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Help us protect the innocent and look good doing it! You do not need animal products or harmful materials to make a fabulous shoe!

WHAT IS A VEGAN SHOE?

It all started 11 years ago when Rebecca MInk asked the question, "Why can I not have sexy, fashionable shoes without harming animals and the environment?"

We do not spend much time thinking about it, but the shoes on our feet are the least sustainable items in our wardrobe. Most shoes are made of animal skins treated with toxic chemicals, animal based glues and numerous components that are not eco friendly and harmful to the planet and everything on it...including ourselves! WHY? This is not necessary! Shoes can be made from organic fabrics, recycled materials, corn plastics, certified sustainable cork & wood, biodegradable rubbers and non animal glues....just like Mink!  You do not even need to comprimise on the quality, fit and fashionable edge. 


TAKE A LOOK AT SOME OF MINK'S FABULOUS CREATIONS......


All named after animals...

"PIG", "CHICK", "COCK", "BEAVER", "COYOTE"


WHERE IS MINK TODAY?

In the year 2000 Rebecca Mink searched for 2 years through 16 factories all over Italy to find shoemakers that could produce a vegan shoe without compromise. Mink shoes has the same quality as all the shoes on the famous Rodeo drive (Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, Louis Vuitton, Jimmy Choo, Valentino, Miu Miu, and more) because it is produced by the same factories. The only difference is that no animals are harmed in the making of Mink shoes. Mink was the first high end fashionable vegan shoe on the market. It has only been produced in small quantities and is ready to take off and reach the world. Everyday we recieve multiple emails asking for mink shoes on our website. We  know we have something special we just do not have the funds to produce enough for the current customer demand. It is time for Mink to get to the next level!








WHY DOES MINK NEED FUNDING?

Mink has been self funded for the entire 11 years! Rebecca Mink has kept her "day job" as a wardrobe stylist  to pay for every step in the process. Being self funded has it's benefits...Mink stayed focused and true to it's original intention. The problem with being self funded is Mink has only been able to produce small quantities and not provide for all of Minks loyal fans. With your help Mink will have that extra help it needs to be able to produce this Spring collection on a bigger scale. Also, most importantly...the funding will provide money to make a "making of" video for all of our vegan products. During the process of production we will use the funds to document every step of the process. With this video we can spread the word that animals are not needed to make fabulous shoes, bags and wallets!



WHO NEEDS TO SEE THE "MAKING OF" VIDEO?

Everyone! Seeing is believing. Mink already has more customer interest than ever with the "green" mega trend. Now we need to help educate people the world over why vegan shoes are better, possible and the new way! Long ago leather was the most durable material... now there are so many high performance eco options... anything is possible!  With this video you can see how the best shoe makers in the world take on making a vegan fashion shoe option for Mink. The more people that see the video the more animals we save from having to become a shoe!  By donating and sharing your video you will become part of the Mink mission. Together we can shift the way people think and show that non leather shoes, bags and wallets are not only possible they are superior!  

Help us protect the innocent and look good doing it!



THANK YOU  FOR YOUR TIME !

LETS CHANGE THE WORLD ...ONE INDUSTRY AT A TIME!

FASHION FIRST....

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www.minkshoes.com


























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    Every contributor will receive an exclusive Mink "Making Of" Video- An informative video of how top Italian shoe artisans make shoes in their factories to share with your friends.

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    Every contributor will receive an exclusive Mink "Making Of" Shoes Video, and a "Making of" Wallet video, depicting how top Italian artisans make wallets in their factories to share with everyone that you know.

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    Every contributor will receive an exclusive Mink "Making Of" Shoes Video, "Making of" Wallet Video, and a "Making of" Bag video, depicting how top Italian artisans make bags in their factories to share with the world.

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    Every contributor will receive an invitation to the Mink's exclusive trunk show party in California (travel not included)! All contributers will also be able to preview our new Mink collection that we created together and will be given the option of pre-ordering our shoes before anyone else! Also included is the exclusive Mink "Making Of" Shoes Video, "Making of" Wallet Video, "Making of" Bag video.

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    Every contributor will receive a VIP invitation to the Mink's exclusive trunk show party in California (travel not included) and take home one of our organic shoe bags filled with special local Venice Beach surprise "green" gifts! All contributers will also be able to preview our new Mink collection that we created together and will be given the option of pre-ordering our shoes before anyone else! Included is the exclusive Mink "Making Of" Shoes Video, "Making of" Wallet Video, and a "Making of" Bag video.

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    You will be able to choose ONE of our current FLIP FLOPS to be sent to you for free! Also a VIP invitation to Mink's exclusive trunk show party in California (travel not included) and leave with an organic Mink shoe bag filled with special local surprise "green" gifts!! All contributors will also be able to preview our new Mink Collection, with the option of pre-ordering our shoes before anyone else! Included is the exclusive Mink "Making Of" Shoes Video, "Making of" Wallet Video, and a "Making of" Bag video.

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    These lucky contributors will receive a private Tuscan TOUR of all the top designer outlets in Italy (flight and accommodations not included)! You will also be able to choose any ONE SHOE from our current collection to be sent to you for free! Also the VIP invitation to Mink's exclusive trunk show party in California (travel not included) and leave with an organic Mink shoe bag filled with special local Venice Beach surprise "green" gifts! All contributors will also be able to a preview our new Mink collection with the option of pre-ordering our shoes before anyone else! Included is the exclusive Mink "Making of" Shoe Video, "Making of" Wallet Video, and "Making of" Bag video.

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    These double lucky contributors will receive a private Tuscan TOUR of all the top designer outlets in Italy, and a Local regional "Super Tuscan" Wine tour (flight and accommodations not included)! You will also be able to choose TWO pairs of our current collection to be sent to you for free. Also the VIP invitation to Mink's exclusive trunk show party in California (travel not included) and leave with an organic Mink shoe bag filled with special local Venice Beach surprise "green" gifts! All contributors will also be able to preview our new Mink collection with the option of pre ordering before anyone else! Included is the exclusive Mink "Making of" Shoe Video, "Making of" Wallet Video, and "Making of" Bag video.

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    These privileged contributors will be authorized to receive a NEVER DONE BEFORE TOUR of the MINK SHOE FACTORIES in Italy (flight and accommodations not included)! You will see where the best shoes in the world are made!!!!! This is a chance of a lifetime! Additionally these contributors will receive a private Tuscan TOUR of all the top designer outlets in Italy and a local regional "Super Tuscan" Wine tour. You will be able to choose THREE shoes from the current collection to be sent to you for free! Also the VIP invitation to Mink's exclusive trunk show party in California (travel not included) and leave with an organic Mink shoe bag filled with special local Venice Beach surprise "green" gifts! All contributors will also be able to preview our new Mink collection with the option of ordering before anyone else! Included will be the exclusive Mink "Making of" Shoe Video, "Making of" Wallet Video, and "Making of" Bag video.

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