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Fun, vintage-inspired clothing for your little ones to show off their playful and unique style. Kids fashion thats comfortable too.
Fun, vintage-inspired clothing for your little ones to show off their playful and unique style. Kids fashion thats comfortable too.
191 backers pledged $13,049 to help bring this project to life.

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WHO IS HUM?

Hello! My name is Nicole Choules- Paul and I am the owner and designer of Hum, a childrens’ clothing company. For 13 years, I was a professional ballet dancer. What does that have to do with kids’ clothes? Well, let’s rewind a bit to when I was 19. I would show up to these studios that might as well have been ice boxes. I wanted some nice warm-ups, but dance clothes were expensive and I was living on the crumbs of an artists’ income. So, I figured: why don’t I make some warm-ups myself? So that’s exactly what I did. And pretty soon, my fellow dancers noticed and wanted some too. And, next thing I knew, for the next 13 years, my handcrafted dancewear was keeping dancers from all over the states nice and warm.

Fast forward several years. I retired from dancing and from making dancewear. I turned my creative energy towards making purses that I called Elsa Bags after my grandma Elsa, who was pretty awesome. Not too long after that, I married & had a couple of baby girls so of course I had to start making dresses. Then the movie Frozen came out, Elsa ruined everything, so I had to change my company name. I renamed it Hum after the sound of my sewing machine.

Now, I spend the wee hours of the night keeping up with demand, sewing these dresses just me and my 4 trusty sewing machines (my diet coke & a lot NetFlix)

This is why I'm really excited to get this Kickstarter going: so I can take the next step with Hum. That means hiring a manufacturer to sew for me, which I have all ready to go if I can get the funding to pay them. And it means finding a way to tackle the understandably steep upfront cost of all the materials and other odds and ends that I'll need to get my new, beautiful Hum clothing out of my sketchbook and into the world. And, to my family, it means having a wife and mom who isn’t a sleep-deprived zombie. 

Thank you so much for considering donating to my kickstarter campaign. I can’t wait to get my dresses on your little ones!

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THE PENNY DRESS- PLEDGE $35 you'll get our mini maxi sleeveless Penny dress with adorable contrast round collar and matching bow. Choose from the following sizes & fabrics when you pledge. 

UPDATE ON SIZES

I now offer a size 10 & 12

Sizes 2T- 3T- 4T- 5T- 6- 7- 8- 10- 12 years  

1) Black aztec 2) Pink stripe 3) Limited edition plaid 4) Houndstooth       5) Mint aztec-not pictured  6) Animal print- not pictured 7) Red floral

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THE IDA DRESS- PLEDGE $35you'll get the Ida dress with a gathered waist and an adorable contrasting collar and matching bow. Choose from the following sizes & fabrics when you pledge. 

UPDATE ON SIZES

I now offer a size 6- 12 months- 12-18 months- 12- 24 month- & 10- 12 yrs

Sizes 6- 12 months- 12-18 months- 12- 24 month-  2T- 3T- 4T- 5/6- 7- 8 - 10- 12 yrs

1) Black aztec 2) Mint aztec 3) Houndstooth 4) Pink stripe 5) Animal print 6) Limited edition plaid 7) Red floral

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NINA TUNIC- PLEDGE $38 you'll get one of the grow with your child Nina tunics with cute contrasting pockets & bow. Our Hum tunics last for years. Add leggings as your child grows. Choose from the following sizes & fabrics when you pledge. 

Sizes 12-18 mo- 18-24 mo- 2T- 3T- 4T- 5T- 6/7 yrs. 

1) Geometric print 2) Green & blue flowers 3) Orange tigers-no pockets-matching side bow 4) Fireworks 5) Pink & yellow flowers

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ELSA VEE RETRO DRESS- PLEDGE $38 you'll get one of our Elsa Vee gathered waist with matching bow retro dresses.

UPDATE on SIZES 

I now offer a size 12 in the Elsa Vee! 

Sizes 12-18 mo- 18-24 mo- 2T- 3T- 4T- 5T- 6/7- 8/9- 10- 12 years.

1) Orange cherries lawn fabric (shown below) 2) Blue cherries lawn fabric (shown below) 3) Pink 1" gingham 4) Splash of paint

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THE EVA TUNIC- PLEDGE $42  you'll get one of the blue with cream tiger Eva tunics with cute houndstooth contrasting bow. Cotton/ linen blend.

THE ZURIE TUNIC- PLEDGE $42  you'll get one of the limited Zurie tunics with the little girl playing with horses print. Limited edition- Cotton/ linen blend with matching bow & 3/4 gathered sleeves.

Sizes 12-18 mo- 18-24 mo- 2T- 3T- 4T- 5T- 6/7 yrs. 

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GORILLA OR WALRUS TEE- PLEDGE $20  you'll get a unisex toddler/youth tee shirt designed special for this kickstarter campaign by Stephanie Ford printed on a heather grey American Apparel tri-blend tee. I'm the king Gorilla or Good day sir Walrus.

Sizes 2T- 4T- 6 -8- 10-12 toddler - youth

How does your Contribution Help Hum?

Simply put, Hum needs your help to produce more clothing. This one woman show can only produce so much. Every dollar this Kickstarter campaign earns goes towards bringing on a manufacturer to sew for the HUM SS15 line.

Our Kickstarter goal of $12,000

Allows Hum to purchase materials and hire the manufacturer to create my SS15 clothing line. 4 styles of dresses in many different fabrics. If we exceed our Kickstarter goal, we’ll be able to produce even more styles of Hum clothing.

Risks and challenges

After this kickstarter is funded it will take 4-6 weeks for you to receive your pledged item. Please keep this in mind & please forgive us if it takes a little more time (it may take less) This will be our first production run. Don't worry I have made sure our manufacturers are top quality.

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    Raise the roof! Thank you so much. Every dollar counts!

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    A personal high five If I ever meet you in person! It means the world to me that you would donate to Hum clothing.

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    TODDLER- YOUTH TEE SHIRT- WALRUS
    You'll get a unisex toddler/youth tee shirt designed special for this kickstarter campaign by Stephanie Ford from Paper Bandit Press. Printed on a heather grey American Apparel tri-blend tee.

    choose from the following sizes when you pledge.
    Sizes 2T- 4T- 6 -8- 10-12 toddler - youth

    Good day sir Walrus

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    TODDLER- YOUTH TEE SHIRT- GORILLA
    You'll get one unisex toddler/youth tee shirt designed special for this kickstarter campaign by Stephanie Ford from Paper Bandit Press. Printed on a heather grey American Apparel tri-blend tee.

    choose from the following sizes when you pledge.
    2T- 4T- 6 -8- 10-12 toddler - youth

    I'm the king- Gorilla

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    PLAID---LIMITED COLOR ---
    THE PENNY DRESS
    or
    THE IDA DRESS
    you'll get the mini maxi sleeveless Penny dress with adorable navy round collar and matching bow.
    or
    The Ida dress with gathered waist & adorable navy collar and matching bow. Choose from the following sizes when you pledge.

    Penny Mini Maxi
    sizes 2T- 3T- 4T- 5T- 6- 7- 8 yrs

    Ida Gathered dress
    sizes 12- 24 months- 2T- 3T- 4T- 5/6- 7- 8 yrs

    Limited Color- Plaid

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    THE PENNY DRESS- you'll get the mini maxi sleeveless Penny dress with adorable contrast round collar and matching bow. Choose from the following sizes & fabrics when you pledge.
    Sizes 2T- 3T- 4T- 5T- 6 - 7- 8 yrs

    1) Black aztec
    2) Mint aztec
    3) Houndstooth
    4) Pink stripe
    5) Animal print

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    IDA DRESS- you'll get our gathered waist Ida dress with adorable contrasting collar and matching bow. Choose from the following sizes & fabrics when you pledge.
    Sizes 12- 24 months- 2T- 3T- 4T- 5/6- 7- 8 yrs.

    1) Black aztec
    2) Mint aztec
    3) Houndstooth
    4) Pink stripe
    5) Animal print

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    NINA TUNIC- you'll get one of our grow with your child Nina tunics with cute contrasting pockets & bow. Our Hum tunics last for years. Add leggings as your child grows. Choose from the following sizes & fabrics when you pledge.
    Sizes 12- 18 mo- 18- 24 mo- 2T- 3T- 4T- 5T- 6/7 yrs.

    1) Geometric print
    2) Green & blue flowers
    3) Pink & yellow flowers
    4) Orange tigers- no pockets- side bow
    5) Fireworks

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    ELSA VEE RETRO DRESS-
    you'll get one of the Elsa Vee gathered waist retro dresses with matching bow. Choose from the following sizes & fabrics when you pledge.
    Sizes 12-18 mo- 18-24 mo- 2T- 3T- 4T- 5T-
    6/7- 8/9- 10yrs.

    1) Orange cherries lawn fabric
    2) Blue cherries lawn fabric
    3) Pink 1" gingham
    4) Splash of paint

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    THE EVA TUNIC- SPECIAL COTTON/LINEN BLEND- you'll get one of our grow with your child Eva tunics with cute contrasting bow. Hum tunics last for years. Add leggings as your child grows. Choose from the following sizes when you pledge.
    Sizes 12-18 mo- 18-24 mo- 2T- 3T- 4T- 5T-
    6/ 7 yrs.

    Blue/green fabric with creamy tigers
    cotton/ linen blend

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    THE ZURIE TUNIC- SPECIAL COTTON/LINEN BLEND- you'll get one of the Zurie tunics. Side bow & longer elastic gathered sleeves. Our Hum tunics last for years. Add leggings as your child grows. Choose from the following sizes when you pledge.
    Sizes 12-18 mo- 18-24 mo- 2T- 3T

    Playing with horses in blush

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    2 TODDLER- YOUTH TEE SHIRT- WALRUS or GORILLA
    You'll get 2 unisex toddler/youth tee shirt designed special for this kickstarter campaign by Stephanie Ford from Paper Bandit Press. Printed on a heather grey American Apparel tri-blend tee.

    choose from the following sizes when you pledge.
    Sizes 2T- 4T- 6 -8- 10-12 toddler - youth

    Good day sir Walrus
    or
    I'm the king- Gorilla

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    1 DRESS OF YOUR CHOICE + 1 TEE you'll get one dress of your choice & one tee. choose from the following.

    *excludes Eva tunic, plaid Ida or Penny & playing with horses tunic

    pick from the following when you pledge

    * Penny dress or
    * Ida dress
    1) Black aztec
    2) Mint aztec
    3) Houndstooth
    4) Pink stripe
    5) Animal print
    6) black Polka Dot
    7) Red Flowers

    or

    * The Nina tunic
    1) Geometric print
    2) Green & blue flowers
    3) Pink & yellow flowers
    4) Orange tigers- no pockets- side bow
    5) Fire works

    or

    * Elsa Vee retro dress
    1) Orange cherries lawn fabric
    2) Blue cherries lawn fabric
    3) Pink 1" gingham
    4) Splash of paint

    1 Tees of your choice

    Good day sir Walrus
    or
    I'm the king- Gorilla

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    2 DRESSES OF YOUR CHOICE - you'll get 2 dresses of your choice. Check above dresses for size availability.
    *excludes plaid & playing with horses
    pick from the following when you pledge

    * Penny dress or
    * Ida dress
    1) Black aztec
    2) Mint aztec
    3) Houndstooth
    4) Pink stripe
    5) Animal print

    or

    * Nina tunics
    1) Geometric print
    2) Green & blue flowers
    3) Pink & yellow flowers
    4) Orange tigers- no pockets- side bow
    5) Fire works

    or

    * Elsa Vee retro dress
    1) Orange cherries lawn fabric
    2) Blue cherries lawn fabric
    3) Pink 1" gingham
    4) Splash of paint

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    2 DRESSES OF YOUR CHOICE + 1 TEE- you'll get 2 dresses of your choice & 1 tee. Check above dresses for size availability.
    *excludes plaid & playing with horses
    pick from the following when you pledge

    * Penny dress or
    * Ida dress
    1) Black aztec
    2) Mint aztec
    3) Houndstooth
    4) Pink stripe
    5) Animal print

    or

    * Nina tunic
    1) Geometric print
    2) Green & blue flowers
    3) Pink & yellow flowers
    4) Orange tigers- no pockets- side bow
    5) Fire works

    or

    * Elsa Vee retro dress
    1) Orange cherries lawn fabric
    2) Blue cherries lawn fabric
    3) Pink 1" gingham
    4) Splash of paint

    &

    A tee of your choice
    1 Good day sir Walrus
    or
    1 I'm the king- Gorilla

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    3 DRESSES OF YOUR CHOICE + TWO TEES - you'll get 3 dresses of your choice & two tees. Check above dresses for size availability.
    *excludes plaid & playing with horses

    pick from the following when you pledge

    * Penny dress or
    * Ida dress
    1) Black aztec
    2) Mint aztec
    3) Houndstooth
    4) Pink stripe
    5) Animal print
    6) black Polka Dot
    7) Red Flowers
    or

    * Nina tunic
    1) Geometric print
    2) Green & blue flowers
    3) Pink & yellow flowers
    4) Orange tigers- no pockets- side bow
    5) Fire works

    or

    * Elsa Vee retro dress
    1) Orange cherries lawn fabric
    2) Blue cherries lawn fabric
    3) Pink 1" gingham
    4) Splash of paint

    & 2 tees of your choice

    Good day sir Walrus
    or
    I'm the king- Gorilla

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    5 DRESSES OF YOUR CHOICE + 2 TEES- you'll get 5 dresses of your choice & 2 tees. Check above dresses for size availability.
    *excludes plaid & playing with horses
    pick from the following when you pledge

    * Penny dress or
    * Ida dress
    1) Black aztec
    2) Mint aztec
    3) Houndstooth
    4) Pink stripe
    5) Animal print

    or

    * Nina tunic
    1) Geometric print
    2) Green & blue flowers
    3) Pink & yellow flowers
    4) Orange tigers- no pockets- side bow
    5) Fire works

    or

    * Elsa Vee retro dress
    1) Orange cherries lawn fabric
    2) Blue cherries lawn fabric
    3) Pink 1" gingham
    4) Splash of paint

    or

    *Eva Tunic
    -Blue/green fabric with creamy tigers
    cotton/ linen blend

    + 2 Tees

    Good day sir Walrus
    or
    I'm the king- Gorilla

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    7 DRESSES OF YOUR CHOICE + 2 TEES- you'll get 7 dresses of your choice & 2 tees & you'll get a personal shout out on IG. Check above dresses for size availability.
    *excludes plaid & playing with horses
    pick from the following when you pledge

    * Penny dress or
    * Ida dress
    1) Black aztec
    2) Mint aztec
    3) Houndstooth
    4) Pink stripe
    5) Animal print

    or

    * The Nina tunic
    1) Geometric print
    2) Green & blue flowers
    3) Pink & yellow flowers
    4) Orange tigers- no pockets- side bow
    5) Fire works

    or

    * Elsa Vee retro dress
    1) Orange cherries lawn fabric
    2) Blue cherries lawn fabric
    3) Pink 1" gingham
    4) Splash of paint

    or

    *Eva Tunic
    -Blue/green fabric with creamy tigers
    cotton/ linen blend

    &

    2 tees of your choice

    Good day sir Walrus
    or
    I'm the king- Gorilla

    & a million XOXO!

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    8 DRESSES OF YOUR CHOICE + 3 TEES + ONE OF YOUR KIDS WILL MODEL IN OUR FALL PHOTOSHOOT + YOU'LL ALSO GET TO NAME ONE OF OUR DRESSES + YOU'LL GET A PERSONAL SHOUT OUT ON IG -
    Check above dresses for size availability.
    *excludes plaid & playing with horses
    pick from the following when you pledge

    * Penny dress or
    * Ida dress
    1) Black aztec
    2) Mint aztec
    3) Houndstooth
    4) Pink stripe
    5) Animal print

    or

    * The Nina tunic
    1) Geometric print
    2) Green & blue flowers
    3) Pink & yellow flowers
    4) Orange tigers- no pockets- side bow
    5) Fire works

    or

    * Elsa Vee retro dress
    1) Orange cherries lawn fabric
    2) Blue cherries lawn fabric
    3) Pink 1" gingham
    4) Splash of paint

    or

    *Eva Tunic
    -Blue/green fabric with creamy tigers
    cotton/ linen blend

    &

    3 Tees of your choice

    Good day sir Walrus
    or
    I'm the king- Gorilla

    & our forever gratitude for donating so much of your hard earned money!

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Funding period

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