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The most sustainable, zero waste socks created from premium upcycled yarn made of clothing waste. No water. No dyes. No toxins!
The most sustainable, zero waste socks created from premium upcycled yarn made of clothing waste. No water. No dyes. No toxins!
The most sustainable, zero waste socks created from premium upcycled yarn made of clothing waste. No water. No dyes. No toxins!
580 backers pledged $23,013 to help bring this project to life.

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The First Upcycled, Zero Waste Socks - OSOM Socks!

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Did you know that the U.S. generates an average of 21 billion pounds of textile waste that ends up in landfills each year? That is about 70 lbs per person! 

OSOM BRAND SOCKS were created to eliminate clothing and textile waste in order to close the loop in the fashion industry. We use clean technology to produce the most amazing upcycled yarns and create a premium, sustainable, zero waste, zero water, upcycled OSOM SOCKS. 

We are determined to improve global fashion one pair of socks at a time!  

 

Forbes,The Huffington Post,TedX Ubud,SustainablyChic,DiscoverLuxury

 

 

  • 95% upcycled yarns, 4% spandex/elasthane, 1% nylon
  • Unisex one size fits all (US MEN 7.5 -12.5) (US W 6.5 - 14)
  • Ethically made in Guatemala
  • Machine washable  

Pledge $10 or more to receive your first pair of OSOM SOCKS (retail $16, discount of $6!). HURRY, first 100 pledges receive this discount!

Pick from the OSOM Casual Line of 5 different designs:

 

 

No Water. No Dyes. No Toxins. No Thank You! We do not treat our upcycled fabrics/yarns with dyes or other toxins such as Formaldehyde and heavy metals commonly found in clothing and that is dumped into our waterways, rivers and oceans. Every year 57 billion pounds of toxic waste are dumped into local waterways, endangering water supply, local communities and health of our world’s oceans.

Help us educate and inform about OSOM BRAND SOCKS to bring new, innovative products to the marketplace worldwide!

 

Extraordinary comfortable and breathable socks that are spun in a heavier knit perfect for hiking, skiing, outdoor sport, running, walking, cycling & daily use. Also great for snuggling in them at home or vacation!

Pick from 3 of our OSOM SOCKS Outdoor Designs:

             

 

 

 

 Our mission was to create OSOM BRAND SOCKS to show that we can manufacture clothing in a new, more sustainable way, without compromising quality, style and function.

 

 

The beauty of making new yarns with recycled textiles, relies not only in the fact that we are helping reduce textile waste but we can skip cotton farming, save water and reduce the use of pesticides that damages the environment and farmers alike.

 

 12.8 billion pounds of pesticides are used to produce cotton yearly in the U.S. contaminating grounds, water, rivers, oceans and it is devastating our wildlife too.

First steps of the process
First steps of the process

 

Shredded mixed clothing
Shredded mixed clothing

 

Spinning our upcycled yarn used to make Osom socks
Spinning our upcycled yarn used to make Osom socks

 

 A successful mission relies on the people we work with.

We have teamed up with Guatemalan premium textile company that complies with our high standards of both social and environmental ethical manufacturing in every single stage of the process.

It is of great satisfaction that we have chosen a team in which our ethical guidelines are respected, met and often exceeded. 

Pledge $50 or more and be one of the first to try out the Osom Brand adventure towel.

  • 75% upcycled yarn 
  • Lightweight 
  • Perfect packable size 
  • Super absorbent 
  • Dries fast
The Adventure Towel prototype design
The Adventure Towel prototype design

  50% OFF ($40 retail price)

 Osom Brand has partnered with Conservation International (CI) to create 1000 pairs of upcycled socks in support of CI's elephant and wildlife conservation initiatives in the wildlife conservancies in central and northern Kenya. The socks will support "For Rangers" - a group raising money and providing equipment for wildlife rangers.

 

 

The most important part of protecting wildlife is “trusted boots on the ground”

The Wildlife Ranger Sock
The Wildlife Ranger Sock

 The Wildlife Ranger socks were thoughtfully designed to provide maximum comfort, support and protection to the wildlife rangers in every step — literally — they take on their journey to protect wildlife endangered by poaching and ivory trade in sub-Saharan Africa.  Being a ranger is a difficult task, these men operate in tough conditions and cover vast areas on foot each day. Suited for warm days, cold nights and tough terrain, these socks will support the mission of saving endangered wildlife.

In honor of this partnership, we will unlock the Wildlife Ranger socks for a limited period of time. (See Extended Goals)

 

AKA Stretch Goals 

Yeah! We have included 3 un-lockable perks! 

This means if we pass our stretch goals we'll be delivering these extra designs and a sweet donation station for our community.

1)  Vela low-cut sport OSOM socks - $11k stretch goal

 

Vela athletic low-cut sock - 95% upcycled yarn
Vela athletic low-cut sock - 95% upcycled yarn

  What happens when this extended goal is unlocked?

  • You will be able to choose VELA low-cut sport design when we send out the surveys at the end of campaign. 

VELA features

  • 95% upcycled premium OSOM yarn. 
  • One size fits all (US MEN 7.5 -12.5) (US W 6.5 - 14)
  • Soft and smooth. 
  • Improved fit, durability, breathability and strength.
  • Lightweight
  • No Dyes, No Water, No Toxins used to manufacture the Vela.
  • Machine washable 

 2) Cetus The Whale will come to life - $15k stretch goal

 

Cetus The Whale - 85% upcycled
Cetus The Whale - 85% upcycled

   What happens when this extended goal is unlocked?

  • You will be able to choose Cetus The Whale casual socks when we send out the surveys at the end of campaign. 

Cetus features

  • 85% upcycled yarns, 6% spandex/elasthane, 9% nylon
  • Unisex one size fits all (US MEN 7.5 -12.5) (US W 6.5 - 14)
  • Ethically made in Guatemala
  • Machine washable 
  • No Dyes, No Water, No Toxins used to manufacture the Cetus

 3) Wildlife Ranger socks - $20k stretch goal - NEW

 
Wildlife Socks prototype design - 95% upcycled yarn
Wildlife Socks prototype design - 95% upcycled yarn

 

Specially and proudly designed to support CI's elephant and wildlife conservation initiatives in the wildlife conservancies in central and northern Kenya.
Specially and proudly designed to support CI's elephant and wildlife conservation initiatives in the wildlife conservancies in central and northern Kenya.

 

 
Elephant, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. 	© Jon McCormack | Conservation International
Elephant, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. © Jon McCormack | Conservation International

 

 4) Donation station in our local community - $55k stretch goal

 

 

Rewards thoughtfully shipped.

Osom Brand's eco-friendly shipping supplier
Osom Brand's eco-friendly shipping supplier

 

 Because we strive to reduce the environmental impact in each step of the process, when it comes to shipping; we have partnered with amazing eco-friendly shipping company EcoEnclose. 

EcoEnclose 100% recycled biodegradable poly mailer
EcoEnclose 100% recycled biodegradable poly mailer

 

Larger rewards will ship in 100% recycled and biodegradable corrugated boxes.

  • 100% post-consumer and post-industrial content
  • Fully recyclable and biodegradable
  • Absolutely NO virgin fiber content
  • Made in the USA!

Support eco-friendly businesses and start shipping today in 100% recycled and biodegradable supplies!

Learn more at www.ecoenclose.com 

Because we can't do this without you! Help us by letting others know about our campaign!

Thanks again for your support (and making it all the way down here) this means the universe to us.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Copyright © 2017 Osom Brand. All rights reserved.
Copyright © 2017 Osom Brand. All rights reserved.

 

 

Risks and challenges

Within 15 days, and the project is fully funded, we will contact you and ask you which pair you prefer to ship. Once we have all this info, we will place the full production order for the socks and adventure towel.

Our manufacturing team is ready to ship aligned with the campaign. We are aware that obstacles can delay our delivery date for some international areas but we are confident that we will deliver on time to U.S. orders.

We look forward to sending you your OSOM SOCKS fulfilling this amazing campaign, thank you in advance for helping us with our mission to eliminate clothing and textile waste worldwide! -Paty & Diego

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    EARLY BIRD CASUAL : 1 pair + Sticker

    You'll get (1) pair of CASUAL Osom Brand socks of your choice ($16 retail), (1) sticker and a Thank you note card. The early support is a big help in driving awareness of our campaign. Once the campaign is completed, we'll ask you the design of your preference.

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    EARLY BIRD OUTDOOR : 1 pair + Sticker

    You'll get (1) pair of OUTDOOR Osom Brand socks of your choice ($18 retail), (1) sticker and a Thank you note card. The early support is a big help in driving awareness of our campaign. Once the campaign is completed, we'll ask you the design of your preference.

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    THE DUO OSOM PACK: 2 pairs + Sticker

    You'll get two (2) pairs of our premium Osom Brand Socks of your choice ($36 retail), (1) sticker and a Thank you note. You can find all of the designs in the project description. Once the campaign is finished, we'll ask you which ones you'd like to order.

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    THE TRIO OSOM PACK: 3 pairs + Sticker

    Mix and match - Casuals / Outdoor Series

    You'll get three (3) pairs of our premium Osom Brand Socks of your choice ($54 retail price) , 1 sticker and a Thank you note. You can find all of the designs in the project description. Ones the campaign is finished, we'll ask you which ones you'd like.

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    TRAVEL PACK: 3 pairs + 1 Towel

    Mix and match - Casuals / Outdoor Series
    You'll get three (3) pairs of our premium Osom Brand Socks of your choice ($54 retail) , One (1) Adventure Towel ($40 retail), be the first to test it out! One (1) sticker and a Thank you note. You can find all of the designs in the project description. Once the campaign is finished, we'll ask you which designs you'd like to order.

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    HALF A DOZEN: 6 pairs + Sticker

    Mix and match - Casuals / Outdoor Series

    You'll get three (6) pairs of our premium Osom Brand Socks of your choice ($96 retail) , 1 sticker and a Thank you note. You can find all of the designs in the project description. Ones the campaign is finished, we'll ask you which ones you'd like.

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    THE ADVENTURE PACK: 8 pairs + 1 Towel

    Mix and match - Casuals / Outdoor Series.
    You'll get eight (8) pairs of our premium Osom Brand Socks of your choice ($101 retail price), One (1) Adventure Towel ($40 retail price), be the first to test it out! Three (3) stickers and a Thank you note. You can find all of the designs in the project description. Once the campaign is finished, we'll ask you which ones you'd like.

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    THE DOZEN: 12 pairs

    Mix and match - Casuals / Outdoor Series.
    You'll get twelve (12) pairs of our premium Osom Brand Socks of your choice ($192 retail)
    Three (3) stickers and a Thank you note. You can find all of the designs in the project description. Once the campaign is finished, we'll ask you which designs you'd like.

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    THE FAMILY PACK: 12 pairs + 2 Towel

    Mix and match - Casuals / Outdoor Series.
    You'll get twelve (12) pairs of our premium Osom Brand Socks of your choice ($192 retail), Two (2) Adventure Towels ($80 retail), be the first to test them out! Three (3) stickers and a Thank you note. You can find all of the designs in the project description. Once the campaign is finished, we'll ask you which designs you'd like.

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Funding period

- (35 days)