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Kickstarter has fast become a favorite platform for designers, filmmakers and artists to get their creative projects funded fast. Today, we bring you an LA made jacket by Lunis Reflective that is designed for performance, comfort and style, and needs major funding in order to be produced.
Brett Clouser of Survivor fame founded the label after three of his friends were struck by cars while riding their bikes at night. After conversations with friends and cyclists, the designer discovered that most riders skipped safety clothing because they lacked the style factor. He developed a solution in The Crescent Windshield, the first in a line of reflective outerwear that offers a stylish way for cyclists to stay safe when traveling at night.
The jacket is lightweight, slim fit and water- and wind-resistant. The reflective application is almost only visible at night and provides 360-degree visibility to ensure safety. The best detail: the entire jacket can compact and disappear into one of its own tiny back pockets once you've reached your destination.
With hopes of moving into production, Clouser is seeking support through his month-long Kickstarter project, which will be funded if he reaches his goal of $10,000 by May 19. The fund is a little over $6,000 right now, so pledge here.
· Lunis [Kickstarter]
· Lunis [Facebook]