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BoiBums makes underwear for women styled like men's briefs. Boi-ish hipster underwear in lush fabrics and cute styles. Read more

Seattle, WA Apparel
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$10,940
pledged of $20,000 goal

Funding Canceled

Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on May 14, 2014.

BoiBums makes underwear for women styled like men's briefs. Boi-ish hipster underwear in lush fabrics and cute styles.

Seattle, WA Apparel
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About this project

Comfortable & Cute Underwear

Why should boys have all the fun? We are tomboys and we love high end men's underwear because of the comfort, coverage, cute materials, clever styles, and comfortable waistband. Of course, as women we don't need the extra material in front! We've heard from many gals who steal their man's underwear or buy men's underwear from the store. Now we've created BoiBums underwear, women's underwear styled like men's briefs.

We've created patterns, samples, and are ready to start manufacturing our underwear. We've sourced vendors to manufacture (in the USA) our comfortable 95% cotton, 5% spandex color-blocked underwear so that women can have an alternative to skimpy, frilly, girly underwear. We ask for your support and investment so that we can produce this product.

What Makes Our Underwear Better?

BoiBums underwear are available in a wide range of sizes: size 5 (small) through size 10 (3x). BoiBums are made with soft fabric, providing comfort and the right amount of stretch. Our signature logo waistband is oh so soft against your skin. BoiBums have just the right coverage in all the right places. Our underwear not only looks great but it also feels great.

 Four Kickstarter Color Combinations!

Why Do We Need Your Help?

We need your investment to help us fund our first production run. We will be manufacturing to our pattern specifications here in Seattle, WA so that we can oversee production and perform the quality assurance. It's important to us to manufacture in the US with quality fabrics that are soft, sustainable, and comfortable.

Our goal is to reach $20,000 to bring our BoiBums Apparel dreams to life. Please help us by pre-ordering your underwear today!

After we've sent out our Kickstarter rewards we will have produced additional inventory to market and sell to individuals via our website. In additional to direct sales we will approach specialty boutiques, stores and boutiques serving the LGBT/alternative market, and other retail outlets as a focus of our marketing efforts.

Our Rewards Are AWESOME!

All rewards include FREE SHIPPING to addresses in the USA. There is an extra shipping charge for those outside of the USA.

BoiBums T-Shirt
BoiBums T-Shirt

Join the BoiBums Fan Club!

We know you'll love our products and we'd be delighted if you could yell it from the rooftops. Well, it's probably easier to like or share our Facebook page, follow us on Twitter or Instagram, or spread the word via email.

Special Thanks To
Gordon Modin Video, Emily Kelton Photography, and especially our photo and fit models (you know who you are!). Background music in the video is "Candy" by Jahzzar used via Creative Commons License.

Risks and challenges

Manufacturing: We have simplified our project as much as possible to minimize missteps. But every project has risks. The major risk for BoiBums apparel, like many similar Kickstarter projects, is the potential to miss a production window and have a delivery delay. In the event of delays, we promise to keep you all in the loop with announcements. We are working with experienced apparel manufacturing experts to help make us successful and make you a happy customer.

Quality Assurance & Delivery: We take quality very seriously and will have a vigorous inspection process in place.

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FAQ

  • Yes! We've worked with our fabric vendors and have designed four different color combinations. No photos of the samples yet but we have fashion drawings representing the colors added to the Kickstarter page.

    Color Combinations are:
    1. Light heather grey body, black highlight, white binding (photo shown)
    2. Dark heather grey body, cherry highlight, white binding
    3. Royal blue body, light gray highlight, white binding
    4. Black body, white binding

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Rewards

  • You selected
    $10 reward

    1 backer

    "The Badger" --- Embroidered Kickstarter badge with the BoiBums logo. Limited Edition!

    Plus a BoiBums decal and our eternal thanks.

    Estimated delivery:
    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    $20 reward

    41 backers

    "The Solo" --- One BoiBums underwear --- in solid or color combination.

    Includes a BoiBums decal and our eternal thanks.

    Estimated delivery:
    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    $25 reward

    1 backer

    "Tee Time" --- One BoiBums logowear t-shirt --- BoiBums logo on the front, "be badass" tagline and pirate underwear mascot on the back. Sizes available: men's small - 3X.

    Includes a BoiBums decal and our eternal thanks.

    Estimated delivery:
    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    $40 reward

    29 backers

    "The Weekender" --- Two BoiBums underwear --- in solid or color combination.

    Includes a BoiBums decal and our eternal thanks.

    Estimated delivery:
    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    $45 reward

    20 backers

    "The Solo PLUS" --- One BoiBums underwear PLUS One BoiBums logowear t-shirt ---

    Includes a BoiBums decal and our eternal thanks.

    Estimated delivery:
    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    $100 reward

    23 backers

    "The Weekly" --- Five BoiBums underwear --- in solid or color combination.

    Includes a BoiBums decal and our eternal thanks.

    Estimated delivery:
    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    $125 reward

    5 backers

    "The Getaway" --- Four BoiBums underwear PLUS Two BoiBums logowear t-shirts ---

    Includes a BoiBums decal and our eternal thanks.

    Estimated delivery:
    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    $200 reward

    7 backers

    "The U-Haul" --- Ten BoiBums underwear --- in solid or color combination.

    Includes a BoiBums decal and our eternal thanks.

    Estimated delivery:
    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    $1,000 reward

    1 backer

    "Paparazzi" --- You are invited to our BoiBums professional photoshoot including modeling (if you want...otherwise, just hang out with us and our models). This also includes being wined and dined by BoiBums founders.

    Includes the rewards in "The U-Haul" and two BoiBums logo t-shirts.

    Estimated delivery:
    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    $5,000 reward

    0 backers Limited (3 left of 3)

    "Come to Seattle!" --- We fly you to Seattle to attend our BoiBums professional photoshoot. Includes airfare from any U.S. location, one night at a downtown Seattle hotel, attending the photoshoot (model if you want!), and being wined and dined by BoiBums founders.

    Includes the rewards in "The U-Haul" and two BoiBums logo t-shirts.

    Estimated delivery:
    Ships anywhere in the world

Funding period

- (30 days)