One of the common complaints I hear about people biking to work, which can often hinder them from even attempting this kind of commute, is what to do about being all hot and sweaty when arriving at work, especially in a more dressy work environment. Well there may be a solution thanks to Ministry of Supply who have designed a work shirt that regulates body temperature, based on similar technology used in NASA space suits. That’s right, it’s the TANG of dress shirts.
They also make a base layer with the same technology:
Here is a link to their kickstarter campaign, where you can back their project.
Also read about them in Inc. Magazine:
Innovating the Dress Shirt: Ministry of Supply
by: Abigail Tracy | Inc.com staff
Several MIT students have engineered apparel that makes sweating through your dress shirt a thing of the past.
March 4th, 2012
Sweat stains on dress shirts from perspiration is a nightmare for every professional working today. A handful of young MIT students believe they have engineered a shirt that will make this embarrasing mishap a thing of the past. Their company, Ministry of Supply, is bringing the qualities of athletic gear and marrying them to business apparel—Under Armour meets Polo.
Founded in December of 2010 and a launched this past October, Ministry of Supply’s six founders Kevin Rustagi, Gihan Amarasiriwardena, Eddie Obropta, Jr., Eric Khatchadourian, Kit Hickey and Aman Advani have already seen over $13,000 in revenue since its fall launch.
Read the full article, here.