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The backpack made from one single piece of waterproof wool-felt. Made in France, assembled by you. Choose from a wide range of colours!
The backpack made from one single piece of waterproof wool-felt. Made in France, assembled by you. Choose from a wide range of colours!
The backpack made from one single piece of waterproof wool-felt. Made in France, assembled by you. Choose from a wide range of colours!
188 backers pledged €33,733 to help bring this project to life.

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EXTENDED PERKS:

A 15" laptop sleeve!

Since we reached 25K anybody that pledged a bag will be able to top up their pledge by 17€ and will receive a matching laptop sleeve. (looks the laptop goes out when you pull the strap! Handy!)

 

And a 13" version of our bag!!

Since some of you have asked us, we also designed a 13' version of our bag, we did the math and we need to reach 36K in order to produce it without taking an unreasonable amount of risk.

So, Mesdames et Messieurs, please welcome, the Lasso Bag size S:

If you like it, please share it around so we can produce this too! If we reach the extend goal anybody that pledged for the backpack(s) will have the choice between the two sizes, and of course, all the different 12 possibilities.

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Hi we’re back on Kickstarter and this time with a backpack!

And yes, it's a backpack you create and assemble yourself!

Just like our Lasso slippers: 

 1. The Lasso bag is minimal, stylish and ethically produced. Made out of 70% wool felt and 30% viscose (to make it stronger and water repellant).

2. It comes flat-packed, with your favorite colour combination, ready to be assembled.

3. Offered exclusively to you on Kickstarter at the wholesale price. because nothing would have happened without our backers !

 

 

 

 Pick your felt and strap:

Customise it as you like. Proudly make it yours.

The felt for the bag comes in two different options, brown or black.

And the strap is available in 6 different colors:

  • charcoal black
  • wool grey
  • brick red
  • peacock blue
  • pumpkin orange
  • kiwi green

     

We only use high quality and “eco-sourced” materials

 

With our 5 years of experience running Lasso slippers, we have experimented with all types of materials for all types of situations, and we have chosen just the right ones for the Lasso bag.

The felt is made from 70% wool and 30% viscose to make it water repellant. It is very soft, yet very durable and will not tear appart from heavy weights in the bag.

The strap is made from thick polyester wire with a very tight double stitch, making it very strong and stable.

As for the packaging, we decided to use a simple cotton tote bag. It protects the backpack nicely, let it breath during transport and is made of course so that you can give it a second life, instead of throwing it in the bin.

Quality & Simplicity in mind (and nothing more!)

 

Like our Lasso slippers, our bag is designed with simplicity in mind. It’s a backpack that does the job, with style, and that will last many years.

It has a large pocket for your 15" laptop and 2 small ones for your phone, keys, and other accessories 15/10 cm.

  • We added a 3D mesh at the back to make sure you don't get sweaty while riding your bike.

 

  • No gimmick pocket, no electronics, no big logo, no over design.

Just a sleek backpack for your everyday use.

Each Lasso bag is quality checked, assembled and hand finished by you!

We are proud to say they are made in Europe within a 500km radius

 

Manufacturing a product that is ethically and ecologically responsible is our number one priority. Reducing the amount of factories involved and the travelling distances the components have to make before being assembled has a critical impact on the product’s carbon footprint. After a lot of effort and factory visits, we are proud to have all the components sourced, manufactured, assembled, stored and dispatched within a 500km radius in France.

 

The felt is produced in a solar powered factory next to Florencia. The production of the straps, and the cutting + stiching is all happening in Cholet. The assembly and logistic is all done in Troyes.

 

All our suppliers are hiring full-time qualified staff working under the French legislation with minimum wages, health insurance and health & safety facilities. No sweatshop!

A family business

 We are a family business, Gaspard and Amandine, based in Paris and operating since 2012 (our first Kickstarter, the Lasso slippers!). 

                                       

As a design driven company we care about the origin, sustainability and production process of our products. We understand the responsibility of a business and the ethic is very important for us. We build lasting relationships with our customers and suppliers.

"Still have my lasso slippers, they have to be my favorite slippers ever." Brady Dahl

"Just think of them as an Ikea product for your feet." Uncrate

"This shoelace, which is available in 14 different colors, gives each Lasso slipper its unique flair." Gear Patrol

"We humans love building stuff, the trick is just to hit the sweet spot between simplicity and functionality (think Ikea), otherwise we’ll give up quickly." Gear Hungry

"Encore une fois très satisfait de lasso shoes; jamais eu à me plaindre. livraison rapide, délais précis, et conforme à la commande. Rien à redire."

Rewards

  5€ Postcard - Hand written "Merci!"

  15€ Tode bag + hand written "Merci!"

 39€ Limited Edition matching slippers + hand written "Merci!"

 89€: Early bird bag* + hand written "Merci!" 
*limited to 25

 99€ One backpack+ hand written "Merci!"

 125€ Totally Lasso.One backpack + one paire of limited edition slippers + hand written "Merci!"

175€ Duo pack
Two backpack + hand written "Merci!"

 420€ Family pack. 5 backpack with a screen-print of your name + hand written "Merci!"

 

 800€ Company pack. 10 backpack with a screen print of your company name + hand written "Merci!"

Production Milestones

Here is how we are planning to develop, manufacture and ship the Lasso bag once the campaign is over.

With 5 years of experience, we are ready to deliver in the best conditions..

Everything is lined up, our suppliers are waiting for our Purchase Orders, so all we are missing now are the funds to place the minimum order quantities. Your pledge will go towards ordering the materials (felt, straps, packaging bag, shipping packaging, and a few more bits), the manufacture and assembly of the backpack, the logistics and storage of the stock.

Nothing could ever happened without you so THANK YOU!!

We would not be able to launch this campaign without the support of our previous backers and wanted to specially thank the following people: The Frieh, Sidekick Creatives, Hands Studio, Antoine Monnet, Margaux Barba, the Beres-Geitner,  Miriam Crenesse, Michel et Ruben Valensi and of course our families.  

 

 

 

 

 

Risks and challenges

This is not our first campaign. We launched our first product on Kickstarter in 2013 and we have learned a lot from it. We managed to deliver all the rewards, with some delays, but we now know what to expect and how to overcome all the potentials pitfalls. Our manufacturers are all lined up and we are already working with them for the slippers. In the case of any delay in the production and shipping of your rewards, we will make sure to keep you updated all along. Thank you!

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    Pledge €5 or more About $6

    Hand written MERCI!

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    Pledge €15 or more About $18

    Exclusive Tote bag + hand written card

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    • 1 specialy made tote Bag "I supported Lasso on Kickstarter"
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    Pledge €39 or more About $46

    1 limited edition pair of Lasso slippers

    Made exclusively for this Kickstarter campaign.

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    • 1 pair of Kickstarter Lasso slippers
    • 1 hand written card
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    Pledge €89 or more About $105

    Early bird Lasso bag + hand written card

    For our very first backers only! Get our Lasso bag in the colour of your choice. Offered at 60% discount of the future retail price (€189).

    Includes:
    • 1 Lasso bag (grey or black felt + 1 of 6 different strap)
    • 1 hand written card
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    Pledge €99 or more About $117

    Lasso bag + hand written card

    Get our Lasso bag in the colour of your choice. Offered at wholesale price, 50% discount of the future retail price (€189).

    Includes:
    • 1 Lasso bag (grey or black felt + 1 of 6 different strap)
    • 1 hand written card
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    Pledge €125 or more About $147

    Lasso bag + Lasso slippers + card

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    • 1 Lasso bag (grey or black felt + 1 of 6 different strap)
    • 1 pair of Kickstarter Lasso slippers
    • 1 hand written card
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    Pledge €175 or more About $206

    Duo pack

    Get 2 Lasso bags in the colour of your choice. Offered at 15% discount of the wholesale price.

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    • 2 Lasso bags (grey or black felt + 2 of 6 different strap)
    • 1 hand written card
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    Pledge €420 or more About $495

    Christmas pack (5 bags): 360€

    Get your Christmas presents sorted! 5 Lasso bags in the colour of your choice at 27% discount of the wholesale price.
    We guarantee a delivery before Christmas or we refund it to you!

    Includes:
    • 5 Lasso bags (grey or black felt + 5 different strap)
    • 1 hand written card
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    Pledge €800 or more About $942

    Company pack: 10 Lasso bags

    Get your company or large family 1 Lasso bag each. Offered at 30% discount of the wholesale price.

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    • 10 Lasso bags (grey or black felt + 12 different straps)
    • 1 hand written card
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