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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by .

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            ***STRETCH GOAL UPDATES***

6 new designs added! (see Design List/Stretch Goals for details)

All new 4, 8 and 12 pair reward tiers now available!

 About Sock Invaders? 

We created Sock Invaders to try to put more fun and pop culture into designer socks. We figured it should be possible to have the bold designs and colours of expensive designer socks, but also have more than simply lines and dots. Why not patterns or characters that give us fond memories and make us smile?

   We also wanted to offer $10-20 high quality, comfortable and durable socks at a much lower price by keeping our team small and using international fulfillment close to production. It wasn't easy, but that was our challenge and after a year of redesigns and making samples, we finally did it! And we hope you enjoy them as much as we do.

 

 

What size are the socks?

We have two sizes available. See the available designs above and check the sizes in the tables below. These are our safe range, but the socks do stretch and could still fit a bigger or smaller size.

Men's Mid Calf socks (for M/L size feet -  6 designs)

Women's Knee High socks (for S/M size feet - 4 designs)

    

 

About the Team

We are two best friends working on this who first met at age 11 at secondary school and have been good friends ever since. Jonathan has been working on socks for about 5 years now, starting out with a kids character socks brand. He also teaches kids English in Asia and is a bit of a hardcore gamer and some would say the main driving force behind Sock Invaders. Andre lives in London and joined the project in 2017, helping to get Sock Invaders off the ground. He pretty much only plays Fifa and Call of Duty, but we're working on changing that!

What next for Sock Invaders?

Well, this is only the very beginning. Our long term goal is to work with indie video game developers and artists and collaborate on sock designs inspired by their work. Until then, we have a number of ideas for the next range and hope to become an indie sock company with a passionate customer base who look forward to seeing what designs we come up with next. We also look forward to making a difference in the lives of the less fortunate through much needed sock donations to local charities.

Sock Invaders are ready and waiting to go into production. With your help we can make our first production run. Please back our Kickstarter project and in return you'll be among the first and only people in the world to wear these funky socks we designed.  

Backing our campaign is super simple:  

  • Find your reward at the top right of the page. 
  • Hover over the reward and click 'select this reward'. 
  • When you are happy with your choice click 'continue to next step'. 
  • Fill out your payment details - sit back and smile. 

It really is that simple. Please help Sock Invaders become a reality by backing the project, and/or telling a friend or sharing us on social media. 

 

 

 

  Sock Invaders is a proud supporter of http://kickingitforward.org

Risks and challenges

The main risks are delays to the production or delivery. But the factory we are working with is old and well established and we have confidence in their ability to deliver on time. We also have great faith on the shipping company. Having received the samples from the factory on time and to a good standard, we are confident we can deliver within budget and on time.

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    Any 2 pairs from among the 5 original designs featured in the video, available in one size. You'll be able to choose which designs you'd like after the project ends.

    Retail value: £12/$16.

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    Any 50 pairs you like from among our designs. Ideal for gifts or retail. Please note the maximum number of different designs we'll be making... is 15. This is really only intended for someone wanting to sell them or give them away to their 50 lucky friends. It's certainly more socks than any one person really needs. I guess a family of 5 consisting of all adults could reasonably get some use out of a box of 50. I sure do hope our fulfillment company can handle a box of this size. Otherwise looks like i'll be lugging it to the post office. Oh wait, i'm still typing. Delete, delete, delete. I'm breezy!

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