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Germinator Jacket: Flu-Fighting Fashion

by Monique Barrett

Nov 25, 2014

© Betabrand | Germinator Transit Jacket

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© Betabrand | Germinator Transit Jacket

© Betabrand | Germinator Transit Jacket

Protect yourself from the lurking parasites and invisible germs on public transportation with the Germinator Transit Jacket, a protective jacket with a variety of features to help keep wearers feeling sanitary and safe from sickness this flu season.


Designed by innovation firm gravitytank, the water-resistant soft-shell fleece features a removable antimicrobial liner to serve as a shield against germs as well as extended, removable antimicrobial cuffs to help wearers hold onto dirty subway poles or straps without using their hands.


To protect mouths and noses from coughing fits, sneezing attacks and bad smells, the Germinator includes an extra high collar with antimicrobial material to zip up and use as a facemask. The jacket’s removable hood comes in handy for rainy or cold days and the breathable material and side vents help users cool down on warm, sweaty and stuffy subways and buses.


Additional features include a convenient pocket on the right-hand sleeve to keep travel cards hidden yet still easy to find and a chest pocket providing easy access to smartphones.


The Germinator Transit Jacket is found on Betabrand, where those interested in fighting the flu in a fashionable way can order men’s jackets for $223.20.



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