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Featuring bags and wallets made for the ethical fashion and yoga lover -  sustainable, fair trade and cruelty-free "Project of Earth"
Featuring bags and wallets made for the ethical fashion and yoga lover - sustainable, fair trade and cruelty-free "Project of Earth"
110 backers pledged €22,371 to help bring this project to life.

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 ABOUT US

THERE IS NOTHING MORE INSPIRING THAN NATURE 
WHEN IT COMES TO DESIGN AND FASHION.

For the past 3 years, it has been my vision to create a sustainable fashion label for conscious, mindful, and fashionable individuals, utilising our signature NUVI RELEAF teak leaf leather. 

Debuting our amazing and unique collection of handcrafted bags, wallets, yoga and home accessories. If you love our project but are not really into fashion - please check out our special rewards at the bottom of the page. 

Thank you for your support, let us know if we can help you make your purchase, it means the world to us!

    

     OUR PRODUCTS  

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

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      Choose a colour that suits your style! 

 

   

    THE PHILOSOPHY

NUVI NOMAD makes urban travel gear using vegan teak leaf “leather”.
The environmentally sustainable, fair trade and cruelty-free accessories are made for the ethical fashionista and yoga lover with a passion for a holistic lifestyle. Based in Frankfurt Germany, NUVI NOMAD’s products are hand-crafted in Chiang Mai Thailand. The company’s cornerstone principle is to inspire social and environmental responsibility. 

NUVI stands for la nuovelle vie, a new way of life, 
inviting you on a journey for a brighter tomorrow.     

     

    THE MATERIAL

NUVI NOMAD’s urban travel gear is made with proprietary NUVI RELEAF teak leaf “leather”. Starting with fallen leaves that are handpicked from the forest floor in Chiang Mai, and with the help of Pi Por's local team, the surface of the material is then sealed with wax and refined by NUVI NOMAD’s innovative layering technique to create a product which has taken years to perfect.  The result is a light-weight, durable, water and dirt resistant, anti-fungal and naturally dyed alternative to leather, available in a range of fashionable colours. The NUVI RELEAF material is 98% natural (and we are working hard on the remaining 2%), free of plastic and free of animal products. NUVI NOMAD is a PETA-approved vegan brand.

     THE ARTISANS

NUVI NOMAD’S Thailand headquarters are based in Chiang Mai,  renowned for its traditional Saa paper and textile manufacturing. As the demand for handmade paper has declined over recent years, local communities are falling apart. By giving a new direction to what was once a dying industry, NUVI is helping to keep the craft alive. In a world ruled by fast fashion and the flood of cheap products on the market, human exploitation is rampant. NUVI creates job opportunities under safe, fair, legal and humane working conditions.

 

   

      TESTIMONIALS

         If you don't believe us, believe them! 

 

     AS FEATURED IN

 

5 VEGAN KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGNS TAKING SUSTAINABILITY TO THE NEXT LEVEL
5 VEGAN KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGNS TAKING SUSTAINABILITY TO THE NEXT LEVEL

 

 

 

 


 

   

 

 

Risks and challenges

WE ARE PREPARED TO MAKE THIS PROJECT AWESOME!

We have worked very hard to foresee the costs, risks and challenges the project will face. We have been working with manufacturers and suppliers to determine the costs and timelines for this project. We believe they will be able to provide their products and services within the timelines defined. If for any reason you are unhappy with your purchase, please let us know within 7 days and return the item to us and we will refund you.

Having already created a successful NUVI LIVING company, I have already experienced some of the difficulties we are faced with when opening a product and manufacturing company. From design to fulfilment, we will endeavour to do our utmost to get you the best possible product. We now know what to expect, from mailing costs to packaging and staff. If anything unforeseen happens, I promise to keep excellent communication, and clearly define any changes.

As our product is almost COMPLETELY Natural, every product will differ slightly in colour as each leaf is individual. Also we reserve the right to slight changes regarding the design.

The road to creating an amazing product can be bumpy or smooth - but I hope you'll join us and enjoy the ride! I love sharing my process with backers, so I hope you'll find backing this campaign interesting and fun!

NOTE TO INTERNATIONAL BACKERS:
Some countries may charge you a customs fee to receive your shipment. Please contact me if you need help determining if a customs fee applies and how much it will be. Your items will ship from Chiang Mai, Thailand.
I'd like to be honest and say that some International shipments can be tricky and some could get stuck in the mail or come back to me – unfortunately, that’s just the way it is. If an item is returned to me, I will refund the cost of the kit minus the cost of shipping (because I have already spent that money). Thanks so much for your understanding!

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    Every Little Bit Helps!

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    Handcrafted Thank You Card

    Do something good and make someone happy!
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    Personalised and handcrafted, Saa paper card. Just in time for Christmas! Let us know who you want to address it to.

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    Pack of 5 Handcrafted Christmas cards

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    A pack of 5 Handcrafted, Christmas Saa paper cards. Just in time for Christmas!
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    Yoga Mat Sling - VIP Earlybird

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    A smokin' 30% off RRP of our beautiful Yoga Mat Sling that also doubles as a Yoga Strap! Genius!

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    Yoga Mat Sling - Kickstarter Special

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    A cool 15% off RRP of our beautiful Yoga Mat Sling that also doubles as a Yoga strap!
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    Man's Wallet - VIP Super Earlybird

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    30% off RRP, only 10 of these bad boys are available!
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    Man's Wallet - VIP Closing Offer!!

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    30% off RRP, only 10 of these bad boys are available!
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    Women's Wallet - VIP Super Earlybird

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    Almost 35% off RRP off a beautifully handcrafted, sustainable, durable, cruelty-free women's wallet
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    Man's Wallet - Kickstarter Special

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    Wallet - VIP Closing offer!

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    Almost 35% off RRP off a beautifully handcrafted, sustainable, durable, cruelty-free women's wallet
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    Yoga Mat Sling - Personalised

    Yes, thats right - we will personalise the inside of the Yoga Mat Sling/ Strap with whatever text you choose - whether its a gift for your mum or friend, you can choose what is written in it (up to 40 characters)!
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    Women's Wallet - Kickstarter Special

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    A beautifully handcrafted, sustainable, durable, cruelty-free women's wallet
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    Yoga Shopper - Super VIP Earlybird

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    A smokin' 30% off our RRP. Limited offer, once its gone, its gone!
    A beautifully handcrafted shopping bag that can also fit in your yoga mat - perfect.
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    Handbag - VIP Super Earlybird

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    Fancy wearing a Leaf bag out to town?! This is the bag for you
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    Yoga Mat Bag - VIP Earlybird

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    Our BEST seller at the BEST price, you can get your hands on the most unique Yoga Mat Bag ever with a cheeky 30% off RRP, buy now or regret forever!
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    Yoga Shopper - Earlybird Special

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    A cool 20% off our RRP.
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    Yoga Shopper - Kickstarter Special

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    A beautifully handcrafted shopping bag that can also fit in your yoga mat - perfect :).
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    Handbag - Kickstarter Special

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    Fancy wearing a Leaf bag out to town?! This is the bag for you
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    Handbag/ Shopper and Wallet Duo

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    Choice of either the NUVI RELEAF cruelty free, sustainable, fair-trade vegan handbag OR shopper, AND a beautiful wallet for an amazing price of only €135. If you are an earlybird, we dont want you to miss out, just message us and up your pledge letting us know you are doing so :)
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    Yoga Mat Bag - Kickstarter Super Special

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    Our BEST seller, you can get your hands on the most unique Yoga Mat Bag at a super special price.
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    NUVI RELEAF Touch Table Lamp

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    Would you like to bring NUVI RELEAF into your lounge? We are releasing these beautifully designed NUVI RELEAF Table lamps for your home that combine Thai Craftsmanship with German engineering. If you would like a pair of lamps, please pledge €449 and let us know you would like 2.
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    20 personalised Yoga Mat Slings*

    Calling all yoga studio owners/ teacher training teachers!!!
    Are you interested in potentially ordering wholesale items? Here is a little teaser!
    We have an amazing special offer on Yoga Mat Slings that also double as yoga straps. This offer will allow you an amazing deal for your yoga students, while also promoting your studio or course as well- win win! Just in time for Christmas.

    *1 logo or text up to 32 characters permitted per 20 yoga mat slings

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    Pledge €500 or more About $594

    The Whole Shebang!

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    One of each of our products will be winging their way to you:-
    * The Yoga Sling// Strap
    * The Yoga Mat Bag
    * The Women's Wallet
    * The Man's Wallet
    * The Handbag
    * The Yoga Shopper
    Our heartfelt gratitude
    A mention on our Thank you page
    A personalised Thank You note in the post
    AMAZING karma FOREVER!

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    Private VIP weekend for 2

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    A Private Weekend

    We’re teaming up with
    Thailand Yoga Holidays to offer you
    a weekend retreat for two people
    allowing you to discover,
    Chiang Mai Thailand and the cradle
    of NUVI NOMAD with your own
    private guides, yoga instructor and more for a completely exclusive
    experience.

    What’s included :
    2 night accommodation in a
    boutique resort of your liking
    A tour of where our products are made and manufactured
    Dining at award-winning Thai and Western restaurants
    Optional daily private yoga sessions
    Thai massages and spa treatments
    Discover the regions natural beauty, hot springs, waterfalls and mountain monasteries
    Experience traditional culture, arts
    and crafts
    Time for relaxation and digital detox
    YOU CHOOSE
    ( Travel costs to Chiang Mai, Thailand are not included )

    Curious?!!
    Perfect, just contact us to customise your trip!

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    Be the Designer!

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    TO BE THE DESIGNER!
    Work closely with us to create
    your very own NUVI LEAF bag,
    a special super duper prize that comes round once in a blue moon.

    In 6 steps our team of specialised designers and artisans will work with you to create YOUR
    NUVI RELEAF item!

    If we think the product turned out awesome, we can talk about selling it as part of our collection.

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Funding period

- (42 days)