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Probably the Greatest & Most Multifunctional Moustache Protector your upper lip has ever seen. Handcrafted in Sweden.
The Greatest & Most Multifunctional Moustache Protector your upper lip has ever seen. Handcrafted in Sweden.
The Greatest & Most Multifunctional Moustache Protector your upper lip has ever seen. Handcrafted in Sweden.
131 backers pledged SEK 32,050 to help bring this project to life.

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Multifunctionality at its finest.
Multifunctionality at its finest.

One small step for men. One giant leap for bearded men.

Hi there,

I 'Mustache' you a question: Do you sport a stache? / Do you know of anyone who are or anyone who potentially are going to grow one of those beauties?

Congratulations! This one's for you.

Meet the greatest, most multifunctional stache protector your upper lip has ever seen. Here's The Stache Shield.

The problem for Moustached Men is pretty obvious.
The problem for Moustached Men is pretty obvious.

 Finally! No more....

  • Showing up late for work every morning
  • Having lunch all by yourself in front of the bathroom mirror 
  • Pretending like you've already had your "five a day" when offered a healthy smoothie 
  • Turning down dinner dates 'cause they make you look "stupid" 
  • Drinking beer from a straw

Welcome to a new beginning my friend.

Fix your stache. Look awesome. Eat and drink whatever you want. Now, continue looking awesome.

Don't you worry! The Stache Shield got your back.
Don't you worry! The Stache Shield got your back.
Treat yourself with a beer (or three). Your stache won't mind.
Treat yourself with a beer (or three). Your stache won't mind.

Want to know a bit more about how it all started? Go ahead, watch the video below.

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WHAT IS THE STACHE SHIELD?

The Stache shield is a multifunctional Moustache protector for the modern man inspired by the great (and sadly forgotten) inventions from the 19th century. 

With the Stache Shield you can eat and drink whatever you want wherever you want without worrying about your moustache looking perfect afterwards.

Cheers to the great inventors of the 19th Century!
Cheers to the great inventors of the 19th Century!

The Stache Shield is the world's first multifunctional Moustache protector.

Stache Shield - How to use
Stache Shield - How to use
 

How to use your Shield

Drinking:
Attach the Shield on a cup, glass or mug to protect your stache (bendable edges makes it fit almost all sizes!). Enjoy your drink. Admire your stache.

Eating: Strap it around your head to protect your stache. Enjoy your food. Admire your stache.

On-the-go: Wear it as a stylish necklace or tuck it in safely in the Shield pouch. Always be prepared to protect yourself.

Am I dreaming? Pinch me! A Necklace as well?!
Am I dreaming? Pinch me! A Necklace as well?!

The Stache Shield is carefully handcrafted in the deep forests of Göteborg, Sweden.

The Shield is made from 0,8 millimetre thick high quality Stainless Steel (probably the same steel that the Swedish Vikings used for its swords) accompanied by a genuine leather strap and a Shield pouch made from the finest linnen.

Shield Selfie
Shield Selfie
Morning coffee: Ready to get Shielded
Morning coffee: Ready to get Shielded
Shielded Coffee (L) Shielded Smoothie (R)
Shielded Coffee (L) Shielded Smoothie (R)
The land of red cabins and weird fish dishes.
The land of red cabins and weird fish dishes.

WHO WE ARE & WHERE WE'RE AT

We're Adam (L), Eric (M) and Oskar (R), three Swedish friends originally from Malmö, Göteborg and Stockholm. Besides experimenting with our facial hair we're passionate about developing and designing new things. We're firm believers in doing the things we're passionate about, therefor we've been doing just that. If interested in knowing more about what we've been up to before, feel free to check out some of our prior projects at our playground: www.oddcompany.se

As you might have guessed by now, our current mission is to re-introduce the Moustache Protector to the modern man.

Over a year has passed since the day that started this journey. The day Adams grandpa Karto,87 showed us a fabulous little Moustache protector from the 19th century that he found on a flea market back in the 1950s.

"Without this little piece I probably would have shaved a long time ago" he said (originally in Swedish). 

Thanks for holding on to your stache. Here's to you grandpa!
Thanks for holding on to your stache. Here's to you grandpa!

Already the next day the first Shield prototype was made by Adams' handy big brother in his garage. It's been an exciting and rewarding journey to say the least.

AND NOW we're finally satisfied and ready to take the Shield to the next level!

Prototypes of the Shield
Prototypes of the Shield

WHERE YOU COME IN

In order for the dream of The Stache Shield to turn into reality we need YOUR help. We're seeking 25.000 Swedish kronor (around USD 3.000) for the final tooling and for the manufacturing of our first round of Stache Shields.

In return for your support you're free to choose any of our perks and be among the first in the world with your very own Stache Shield:

The Stache Shield Reward.
The Stache Shield Reward.



And Hey, just so you know, buying a Stache Shield is waaay cheaper than hiring a personal facial hair cleaner:

Price for a personal facial hair cleaner: 
$150 /day ( $ 54 750/year)

Price for The Stache Shield:
$18 one time fee

POTENTIAL SAVINGS/ YEAR: $ 54 732

We're truly looking forward to the day when no bearded men feel anxious when eating or drinking.

Let The Stache Shield bless you:

Save a tree - buy a Shield!
Save a tree - buy a Shield!

SHARING IS CARING

There’s probably a lot of powerful people out there that want us to fail.

We’ve been harassed by numerous lobbyists from the Shaving industry who tried to shut us down like they did with the great 19th century Facial hair product inventors. Luckily, their threats haven’t scared us and their bribes doesn’t interest us. 

However:

Our marketing budget: $20

Average Shaving Company Marketing budget: $ 1 000 000 000 (?)

Please help us share our project!

If you have any questions or just want to grab a coffee to discuss facial hair, don't hesitate to contact us at: odd@oddcompany.se

             

Feel free to follow The Stache Journey:

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Video Music attribution
"Chicken and Cheese 2 (Foot Village cover)" by Tussle, "With Feet" by Welcome Wizard 

Risks and challenges

We've been developing The Stache Shield for over a year and been using it for personal use for a long time (It certainly does its job!). We've partnered up with a great manufacturer in Göteborg,Sweden and feel confident to deliver in time. Our team has quite some experience from similar projects involving both the product development side and the manufacturing side. So just sit back, relax and keep on growing and you'll get shielded in no time! And of course- if anything is getting delayed we're keeping you updated!

PS. If you're REALLY lucky you might get your Shield in time for Christmas. But that's just if you're REALLY lucky.

However, if you're buying the Stache Shield as a gift for someone *lucky him*, you'll get a fine-looking digital 'Gift card' as a proof that you did indeed buy him a gift :)

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    Pledge SEK 10 or more About $1

    Stache Suppport!

    (aprox $1)

    Do you like the project but don't have a stache' yourself? (or know of anyone who does)

    A digital high-ten coming your way (that's right 2x High-fives for the price of one!)

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    Pledge SEK 100 or more About $12

    SUPER DUPER EARLY SHIELD BIRD!

    (aprox $12)

    1x Stache Shield (including Leather strap and Shield Pouch)

    Get one of the 20 first and most discounted Shields ever! We are practically giving these babies away!

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    Pledge SEK 150 or more About $18

    Get Shielded Early bird special!

    (aprox $18)

    1x Stache Shield (including Leather strap and Shield Pouch)

    Be among the first in the world with your very own Stache Shield!

    Optional Bonus: Send us your Stache Selfie and get featured at the Stache of Fame at our website.

    FREE Worldwide shipping included!

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    Pledge SEK 150 or more About $18

    Get Shielded!

    (aprox $18)

    1x Stache Shield (including Leather strap and Shield Pouch)

    Be among the first in the world with your very own Stache Shield!

    Free shipping in Sweden. $5 International shipping at checkout.

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    Pledge SEK 250 or more About $29

    Get Shielded with your Mo bro!

    (aprox $29)

    2x Stache Shields (including Leather strap and Shield Pouch)

    You AND your friend will be among the first in the world with your very own Stache Shields!

    Optional Bonus: Send us a your Stache Selfie and get featured at the Stache of Fame at our website.

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    Pledge SEK 330 or more About $39

    Get shielded with TWO of your Mo Bro's!

    (aprox $39)

    3x Stache Shields (including Leather strap and Shield Pouch)

    You AND your TWO friends will be among the first in the world with your very own Stache Shields!

    Optional Bonus: Send us a your Stache Selfie and get featured at the Stache of Fame at our website.

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    Pledge SEK 550 or more About $64

    Get shielded with FIVE of your Mo Bro's!

    (aprox $64)

    6x Stache Shields (including Leather strap and Shield Pouch)

    You AND your FIVE friends (good job!) will be among the first in the world with your very own Stache Shields!

    Optional Bonus: Send us your Stache Selfie and get featured at the Stache of Fame at our website.

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    Pledge SEK 4,000 or more About $469

    WOW! SUPER DUPER MEGA STACHE RETAIL PACK: Get shielded with 49 of your Mo Bro's!

    (aprox $459)

    50x (!!!) Stache Shields (including Leather strap and Shield Pouch)

    Be among the very first retailer in the world to offer your awesome customers their very own Stache Shield!

    Optional Bonus: Become the official Stache Shield model. (Styling & Photoshoot in Gothenburg, Sweden. Travel expenses not included)

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