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Funky & expressive socks designed with a dream to create an impact within the community.
Colorful and fun socks designed with a dream to create an impact within the community.
Colorful and fun socks designed with a dream to create an impact within the community.
115 backers pledged CA$ 4,731 to help bring this project to life.

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Our Story

With the tie disappearing from the corporate workplace, we wanted to bring back the opportunity for guys to express themselves through the introduction of affordable, quality, and colourful socks. Sockzi hopes to impact the community by injecting fun to your daily wardrobe, as well as giving back to children's charities.

By helping us achieve our goal, you will receive socks that are:

1. Designed for style and fun

All sock are inspired by life in Toronto and go through countless hours of discussion before moving forward with the design. We create patterns that are unique and bold - designs so eye-catching that people can’t help but notice.

2. Ethically made with quality and experience

When we chose a manufacturer, we wanted one that was not only capable of producing our designs to our high standards, but one that also ran a sweatshop-free operation. The manufacturer that we work with is a family-run business with 35 years of experience producing socks globally for big names (like Esprit). They also treat their employees with respect, providing them with safe working conditions. The socks themselves go through rigorous hours of quality assurance at the manufacturing facility. We have also tested the quality of our sample designs through hours of strenuous (more like fun!) wearing so that we know we are offering you the best.

3. Affordable and bundled

Some of the brands available offer colourful socks at outlandishly high prices - up to $24 for a single pair! We want to give you the option to wear colorful and stylish designs at a more wallet-friendly price.

At the same time, we know a single sock isn’t enough to update your sock wardrobe, so we’re offering bundles. You can choose which styles you want (or, if you’re suffering from decision fatigue, have them chosen for you randomly). When you buy more, you’re helping us meet our order quota, and in return we will offer you a reduced per-unit price.

4. Helping Kids

Creating amazing socks are, in and of itself, great. But we also wanted to create a brand that gave back to the community. We’re all about self-expression and having fun - something kids excel at. For every Sockzi sock we sell, we will donate a portion to local organizations that help children get better so that kids can continue to do what they do best: have fun.

Where we are now

We have spent the past eight months fine-tuning our first designs. We have worked closely with our manufacturers to develop socks that will add some fun to your wardrobe, as well as socks that are comfortable (and make your feet giggle, if they could). We initially developed six launch designs, but because of our commitment to bringing you only the best, we have decided to drop one of the designs. We are one step away from bringing fun to your feet. With your help, we will be able to achieve our dream.

From left to right: Polka Dots, Traveller, Number Cruncher, Skywalker, & Funky Argyle

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Why we need your support

We have a dream of seeing guys like us have a bit more fun with their image, but we can’t do this alone. Your support will help us cover some of the production costs of our initial run. Every dollar raised will go towards creating the socks.

We appreciate all of the help we can get. If you like our designs, please support us!

Here are a few ways you can support us:

1. Pledge and receive fun socks

2. Share our project by clicking the links above or below. When you share, people listen.

Feel free to message us (preferred) or send us an email at Lauren@Sockzi.comWhy we need your support

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Risks and challenges

We've spent about eight months working on this now - everything from design to manufacturing. When we created our first samples, we experienced delays in the production process, but this was due to the fact that our supplier was working on another order. We don't anticipate any issues with manufacturing, but we will keep you updated if there are delays.

Other potential issues could arise from shipping or custom delays. We did not experience any issue receiving the samples, but we will be as transparent as possible if we do run into any setbacks.

Timeline:

Completion of Kickstarter

Wait up to 15 days for funds to clear

Week 1: Backer communication to choose designs

Weeks 2-5: Production

Weeks 6-8: Freight

Week 8: Final packaging and shipping of our colourful socks

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    Pledge CA$ 1 or more About $0.91

    THANK YOU! - Thank you for your support! We will add you to our founding members video list, as well as keep you up to date with all of our initiatives.

    *all supporters will have their names on the founding members video list.

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    Pledge CA$ 11 or more About $10

    ONE PAIR - Choose any design you like! Save up to $6 off our post-launch price ($12/sock + $5 in taxes and shipping fees)! Free shipping within Canada.

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    Pledge CA$ 25 or more About $23

    THREE PAIR - Choose any three designs you like! You can mix them up, order three of the exact same designs, or anything in between. Save up to $15 off our after-launch price ($30/3-pack + $10 in taxes and shipping fees)! Free shipping within Canada.

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    Pledge CA$ 37 or more About $34

    FIVE PAIR (EARLY BIRD) - Choose any five designs you like! You can mix them up, order five of the exact same designs, or anything in between. Save up to $22 off our after-launch price ($45/5-pack + $15 in taxes and shipping) for helping us out early! Free shipping within Canada.

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    Pledge CA$ 40 or more About $37

    FIVE PAIR - Choose any five designs you like! You can mix them up, order five of the exact same designs, or anything in between. Save up to $20 off our after-launch price ($45/5-pack + $15 in taxes and shipping) for helping us out! Free shipping within Canada.

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    Pledge CA$ 42 or more About $38

    USA FIVE PAIR (EARLY BIRD) - For our backers in the USA only.

    Choose any five designs you like! You can mix them up, order five of the exact same designs, or anything in between. Only pay $5 in shipping (included in pledge amount)! We'll cover the rest.

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    Pledge CA$ 45 or more About $41

    USA FIVE PAIR - For our backers in the USA only.

    Choose any five designs you like! You can mix them up, order five of the exact same designs, or anything in between. Only pay $5 in shipping (included in pledge amount)! We'll cover the rest.

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    Pledge CA$ 100 or more About $91

    FIVE PAIR + KICKSTARTER EXCLUSIVE BONUS - Get our five pair deal along with a Kickstarter-exclusive T-shirt and some extra accessories for being an early supporter!

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    Pledge CA$ 250 or more About $228

    CUSTOMIZED COLOURS - Like our designs, but want them in your colours? No problem! We will make the socks as per your colour specifications and send 10 pairs to you.

    note: If we like your colour combinations, we might carry it in the future too!

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    Pledge CA$ 1,000 or more About $913

    CUSTOMIZED DESIGNS - We will help you design your own pair of socks! You will get 10 pairs of your design for yourself or to give. You will also get a bunch of extra Kickstarter-exclusive Sockzi items, including a T-shirt and accessories. You will also receive samples of products we will release in the next year before anyone else!

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Funding period

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