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An all-around graphene-based 3-layer jacket: Breathable, Waterproof, Ultralight & Durable + state-of-the-art technology.
An all-around graphene-based 3-layer jacket: Breathable, Waterproof, Ultralight & Durable + state-of-the-art technology.
1,758 backers pledged HK$ 3,652,804 to help bring this project to life.
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Graphene-X | The jacket you won't want to take off

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 Here’s the jacket you’ll never want to take off… ever 

 The Alpha Series is the graphene-integrated all-around jacket that sets a new standard for versatility, performance and comfort. The jacket sports a stylish, minimalistic design thanks to the integration of a graphene layer that makes it waterproof, lightweight, breathable, durable and more.

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 Can you imagine wearing something 200x stronger than steel, lightweight as a feather, flexible, impermeable, breathable and waterproof… that also looks stylish… 

So let us introduce you, the Graphene-X Alpha Series Jacket.

Today, our Alpha Series jacket uses 65% of polyamide (plastic) in its construction (compared to other top performing jackets which have between 95% and 100%). Our goal in time is to reduce this % as much as we can without sacrificing comfort and performance.

Eco Bionic coating: PFC Free coating (Eco-friendly) which repels water with no added chemicals. In the outdoor industry, PFCs are common in water-repellent finishes (DWR) . Most DWR coatings contain fluorocarbons or PFCs that have been shown to be a hormone disruptor, like BPA.

We also have committed to becoming Climate Neutral Certified. Through them, we are committing to measure, reduce and offset our carbon emissions, right from the start of our operations.


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 Imagine a jacket that would be a no-brainer when you chose what to wear every morning. Imagine this jacket would perform flawlessly independent of the weather or what kind of activity you have on that day.

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Yes, we really mean one jacket so versatile it can be used for everything.

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Ok, so all this sounds great, but putting all this into one single jacket seemed as an impossible task… until we discovered graphene.

 Graphene is a wonder material that meant the Nobel Prize of physics to the scientists that discovered and that promises to change the world as we know it. But what exactly is graphene?

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After 2 years of R&D and countless hours working with a daredevil manufacturer (who also works with the biggest brand names in the world), we were able to integrate graphene into the shell face of our jacket.

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With the integration of graphene in the 3-layer Alpha Series jacket, we developed a jacket that could outperform every – single – jacket in its class.


Among the core benefits of the Graphene-X jacket we have:  

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 This is a 10.000 mm jacket (14.2 psi protection). To understand this is good to know that normal rain comes down with a force of approximately 2 psi. So basically even if you go and hike in a hurricane (10 psi wind-driven forces) water is not going to leak. By the way, we wouldn't advise you to hike in these conditions :) 

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@jennyclise_, yoga guru
"Love the coat. Great fit, not bulky so its easy to work in" - Tod, California firefighter

 Basically, the Alpha Series jacket doesn’t only protect you against nature’s elements but also empowers you in your daily life situations. 


At this stage we thought: “We are already here, let’s make this jacket legendary”. So, we decided to go above and beyond with the Graphene-X jacket and integrate state-of-the-art tech.

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RECCO Rescue system: The RECCO rescue system is an electronic method of finding people buried in an avalanche or lost in the outdoors. The Recco system consists of two parts: a reflector (integrated into our jacket) and a detector (used by professional rescue teams).

 Eco Bionic coating: PFC Free coating (Eco-friendly) which repels water with no added chemicals.

• Repels water • Repels water based soiling substances • Wash-resistant • Durable up to 20 wash cycles (40ºC) • No fluorinated compounds • Formaldehyde-free • Resistant to abrasion • No detrimental effect on breathability.

 In the outdoor industry, PFCs are common in water-repellent finishes (DWR) and have long been a precondition for breathable outdoor clothing due to their ability to repel water, dirt and oil. In particular, perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) are two PFCs that raise long-term environmental safety concerns. Most DWR coatings suck because they contain fluorocarbons or PFCs that have been shown to be a hormone disruptor, like BPA.

Some brands that still include PFCs in their DWR coatings:

  • The North Face (target removal by 2020)
  • Patagonia (no target date set)
  • Gore-Tex (no target date set)
  • Arc’teryx (no target date set)
  • Most brands do not even acknowledge the issue on their web sites

This is why we decided to use the Eco Bionic PFC Free coating on the Graphene-X jacket.


YKK Zippers: Basically the best zippers in the world to make sure your valuables are protected.

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We live in a world where optimization of time and resources have become paramount. Space is scarcer than ever and our goals in life have changed dramatically from past generations. Too much of everything has saturated us and simplicity has won a place in our priorities.

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Do you know the reason why Steve Jobs wore the same outfit every day? He preferred to work on the next legendary product rather than losing time deciding what to wear every morning. He simplified his daily decisions starting with his clothing.

How to buy the Graphene-X jacket:

  • Pick the available reward. If you want more than one jacket just multiply the value times the number of jackets you want.
  • Once our campaign is finished you will receive a survey asking for your size and delivery address.
  • You will be pre-ordering our jacket at a once-in-a-lifetime price and you will be the first to own this unique jacket before it hits stores.   

How do I order more than one jacket?

  • Easy. First, become a backer (click Back This Project) and pick a reward. Then, increase your pledge dollar amount by the amount of the reward for every extra unit you want to order.
  • Example: If you are purchasing the jacket at the VIP special price of $249 and you want to buy 3 jackets, then just input a payment of USD $249x3 = USD 747.
  • That's all you must do for now. When the campaign is complete (Mid November) we'll send you a survey to confirm your order (and ask your size and delivery address). Use this simple add-on rule to add as many additional jackets to your reward as you'd like.

Our sizing is based on US standards, but you can find the details on each size here. Once the campaign finishes you will receive a survey where you can choose your size.

Choose your style (slim, comfortable or loose) and size tutorial:


Claudia, Jorge & Jager

 We have a mission: Help to ignite the revolution of Graphene in the world through clothing that not only outperforms your expectations, but that is also done in a responsible way. That's why we're proud to announce we have committed to becoming Climate Neutral Certified. Through them, we are committing to measure, reduce and offset our carbon emissions, right from the start of our operations.

Today, our Alpha Series jacket uses 65% of polyamide (plastic) in its construction (compared to other top performing jackets which have between 95% and 100%). Our goal in time is to reduce this % as much as we can without sacrificing comfort and performance. 

2019 is the year we come live. It's the year that our project turns into a product. We chose Kickstarter to launch the Graphene-X jacket as this is the home of the early adopters and revolutionaries that shape the world with the new trends in a constant call to arms versus the status quo of things.

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Press or media and would like to write about us? We would be thrilled! Check our Media Pack here!

Risks and challenges

For more than two years we worked on Graphene-X's design because we wanted to make sure that every single aspect of our jacket was perfect. An important point here was working with top-notch materials and technology and we didn't hesitate in choosing them regardless the impact on price. We firmly believe in the "less stuff, but better stuff" moto.

Also, we studied and revised the pain points you were getting with other crowdfunding campaigns and one that was repeatedly seen was that many of the projects you backed up took a long time to deliver (IF they delivered). We got the importance of partnering up with the best partners and we did.

The company in charge of the manufacturing of Graphene-X has been producing clothing for the biggest brand names for more than 15 years and has taken an active role in the development of our products to ensure the best performance. They also have an amazing corporate culture, having fair treatment with their employees, which at the end of the day, are the ones that make the magic happen.

Sometimes though, things happen that are just out of our control and could have an impact on the timings of our deliveries (Aliens could actually come and steal our production and take it to their fellow aliens to show them how good we do things here in Earth! - There is an actual real probability for this 🧐).

If we succeed and get funding to move onwards with production we will make sure to give it all to those aliens and make sure you get your products on time!

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    Graphene-X Jacket | Alpha Series

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    Get the Graphene-X jacket at USD $269 (40% off) and take advantage of a once in a lifetime price for this revolutionary jacket. Limited units available.

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    Graphene-X Jacket | Alpha Series (10x)

    DISTRIBUTORS PACK | USD $2390

    Get a 10x pack of the Graphene-X jacket for your business (or big family!) at USD $2.390 (47% off) and take advantage of the best price this jacket will ever have. Limited packs available.

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    V.I.P. SPECIAL | USD $249

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    Graphene-X Jacket | Alpha Series

    🎃Halloween Special 🎃USD $254

    Get the Graphene-X jacket at USD $254 (43% off) and take advantage of a once in a lifetime price for this revolutionary jacket. Limited units available.

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