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$4,900
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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Thu, August 22 2019 1:37 PM UTC +00:00.

$4,900
pledged of $10,000pledged of $10,000 goal
21
backers
3days to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Thu, August 22 2019 1:37 PM UTC +00:00.

About

We proudly bring to you products we spent two years creating. Our leather is sourced from the best tanneries in Italy and hand finished in Portugal by a family-owned fashion house of 4th generation shoemakers. 


 Important Specs:

  •  Full grain leather 
  •  Soft leather lining: allows shoes to contour to foot shape, while allowing for airflow  
  •  Blake Stitch Construction: allows for resole and keeps shoes sleek and flexible   
  •  Waxed polished cotton shoe laces
SHOE LINE UP
SHOE LINE UP

The three dress shoes we’ve created illustrate our aim to combine function & practicality with style that pushes boundaries. 

BOOT LINE-UP
BOOT LINE-UP

Boots are in! We stand out from the pack by pairing elegant design with durable, yet practical construction. We thoughtfully crafted the 5 boots below with you in mind. 

IKE BOOTS / BLACK
IKE BOOTS / BLACK

"Ike" means strength in Igbo. The Ike boots are our interpretation of combat boots, it deviates from most combat boots by showcasing strength in sleekness and construction. The pebble grain leather provides texture and a unique look bound to get you complements on the street.

CHELSEA BOOTS / GRAY
CHELSEA BOOTS / GRAY
CHELSEA BOOTS / BROWN
CHELSEA BOOTS / BROWN

Conscious of the of fact that the market place is flooded with cheap Chelsea boots, we obsessed over details to create a version unique in texture, color scheme, layering and overall quality.    

EL CAMINO BOOTS
EL CAMINO BOOTS

A two-toned fusion of canvas and leather, The El Camino is a boot that can be dressed up or dressed down, this boot is a conversation starter. 

TIF BOOTS
TIF BOOTS

The Tif wingtip boots exemplify the fluidity we love and aspire to create in our products. These boots can be easily worn by anyone and styled in many ways. These boots features a back zipper, concealed by a buckle, to provide a unique look.

RENÉ / WINGTIPS
RENÉ / WINGTIPS

The René is an oxford shoe with a sleek cut, yet very comfortable and only gets even better with age. A traditional show with a modern edge.  This name "René" was chosen in honor of my mom, who has been a pillar of strength and resilience, and has contributed to my growth and character.  

TONAK WHOLECUT
TONAK WHOLECUT

Tonak is designed and named after my father who before being diagnosed of early onset dementia, was the flyest, most colorful, yet tranquil and poetic individual. We tried to capture his spirit with these wholecuts.

PEOPLES
PEOPLES

In remembrance of my grandmother, Girtha Gretchen Peoples, who passed away May 2019 and to honor her and the Peoples family. This oxford shoe offers a very traditional look that is the staple for any suit wearer - a shoe that should be in everyone's closet for those formal occasions.   


THE TARKA

You have an opportunity to purchase our first creation: the Tarka backpack at near cost.

The Tarka is designed for those who want to comfortably carry work items without compromising their style. A Beautiful yet simple design, the Tarka bag can be dressed up for  work and meetings or dressed down for a weekend with friends, or a nice getaway trip.

TARKA MATTE
TARKA MATTE
TARKA RED / TARKA BLACK
TARKA RED / TARKA BLACK
TARKA CHOCOLATE (LEFT) / TARKA TAN (RIGHT)
TARKA CHOCOLATE (LEFT) / TARKA TAN (RIGHT)

Features 

  • Padded shoulder strap
  • Laptop insert
  • Large zipped interior pocket
  • Large front exterior pocket 
  • Smartphone/ business card holder 
  • Pen holder
  • Dimension:  11" (L) 4" (W) 20" (H), 15" (H, folded or rolled)

About US: 


Founders: Ife (right) & Evan (left)
Founders: Ife (right) & Evan (left)

We are two brothers with backgrounds in investment banking and healthcare management who love fashion!

THE NAME

Osita dinma is an Igbo phrase meaning, "from today, all is well". It is also the name of my late uncle who played a vital role in my upbringing and migration from Nigeria. Coming from a country with such high fatality rate, I've found naming conventions a great way to keep the spirit of loved ones a part of my journey. 

VISION

My brother Evan and I (Ife) aim to create functional, fashionable products, at a reasonable price with our diverse community at the focal point. 


SHOE SIZING CHART

The sizes in the chart below are in standard Mens' measurements.

The cuts of our shoes allow for them to be worn by all genders. For women looking to buy shoes, the conversion is as follows:

  • US women's sizes run 1.5  bigger than men's. If you wear 7.5 in US women's, you would be a size 6 in US men's.
  • UK women's sizes run .5 smaller than men's. If you wear 5.5 in UK women's, you would be a 6 in UK men's.  
SHOE SIZE CHART MEN'S
SHOE SIZE CHART MEN'S

Risks and challenges

The pricing is as seen because we truly wanted to give our initial supporters great products at near cost.

Fulfillment will start 6 weeks from the end of the Kickstarter campaign. With that said, we have gone ahead and created our best estimate for shipping which is not included in price displayed.

Shipping is only available to supporters in: USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Mexico, all of which we are able to ship to without customs and duty fees. Due to continuous change in international relations, there is a possibility this may change before the fulfillment date. In the event of a change, supporters will be responsible to clear duties upon delivery.

VAT/sales tax, charged by different regions, will be the responsibility of supporters upon delivery.

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