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Slider - Innovation in a minimal design to provide a thin, sleek, one of a kind wallet.
571 backers pledged $16,519 to help bring this project to life.

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Honestly, we hate having to wear dress pants. Why? Because where can you put a wallet without having your pants bulge in all the wrong places? Over the years, cell phones have taken on a thinner profile so why hasn't your wallet? These questions are what drove the development of Slider.

Black Slider
Black Slider

Slider was developed to address several areas:

Size

A Slider loaded with 8 cards is about half the size of an EMPTY tri-fold wallet. 


Slider next to a tri-fold wallet
Slider next to a tri-fold wallet

Style

With over 13 colors to choose from, it won't be hard to find one that you can use. The simple design allows it to fit any occasion.

Black, Navy Blue, Hunter Green, Burgundy, Gray, Royal Blue, Teal, Green, Red, Orange, White, Mocha, Tan
Black, Navy Blue, Hunter Green, Burgundy, Gray, Royal Blue, Teal, Green, Red, Orange, White, Mocha, Tan

Note: Althought we try to display each color the best we can, every monitor is different and the actual color may vary slightly from what is on your screen

Accessibility

The Slider holds all of your cards in a tight bundle, whether its 2 or 10. This  allows you to slip it in and out of a pocket with ease. Also, the Slider  leaves a portion of your cards exposed which allows quick access to frequently used cards (i.e. Credit card and ID).  

Further Accessibility

Instead of having to pull all your cards out to find one in the center, the 'slide'component of Slider comes into play. Just glide the 'slide' to the bottom and PRESTO!!! Easily thumb through ALL of your cards. Not only does this give you easy access, but for those who still feel like they need to carry some cash on hand, fold your bills in fourths and slide it in with ease. 

Lower the slide to unlock and retrieve center cards... or even a couple of bills!
Lower the slide to unlock and retrieve center cards... or even a couple of bills!

Along with the 13 different colors, we have the white and black slides available for you to choose from.

Black Slide Option
Black Slide Option

Your Support

Kickstarters, this part is for you. The design is complete, suppliers on hand, and these innovative wallets are ready to be handcrafted in the USA! Your support will be used to bring an idea to life in the first production run of Slider!

Scheduling

When successfully funded, this will be the projected timeline:

  • Wait for the appropriate funds to be cleared (Less than 3 weeks)
  • Place order for all material ( Less than 1 week)
  • Production of Slider ( 2-3 weeks)
  • Package and ship out new wallets (1 week)
  • The goal is to fulfill all rewards and ship early December!

History

The original goal of Slider, before it even existed, was to create a wallet that you could wear in a military service or dress uniform. Traditional wallets were too big and bulky, forcing many service members to put the contents of their wallet in their sock. Through prototyping different design and colors, we found out the royal blue and navy blue Slider matched the dress blue trousers well. For the Navy, the tan and mocha matched well with their khakis and for whites, a modified version was created in, you guessed it, white, to cover the entire card and allowing nothing to show through their uniform. Expanding into all these colors, we hope all branches will be able to find a color that matches their dress uniform. For all the other colors, they are there just for fun

Looking into a closet, we realized Slider not only worked with uniforms, but with all dress pants. After giving away a bunch of prototypes to family, friends and strangers with positive feedback, we felt that it was time to reach out to a larger audience and what better place than here!

Thanks again for your support Kickstarters!

Risks and challenges

Proper prior planning prevents poor performance, but, unexpected conflicts arise from time to time. To help minimize downtime in our production plan, we have two separate suppliers and manufacturing plans in case one were to fall through. At this time, however, we only have 1 packaging plan. If this were to fall through, you would still get your Slider shipped to you, but not all the stuff you would throw out anyways and fill up our landfills. We will keep you updated with our progress in a timely manner so that you can track your wallet and where it is in our first production run.

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    EARLY BIRD: Be one of the first 75 pledges and get one of our innovative wallets. Did I forget to mention you get to pick from 13 different colors? (Shipping included within US, $5 added for international shipping)

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