HipZIPP Belt: Enjoy a hands free lifestyle
HipZIPP Belt: Enjoy a hands free lifestyle
The new fashionable HipZIPP belt will be your new best friend for all walks, runs, and gym workouts. You name it!
The new fashionable HipZIPP belt will be your new best friend for all walks, runs, and gym workouts. You name it! Read more
About this project
The HipZIPP was inspired by many failed run belts on the market. They don't fit all the essentials (Phone, ID, Gels, etc.). They aren't very well balanced, they bounce, and they're a nuisance to get anything out of them once you've put something inside them. So we went ahead and created something that worked, that innovated and revolutionized the market of run belts. We took everything bad about the countless run belts, eliminated it, and created something amazing and good. Though this did not happen over night. Countless prototypes, countless runs, jogs, walks, and even treadmill tests at the gym went into perfecting the HipZIPP. We wanted to create something that was fashionable enough to wear at the gym, but comfortable enough to wear on your morning runs. With 2 large zippered pockets and a tucked away mini pocket, this belt will fit your phone, gel packs, and your ID or credit card.
Our Material is a high-end performance compression fabric. While sourcing the fabric we were looking for something that
1. Will hug the hips and create zero bouncing
2. Outlive our competitors
"I really liked the HiP ZiPP. I liked the 2 pockets, and they were plenty roomy for everything I like to carry on the run. The HiP ZiPP is nice and flat, and the low profile of the pack doesn't show under my shirts." Wendy - Takinglongwayhome.com
We have a clear mission; to design and manufacture the highest quality products in each activewear category, using the best materials and technologies on the market. Simply put, we create products that are engineered for performance and are impressively comfortable—you’ll never want to take them off.
We implement cutting edge technologies like flatlock stitching, which reduces the risk of chafing. Our fabrics are sourced from unique locations around the world, wherever innovation is occurring most rapidly.
After many years of developing, testing, and producing high quality compression sportswear for the casual to the competitive athlete and everyone in between, we’re frequently asked what’s next?
And we now have an answer..
It took us long hours of research and development (many, many samples and headaches) until we got the formula right and our latest product was ready to be presented. We are proud to introduce the HipZIPP - it's comfortable, it`s fashionable, it's available in your favorite colors, and to simply put it, it just makes sense!
We've been working with our manufacturer for almost three years now on various product lines. We've made and tested dozens of prototypes and feel confident in bringing the end result to you. The HipZIPPs you see in pictures are production-ready and we'll start manufacturing them as soon as we are able to raise the funds for production.
How We Began...
In 2004 two German pro triathletes met, fell in love and with only passion and very little money started a business together. (That's the short version)...
SLS3 is a company formed by two former Pro Triathletes with a passion for fitness and health. With years of being Professional Triathletes under their belts along with academic backgrounds in business, sports physiology, nutrition, and a passion to pass on what they learned and their know-how. They founded their business for the active fitness world.
The idea of the HipZIPP came on a long training run while trying to carry a handful of energy gels, a phone and some keys...
After several prototypes and many test runs, we developed the perfect design for the HipZIPP with the same great care, attention to detail, German precision and that hefty dose of passion for the sport.
How do I choose my sizes and colors? At the end of the campaign 9/30/15, we will send you a link to an order page where you can choose your sizes and colors.
Do you ship internationally? If so, what is the cost? Yes! Please add $20 to your order for international shipping. We ship First Class with insurance.
When do I get my HiPZiPPs? Our manufacturing partners are standing by and are very excited to start producing our HiPZiPPs. As soon as our campaign ends, they will get to work. We anticipate delivery in the middle of November of this year. Just in time for the holidays.
Risks and challenges
This is our first Kickstarter project and we have done our absolute best to make realistic and pin pointed projections of the amount of raw materials we need, the time we need to receive them, and the time we need to manufacture the HipZipps. However, manufacturing at the standards of SLS3 has its own complications. Every single detail is scrutinized and we don't settle for anything less than perfection. The risk with that is that if unavoidable production issues come up, the delivery of your rewards will be delayed.
With that said, we will make two promises:
1. We will deliver the highest quality product to each and every single backer. We take extreme pride in making some of the best products in the world and will never compromise on quality.
2. We will keep the lines of communication open at all times. If we have hurdles, you'll be the first to know about them.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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