a collection has begun.  I have created four designs worthy of going to the market and need $10,000 for the first production run and to help create a new market segment in men's fashion.  

Think how TAILTUX fits into your lifestyle or someone you know!    

Styles: 



Plain Elegant
Plain Elegant






Broad Chest
Broad Chest
Swoosh
Swoosh
Shoulder Stripe
Shoulder Stripe

Sizing: 

M - Chest 40, Waist 30-36, L - Chest 42, Waist 32-38, XL - Chest 44, Waist 34-40, XXL - Chest 46, Waist 36-42

TAILTUX HATS:

Black w white
Black w white
Visor black w white
Visor black w white
Red w white
Red w white
Baseball white w black
Baseball white w black
Baseball pink w white
Baseball pink w white

A couple more pics

Here's the complete collection we hope to be able to make one day - with your help of course! 

TAILTUX LIFESTYLE COLLECTION
TAILTUX LIFESTYLE COLLECTION

Once our campaign is successful, we will send an email for your TAILTUX shirt (size and style) and TAILTUX hat (size and style).  

All orders come with free exchanges.           

Also just want to thank Julianne and Brandon of SCENEWORK for really stepping up to the plate. 

Your video, production and expertise are second to none!                                               

Thanks for checking us out and your support.  Sincerely, RJ

Risks and challenges

I started by thinking of how TAILTUX will fit every possible body shape. Then incorporated little practical niceties like a small pocket just above the waistline for, in my case, golf tees and ball markers. But you can put in anything you want.

My 25 years experience of engineering, design, manufacturing and bringing products to the marketplace combined with the clothing manufacturer I carefully have chosen which has over 100 years and many generations of experience in the textile industry gives me great confidence.

You're getting a polo shirt AND underwear with TAILTUX. And with your help am excited to create a new market in men's fashion industry. But wait there's more! I also want to create a basic T-shirt, button down shirt and an incontinence shirt.

We plan to sell direct to consumers through our own website. This will help the consumer like you avoid the huge mark-up most retail stores add.

We do plan to sell wholesale through established sales representatives. This is the "standard" way of getting new products into the marketplace. The reps have relationships with buyers forged over many years. We see it as a way to help boost the economy and keep people working in America.

Once our project is funded, here are the steps that we plan to take:

1) Order our custom woven labels & hang-tags needed for production. Estimated time of 3 weeks.

2) Production of our LIFESTYLE COLLECTION which includes four styles and four different sizes of each style. Also includes individual hand-inspection of each garment. Estimated time of 4 weeks.

3) Tagging & shipment of products. Estimated time of 2 weeks.

We're excited to get going, but there are also potential risks in execution. Here are some of the key risks, and how we plan to address them:

1) Overall Production and Quality Control. While I have complete faith in the manufacturer I have chosen to work with, we hope to eliminate manufacturing risk by paying close attention to the quality of our products. The best part is everything is done under one roof so it makes it super easy to manage!

2) Fabric Supplier. We are not concerned about fabric as our DRY-FIT fabric is the same fabric as the big boys use and trust me, there is plenty of it.

3) Shipment. We're shipping our products through the mail. There's general risk in reliability of shipping companies, but we'll make sure we keep track of where your order is at all times and communicate that openly to you.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us!

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  • You selected
    $8 reward

    1 backer

    YOU GET OUR SINCERE THANKS!
    Receive a swatch of our DRY FIT fabric signed by our design team, a TAILTUX woven logo and THANK YOU card. Let's bring manufacturing back to where it belongs!

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    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    $25 reward

    0 backers

    Same as above (huge thank you) plus 1 TAILTUX Hat - Look and feel cool and be proud to help us create a new market in the fashion industry and support the USA economy! Includes free shipping and exchanges

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  • You selected
    $44 reward

    0 backers

    PREPARE TO GET LIBERATED!
    You get 1 original production stylish masculine cut and sewn TAILTUX shirt (any style and color) made with premium quality DRY FIT 4-way stretch fabric, elastic waistband, soft interior lining and easy on-off snaps. Never worry about your shirt tail again! Be proud to support the USA economy! Includes free shipping and exchanges.

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    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    $55 reward

    0 backers

    Same as above plus you get 1 TAILTUX Hat (any style) so you can now look and feel cool. Never worry about your shirt tail again! Be proud to support the USA economy! Includes free shipping and exchanges.

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  • You selected
    $76 reward

    0 backers

    ONCE YOU WEAR TAILTUX, YOU'LL DEFINITELY WANT ANOTHER ONE!
    You get 2 original production stylish cut and sewn TAILTUX shirts (any style and color) made with premium quality DRY FIT and you will also receive a swatch+woven logo personally signed by design team. Be proud to support the USA economy! Includes free shipping and exchanges.

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    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    $125 reward

    0 backers

    BE THE FIRST TO SET A FASHION TREND!
    You get 3 original production stylish cut and sewn TAILTUX shirts (any style and color) made with premium quality DRY FIT fabric with a BONUS: We'll throw in embroidery of any name or logo. The perfect way to round out your personal collection. Be proud to support the USA economy! Includes free shipping and exchanges.

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    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    $175 reward

    0 backers

    START BUILDING THE PERFECT COLLECTION! You get 4 original production stylish cut and sewn TAILTUX shirts (any style and color) made with premium quality DRY FIT fabric with a BONUS: We'll throw in embroidery of any name or logo and 2 TAILTUX hats (any style). Be proud to support the USA economy! Includes free shipping and exchanges.

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    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    $650 reward

    0 backers

    HAVE YOUR OWN IDEA FOR A SHIRT? CREATE YOUR OWN TAILTUX FROM TOP TO BOTTOM! (And it will be shown on our website).
    We will help you design your OWN SIGNATURE TAILTUX SHIRT which includes rough sketches to your satisfaction, prototype version to fit your exact measurements, any color combination and get 10 stylish cut and sewn personally designed TAILTUX Shirts. BONUS: Also includes your choice of embroidery with your name or logo) and 4 TAILTUX hats (any style). Be proud to support the USA economy! Includes free shipping and exchanges.

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    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    $1,000 reward

    0 backers

    Same as above except you get 25 TAILTUX Shirts. Create your own TAILTUX shirt from top to bottom! And it will be displayed on our website! We will help you design your OWN SIGNATURE TAILTUX SHIRT which includes rough sketches to your satisfaction, prototype version to fit your exact measurements, any color combination. BONUS: Also includes your choice of embroidery with your name or logo) and 4 TAILTUX hats (any style). Be proud to support the USA economy! Includes free shipping and exchanges.

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    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    $2,500 reward

    0 backers

    A WEEKEND IN VEGAS (think Hangover) YOU'LL NEVER FORGET!
    You get a hotel room on the strip, airfare (within the US only - 30 day advance), two rounds of golf - each at Legacy Golf Club and Spanish Trail (top courses), 4 hours of golf instruction and 4 hour playing lesson, choice of any show on the strip, one elegant dinner, party at a top club and also create your own TAILTUX shirt from top to bottom! We will help you design your OWN SIGNATURE TAILTUX SHIRT which includes rough sketches to your satisfaction, prototype version to fit your exact measurements, any color combination. BONUS: Also includes your choice of embroidery with your name or logo) and 10 TAILTUX hats (any style). What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas! NOTE: GAMBLING OPTIONAL! Be proud to support the USA economy! Includes free shipping and exchanges.

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    Ships anywhere in the world

Funding period

- (25 days)