Wonderland's War

Bringing back the old Norwegian work shirt

A project in Portland, OR by Ingvill Montgomery

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150 years ago the busserull shirt was the common work shirt in Norway. In 2014, Hovden Formal Farm Wear is bringing it back!
Backers: 121
Average Pledge Per Backer: $128

Funded: $15,470 of $12,000
Dates: Jul 8th -> Aug 9th (32 days)
Project By: Ingvill Montgomery
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Latest News

WDAY TV news!! Yes-we are on the news!

August 7th - via: kickstarter.com
WDAY TV news made a great story on us tonight! Wow!! They really put together a nice couple of minutes about the shirts. They also got some nice shots of the linen fabric.. if you are curious.. Here it is:... (Read More)

1 week to go [Disclaimer: May Contain Selfies]

August 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
The countdown has officially started. We got 7 days to go! Time for the last-min people to wake up ; ) We don't want to hear no 'Oh, is it over already, I was planning on getting 10 shirts..'  Since we have reached our goal, we are now moving on all... (Read More)

YOU DID IT! You funded our project!

July 27th - via: kickstarter.com
July 27th at 1.01pm our project got to $12.000 and is 100% funded!  Find your finest bottle of Aquavit and let’s toast to having brought back the busserull! If only they knew back then, that in 2014, we do not have flying cars, but instead their... (Read More)

Half way through the campaign! 80% to our goal!

July 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi again,  We are half way through our campaign and 80% to our goal! We couldn’t be happier with all the support and enthusiasm for our project.  And we got some more press. In Norway this time!... (Read More)

Reward level added: 2 linen shirts for $240

July 20th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Day 10 update

July 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi again Hovden fans and backers,  Can you believe that we are 66% to our goal after 10 days? That is very promising. Since the launch of our kickstarter campaign we have met so many great, interesting and helpful people! We want to share some of it... (Read More)

Photos of the Wool Busserull shirt

July 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Did I mention that it was 29C/85F here in Portland today? THANK YOU Nick, for modeling the wool shirt for us on a warm summer day..!   The shoulder part of the shirt has two layers of fabric. Guys who have tried the shirt seem to like that it makes... (Read More)

Day 4 update & some fun numbers

July 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow, here we are on day 4 and we are just blown away by the interest in our project and the support! Here are some fun numbers I want to share:  Our video has been seen 760 times!!  The campaign has been shared 640 times on Facebook!  We have 37... (Read More)

Return of the busserull

July 9th - via: na-weekly.com
Hovden Formal Farm Wear is bringing the classic Norwegian work shirt to America (Read More)

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