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High-performance outerwear for all seasons. 3 lightweight jackets, made of high-quality materials, simplistic design at excellent value
High-performance outerwear for all seasons. 3 lightweight jackets, made of high-quality materials, simplistic design at excellent value
High-performance outerwear for all seasons. 3 lightweight jackets, made of high-quality materials, simplistic design at excellent value
784 backers pledged €245,250 to help bring this project to life.

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HIGH-PERFORMANCE JACKETS AT A REVOLUTIONARY PRICE by Cortez

€245,250

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INTRODUCING OUR NEW OUTERWEAR COLLECTION

Cortèz creates the highest-quality outerwear and sells it straight from the manufacturer to you. We're happy to introduce our new lightweight high-performance jackets, including all the features you need to embrace the outdoors. 

We like to call them outdoor essentials, made for all seasons: The Shell, The Layer and The Stretch. 

     
 

VERIFIED REVIEWS - THE CUSTOMER IS KING!

This is our third Kickstarter project and we have delivered thousands of products all over the world. Feedback has been incredible and we couldn't have arrived here without the Kickstarter community. 

LET'S INTRODUCE OUR NEW HIGH-PERFORMANCE JACKETS 

We used our passion for the outdoors and 40+ years of experience in outerwear production to create the perfect jacket. Made for all seasons. Ready for any adventure. 

THE SHELL - OUTSTANDING DESIGN & SMART DETAILS

We're proud to introduce our third 3-layer shell jacket, containing 20+ features all in one jacket. Check it out below.

THE CORTÈZ JACKET VS. ARC'TERYX AND NORRONA

A picture is worth a thousand words. Let us show you why we believe the Cortèz Outerwear Shell can easily compete with the best in the industry.

     
 

OUR REVOLUTIONARY FABRIC        

Dermizax®EV - The perfect membrane that redefines comfort and protection for high-performance fabrics.

Created with proprietary technology in Japan and designed to protect you in all weather conditions.

WHY THIS FABRIC?

Dermizax®EV is a 100% waterproof, windproof and breathable membrane (fabric). Specifically developed to provide maximum protection against all kinds of demanding activities and weather conditions.

It's a durable and lightweight 3-layer fabric that can be washed like any other textiles. The perfect fabric for our collection of High-Performance jackets.

Besides waterproofness, we highly value the fabric's exceptional breathability.

See below how the Dermizax membrane compares to other high-performance fabrics.

THE LAYER - YOUR NEW BEST FRIEND IN EVERY SEASON

Perfect for any occasion, whether it's spring, autumn or a chilly summer day. This lightly insulated jacket is lightweight, breathable and easy to pack.

THE CORTÈZ LAYER VS. ARC'TERYX AND THE NORTH FACE

A picture is worth a thousand words. Let us show you why we believe the Cortèz Outerwear Layer can easily compete with the best in the industry.

  
 

THE STRETCH - FOR YOUR ACTIVE ADVENTURES       

This lightweight jacket feels like a second skin. It's made of a fourway stretch fabric, it's durable and offers ultimate comfort. It will keep you warm during an active day in nature or the city. Whether you ride a bike in the mountains or take your kayak to the river. We believe it's a must have for every outdoor enthusiast 

Note: Specially for the Kickstarter community, all early backers that pledge for The Shell will receive The Stretch for free (€109 value).

THE CORTÈZ STRETCH VS. ARC'TERYX AND NORRONA

A picture is worth a thousand words. Let us show you why we believe the Cortèz Outerwear Stretch can easily compete with the best in the industry.

FOR MEN AND WOMEN

Cortèz creates the highest-quality outerwear and sells it straight from the manufacturer to you. We're happy to introduce our new lightweight high-performance jackets, including all the features you need to embrace the outdoors.

We like to call them outdoor essentials, made for all seasons: The Shell, The Layer and The Stretch.

ALL BLACK - Including The Stretch jacket for free (value €109), Pre-order here for €299

LIGHT GREY - Including The Stretch jacket for free (value €109), Pre-order here for €299

BLUE - Including The Stretch jacket for free (value €109), Pre-order here for €299

Burgundy - Including The Stretch jacket for free (value €109), Pre-order here for €299

Dark Green - Including The Stretch jacket for free (value €109), Pre-order here for €299

THE LAYER COLLECTION 

THE STRETCH COLLECTION

                       

THE ADVENTURE PACK 

Specially for the Kickstarter community we designed an exclusive adventure pack. It exists of all the essentials you need for your next outdoor experience. Check our packages below to see which gifts you receive when backing our campaign.

REWARDS

See our packages below to find out everything you need to know.

*NOTE: you'll choose the model, size and color after the campaign has ended.

TIMELINE 

After our 1st Kickstarter campaign, we delivered 1000+ packages to backers living all over the world. A part of our team is currently in Vietnam to take care of the fulfillment process of our 2n Kickstarter campaign. Another 1000+ packages are being prepared for shipment. As this is our 3rd Kickstarter campaign we are 100% sure to do so again in 2019 and we will make sure each backer becomes a happy owner of their ordered Cortèz Outerwear products.

All production lines have already been reserved which guarantees us output on time, according to the timeline below.

SIZE CHART 

After we meet our funding goal on Kickstarter we'll contact you to help you select the right size and color.

Nevertheless, below you can find our size chart to already measure your chest, waist and hips. This will help you to choose that one size that fits you best.

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY ABOUT CORTÈZ

ARE YOU READY TO JOIN US?

This is us, rocking the Cortèz jacket! We are passionate skiers and outdoor enthusiasts with an extensive background in clothing production, fashion and entrepreneurship.

As the founders of Sqetch.co Wiebe and Wouter have helped hundreds of fashion brands and clothing suppliers to grow their business.

Herman has been working in the field of clothing production for 40+ years and is the owner of Vert Company, a true pioneer in sustainable production.

We're on a mission to create lasting outdoor experiences and re-green our planet. That's why we partnered up with Justdiggit and started to cool down the planet. For every jacket sold we re-green 50m2 of land on the foot of the Kilimanjaro (Tanzania) to reduce global warming.

At Cortèz you don't buy to get, you buy to give.

OUR DESIGN PROCESS

This is outerwear you are going to love, so we want to make sure it lasts.

Together with the most respected manufacturers in the industry we are ready for our second collection.

Highest quality products, outstanding design and build to last.

EXCELLENT VALUE: SELLING STRAIGHT FROM THE MANUFACTURER

By using a disruptive direct-to-consumer model, and cutting out the middlemen, we can offer our products for an exceptionally reduced price while maintaining the same high-quality standards as leading industry brands.

SPECIAL THANKS

Our first early supporting backers from our 1st and 2nd Kickstarter :)

Video & Photography credits: VISUALCHEFS - Creative Film Company. In particular, #janfillem, #stefanjansen, #visualentrepreneur and #woeiman

Product photography credits: Thomas van Schaik 

Design: Ivan Pashchenko

Cortèz superstars: Ioanna Zygogianni, Alex Cheuk, Laura Smetsers

AND OF COURSE..

We would love to thank our family and friends for their support during the Cortèz journey so far, we couldn't have done it without you!

Let's hope together we can make this a huge success!

This campaign is promoted by Backercamp. Since 2012, Backercamp has helped 5,000+ creators make their projects a reality, raising over $200MM through crowdfunding.

Risks and challenges

Our team combined has over 40 years of manufacturing experience in outerwear and high-performance products. This is our third Kickstarter project and we have delivered thousands of products all over the world. Feedback has been incredible and we couldn't have arrived here without the Kickstarter community.

However, we understand that no campaign comes without challenges. And over the years we have become pretty good at managing the production process and setting accurate expectations. We only partner with the best manufacturers in the industry and have already booked all production lines way in advance. This allows us to secure production output according to our pre-set timeline.

Although certain things like custom delays are difficult to predict, we made sure our schedule allows for delays and unforeseen circumstances.

In any case, we'll make sure to update you frequently on our progress and keep the process as transparent as possible!

Thanks for all the support! We couldn’t do this without you. We are excited to take this next step in our journey with the Kickstarter community!

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    Pledge €109 or more About $124

    1 X THE STRETCH + FREE WATER BOTTLE

    EARLY BIRD - Save €65 off future retail price (€174).

    You get 1 Stretch jacket (you'll choose the model, size and color later)

    + we'll add a Reusable Waterbottle (€25 value) for free.

    Includes:
    • The Stretch Jacket
    • Reusable Water Bottle
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    Pledge €149 or more About $170

    1 X THE LAYER + FREE ADVENTURE PACK

    EARLY BIRD - Save €85 off future retail price (€234).

    You get 1 Layer jacket (you'll choose the model, size and color later)

    + we'll add an adventure pack for free, including Reusable Water Bottle, Lightweight Dry Bag and LED Flashlight.

    Includes:
    • The Layer Jacket
    • Reusable Water Bottle
    • Lightweight Dry Bag
    • LED Flashlight
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    Pledge €249 or more About $284

    1 X THE LAYER + STRETCH + ADVENTURE PACK

    SUPER EARLY BIRD - Save €151 off future retail price (€400).

    You get 1 Layer Jacket and 1 Stretch Jacket (you'll choose the model, size and color later)

    + we'll add an adventure pack for free, including Reusable Water Bottle, Dry Bag, LED Flashlight and Powerbank for free.

    Includes:
    • The Layer Jacket
    • The Stretch Jacket
    • Reusable Water Bottle
    • Powerbank
    • Lightweight Dry Bag
    • LED Flashlight
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    Pledge €298 or more About $340

    2 X THE LAYER + FREE ADVENTURE PACK

    EARLY BIRD - Save €172 off future retail price (€470).

    You get 2 Layer jackets (you'll choose the model, size and color later)

    + we'll add 2 Adventure Packs for free, including Reusable Water Bottles, Lightweight Dry Bags and LED Flashlights.

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    Pledge €299 or more About $341

    1 X THE SHELL + FREE STRETCH JACKET

    SUPER EARLY BIRD - Save €200 off future retail price (€500).

    You get 1 Shell jacket (you'll choose the model, size and color later)

    + we'll add a premium, beautifully designed, Stretch jacket (€150 value) for free.

    Includes:
    • The Shell Jacket
    • The Stretch Jacket
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    Pledge €319 or more About $364

    1 X THE SHELL + FREE STRETCH JACKET

    EARLY BIRD - Save €181 off future retail price (€500).

    You get 1 Shell jacket (you'll choose the model, size and color later)

    + we'll add a premium, beautifully designed, Stretch jacket (€150 value) for free.

    Includes:
    • The Shell Jacket
    • The Stretch Jacket
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    Pledge €339 or more About $387

    1 X THE SHELL + FREE LAYER JACKET

    SUPER EARLY BIRD - Save €181 off future retail price (€520).

    You get 1 Shell jacket (you'll choose the model, size and color later)

    + we'll add a Layer jacket (€170 value) for free.

    Includes:
    • The Shell Jacket
    • The Layer Jacket
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    Pledge €449 or more About $513

    1 X THE SHELL + LAYER + STRETCH

    SUPER EARLY BIRD - Save €298 off future retail price (€747).

    You get 1 Shell Jacket and Layer Jacket(you'll choose the model, size and color later)

    + we'll add a Stretch jacket (€149 value) and Adventure Pack for free, including Reusable Water Bottle, Dry Bag, LED Flashlight and Powerbank for free.

    Includes:
    • The Shell Jacket
    • The Layer Jacket
    • The Stretch Jacket
    • Reusable Water Bottle
    • Powerbank
    • Lightweight Dry Bag
    • LED Flashlight
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    Pledge €498 or more About $569

    2 X THE LAYER + STRETCH + ADVENTURE PACK

    SUPER EARLY BIRD - Save €302 off future retail price (€800).

    You get 2 Layer Jackets and 2 Stretch Jackets (you'll choose the model, size and color later)

    + we'll add 2 Adventure Packs for free, including Reusable Water Bottles, Dry Bags, LED Flashlights and Powerbanks for free.

    Includes:
    • The Layer Jacket
    • The Stretch Jacket
    • Reusable Water Bottle
    • LED Flashlight
    • Lightweight Dry Bag
    • Powerbank
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    Pledge €598 or more About $683

    2 X SHELL JACKET AND FREE STRETCH JACKET

    SUPER EARLY BIRD - Save €400 off future retail price (€998).

    You get 2 Shell jackets (you'll choose the model, size and color later)

    + we'll add 2 premium, beautifully designed Stretch jackets (€300 value) for free.

    Includes:
    • The Shell Jacket
    • The Stretch Jacket
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    Pledge €898 or more About $1,026

    2 X THE SHELL + LAYER + STRETCH

    EARLY BIRD - Save €602 off future retail price (€1500).

    You get 2 Shell Jacket 2 and Layer Jackets (you'll choose the model, size and color later)

    + we'll add 2 Stretch jackets (€150 value) and 2 Adventure Pack for free, including
    2 Reusable Water Bottle, 2 Dry Bag, 2 LED Flashlight and 2 Powerbank for free.

    Includes:
    • The Shell Jacket
    • The Layer Jacket
    • The Stretch Jacket
    • Reusable Water Bottle
    • Powerbank
    • Lightweight Dry Bag
    • LED Flashlight
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Funding period

- (33 days)