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Technical materials. Innovative design. Expert construction. Stylish protection from the elements for wherever life brings you.
Technical materials. Innovative design. Expert construction. Stylish protection from the elements for wherever life brings you.
Technical materials. Innovative design. Expert construction. Stylish protection from the elements for wherever life brings you.
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The Cubed Travel Jacket™: A Waterproof Shell for Everyday

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Read what Maxim Magazine says about The Cubed Travel Jacket™
Read what Maxim Magazine says about The Cubed Travel Jacket™
 

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The Cubed Travel Jacket™ is a 4-season jacket combining distinctive style, innovative pocketing and an eVent® DVStorm™ membrane, the most technically advanced waterproof/breathable fabric in existence.

The Cubed Travel Jacket™ is the one jacket you will never want to leave home without. It's the culmination of years ​o​f development and ​offers more pockets and features than any other waterproof shell available on the market today.​

 

Reinventing the Waterproof Shell: It Begins with Pockets

A great waterproof shell is your best friend on the road, whether you’re in the city or the mountains. If you've traveled in one, you know what we're talking about.

However, waterproof shells were born in the outdoor industry, which means they’ve been traditionally designed for extreme weather protection during specific outdoor activities like mountaineering. So shells are made with the pockets placed to stay out of the way of a harness and shoulders wide enough for swinging ice axes. This is great if you’re dangling hundreds of feet above a glacier, but impractical for daily life.

So we chose the most practical and beautiful pockets in the jacket world: Twin Napoleons. But with a twist...

Our twin Napoleon INT/EXT PKTS™ (Interior/Exterior accessible pockets) allow you to access essential items without undoing the main zipper. Something we wished we had when attempting to retrieve a wallet or phone from our jackets during rainstorms…

Twin Napoleon INT/EXT PKTS™
Twin Napoleon INT/EXT PKTS™

We designed the pocketing on the Cubed Travel Jacket™ to accommodate everyday life, while retaining the advancements of technical waterproof materials. With 8 pockets total, you’ll have all the carryability you need to go anywhere.

The laterally zipping lower-right pocket accommodates the removable hood.
The laterally zipping lower-right pocket accommodates the removable hood.

Cutting-Edge Waterproof/Breathable Jacket Tech… For Everyday Life

We independently tested every leading Waterproof/Breathable membrane on the market today and concluded the eVent® DVStorm™ membrane lead with perfect waterproofness and awe-inspiring breathability. 

Waterproof/Breathable technology has come a long way since your 90s windbreaker. Our fabric withstood a 20000 mm/24HR water-column test (water accelerated to twice the velocity of a hurricane), while being air permeable (so you don't sweat buckets while climbing a flight of steps), with an incredible 20000 G/M2/24HR breathability rating.

Far less toxic than most DWRs (Durable Water Repellants), and used by environmentally minded companies like Patagonia, the short-chain C6 DWR is our repellant of choice, protecting you and the environment.

Water does not get in, sweat-vapor gets out: advanced science keeping you dry and comfortable.
Water does not get in, sweat-vapor gets out: advanced science keeping you dry and comfortable.

The jacket is fully taped-seamed, which means every exterior stitch is backed by a line of waterproof tape to form a total seal.

Tape seaming is a highly technical process only a few garment manufacturers in the world, and their highly skilled craftspeople, are capable of producing.
Tape seaming is a highly technical process only a few garment manufacturers in the world, and their highly skilled craftspeople, are capable of producing.

We have years of experience designing articulated patterns to facilitate complete freedom of movement, without the bulk you'll find in other technical shells. Go ahead and stretch, it feels great.

Minimalist Design

Styled as an urban travel jacket, you can go anywhere with it and feel right at home. We chose a highly durable face fabric with a natural feel, which isn’t shiny or noisy like the plastic-feeling face fabrics found on most waterproof shells.

You won’t find a single stitch down the front of the jacket (besides those securing the Napoleon Pockets), a feat achieved by an innovative manufacturing technique where the internal pockets are sewn directly into the taped seams.

We designed the collar so it’s not too high or low, but just right, with ample room to accommodate a scarf.

The perfect height for a jacket's collar.
The perfect height for a jacket's collar.

We've worn a lot of jackets over the years. Some we've loved, others not so much. The Cubed Travel Jacket™ is the culmination of our experiences pushing the boundaries of what a waterproof shell can do for your everyday life. 

Subtle accents and a discreet logo make the jacket appropriate and distinguished whether you're enjoying a bourbon or Spring skiing.
Subtle accents and a discreet logo make the jacket appropriate and distinguished whether you're enjoying a bourbon or Spring skiing.
 

We relate, because we've wanted The Cubed Travel Jacket™ for years! Choose a reward from above, and as soon as the campaign ends we'll send out a survey asking for your choice in size and color and take it from there. For your support, we're offering the jacket on Kickstarter discounted over 25% off retail.

The Cubed Travel Jacket™ comes in three colors.

Black...

 Slate...

 And Mountain Blue...

Thanks for spending a moment with our jacket. It will change the way you think about going outside. Please share this page with your friends and anyone who appreciates the finer things in life. 

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Guarantee & Exchanges

We guarantee the lifetime of The Cubed Travel Jacket™ from all defects in construction and materials. 

If your jacket does not fit, send it in, and after we've finished fulfilling the rest of the rewards we'll exchange it for you.  

The future of jackets is here.
The future of jackets is here.

Risks and challenges

We at Clothing Arts are proud to have our clothes travel with our customers on their adventures around the world. Founded in 2009, we’ve experienced the range of challenges that come up during production. The Cubed Travel Jacket is our next big move, which is why we’re launching here on Kickstarter. Our past customers know that we’re dedicated to delivering what we promise.

Delivery Dates

We want you to have your jacket by Fall 2016. We don’t expect any issues, however, as this is the first jacket we’ve launched, it’s important to note that there can be factors that we haven't anticipated.

Suppliers

As the jacket has been in development for two years, we have great relationship with the manufacturer and have already smoothed out a number of production hurdles.

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