THE 10-YEAR HOODIE: Built for Life, Backed for a Decade!

A project in Brooklyn, NY by Jake Bronstein

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EVERY STITCH TELLS A STORY: A Premium Sweatshirt Designed for a Lifetime, Guaranteed for a Decade and Backed with FREE Mending!
Backers: 9226
Average Pledge Per Backer: $114

Funded: $1,053,830 of $50,000
Dates: Mar 7th -> Apr 21st (45 days)
Project By: Jake Bronstein
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April 21st - via:
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April 18th - via:
So many of you asked for it - 886 to be exact - and here it is: your very own pocket to keep whatever you please safe and secure, tucked away out of view in an extra deep pouch pocket on the inside of your sweatshirt! It measures 5 in. x 7 in. That's... (Read More)


April 17th - via:
We were going to wait to update you with the details of the inner pocket (with pictures) to announce this, but because of delays at our sample house that update is still a day or two off. We couldn't wait to share this anyway! Here's what's up... We... (Read More)

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March 31st - via:
Pre-production is in full effect! The first pile of yarn required to make the fabric, all 21,635 yards of it so far, has made its way from the spinners (where it went from cotton to yarn) to the knitters (where yarns become fabrics). At the volumes... (Read More)


March 19th - via:
Be advised, there’s a lot of words and even a video in this update. Don’t have time for all of that? Let us give it to you in just two words: THANK YOU!  We wanted to take this time to first share some facts, answer a few questions and finally,... (Read More)

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March 16th - via:
A product maker called Flint & Tinder is hoping to revolutionize the clothing industry by creating shirts and bottoms you can wear forever. (Read More)

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March 11th - via:
"Buy less, but get more." Sounds great, right? But when you think about the way that a lot of us shop these days, not a whole lot of people are adhering to that way of thinking these days. Jake Bronstein, founder of Flint And Tinder USA, is trying to change the way that many people think about clothing, and it turns out, people are REALLY listening. Jake started a Kickstarter campaign to raise awareness about a disturbing concept that he heard about in a factory called "planned obsolescence," and to fund the idea that he has to make a statement about that concept, The 10-Year Hoodie. (Read More)

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March 11th - via:
Flint and Tinder, the company that patriotically cradles your junk with premium, American-made underwear, is back with a new product: The 10-Year Hoodie ($89). Like the undies, the hoodies are made here in the States using super deluxe materials and impeccable craftsmanship. In fact, the sweatshirts are built to last a lifetime, and the company is so sure of their durability, they're providing a 10-year guarantee: If your hoodie gets a rip or tear, just mail it back and they'll mend it free of charge. Somewhere, Michael Cera is salivating at the notion. (Read More)

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