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Handmade Shoes For Men And Women- The Successful Luxury Colour Revolution On Kickstarter
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Redefining Handmade Luxury Shoes - Mamahuhu

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Now we are back to Kickstarter with made-to-measure leather shoes for both men and women, handcrafted by master artisans. Available in two collections: A completely new Riviera Collection, and our best selling Signature Collection.

Mamahuhu's colourful leather shoes are handmade by master artisans in Colombia, using luxury quality materials. Designed for unconventional modern men and women, Mamahuhu fashions new styles by combining contradictory elements together: 

  • Traditionally Handmade in Modern Style 
  • Luxury Quality at Affordable Price 
  • Elegant Materials with Playful Colours

Mamahuhu's Signature Chukka Stitch is a versatile shoe that strike the perfect balance between dressy and casual. A statement piece that elevates your style with expressive colors and urban sleek style.

Use for at a pub in downtown Dublin, a wild road trip along the West Coast, studying at college, picnicking at Central Park, or sitting in a café in Paris.

Designed for Women & Men.

 

By combining hand burnished Riviera leather with sleek design and inspiring colours, the Riviera Mocassin Smooth breaks free from traditional expectations for dress shoes.

Use at office in New York, wedding in India, state dinner with president of Colombia, meeting the bankers in Japan, or having sangria with friends in Spain.

Designed for Women & Men.

Adding Mamahuhu signature stitching to the elegant Riviera leather in expressive colours, the Riviera Moccasin Stitch blurs the line between formal and casual wear.

Use at office in Germany, drinking vodka in a Russian club, visiting a pyramid in Egypt, at a gig in San Fransisco, or while shopping in Shanghai.

Designed for Women & Men.

Riviera Chukka Smooth mixes innovative design with classy materials, transforming the chukka boot into a stylish and sturdy everyday wear. An unconventional shoe designed to be anything but ordinary

Use at office in Norway, the horse tracks in Mumbai, oil platform inspection in China, a night out in Bangkok, grocery shopping in Rome, or for a house party in Australia.

Designed for Women & Men.

Riviera Chukka Stitch brings together classy materials and playful design, creating a shoe that looks exceptional in everyday occasions, yet sharp and smart in a board room meeting. 

Use at office in Dublin, while eating a steak in Houston, at the cabin in Canada, visiting clients in South Africa, or for making a great impression on a first date.

Designed for Women & Men.

 

 

Mamahuhu’s Nevaditas Winter is like our favorite superhero: Tough and Protective on the outside, Warm and Soft on the inside. Made using sturdy and colorful leather, they have a cuddly cotton lining. Wearing Nevaditas Winter has been described as “walking on a cloud” or having your feet hugged by a teddy bear.

Use for walking through a blizzard in New York, hiking in the Swiss mountains, wandering the rainy streets of London, or meeting up for tea in freezing Mongolia.

Designed for Women & Men.

 

Here is a closer look on what makes Mamahuhu shoes so comfortable, long lasting, and stylish.

  • COMFORT: Soft leather lining, unique latex insole, and flexible outsole ensures great support and flexibility.
  • DURABLE: Our shoes are allowed to rest on their shoe trees for 24h to retain the shape. We also hand nail our shoes, and this attention to detail makes every pair a unique piece of art.
  • STYLE: Luxury quality leather in wonderful colors combined with elegant design and sleek finish makes for stylish shoes.

We source our leather directly from Itagui, the best tanneries in Colombia, where Italy imports it's leather from. As opposed to low quality production, each piece of leather we use is certified as Chromium Free and tinted thoroughly with ink.

Our artisans cut the leather by hand to feel the leather, avoid marks and select the best pieces. Each shoe is made using classic techniques, sewed by hand, and nailed to a shoe tree for 24 hours to retain the shape.

Premium quality leather + Artisans with 30+ years experience + Attention to details + Dedicated time = An artpiece of a shoe

Our rewards are designed for one simple goal: For you to get an outstanding pair of handmade leather shoes, tailored to your measurements for under €119! That means prices that are 20-35% off retail. For details, please see the individual rewards. For any questions feel free to ask us in the comments sections, and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

 

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Wondering how can we offer a €450 shoe for under €119? No middleman and modest markup equals to our magnificant price. As a fairtrade business and ethical brand, we want our shoes to be affordable for majority of customers, not exclusive to upper class.

 

Selected as one of the TOP 15 ETHICAL SHOE RBANDS OF 2016 by The Good Trade and TOP 8 ETHICAL SHOES BRANDS FOR CONSCIOUS CONSUMERS by Eco Warrior Princess, Mamahuhu has been endeavouring to empower artisans to socially thrive on their own merits, work pride and sense of accomplishment.

We believe in ''Teach a man to fish, and you have fed him for a lifetime'', and therefore instead of hiring artisans, we help them set up their own ethical workshops, create more jobs within the community, and grow to become a self-sustaining business that is independent from Mamahuhu.

Opposite to prevalent low cost factories and sweatshops in fast fashion industry, Mamahuhu strictly applies fair trade throughout the whole production process, ensuring every artisans is fairly paid, has flexible work schedule, and every workshop employs women, and no child.

 

In 5 years, Mamahuhu has helped set up 11 workshops in Colombia, and this allows 112 artisans to happily continue their family tradition of leather shoemaking.

There is a happy artisan behind each pair of Mamahuhu. Here we wanted to take the chance to introduce you to some of our aritsans, so you can get to know those who make your shoes, and their stories.

Jorge, Master Artisan - With over 20 years of experiece, he is a true artist. With the help of Mamahuhu he has gone from unemployed to being a company owner. Today he owns and directs his own workshop with more than 6 other artisans.

Efren, Master Artisan - When we met, Efren was working in a big factory where the pay was late, and workers were mistreated. Having seen success with Jorge, we repeated the process. Efren is today the sole owner of a workshop employing more than 10 people.

Miguel, Master Artisan - When we met he was doing a job he hated, making low cost shoes. With our initial micro-loan and support he was able to create luxury quality shoes. Today he owns his workshop where he employs over 20 artisans.

Any many more...

 

With this Kickstarter, we offer made-to-measure shoes. This means, at the end of the campaign, you will receive sizing and fitting instructions from us on how to measure your feet to assure the best fit. Upon receiving your measurements/size choices, our artisans will makes your unique Mamahuhus that run true to YOUR measurements. 

If the size you order happens to not be the best fit, we will exchange it for you (please see DELIVERY section below for shipping charges on exchanges).

 

Once the campaign is funded, we will send out survey to receive your style, color, and size choices. Experience has taught us it can take up to 4 weeks to receive this information from all our backers. If we can get it faster, we can deliver faster.

We need to know your style and size before purchasing materials and starting production, because this is truly a made-to-measure campaign. 

Production is scheduled to take 8 weeks, after which we will export to Spain, and from there ship your handmade Mamahuhus to you.

 

Shipping is included for all early bird shipments worldwide, 3 pairs + shoekit, and for the "one unique pair". 

All other pledges will be shipped worldwide, at provided shipping rate. 

Once we custom-produce all shoes in our workshops in Colombia, we will export them together via airfreight to our fulfillment center in Spain, from where all individual orders will be shipped.

Orders shipped within the EU will not incur customs duty charges, neither will be subject to VAT. 

If applicable, duties and local taxes will be charged by the appropriate authority at the destination country. Please determine these charges locally.

If the need for exchange arises, we will need to charge for exchange shipping both ways as we are offering our shoes with a minimal margin here on Kickstarter.

Mamahuhu’s strength is our team. Over the last six years it has grown from two founders in Colombia to over 150 people, spread over multiple countries and nationalities. Here are the three of us behind this Kickstarter. 

 

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Risks and challenges

With six years of experience working with these workshops and artisans, and two successful Kickstarter campaigns behind us, we have seen it all.

Workshops are carefully chosen based on experience, prior relationships, and reliability. Based on this we are confident that our team, suppliers, and vendors are able to keep the schedule, and deliver on time.
With manufacturing, the most common challenge is production delays. Although we are well versed in production management and delivering goods on time, there are times in life when we are faced with difficulties out of our control.
In the event of a short delay we will keep you updated, so you will know where your shoes are in the process, and what is going on.

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    Pledge €5 or more About US$ 6

    Thank you!

    You will receive a personalised thank you message from us, and the warm fuzzy feeling of knowing that you have contributed to making the world a little bit better.

    Thank you very much for helping us make dreams come true.

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    Pledge €45 or more About US$ 50

    1 SHOE CARE KIT.

    SHOE CARE KIT. You will receive the following accessories, designed to keep your shoes looking great for years:

    1 - Brush with three different parts for different leathers
    1 - Wax leather cream to nurture the leather and stay soft
    2 - Sets of extra laces in wonderful colours
    1 - Cloth bag shoe protector

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    Pledge €109 or more About US$ 121

    1 PAIR (EARLY BIRD)

    ONE PAIR! (Early Bird). This pair of Mamahuhu shoes will be hand made to your measurements. Choose any colour and style from our Riviera or Signature Collection. (THIS IS 27% OFF RETAIL!)

    1 Pair of Mamahuhu shoes - Handmade to measure in Full Grain Leather

    You will receive a survey at the end of campaign for you to tell us your chosen style, and color. You will also receive easy to follow instructions for measuring your feet.

    FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE!

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    Pledge €129 or more About US$ 143

    1 PAIR - Free Shipping (24% off)

    ONE PAIR! This pair of Mamahuhu shoes will be hand made to your measurements. Choose any colour and style from our Riviera or Signature Collection. (THIS IS 24% OFF RETAIL)

    1 Pair of Mamahuhu shoes - Handmade to measure in Full Grain Leather

    You will receive a survey at the end of campaign for you to tell us your chosen style, and color. You will also receive easy to follow instructions for measuring your feet.

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    Pledge €139 or more About US$ 154

    1 PAIR + SHOE CARE KIT (EARLY BIRD)

    ONE PAIR + SHOE CARE KIT! (Early bird) This pair of Mamahuhu shoes will be handmade to your measurements. Choose any colour and style from our Riviera or Signature Collection. (THIS IS 30% OFF RETAIL!)

    1 Pair of Mamahuhu shoes - Handmade to measure in Full Grain Leather

    You will also receive the full shoe care kit at discounted price, to keep the shoes looking great for years!

    1 - Brush with three different parts for different leathers
    1 - Wax leather cream to nurture the leather and stay soft
    2 - Sets of extra laces in wonderful colours
    1 - Cloth bag shoe protector

    You will receive a survey at the end of campaign for you to tell us your chosen style, and color. You will also receive easy to follow instructions for measuring your feet.

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    Pledge €155 or more About US$ 172

    1 PAIR + SHOE CARE KIT - Free Shipping

    ONE PAIR + SHOE CARE KIT! This pair of Mamahuhu shoes will be handmade to your measurements. Choose any colour and style from our Riviera or Signature Collection. (THIS IS 25% OFF RETAIL!)

    1 Pair of Mamahuhu shoes - Handmade to measure in Full Grain Leather

    You will also receive the full shoe care kit at discounted price, to keep the shoes looking great for years!

    1 - Brush with three different parts for different leathers
    1 - Wax leather cream to nurture the leather and stay soft
    2 - Sets of extra laces in wonderful colours
    1 - Cloth bag shoe protector

    You will receive a survey at the end of campaign for you to tell us your chosen style, and color. You will also receive easy to follow instructions for measuring your feet.

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    Pledge €210 or more About US$ 233

    2 PAIRS (EARLY BIRD)

    TWO PAIRS! (Early Bird). These pairs of Mamahuhu shoes will be hand made to your measurements. Choose any colour and style from our Riviera or Signature Collection. (THIS IS 30% OFF RETAIL!)

    2 Pair of Mamahuhu shoes - Handmade to measure in Full Grain Leather

    You will receive a survey at the end of campaign for you to tell us your chosen styles, and colors. You will also receive easy to follow instructions for measuring your feet.

    FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE!

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    Pledge €238 or more About US$ 264

    2 PAIRS

    Two PAIRS!. These two pairs of Mamahuhu shoes will be hand made to your measurements. Choose any colours and styles from our Riviera or Signature Collection. THIS IS 20% OFF RETAIL!

    2 Pairs of Mamahuhu shoes - Handmade to measure in Full Grain Leather

    You will receive a survey at the end of campaign for you to tell us your chosen style, and color. You will also receive easy to follow instructions for measuring your feet.

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    Pledge €260 or more About US$ 289

    2 PAIRS + SHOE CARE KIT

    TWO PAIRS + SHOE CARE KIT! These two pairs of Mamahuhu shoes will be handmade to your measurements. Choose any colour and style from our Riviera or Signature Collection. (THIS IS 25% OFF RETAIL!)

    2 Pair of Mamahuhu shoes - Handmade to measure in Full Grain Leather

    You will also receive the full shoe care kit at discounted price, to keep the shoes looking great for years!

    1 - Brush with three different parts for different leathers
    1 - Wax leather cream to nurture the leather and stay soft
    4 - Sets of extra laces in wonderful colours
    2 - Cloth bag shoe protector

    You will receive a survey at the end of campaign for you to tell us your chosen style, and color. You will also receive easy to follow instructions for measuring your feet.

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    Pledge €335 or more About US$ 372

    3 PAIRS

    THREE PAIRS! These three pairs of Mamahuhu shoes will be hand made to your measurements. Choose any colour and style from our Riviera or Signature Collection. (THIS IS 25% OFF RETAIL!)

    3 Pair of Mamahuhu shoes - Handmade to measure in Full Grain Leather

    You will receive a survey at the end of campaign for you to tell us your chosen styles, and colors. You will also receive easy to follow instructions for measuring your feet.

    SHIPS WORLDWIDE!

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    Pledge €365 or more About US$ 405

    3 PAIRS + SHOE CARE KIT

    THREE PAIRS + SHOE CARE KIT! These three pairs of Mamahuhu shoes will be handmade to your measurements. Choose any colour and style from our Riviera or Signature Collection. (THIS IS 25% OFF RETAIL!)

    3 Pair of Mamahuhu shoes - Handmade to measure in Full Grain Leather

    You will also receive the full shoe care kit at discounted price, to keep the shoes looking great for years!

    1 - Brush with three different parts for different leathers
    1 - Wax leather cream to nurture the leather and stay soft
    6 - Sets of extra laces in wonderful colours
    3 - Cloth bag shoe protector

    You will receive a survey at the end of campaign for you to tell us your chosen style, and color. You will also receive easy to follow instructions for measuring your feet.

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    Pledge €555 or more About US$ 615

    1 UNIQUE PAIR - ONE OF A KIND

    DESIGN A UNIQUE SHOE PAIR! Ever wanted to wear truly one of a kind shoes? Then this is for you. (PRICELESS!)
    We will work together with you to design a one of a kind Mamahuhu shoe.
    We will work together to pick any leather type, style, size that you like. Any crazy idea is possible. You can also engrave your name, or any other meaningful words onto the shoes.

    You will receive an email from us at the end of the campaign to start the design process.

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    Pledge €1,090 or more About US$ 1,208

    10 PAIRS WHOLESALE PACKAGE

    10 PAIR WHOLESALE PACKAGE! Want to sell Mamahuhu's one of a kind shoes in your store? These ten pairs of Mamahuhu shoes will astonish your customers, and fly off the shelves. Choose any colours, styles, and sizes in our Riviera or Signature collections. (THIS IS 25-50% OFF RETAIL!)

    10 pairs of Mamahuhu shoes - Handmade to your specifications in Full Grain Leather.

    We will reach out to you at end of campaign to specify the details.

    FREE SHIPPING WITHIN EUROPE
    For Shipping Outside Europe, we will let you know exact shipping cost, to be covered by buyer.

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    Pledge €2,180 or more About US$ 2,415

    20 PAIRS WHOLESALE PACKAGE

    HUGE WHOLESALE PACKAGE! Want to sell Mamahuhu's one of a kind shoes in your store? These twenty pairs of Mamahuhu shoes will astonish your customers, and fly off the shelves. Choose any colours, styles, and sizes in our Riviera or Signature collections. (THIS IS 25-50% OFF RETAIL!)

    20 pairs of Mamahuhu shoes - Handmade to your specifications in Full Grain Leather.

    We will reach out to you at end of campaign to specify the details.

    FREE SHIPPING WITHIN EUROPE
    For Shipping Outside Europe, we will let you know exact shipping cost, to be covered by buyer.

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    Pledge €240 or more About US$ 266

    2 PAIRS + SHOE CARE KIT (EARLY BIRD)

    TWO PAIRS + SHOE CARE KIT! (Early bird) These two pairs of Mamahuhu shoes will be handmade to your measurements. Choose any colour and style from our Riviera or Signature Collection. (THIS IS 30% OFF RETAIL!)

    2 Pair of Mamahuhu shoes - Handmade to measure in Full Grain Leather

    You will also receive the full shoe care kit at discounted price, to keep the shoes looking great for years!

    1 - Brush with three different parts for different leathers
    1 - Wax leather cream to nurture the leather and stay soft
    4 - Sets of extra laces in wonderful colours
    2 - Cloth bag shoe protector

    You will receive a survey at the end of campaign for you to tell us your chosen style, and color. You will also receive easy to follow instructions for measuring your feet.

    FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE

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Funding period

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