About this project
The ADV3NTURE Hoodie is #1 Most funded Kickstarter fashion project EVER! You can still pre-order your ADV3NTURE Hoodie by clicking here!
We are an apparel design company made up of individuals that are passionate about creating amazing garments that you'll fall in love with. We're about taking years of research and design, triumphs and mistakes, and listening to our thousands of previous customers to make a product that becomes something that you can live in. We want you to fall in love with your hoodie and be a customer/friend for life.
ADV3NTURE is a new line of adventure products from world traveler, entrepreneur and TV host Zane Lamprey. The "3" represents three things: Travel, Exploration, and Living Life to the Fullest". The ADV3NTURE HOODIE is our debut product.
The ADV3NTURE HOODIE is first and foremost an everyday hoodie made with luxurious comfort and premium quality. Secondly, it's about creating a hoodie that's stylish to wear for any occasion. Then, and only then, is it about seamlessly integrating cool features that are useful in everyday life.
ADV3NTURE HOODIE CLASSIC
- The ADV3NTURE HOODIE CLASSIC collection are all made with a soft hood-liner, along with the 9 pockets and 14 features that we're proud of. The CLASSIC Hoodies are available in the colors below.
ADV3NTURE HOODIE LIMITED
The ADV3NTURE HOODIE LIMITED versions are the same structure as the CLASSIC, but are made with premium fabrics. What is a "premium fabric"? In the case of the Herringbone, it's a very soft woven fleece material. With the Black Camo and Olive Camo, it's a fleece material with a unique dying and printing process.
They’re just as comfy at home or tailgate party as they are for a night out on the town!
The All-Weather ADV3NTURE JACKET is water-resistant and is lined with ridiculously soft Sherpa fabric. It's available in BLACK, CHARCOAL GREY and NAVY!
ADV3NTURE HOODIE CLASSIC
The ADV3NTURE Hoodie CLASSIC, just like all other versions, have 23 pockets and features.
ADV3NTURE HOODIE CLASSIC "Smoke & Fire" is athletic grey with a red nylon zipper and two red bottle-opener zippers. The body is a medium/heavy weight functional 300g/m2 fabric made from a Cotton/Polyester blend. The hood is lined with a extremely soft grey flannelette.
ADV3NTURE HOODIE CLASSIC "Black & Blue" is jet black with a royal blue nylon zipper and two blue bottle-opener zippers. The body is a medium/heavy weight functional 300g/m2 fabric made from a Cotton/Polyester blend. The hood is lined with a extremely soft black flannelette.
ADV3NTURE HOODIE LIMITED
ADV3NTURE HOODIE LIMITED series ("Herringbone" and "Black Camo") have all of the features of the ADV3NTURE HOODIE and are made with premium fabrics (the same weight as the Adventure Hoodies) and have black zippers and accents.
ADV3NTURE HOODIE LIMITED "Black Camo" has four printed colors and is dyed using a reverse osmosis process which reduces the amount of fading when the garment is washed. The body is a medium/heavy weight functional 300g/m2 fabric made from a Cotton/Polyester blend. The hood is lined with a extremely soft black flannelette.
ADV3NTURE HOODIE LIMITED "Herringbone" is made with woven (not printed) yarn-dyed fleece. The body is a medium/heavy weight functional 300g/m2 fabric made from a Cotton/Polyester blend. The hood is lined with a extremely soft black flannelette.
The All-Weather ADV3NTURE JACKET is water-resistant and lined. It has the same features of the other Adventure Hoodies, but is made with a DWR (durable water-repellent) fabric and lined with incredibly soft Sherpa fabric in the body, hood and the outside wall of the side zippered pockets.
The All-Weather ADV3NTURE JACKET is made with a black waterproof treated Polyester/Spandex shell with a weight of 120g/m2. Along with the waterproof treated exterior, there is also an additional permeability film that provides additional water-resistance and insulation. The body, hood and side zippered pockets are lined with incredibly soft (like, baby bunny soft) black Sherpa fabric. The combined weight of the shell and lining are 360g/m2.
POCKETS & FEATURES
There are nine (9) pockets and fourteen (14) features that are seamlessly incorporated in the ADV3NTURE HOODIE. We set out to create a hoodie that is full of innovations, but is primarily a stylish high-end hoodie that you will want to wear every day.
The ADV3TURE Hoodie is being praised for its incredible pillow conversion. Pat O'Brien from Access Hollywood called the pillow feature "pure genius".
NINE (9) POCKETS
The ADV3NTURE HOODIE has nine pockets. While each pocket was designed for a purpose, what you use it for is up to you. Each person and each adventure is unique, so use our descriptions as suggestions. And if you find any other uses for the pockets, let us know (hit the CONTACT button at the top of this page)!
ZIPPERED SIDE POCKETS (2) - Unzip to warm your hands, or zip up to secure your belongings. They zip up (not down), so the rubber zipper pull tucks behind the pocket flap. (In the All-Weather Jacket, they're lined with incredibly soft Sherpa material)
FRONT CARGO POCKETS (2) - These pockets are essential to the ADV3NTURE HOODIE. They’re convenient enough to drop things into (camera, phone, wallet, maps, cash, change, etc), and big enough for odd-sized items (big headphones, maps, granola bars, children's toys, crayons, etc). And they are secured with two plastic-covered metal snaps.
ZIPPERED PASSPORT POCKET - You’ll never fumble for your passport (or wallet, or cash, or I.D.), because you’ll know that it’s secured close to your chest in a zippered pocket. This pocket has a rubber zipper pull.
INSIDE WATER-RESISTANT POCKET - Adventure is about an element of uncertainty. You never know when a water-resistant inside pocket will come in handy, but it certainly will! This is the perfect pocket for your phone and earbuds.
NEOPRENE KOOZIE POCKET (1) - The neoprene koozie pocket is designed to hold a standard bottle or can. It is sealed at the bottom, and is the perfect size for a phone (Android or iPhone 6+). It provides a padded pocket for your cell phone OR is an insulated place to hold your beverage, while also keeping it chilled.
ARM POCKET (1) - This is also a carry-over from the Drinking Jacket, but we switched arms to make it more convenient to 90% of the population (right-handed people - not that south paws can’t use it!).
MINI-PEN POCKET (1) This unique pocket holds a mini-pen, because you never know when you’ll need a writing implement. The pocket holds pens up to 4" long. There are several inexpensive mini-pens that fit in this pocket.
FOURTEEN (14) FEATURES
The ADV3NTURE HOODIE has 14 distinct features, although it could be argued that it actually has more. While each feature was designed with a specific purpose in mind, we know you'll come up with other use for them. If you find any other uses for the features, we'd love to hear about it!
SUNGLASS HOLDER - People most often lose their sunglasses when day turns to night or sunny skies turn cloudy and they don’t have anywhere to put their sunglasses. With the sunglass holder, you have a place to easily store or access your sunglasses, so you don’t leave them on a table, in a car, or wherever you would have put them down.
PILLOW CONVERSION - You never know when you’ll need a pillow! Missed a flight, long car ride, boring lecture, or maybe you just want to lay on the grass with your four-legged friend? Your adventure hoodie easily folds up into a pillow (way more effective than the chintzy ones they offer on airlines) that provides a substantial place to rest your head. It’s also a convenient way to transport your hoodie, when you don’t need it. The pillow converts both ways, so you can have a super soft pillow (with the lining on the outside), or a more durable pillow (with the lining on the inside) if you don't want to get the lining dirty in public places.
BOTTLE-OPENER ZIPPER - The top zipper is a bottle opener, because you never know when you'll need one!
REFLECTIVE CABLING - There is reflective cabling sewn into the front button pockets and on the hood (from the front to the back). They are covered with a thin body-color material to make it barely visible during the day. But work well even in very dim light.
REFLECTIVE LOGO - The Monkey (Pleepleus) logo on your hoodie is reflective. We used a tinted reflective ink to make our logo subtle and blend in with the fabric color (of all of the ADV3NTURE HOODIES), but it still its reflective properties.
FOLDABLE GLOVES - The cuffs of the hoodie fold out to serve as gloves. They’ll provide a cozy home for your hands when the weather turns cold. They’re also handy for keeping your beverage cold and your hands warm.
BEVERAGE GRIPS - The pattern on the gloves provides grip when holding a beverage. But they also add more grip for times when you didn’t know you needed it.
RETURN HOME FEATURE - OK, it's not as much a sophisticated electronic GPS component as it is a place to write your phone number or email address, but it's arguably just as effective. Write your info in the jacket and, if you leave your ADV3NTURE HOODIE somewhere, the finder will know how to contact you!
UNDERARM VENTS- The subcutaneous fat in your body acts as a natural insulator. You have less fat in your armpits, which makes them serve as the your torso’s cooling center. So, a simple vent has been added under the armpits to allow your body to remove excess heat.
VENTILATION ZIPPER - The addition of a bottom zipper enables you to cool off, without having to take off your hoodie. Unzipping just the top zipper can also work, but it may cause your hoodie to slip off your shoulders. By unzipping the bottom zipper, you can cool off, while keeping your hoodie in place.
OVER-SIZED HOOD - The hood is 5” larger than a standard hoodie, and is lined with super-soft fabric. This enables you to pull the hoodie over your eyes, to shut out the light and help you sleep.
ADJUSTABLE HOOD SNAPS - The hood is over-sized so it can cover your eyes when you want to take a nap. But, there is a button in the back of the hood that let's you adjust the size, so it doesn't cover your eyes other times that you're using the hood.
EXTRA SOFT HOOD LINING - The hood is lined with extra soft fabric which adds and extra level of insulating. When you're traveling, it creates a nice, soft, home-away-from-home.
DRAWSTRINGS - Use the drawstrings to adjust the hoodie, as well as blocking out the light, while you pull the hoodie over your eyes for a nap.
The All-Weather ADV3NTURE JACKET is made with DWR (Durable Water-Repellent) Fabric. The outer "jacket" material is made with a water-resistant treatment to repel water. There is also a thin inner-membrane that also helps to keep out water.
The All-Weather ADV3NTURE JACKET is lined with incredibly soft Sherpa fabric in the hood and body. What is Sherpa fabric? It is a super-plush "fleecy pile" which is most often used to make stuffed animals, blankets and pillows. It is, in a word, luxurious.
ALL-WEATHER VERSION FEATURES
SHERPA-LINED JACKET - The body of the jacket is lined with Velveteen Sherpa fabric that is as soft as a baby bunny (we actually tested it, which may have just been an excuse to go play with baby bunnies). It provides a layer of insulation and a layer of luxurious softness.
SHERPA-LINED HOOD - The hood is lined with the same Sherpa fabric as the body. When you pull it over your head, it envelopes your head in softness.
SHERPA-LINED SIDE POCKETS - The zippered side pockets are lined in the same Sherpa material to provide an extra soft place to warm your hands. Your cold hands will thank you.
QUILTED ARM-LINING - The sleeves are lined with a quilted in a soft cotton/polyester blend that provides a cozy and warm place for your arms, even if you're wearing a T-shirt underneath and have bare arms.
RIDICULOUSLY SOFT PILLOW CONVERSION - The ADV3NTURE HOODIE and ADV3NTURE JACKET quickly and easily convert into a pillow. Roll the jacket into the oversized hood and snap it shut. If rolled inside-out, it creates a super-soft pillow. If you roll it outside-in, your jacket becomes compact to fit in your bag.
—- IMPORTANT STUFF -—
SURVEY - THIS IS YOUR MOST IMPORTANT TASK! 1-2 days after the campaign is concluded, you will be emailed a link to a Kickstarter survey. It's incredibly simple. You'll click a few buttons as you select your size(s) and style/color choice(s). Then you'll provide us with your address, so we know what to send you and where to send it.
SIZING - We're offering Men's and Women's sizes of the ADV3NTURE Hoodie and ADV3NTURE Jacket. The sizes for Men's and Women's are comparable to a standard hoodie. To find your perfect size, grab your favorite hoodie (soon to be your second favorite hoodie!) and lay it on a flat surface. Grab a tape measure and measure the dimensions that you see in the image below. Then find the size that most closely matches it from the 22 sizes we offer. If you have a question, let us know. We'd love to hear your input!
US & Imperial Measurements
Metric ("International") Measurements
QUALITY IS INCREDIBLY IMPORTANT - We are working with one of the top apparel manufacturers to produce the ADV3NTURE Hoodie and Jacket. They produce top-quality garments, and this garment is no different. We have chosen premium fabrics for the hoodies, and they are being sewn with premium threads and stitching. We have not found the cheapest solution. Not even close. But, we have found the best solution.
TEMPERATURE RANGE - The ADV3NTURE Hoodie CLASSIC and LIMITED are medium-weight hoodies which are ideal for cool days 48°F (9C)° to the high 69°F (20°C). The ADV3NTURE Jacket is made with a water-resistant shell and Sherpa lined body, hood and pockets, along with quilted fabric in the arms. It's ideal for temperatures from 33°F (1°C) to 64°F (18°C). However, with proper layering underneath, the Jacket could be worn in temperatures below freezing.
SHIPPING - As soon as the campaign is over, you’ll be mailed a link for a survey. Inevitably, there will be people who will not fill out their survey on time. Last time (with The Drinking Jackets) we waited until 85% of the surveys were in (which took 45 days!) before we began manufacturing. That caused everyone to get their hoodies late. We won’t let that happen this time.
For the ADV3NTURE HOODIE, we’re going to start manufacturing the first production run 10 DAYS after the campaign is concluded. Anyone who is later than that will still get their hoodie, BUT it will just be in the second production run, which will be 30-45 days after the first run.
RETURNS - Most Kickstarter campaigns do not have return policies. We do. If you find a manufacturer’s defect, or received the wrong size, you have 30 days to exchange the hoodie. Just follow the directions on the packing slip. If, once you receive your hoodie, you wish to change the size/color (and an alternate is available), there is a $15 fee (per Hoodie) inside the US (international rates vary per country, please contact the email address provided on your return form included in every package) to cover us shipping you a new hoodie. All of the details and customer service email on a packing slip included in your order.
Risks and challenges
WE'VE DONE THIS BEFORE, so we know to get these hoodies made on time and in the high quality that you should expect. The Drinking Jacket campaign presented many challenges, but it was an amazing experience that we learned from and have applied those lessons to this campaign.
HOLIDAYS - We know that many of you would like to give the Adventure Hoodie as a gift. We expect to be shipping out the hoodies in the beginning of January. Depending on the number of orders, it may take several weeks to fulfill all of the orders. So, we cannot guarantee that you will receive your hoodie prior to the holidays.
SURVEY - Fill out your survey as soon as the campaign is over. 1-2 days after the campaign is concluded, you will be emailed a link to a Kickstarter survey. There you’ll provide us with your size(s), color choices(s), and address, so we know what to send you and where to send it.
QUALITY - We are working with one of the top apparel manufacturers. We have chosen premium fabrics. The hoodies are being sewn with premium threads and stitching. What else?
SHIPPING - As soon as the campaign is over, you’ll be mailed a link for a survey. Inevitably, there will be people who will not fill out their survey. Last time (with The Drinking Jackets) we waited until 85% of the surveys were in (which took 45 days!) before we began manufacturing. That caused everyone to get their hoodies late. We won’t let that happen this time.
For the Adventure Hoodie, we’re going to begin manufacturing ONE (1) WEEK after the conclusion of the campaign. Anyone who is later than that will still get their hoodie. It will just be in the second production run, which will be 15 days after the first run.
RETURNS - Most Kickstarter campaigns do not have return policies. Being that this is apparel, we do. If you find a manufacturer’s defect, or received the wrong size, you have 30 days to exchange the hoodie. Just follow the directions on the packing slip. The packing slip will have a customer support email address and phone number, so you will be able to get a response from a real person.
If, once you receive your hoodie, you wish to change the size/color, there is a $15 fee to cover us shipping you a new hoodie. Just fill out the exchange form included with your shipment and ship your hoodie back to the address indicated on the exchange form. All exchanges must be made within 30 days of receiving your hoodie. Exchanges cannot be processed after 30 days of receipt.
If this is a gift for the holidays, don’t wait to inspect your hoodie. Open it when you receive it, so you can make sure it is the correct size, and that there aren’t hoods sewn onto the arms. OK, that hasn’t happened. But weird things do occasionally happen.
SIZING - For The Drinking Jacket campaign, we used the American Sizing Standard for production of the hoodies. The problem is that (1) there is not standard LARGE PERSON. A Large man (for example) could be 5’ 5” 250lbs or 6’ 1” 185. We did our best. This time we've done better! Check the sizing charts above against your current garments and you should be able to find exactly what you need.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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