Most Versatile Jacket Ever Created for Active Urban Life

100% Made in Canada and backed with 10 Year Warranty
Publish date:

Vancouver, BC. - DEC 18, 2017 


VANCOUVER, Canada – December 18, 2017 – PANTAVUS Apparel introduces a truly versatile jacket for active urban life on Kickstarter. Made with eVent fabric technology, these jackets are designed to keep the wearer dry in all weather conditions and through any activity, fusing performance with style.

“We’ve been manufacturing apparel for premium multinational brand names here in Vancouver for over ten years now,” said Eric Leong, Founder of PANTAVUS, “and I saw a need for an urban jacket with the technical prowess to brave a range of weather conditions without limiting the wearer’s active lifestyle.”

Combining years of manufacturing expertise, patented eVent fabric membrane technology and a relentless commitment to the highest standards, PANTAVUS jackets maximizes functionality and versatility for people who do not want to overthink about what to wear, but want to be prepared for anything the day may bring. Notable design features include:

Made with eVent Fabric: The jacket is fully waterproof, fully windproof and fully breathable. This proprietary membrane with billions of microscopic pores that work regardless if the jacket is dry or wet to instantly release water vapors built up, such as sweat, is created using patented Direct Venting™ technology

Completely Seam Sealed: All seams are sealed to prevent water from penetrating through holes

Ultra Lightweight: Each jacket weighs less than 350g - less than a can of pop, and can roll into itself for convenient packing

Hideaway Hood: A hidden hood large enough to fit over a helmet, with fastening straps that ensure the perfect fit over the head when not wearing a helmet

Reflective Back Panel: A regularly hidden reflective panel can extend down for added visibility when travelling outside in the dark and also offers extra protection against water splashing

Snap Down Cuffs with Reflectors: Cuffs made of BEMIS glue holds its shape and conveniently snaps down to show reflectors for extra wrist protection and visibility

Body Specific Shaping: Jackets designed separately for distinct male and female bodies for perfect comfort, and sleeves have articulated shaping to allow a maximum range of motion for any activity

Waterproof Front and Back Pockets: All outer pockets are secured with waterproof YKK Aquaguard zippers. The back pocket is large enough to fit most tablets and notepads. There are also two hidden chest pockets on the inside of the men’s version

All PANTAVUS jackets will be locally manufactured in Vancouver, Canada and are backed with a 10 year PANTAVUS warranty. This warranty fully protects buyers against defects in materials and workmanship.

There will be six color options to choose from: black, charcoal, light grey, navy, dark olive and burgundy, while the six sizes offered range from XS to XXL.

PANTAVUS jackets are available for pre-order on Kickstarter starting at US$145 from December 12, 2017 through January 25, 2018.


PANTAVUS was founded in 2016 in Vancouver, Canada from a small garment factory which has been manufacturing premium apparel for multinational brands for over ten years. During this time, the factory has developed the highest manufacturing standards and learned the best practices from many reputable brands. PANTAVUS was not born from any singular event, but rather, formed as a creative outlet to feed an obsession with problem solving, bringing different ideas together to simplify life. Driven by the avid need to understand and conquer its surroundings, the brand seeks to create better solutions for life starting from outerwear for active urban living. For more information, visit

About eVent® fabrics

Since 1999, eVent fabrics have set the standard for truly air permeable and waterproof membranes in textiles. The technology used to create eVent membranes was invented in the 1990s to improve the pollutant-capturing performance of air filtration systems and give superior protection to industrial machinery. eVent fabrics—found in outdoor, winter sports, cycling and professional apparel and footwear—were the first air permeable and waterproof performance fabrics on the market that let the sweat out™ through Direct Venting™ technology. CLARCOR Industrial Air manufactures eVent membranes and fabrics, collaborating with worldwide suppliers to offer a broad selection of waterproof, windproof and protective textiles to companies that create apparel, footwear, shelter and accessories. For more information, visit


Eric Leong


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