Before this press release arrived in my inbox I had never heard of Thunderbolt Original Jeans. However, their use of Schoeller® Dryskin is intriguing. With the fleece like lining, wind-resistance, and Nano-Sphere DWR, these jeans sound like they can deal with a variety of adverse conditions.
They’re $200 (USD), so I know I’ll get pushback re: the price and that jeans are jeans and you can get them for… Anyway, they’re designed and hand sewn in Portland, America. Which is fuggin’ awesome.
Full Press Release
THUNDERBOLT SPORTSWEAR INTRODUCES NEW FIT FOR THEIR ORIGINAL JEANS
Active Outdoor Brand Reinvigorates Active Jeans With A Modern Fit.
Portland, OR – Thunderbolt Sportswear – www.thunderboltsportswear.com – Introduces new modernized style or their original Mark II jeans, now offering improved comfort and a tailored fit.
Commute in comfort and warmth with the Mark II’s 4-way stretch Schoeller® Dryskin soft-shell fabric with a soft fleece like lining. Designed with wind resistant materials and a Nano-Sphere water repellent coating, these jeans can outlast even the harshest elements. The Mark II provides a modern fit and high performance for a seamless transition off the saddle and into the office. The Mark II Jeans are designed and sewn in Portland, OR, using Imported swiss fabric.
The Mark II comes in 3 colorways of Alloy, Blacktop and ‘Jean’ with classic yellow stitching. And Is available in a variety of waist size and lengths.
Mark II Specs:
Schoeller® Dryskin soft-shell with NanoSphere® treatment.ac
Double woven blend of nylon, polyester, & spandex manufactured in accordance with Bluesign
Hidden zipper on right rear pocket
Reinforced ‘no-stretch’ waistband.
About Thunderbolt Sportswear:
Designed and handsewn in Portland, USA by a small group of industry veterans — Thunderbolt Sportswear manufactures clothing essentials for the active lifestyle — without sacrificing comfort. Production is done in small runs close to home to ensure the highest quality, consistency, and ethical practices in the supply chain.