Full travel jacket: meet the hi-tech coat that’s raised over $1.5m on Kickstarter

Thousands have pledged money to pre-order the “Swiss Army knife of travel jackets” – built-in pillow, eye-mask, gloves and earphone holders are on the list – but what features would you most like to see in a piece of travel clothing?

A design for a new jacket that hopes to solve every petty problem, discomfort and inconvenience a traveller may face has become the most funded fashion item in crowdfunding history, raising over $1.5m in two weeks.

The BauBax jacket offers 15 built-in features including an inflatable neck pillow, gloves in the sleeve, earphone holders and an eyemask in the hood, leading some media outlets to describe it as the “Swiss Army knife of travel jackets”.

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