Crowdfunding sites are a breeding ground for innovative concepts that might fall by the wayside in a traditional marketplace. That being said, it’s unusual for a product to surpass its funding goals on sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo — especially if it’s an apparel item. However, BauBax blew the competition out of the water with their Bomber Jacket and Sweatshirt, greatly surpassing their $20,000 goal and raising $9.2 million on Kickstarter and another $11.6 million on Indiegogo.
So what’s all the fuss about a casual jacket and a hooded sweatshirt? Well, this gear goes above and beyond other outerwear options with over a dozen features that nearly eliminate your need for a carry-on during air travel. Here’s a breakdown of the qualities that make BauBax’s creations worth your cash — and you’ll get an extra 20% off with the Black Friday coupon BFSAVE20.
Fly More Comfortably
The BauBax Bomber Jacket and Sweatshirt both have a built-in neck pillow that inflates in two seconds and an eye mask built into the hood for snoozing on long flights. A special pocket for your passport keeps your ID at the ready, and a loop for your earphone wires keeps them detangled and ready to play. There’s even a full blanket that folds up in a single pocket for chilly plane cabins.
Protect Your Devices
You can carry almost all of your gadgets on you at once with these jackets and sweatshirts. Dedicated phone pockets, tablet pockets, and a portable charger pocket keep your gear within reach without bulking up your jacket. The zipper even doubles as a stylus to keep your tablet game on point.
Keep Daily Items On Hand
Little things that you need throughout your day that might easily get lost in a large bag each have a place in BauBax’s jackets and sweatshirts. There’s a dedicated pouch for your sunglasses or reading glasses, with an included microfiber cloth to attack smudges. A koozie drink pocket pops out to keep your soda chilly, but hand-warming pockets and built-in gloves keep your fingers toasty in the winter months.
BauBax’s slew of features are available in a bomber jacket style (medium black, large black, and XXL black, as well as medium blue, large blue, and XL blue) or in a sweatshirt (medium black, medium charcoal, and large charcoal). The bomber jacket and sweatshirts are on sale for $69, but you can get an additional 20% off of each item with the Black Friday coupon BFSAVE20.
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