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Graphene Jacket drapes you in everyone's favourite wonder material

Graphene Jacket drapes you in ...
The Graphene Jacket looks sassy even without a person in it – is there nothing graphene can't do?
The Graphene Jacket looks sassy even without a person in it – is there nothing graphene can't do?
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The Graphene Jacket: can fold
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The Graphene Jacket: can fold
The Graphene Jacket: it's a jacket.. with graphene
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The Graphene Jacket: it's a jacket.. with graphene
The Graphene Jacket looks sassy even without a person in it – is there nothing graphene can't do?
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The Graphene Jacket looks sassy even without a person in it – is there nothing graphene can't do?
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High-tech outdoor clothing company Vollebak likes going mad with gadgetry and advanced materials, and its latest jacket takes highly desirable geek unobtanium to dangerous levels. It's called the Graphene Jacket, and it's a jacket … with graphene.

"Part coat, part science experiment," the Graphene Jacket features a coating of everyone's favourite nanomaterial. It's unclear exactly what benefit there is to having this ultra-light, ultra-strong, ultra-conductive coating on a jacket. Indeed Vollebak doesn't even pretend to know why you'd want it beyond pure curiosity and conversation starter value.

"To buy and wear a Graphene Jacket is to write yourself into the next stage of graphene's experimental history," reads the website. Allrighty then. If you're written into any annals for wearing a jacket, it'll be in the smallest of fonts. But you will have a pretty sweet looking jacket, so who's the real winner here?

The waiting list is open now and the price is as yet undisclosed.

Source: Vollebak

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5 comments
anthony88
...and would you wear conductive materials in a thunderstorm?
Cody Blank
" Vollebak doesn't even pretend to know why you'd want it beyond pure curiosity and conversation starter value."
This is all of Vollebak's stuff, "look how much I paid for this". Also, why is there never any talk of the health concerns of graphene.
usugo
Part coat, part science experiment, and 100% commercial poppycock! If it would be made with the real graphene, the one with wonder properties, it would cost a gazillion dollars. It is like, for the tennis racquets, it will have some flakes of graphene in it, but in such small amount and unstructured to confer no any wonder property to the object, other than attracting suckers!
Edwin Austin
@anthony88 Maybe if you were Benjamin Franklin!
Martin Hone
Is this really worthy of New Atlas ???