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We're bringing high-end, natural comfort to running and activewear. Stay active!
We're bringing high-end, natural comfort to running and activewear. Stay active!
We're bringing high-end, natural comfort to running and activewear. Stay active!
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The Ultimate Merino Running Jacket

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Can't find the perfect running and activewear jacket?

When Kevin Zhu moved to Vancouver from China last summer, he was excited to live in a city where running and being active was as popular as Starbucks. When he discovered the running trails along the beaches of West Vancouver, he set out to buy the ultimate running jacket, but couldn’t find anything that came close. He wanted something versatile with modern, built-in features, that didn't compromise performance or comfort.

With 20 years of experience as a producer and designer for women’s fashion brands across Europe, Kevin set out to create what he believes is the perfect running/activewear jacket for women AND men...enter the Merino Contour Jacket.

The Magic of Merino

The Merino Contour Jacket is made up of 85% pure Merino wool; a natural, renewable and biodegradable material that’s great for the environment, The natural fibres are lightweight, soft and breathable allowing you to perform in comfort. Merino adapts to your body temperature keeping you warm or cool all year round. 

A true no-fuss material, Merino wool is odour resistant, machine washable, and can be simply hung for a day to restore its freshness. With a much lower percentage of synthetic fibres than its competitors, our jacket focuses on the natural without sacrificing quality, performance and style. 

Comfort AND Function

Worried about carrying too much stuff? Or not being able to carry what you need? Beat the bulk with secure inside pockets for your smartphone, keys and must-haves. Torn between wanting to be comfortable and wanting to look great? This jacket is perfectly detailed for comfort without compromising style.

The jacket is loaded with fine details including:

  • self-sealing inside pockets for keys, cards or other valuables
  • glove-fitted sleeves
  • waterproof zippers
  • a microfibre cloth for your glasses

Bring on the Beats

Turn up the tunes without getting wrapped up in wires! Secure eyelets allow your earbuds to stay in place while you move.

Move easily from the running trails to a coffee catch-up in style. This jacket has you covered from indoors to outdoors and back.

Water resistant

We have applied the best finishing to our jacket to make it naturally water-resistant (no coating at backside).

 

What About Sizes?

There's nothing more annoying than getting a jacket that doesn't fit! Here's a handy chart to help you with sizing...

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Features same Merino quality as our jacket and invisible zippered pocket to hold your valuables. 

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We handpick only the best Merino yarn with critical technical properties. And to ensure the best possible quality, we pick the yarn, dye it, and weave it into final fabric ourselves. The entire fabric creation process takes about 2 months, with jacket production taking another 3-4 weeks. The whole production process takes up to 3 months. It's a painstaking process, but the only way we can ensure a perfect final product! We plan to start shipping jackets to our supporters in June.

Our Merino Contour Jacket is just the beginning. With your support we can rapidly produce and manufacture a line of functional and comfortable active wear clothing.

Stay in Touch

We want to hear from you! Follow our updates here and connect with us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram. You can also send us questions and comments on our Website!

Risks and challenges

Although we have a track record of producing and delivering clothing apparel, this is our first product we're creating directly to consumers for the activewear market. This project will support our efforts to develop and create a more pure, natural blend of Merino wool activewear, with detailing that we think is important for everyday use and comfort. Thank you for your support!

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    Thanks for supporting our campaign to create the ultimate running jacket! Every contribution is important to us, so you'll get a personal thank you note from one of the founders, Kevin Zhu. Please stay tuned for our updates and please spread the word.

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    OUR EARLY BIRD SPECIAL - TWO JACKETS!

    Two Merino Contour Jackets, just for you or to share with someone special. You'll be able to take that next run or walk (together) in ultimate comfort!

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