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Have you ever had someone ask to touch your shoes? 

We have! And you will too with your first pair of Bös!
Have you ever had someone ask to touch your shoes? We have! And you will too with your first pair of Bös!
149 backers pledged $10,502 to help bring this project to life.

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We are SUCCESSFULLY FUNDED! As of 1/1/2014 we reached our funding goal! Please keep in touch with us! Follow us on Facebook and check for updates on our website, www.BosFootwear.com for more information.

About Bös

Our dream is to bring the world together one treasure and culture at a time. We believe every country around the world has unique products. It’s our goal to find them and bring them to YOU.

Our first treasure, Bös Footwear, hails all the way from Bulgaria. “Бос”, or Bös is a Bulgarian word that means barefoot. These shoes have been popular in Bulgaria for over 20 years, and it's time that the rest of the world enjoys them.

We can’t wait to see these shoes on your feet! To do this, we need your help! By selecting a pledge to the right, you can help Bös Footwear reach our funding goal of $10,000. Once we reach that goal, we will place our first order with our Bulgarian manufacturer, then send you your rewards!

The Main Attraction: Bös Footwear

Ladies, we’ve got four styles for you to choose from:

*The Bös Wedge is only available from US size 4.5-9.5.
**For women's Bös Weave, the sole may vary slightly only on sizes 8 and smaller.

Guys, we've got three styles for you:

Rewards for our awesome backers

We have some incredible rewards set up to thank you for your support of Bös Footwear! Please see the details to the right. Here’s your reward breakdown:

Martenitsa: Bulgarian Friendship Bracelets

Spring is an exciting time in Bulgaria. It is a time to celebrate new life and friendships. Beginning on the 1st of March, it is customary to give your friends a red and white martenitsa bracelet, which they wear for about a month until they see either a stork or a budding tree. The bracelets are then hung on the budding tree to celebrate the coming of spring and rekindled friendship.

At Bös Footwear we also appreciate the importance of friendship, and your friendship means the world to us.  We want to thank you for being our friend. For a simple $9 donation to help us get our feet off the ground, we will send you not just one martenitsa bracelet, but two. One for you, and one to give to a friend.

Bulgaria: The home country of Bös Footwear

Bös comes from Plovdiv, Bulgaria which is the 6th oldest city in the world. Bulgaria’s culture has been influenced by many of the world’s ancient eastern cultures including the: Thracians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Ottomans, and Russians. This culturally rich country has many unique products and traditions to offer the world.

Want to Help?  

You guys are awesome! The best way to help is by letting your family and friends know about our project. Give us a shout out on Facebook, Twitter, Google +, Pinterest, etc and we will be oh so grateful! Let your favorite bloggers know about our project too! Every share helps so much!

Thank you,
Your Friends at Bös Footwear

Risks and challenges

One of our founders previously lived in Bulgaria and is in constant contact with our manufacturer. We have found that they are capable of producing the product, quantity, and quality we are looking for to ensure your satisfaction.

We have also partnered with a well known and trusted shipping company that will watch over our product from the time it is picked up in Bulgaria until we have it in our warehouse here in the United States. They will personally help the product move through customs as smoothly as possible. You will be the first to know if any potential concerns arise.

Although not expected, a delay in production is possible. If there is inconsistency in the quality of products we will stop production until the issues are resolved. We are committed to delivering high quality products that exceed your expectations.

We can’t wait to get these shoes on your feet!

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    Pledge $9 or more About $9

    FRIENDS OF Bös! Two Bulgarian friendship bracelets (martenitsas) with an explanation of the martenitsa tradition (see below) + our awesome Bös sticker. This is our way to say, “Thanks for being our friend!" **FREE SHIPPING on all US orders!**

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    Pledge $19 or more About $19

    Bös SWAG! Bös Bag + 2 martenitsas + Bös sticker. **FREE SHIPPING on all US orders!**

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    WEDGE EARLY BIRD SPECIAL! 1 pair of Bös Wedge (available in beige) + 2 martenitsas + Bös sticker. (Please see available sizes below.)

    Arrives just in time for summer! **FREE SHIPPING on all US orders!**

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    Pledge $44 or more About $44

    WEAVE EARLY BIRD SPECIAL! 1 pair of Bös Weave. Your choice: black, beige, or black & white + 2 martenitsas + Bös sticker. Arrives just in time for summer! **FREE SHIPPING on all US orders!**

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    Pledge $45 or more About $45

    WEDGE! 1 pair of Bös Wedge (available in beige) + 2 martenitsas + Bös sticker. (Please see available sizes below.) Arrives just in time for summer! **FREE SHIPPING on all US orders!**

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    Pledge $45 or more About $45

    WEDGE! 1 pair of Bös Wedge (available in BEIGE OR BLACK) + 2 martenitsas + Bös sticker. (Please see available sizes below.) Arrives just in time for summer! **FREE SHIPPING on all US orders!**

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    Pledge $49 or more About $49

    WEAVE! 1 pair of Bös Weave. Your choice: black, beige, or black & white + 2 martenitsas + Bös sticker. Arrives just in time for summer! **FREE SHIPPING on all US orders!**

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    Pledge $59 or more About $59

    Bös PACKAGE! 1 pair of shoes (your choice) + 1 Bös Bag + 2 martenitsas + Bös sticker. Arrives just in time for summer! **FREE SHIPPING on all US orders!**

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    Pledge $89 or more About $89

    TWO PAIRS PLEASE! Any 2 pairs of shoes (your choice) + 2 martenitsas + 2 Bös stickers. Arrives just in time for summer! **FREE SHIPPING on all US orders!**

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    Pledge $109 or more About $109

    DELUXE Bös PACKAGE! Any 2 pairs of shoes (your choice) + 2 Bös Bags + 4 martenitsas + 2 Bös stickers. Arrives just in time for summer! **FREE SHIPPING on all US orders!**

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    Pledge $129 or more About $129

    THREE PAIRS PLEASE! Any 3 pairs of shoes (your choice) + martenitsas + Bös stickers. Arrives just in time for summer! **FREE SHIPPING on all US orders!**

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    Pledge $149 or more About $149

    THE ULTIMATE Bös PACKAGE! Any 3 pairs of shoes (your choice) + 3 Bös Bags + martenitsas + Bös stickers. That's a whole lot of Bös stuff! Arrives just in time for summer! **FREE SHIPPING on all US orders!**

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    Pledge $172 or more About $172

    FOUR PAIRS PLEASE! Any 4 pairs of shoes (your choice) + martenitsas + Bös stickers. Arrives just in time for summer! **FREE SHIPPING on all US orders!** Please contact us for international shipping prices.

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    Pledge $258 or more About $258

    SIX PAIRS PLEASE! Any 6 pairs of shoes (your choice) + martenitsas + Bös stickers. Arrives just in time for summer! **FREE SHIPPING on all US orders!** Please contact us for international shipping prices.

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    Pledge $344 or more About $344

    EIGHT PAIRS PLEASE! Any 8 pairs of shoes (your choice) + martenitsas + Bös stickers. Arrives just in time for summer! **FREE SHIPPING on all US orders!** Please contact us for international shipping prices.

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Funding period

- (46 days)