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Wally is a slim, stick-on leather pocket who secretly and securely carries your must-haves on the back of your iPhone 4 or 5.
Always have what you need – and hidden in plain sight! Wally: the slim, stick-on leather wallet skin for iPhone. Also works with cases.
Always have what you need – and hidden in plain sight! Wally: the slim, stick-on leather wallet skin for iPhone. Also works with cases.
1,999 backers pledged $90,472 to help bring this project to life.

Kickstarter Live Q&A for New Campaign

Hey Wally backers!  

It’s a new week and so we’re working on a new Kickstarter Live event to keep you updated on how things are progressing on the MagLock development. Click here to sign up and review, along with us, the color samples and lenses sent from our manufacturers. It’s a good time to ask us questions about anything campaign or product related and get a real-time video response. If you’d like to see some details of the prototypes, tune in and ask away.  

Like always, if there’s anything you’d like to ask ahead of time, feel free to submit a question on the live event or comment below. You can ask us about anything including pricing, running a small business, frame size and fit, running a Kickstarter, why we have those sometimes annoying cross promos with other campaigns in our updates, how to become a product designer, info about our other products or previous Kickstarters, what we know about iPhone 8??? etc… We’ll try our best to answer. We love these conversations with everyone and connecting with you is our favorite part about Kickstarter.  

If you didn’t catch the last live event about how we designed the frames, it is now up on our Facebook page here.  

Lindsay + Nate  

p.s. Check out these other campaigns that are helping us reach our goals along our Kickstarter journey #sharingiscaring

ZING | Intelligent Night Light 

Beautiful. Fun. Useful. You've never seen a night light like this. Works with iPhone, Android, Homekit, Alexa & Google Assistant! CLICK HERE

 

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FlexSafe + : The Ultimate Portable Safe

 Lock up your stuff wherever you go! Motion Alarm, ULTRA Cut Resistant, Solar Charger & more- The Ultimate Portable Safe! CLICK HERE

 

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The Best Premium Toiletry Bag For Traveling 

A premium quality, durable, & versatile toiletry bag that lets you organize & pack your toiletries! CLICK HERE

 

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Lucis 2.0: World's Most Powerful, Portable Mood Lamp 

No Buttons, No App. Just touch it to change Color & Brightness! Full color intuitive Wireless touch lamp with 450lumen (40watt)! CLICK HERE

 

How did people react to MagLock Sunglasses? #mindblown

It was SO HARD to keep them a secret, but before we launched the campaign, we gathered some friends together at the bowling alley to reveal MagLock Sunglasses and film their reactions... 

It was easy to relate to their stories about losing their glasses, or dropping them, or scratching them… and the looks on their faces when they try MagLock Sunglasses for the first time: Priceless. 

After their interviews, everyone was gracious to indulge us in a photoshoot :) And it wasn’t just for fun– these photos should give you a good idea of the variety of faces that Folly Seafarers and Sullivan Aviators look great on:

MagLock Sunglasses come in two flexible, unisex styles: Folly Seafarer and Sullivan Aviator
MagLock Sunglasses come in two flexible, unisex styles: Folly Seafarer and Sullivan Aviator

 

We’re so glad it’s FRIYAY – only 2 weekends left in our campaign! 

Thank you again for backing and sharing. Please keep the comments, questions and suggestions coming– what do you want to see during the next Kickstarter Live event??

High fives, have a great weekend :D
Team Distil 

Actual hammer and magnet test
Actual hammer and magnet test

 

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p.s. Check out these other great campaigns that are helping us reach our goals along our Kickstarter journey. Because sharing is caring!

Rezzimax® TUNER 

Tune into life using our unique resonance based techniques to calm your entire body! CLICK HERE

 

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HighBaller - Your personal massage therapist 

An adjustable massage device engineered for ergonomic and natural muscle tightness relief! CLICK HERE

 

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Sandman Doppler: The World's Best Alarm Clock Alexa enabled, 6 USB charging ports, music playing, smart alarm clock. 

Meet the Sandman Doppler, the best alarm clock you've ever seen! CLICK HERE

 

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SousVide Supreme Touch+ 

We want to make some amazing upgrades to our SousVide Supreme that will elevate the sous vide cooking experience to a new level! CLICK HERE

 

Sunglasses are an essential part of your everyday carry: Our problem-solving shades are Wally's new BFF

Hi everyone - an exciting update on our new MagLock Sunglasses campaign for those of you following along (thanks for cheering us on!). The MagLock campaign is doing better than we ever imagined! With 1,299 Backers and $71,037 raised with 12 days to go, this could become our most successful Kickstarter to date– if you feel as happy as we do, please join the celebration by pledging today or sharing MagLock with a friend, we'll be forever grateful :)

Sunglasses are an essential part of your everyday carry
Sunglasses are an essential part of your everyday carry

 

 

Kickstarter Live (did you see the hammer test?!) 

If you've missed our last two Kickstarter Live events, you can catch them both on Facebook– learn industrial-design insights from our co-founder Nate, geek out about different 3D-printing methods, and see what our MagLock shades look like on our own different-shaped faces!  

Sullivan Aviators: Modern and durable, ready for any adventure
Sullivan Aviators: Modern and durable, ready for any adventure

 

What would you like us to cover in the next Kickstarter Live event? 

  • The ups and downs of running a Kickstarter campaign? 
  • The ins and outs of starting a small business? 
  • How sea turtles use Earth's magnetic field to find their nests? 

Please share your suggestions in the comments below. Thanks, we’re looking forward to reading and replying to you :)
Lindsay + Nate 

MagLock Sunglasses are the shades you'll never drop or lose
MagLock Sunglasses are the shades you'll never drop or lose

 

p.s. Check out these other great campaigns that are helping us reach our goals along our Kickstarter journey #sharingiscaring –

SousVide Supreme Touch+

We want to make some amazing upgrades to our SousVide Supreme that will elevate the sous vide cooking experience to a new level! CLICK HERE

 

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PLUGFONES® LIBERATE 2.0

The next generation noise isolating, wireless, bluetooth earplug/earbuds hybrid unlike any others! CLICK HERE

 

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WOODGRAIN WATCHES

Unisex luxury wood watches guaranteed to make a statement! CLICK HERE

 

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WarmEmbrace

The weighted blanket that forms to your body to make you feel safe and comfortable! CLICK HERE

 

Have you seen how we fixed the biggest problem with sunglasses?

 Hello backers!  

I wanted to let everyone know we'll have a Kickstarter Live event on Friday afternoon (12pm EST) to show you the process behind designing our new MagLock sunglasses. Check out the new campaign here and check out the extreme tests we've been putting the sunglasses (and ourselves) through on our Facebook Page and Instagram.  

 

During the event, I'll show you some of the key measurements to consider, how I create the 3D models in a program called Rhino, the types of 3D printers we use and how we create renderings and animations in KeyShot. These are tools that I use every day as an industrial designer and they're tools and methods that are used to design many of the products you use daily. For a cool look behind the curtains, be sure to sign up at the link below.   

How It's Made: MagLock Design Story Kickstarter Live  

You're welcome to submit questions ahead of time (great if you can't make it to the live stream but can watch later) or chat us your question during the event. Feel free to share the link with anyone who might be interested in learning more about product design or MagLock sunglasses.  

Thanks,  

Nate  

PS If you missed our last live stream, catch the replay here.

 

Check out these other great campaigns that are helping us reach our goals along our Kickstarter journey!  

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Passport: Worry-Free Power Adapter for International Travel

World's first universal travel adapter with an auto-resetting fuse, 4 USB ports and "Press and Slide" controls for one-handed operation! CLICK HERE

 

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Rezzimax® TUNER

Tune into life using our unique resonance based techniques to calm your entire body! CLICK HERE

 

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PLUGFONES® LIBERATE 2.0

The next generation noise isolating, wireless, bluetooth earplug/earbuds hybrid unlike any others! CLICK HERE

 

More Good Stuff from Tim!

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Hey Wally backers,

You may remember Tim Kennedy who made your original Wallys in Melbourne, Florida. He's still making great leather goods and his daughter Beth launched a campaign with just a few days to go. They're using a similar leather so if you enjoyed your Wally, you may want to check out their sleeves for MacBook here

Tim and Beth and MacBook Sleeves
Tim and Beth and MacBook Sleeves

 

I hope you all had a wonderful Holiday and New Year. We're busy here at Distil Union working on some great new stuff for the coming year. Excited to be able to share soon. We'll keep you in the loop with updates when they happen. Be sure to follow us on Instagram or Facebook for sneak peaks. 

Thanks,

Nate