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Expertly made luxury handbags - completely unique and customisable by you. The perfect gift! Look good whilst you do good.
Expertly made luxury handbags - completely unique and customisable by you. The perfect gift! Look good whilst you do good.
151 backers pledged £21,525 to help bring this project to life.

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Turn heads, get stopped in the street – the bag you carry says a lot about you! An MC bag will get people talking and you’ll never see it on anyone else. Why? Because you can customise these premium, designer accessories to be EXACTLY the bag for you… And for the men reading this – we promise these will be a hit! 

You are an individual with your own unique style. This is your opportunity to own a truly one of a kind handbag. Elegant, luxurious and completely unique! Choose your style, leather colours and lining colours, we'll craft it just for you!

 

Maasai Colour is Kenya's premium design label - one that will become a powerful force for good in Africa. We unite the vibrant flair of African fashion with London's classic style to create a unique new look. We believe in ethical business - when you buy a Maasai Colour bag, you are empowering the people who make them.      

 

African fashion is experiencing a surge in popularity. Catwalks from Milan to New York are alive with colour and African inspired design. With your help we can make this exciting look accessible to the world through unique and exceptionally well made accessories.

Our beautiful first range, Pendeza,has been enjoyed by people around the world. Pendeza, is made with an eco-friendly jute body and features a stunning hand stitched bead design. 

Our next collection is called Halisi, we have developed and tested countless samples to create three timeless leather designs. They will be handmade in luxurious calf leathers and finished with customisable Kikoy fabric linings. Now we need your help to bring these designs to life. We need to raise funds to expand our production facility in Kenya.

 

         CELEBRATE INDIVIDUALITY - CREATE OPPORTUNITY - EMPOWER PEOPLE

We are passionate about combining the bold creativity of African fashion with classic London style to create contemporary designs that are unique, elegant and luxurious. 

We're already creating jobs in Nairobi. Every pledge will help create more opportunities and contribute to a fund we are setting up to help local entrepreneurs launch their own businesses. 

Whether it’s a shop, a market stand or a new restaurant - entrepreneurship empowers people and creates long lasting stability in communities and happiness in families.

                                                            HANDMADE BY US

We design and craft all our own products in house, because of this we are able to deliver you exceptional quality handbags, made from the best materials without the price tag of international designer brands. We have experience, expertise and a proven track record. Our production manager, Mary Mwangi, has worked on projects for Vivienne Westwood and Stella McCartney.

 

 

  

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

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Risks and challenges

We like to think we have spent our time wisely whilst getting ready for Kickstarter. We have been through endless sampling stages and have set up our quality control to ensure our products will be perfect! We have partnered with reliable long term suppliers and our team of Maasai Colour tailors are second to none! We are very confident that we are ready to take the next step and bring our designs to life - just for you!

All of that said - manufacturing in Kenya is far from straightforward and we will be dealing with the day to day problems which we know will arise, power-cuts, deliveries getting lost etc. We have contingency in our plan for these events. Maasai Colour will never compromise on quality so if there are any problems which slow down our production for a few weeks then you will all be the first to know!

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    MAASAI COLOUR FRIEND

    If you would just like to support us -pledge any amount and we'll send you a personal thank you note from the team :)

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    THE SARAFU PURSE - RRP £40 / $58

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    - Handmade Sarafu Leather Purse in any colour
    - Customise your lining colour

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    THE BANGILI CLUTCH - RRP £90 / $130

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    - Handmade Bangili Leather Clutch in any colour
    - Customise your lining colour
    - Comes with your choice of Bracelet or Shoulder strap, just add £10 / $14 to your pledge if you want both!

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    CLUTCH AND PURSE SET - RRP £130 / $188

    FREE Worldwide Delivery

    - Handmade Bangili Leather Clutch in any colour
    - Handmade Sarafu Leather Purse in any colour
    - Customise your lining colours
    - Comes with your choice of Bracelet or Shoulder strap, just add £10 / $14 to your pledge if you want both!

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    PENDEZA COLLECTION - RRP £150 / $217

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    - Choose any of the 7 colours in the stunning Pendeza range

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    THE RAFIKI TOTE - RRP £220 / $319

    FREE Worldwide Delivery

    - Choose any leather Rafiki Tote bag (clutch included)
    - Clutch comes with your choice of Bracelet or Shoulder strap, just add £10 / $14 to your pledge if you want both!
    - Customise your clutch lining colour

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    Pledge £165 or more About US$ 211

    PENDEZA BAG + CLUTCH - RRP £240 / $339

    FREE Worldwide Delivery

    - Choose any of the 7 colours in the stunning Pendeza range
    - Handmade Bangili Leather Clutch in any colour
    - Comes with your choice of Bracelet or Shoulder strap, just add £10 / $14 to your pledge if you want both!

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    Pledge £180 or more About US$ 230

    THE EXECUTIVE SET - RRP £260 / $377

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    A distinguised leather set, Rafiki Tote with removable Clutch and our Sarafu Purse
    - Choose any Rafiki tote (removable clutch included)
    - Clutch comes with your choice of Bracelet or Shoulder strap, just add £10 / $14 to your pledge if you want both!
    - Handmade Leather Sarafu Purse
    - Customise your lining colours

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    Pledge £190 or more About US$ 243

    THE EXCLUSIVE SET - RRP £280 / $406

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    Look the part with a colourful set for all occasions
    - Choose any Pendeza range
    - Handmade Leather Bangili Clutch
    - Clutch comes with your choice of Bracelet or Shoulder strap, just add £10 / $14 to your pledge if you want both!
    - Handmade Leather Sarafu Purse
    - Customise your lining colours

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    Pledge £270 or more About US$ 345

    THE LOOK - RRP £410 / $594

    Get the Maasai Colour look! You will have a beautiful, bold and stylish bag for every occasion!

    FREE Worldwide Delivery

    - Any Rafiki Leather Tote (with clutch included)
    - Choose any Pendeza handbag
    - Handmade Leather Sarafu Purse
    - Clutch comes with your choice of Bracelet or Shoulder strap, just add £10 / $14 to your pledge if you want both!
    - Customise your lining colours

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    MAASAI COLOUR MODEL!

    - You will be invited to our next London photoshoot where you will model alongside the pro's. We will produce a video of your best moments and feature it on our blog! All footage will be yours to keep.
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    - Any Rafiki Leather Tote (with clutch included)
    - Any Pendeza range handbag
    - Handmade Leather Sarafu Purse
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    EIGHT PENDEZA BAGS - RRP £1200 / $1736

    FREE Worldwide Delivery

    - Perfect for small retailers
    - Get a selection of any of the 7 stunning designs in the Pendeza range

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    EIGHT RAFIKI TOTES - RRP £1760 / $2552

    FREE Worldwide Delivery

    - Perfect for small retailers
    - Get a selection of any of the 3 Rafiki Leather totes with removable clutch included
    - Customise you lining colours

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    FOUNDER'S SUBSCRIPTION

    FREE Worldwide Delivery

    - You will get one of each new Maasai Colour product for the next 2 years. Even we don't know what this will be yet! But think leather crossbody bags, bucket bags, backpacks... maybe even a men's range...
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    - Your choice of the Exclusive or Executive set
    - Our eternal gratitude for being a driving force behind what we are creating

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Funding period

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