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Iconic and fashionable sunglasses that raise awareness and combat extinction. A portion of every pair donated to preserving wildlife.

Iconic and fashionable sunglasses that raise awareness and combat extinction. A portion of every pair donated to preserving wildlife. Read more
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This project's funding goal was not reached on September 3, 2015.

About this project

Many of earth's beloved species are going extinct at a rate higher than ever recorded before in history. As many as 30 to 50 percent of all species are possibly heading toward extinction by mid-century [1]. Our health entirely relies on the vitality of every other species on earth, therefore, we need each other to survive.

Due to poaching, habitat loss, wildlife trade, global warming, and many other concerns, extinction rates among hundreds to thousands of species are skyrocketing [2]. Given the chance, we're going to help reverse that in the most stylish way possible.

We looked back in time and came up with some retro frames that look awesome on just about anybody. Our frames are made of the highest quality plastic (We are continuing to move towards more sustainable options) and our lenses are POLARIZED and lightweight for a comfortable fit.

Our packaging consists of a unique box, an eco-friendly burlap pouch, and an organic cotton sleeve to protect the sunglasses. 

(*Note: We know international shipping is expensive and we apologize it has to be that way. This is the lowest possible rate to get our merchandise out to you)

Black Short Sleeve Tee :

 (Back: Wildlife Conservation Company)

 *All rewards include a #goingextinct sticker

While there are thousands of organizations who are doing incredible work throughout the world, we had to narrow it down to just a couple. We hope to support many more in the future and we have the utmost respect and gratitude for all those who are aiding and shining light upon this critical issue. 

                                 Website | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

                                Website | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

We're here because we don't have the funds necessary to produce our first run of sunglasses. This is why we need your help! 

The contributions will go directly towards getting you your sunglasses or shirt, while supporting the wildlife organizations through donating 25% of our company's annual profits. (IMPORTANT NOTICE: None of the money raised on Kickstarter will be donated to charity, only profits from the sale of products will be given to charity)

Any Excess funds will be put towards making everything from our glasses to shipping supplies environmentally friendly and good for the earth. 

"Repost from @extinctsunwear, a conservation minded company hoping to prevent species' extinction by creating awareness and donating a portion of profits to various conservation campaigns! We love supporting companies we share the same goals with, mahalo for joining us!" - @oneoceandiving

"Great work bringing awareness... Great organic feel, yet still very bold" - @ms.malloryadventures

"What an amazing idea. I absolutely love it. Already put my email in and I'm so excited to share this with others. Our natural world needs more proactive individuals working to educate the masses." - @tahenley

"Amazing idea!! Saving nature with fashion I'm all for it!" - @jameslaolada

Join us! 

Follow or share us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook to spread the word. It makes a HUGE difference to this campaign and we really appreciate your support!

Risks and challenges

We feel very confident we can deliver on time. While we have done our best to insure that the entire process from manufacturing and shipping to making our donations goes as smoothly as possible, there are always unexpected circumstances that arrive. We have learned the fine art of flexibility and are prepared to do everything we can to make you and the animals happy!

Our promise to you, our backers: we will be upfront about any challenges and communicate early and often. By supporting us, you will be involved in the process and remain informed about how things are going.

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Fact Sources:

[1]:
http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/programs/biodiversity/elements_of_biodiversity/extinction_crisis/

[2]:
http://wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/biodiversity/biodiversity/

[Statistic in Video]:
http://wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/all_publications/living_planet_report/

Vectors: Freepik.com

Some Photos: @yikes.its.alex

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    Pledge $5 or more About $5 USD

    Thanks for being awesome!

    You'll receive a #goingextinct sticker and a hand written note from the Extinct team thanking you for your support and shared mission!

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    Pledge $25 or more About $25 USD

    You're spreading awareness in style.

    You'll receive a #goingextinct sticker and a rad Extinct shirt while supporting organizations who are fighting to save the animals you love!

    (Once our campaign is finished, you'll receive a survey asking what size shirt you'd like!)

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    Pledge $30 or more About $30 USD

    You're a wildlife lover.

    Color: *Gorilla* (Black)
    You'll receive a #goingextinct sticker along with a sweet pair of Extincts while supporting organizations who are fighting to save the animals you love!

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    You're a wildlife lover.

    Color: *Leopard* (Tortoise)
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    You're a wildlife lover.

    Color: *Elephant* (brown)
    You'll receive a #goingextinct sticker along with a sweet pair of Extincts while supporting organizations who are fighting to save the animals you love!

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    You're a wildlife lover.

    Color: *Rhino* (Clear/Grey)
    You'll receive a #goingextinct sticker along with a sweet pair of Extincts while supporting organizations who are fighting to save the animals you love!

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    Pledge $47 or more About $47 USD

    The superstar conservationist package.

    You'll receive a #goingextinct sticker, a sweet pair of Extincts, and a rad Extinct shirt while supporting organizations who are fighting to save the animals you love!

    (Once our campaign is finished, you'll receive a survey asking what color sunglasses and size of shirt you'd like!)

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    Pledge $50 or more About $50 USD

    You're really taking a stand.

    You'll receive a #goingextinct sticker and any TWO colors of Extincts. You'll look as sweet as can be while supporting organizations who are fighting to save the animals you love!

    (Once our campaign is finished, you'll receive a survey asking what color sunglasses you'd like! You may substitute shirts for sunglasses by directly messaging us)

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    Pledge $70 or more About $70 USD

    The extinct team and all of our supported organizations thank you!

    You'll receive a #goingextinct sticker and all THREE colors of Extincts. You'll look as sweet as can be while supporting organizations who are fighting to save the animals you love!

    (Once our campaign is finished, you'll receive a survey asking what color sunglasses you'd like! You may substitute shirts for sunglasses by directly messaging us)

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    Pledge $95 or more About $95 USD

    We can't thank you enough.

    You'll receive a #goingextinct sticker and all FOUR colors of Extincts. You'll look as sweet as can be while supporting organizations who are fighting to save the animals you love!

    (Once our campaign is finished, you'll receive a survey asking what color sunglasses you'd like! You may substitute shirts for sunglasses by directly messaging us)

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    Pledge $250 or more About $250 USD

    You're driving the movement forward. The extinct team and all of our supported organizations thank you!

    For retailers or extremely fashionable conservationists, you'll receive five #goingextinct stickers and TWELVE pairs of sunglasses of your choosing while helping organizations truly make an impact in the war to save the earth's animals!

    (Once our campaign is finished, you'll receive a survey asking what color sunglasses you'd like! You may substitute shirts for sunglasses by directly messaging us)

    *Extra Note: Please contact us prior to backing for international shipping

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