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Five Fantastic Kickstarter Projects We Can’t Wait For


What is Kickstarter?

Kickstarter is a public benefit corporation based out of Brooklyn, New York, which has been helping creatives, among others, get funding from the public for their ideas! Based on the classic model of arts patronage, this company is slated to have gathered $1.9 billion in pledges from 9.4 million backers in the field of fashion, music, films, paintings, video games, journalism, and food-based projects. 

Browsing Kickstarter is a great way for entrepreneurs to be inspired, after all, there are tons of crazy innovative projects that are out there, not to mention some incredibly cool technological advancements. Here’s our pick 

Big Bud Press – Los Angeles Made Everyday Rainbow Wear!

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Tired of the fashion industry’s bloated overpricing, lack of care and limited options for size and colour, Lacey Micallef started her own line of inclusive, unisex clothing that looks good on pretty much everyone. Think retro printed T-Shirts, cute pins and badges and colourful dresses. They also make gorgeous yet practical everyday jumpsuits that come in a range of bright shades – trust us, you’re going to want one in every single colour. You can find them Here.

NICHA Sustainable Clothing

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It’s now established that the fashion industry is the worst offender when it comes to filling up landfills and creating unnecessary waste. NICHA is a sustainable and ethical fashion brand from Mexico that offers clothes made of recycled fabric, second hand clothes and fabric scraps, thereby creating a circular economy and zero waste. NICHA creates timeless clothing with not only sustainable materials, but also sustainable methods – their workshops use only renewable energy. You can check out this truly inspiring project, here

The Mylo Driver Bag

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The Mylo™ Driver Bag is the world’s first commercially available product made from Mylo, a new sustainable material made from mycelium, the underground root structure of mushrooms exists in your wardrobe. The bag offers a chic but sustainable and more importantly, cruelty-free option to leather. The Driver bag is unisex and is designed in a minimal way with functional pockets and zips, making it the perfect work tote! You can find the bag, here

The Little Bamboo Dress

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Now here is a dress that was inspired in Japan, designed in Spain and Made in the USA!  Aversatile dress for unstoppable Superwomen! Brought forth by Makishi Apparel, a company run by Kay Makishi, the little bamboo dress is made of bamboo rayon which is soft, wrinkle resistant and durable and is designed in such a way that it is bound to look good on all body types. It’s also light, easy to pack and has 5 (five!) pockets, making it the perfect multitasking dress for travel, work and party! You can check it out here.

Freestate Travel Shoes

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Freestate is a resort sneaker created by Ten Thousand Islands. A shoe that is versatile enough to be worn through hot summer days and cool summer nights, it comes in a variety of gorgeous colours. What really sets the Freestate shoe apart though, is the fact that you can even wear it inside water! The shoes are very quick drying and are engineered for the perfect fit, basically – no shoe bite! You can check out the shoes here. 





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