Nathan Fielder's Holocaust Awareness Windbreakers Are a Hit With Celebs, Raise $45K

Summit Ice, comedian Nathan Fielder's new outerwear company, is a hit among celebrities and plans to donate proceeds to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre.

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LA Clippers power forward Blake Griffin makes a slam dunk for Holocaust awareness. Credit: Summit Ice/The Forward

Sometimes things that start as jokes grow to be legitimate ventures. Cough, Trump, cough.

Actor Rob Lowe looking cool and Holocaust conscious in one of the four fleece-lined softshell jackets. Credit: Summit Ice/The Forward

Same can be said of Summit Ice, comedian Nathan Fielder’s new outerwear company the proceeds of which go toward Holocaust awareness. No, we’re not joking. And neither are the celebrities that have taken a real liking to the quality of Summit Ice windbreakers and agree that the genocide of 6 million Jews is no laughing matter.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt spotted outside Coffee Bean wearing the original Summit Ice softshell. Credit: Summit Ice/The Forward

So far the company has raised upwards of $45,000 for the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre. Speaking in a news interview, executive director Nina Krieger said: “We were surprised, but the VHEC was grateful to be named as the beneficiary The absurdity of a clothing company expressing sympathies for a Holocaust denier has been reframed by Nathan as an opportunity to promote awareness and we would hope further learning about the events and lessons of the Holocaust.”

Knocked Up star Seth Rogan agrees that the systematic extermination of Jews in Europe was "superbad". Credit: Summit Ice/The Forward

They’re durable, stylish AND educational? They are obviously a bargain at $109.99!