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Babalus shoes are entering production and will be available for retail in July on our website. Can't wait to order? Reserve yours on Babalusbylucy.com NOW!
Babalus shoes are entering production and will be available for retail in July on our website. Can't wait to order? Reserve yours on Babalusbylucy.com NOW!
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Babalus Children's Shoes

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My name is Lucy and I am the creator and founder of Babalus. I started my little company in 2016 after my husband Brad and I welcomed our daughter Robin into the world.  I found myself in a position that almost all new moms find themselves in… having to choose between returning to work outside of our home or finding a way to financially support being able to stay home with our beautiful baby girl. With absolutely no prior sewing experience, I decided to take the plunge and bought my first machine from Craigslist. I taught myself to sew and carved out a niche that specialized in children's leggings, but I knew I had to create something totally unique to me.   I began reaching out and working with designers to create prints exclusively for my shop. From there, Babalus started to grow and has continued to flourish in a way that has exceeded my wildest expectations. 

We are so thrilled to start our newest adventure by offering my one of a kind designs in 100% leather shoes for your little ones.

FEATURES:

  • Genuine Leather
  • Easy to wipe clean 
  • Non-Slip soles on sizes 4 and above
  • Soft suede soles on infant sizes

Staying true to Babalus style, I have selected six of my most popular designs to offer in the Babalus Shoes launch. From Bulldogs...to Pitbulls...to Astronauts that are out of this world... there is a little something for every little one. 

DETAILED PICTURES: 

French Bulldogs on Mint
French Bulldogs on Mint
So Pitty Pitbulls
So Pitty Pitbulls
Astronauts
Astronauts
Pit Faces
Pit Faces
Floral Dinosaurs
Floral Dinosaurs

KICKSTARTER EXCLUSIVE MOCCASINS: 

Kickstarter EXCLUSIVE Moccasins
Kickstarter EXCLUSIVE Moccasins
Non-Slip Soles on sizes 4 and up
Non-Slip Soles on sizes 4 and up
ONLY AVAILABLE for this campaign
ONLY AVAILABLE for this campaign
  • Size 2 - 11cm / 4.33in Suede Sole 
  • Size 3 - 11.8cm / 4.65in Suede Sole 
  • Size 4 - 12.6cm / 4.96in Non Slip Rubber Sole 
  • Size 5 - 13.4cm / 5.28in Non Slip Rubber Sole 
  • Size 6 - 14.2cm / 5.59in Non Slip Rubber Sole 
  • Size 7 - 15cm / 5.90in Non Slip Rubber Sole 
  • Size 8 - 15.8cm / 6.22in Non Slip Rubber Sole 
  • Size 9 - 16.6cm / 6.54in Non Slip Rubber Sole 

Begin Funding Period - January 23rd, 2019

End Funding Period - March 6th, 2019

Shoe Production - April - June 2019 

Shoes Delivered - July 2019

 || $5+ || Just want to show your support and be a part of making Babalus Shoes a reality?! This is the pledge for you! 

|| $10+ || Want to support Babalus but not currently in the market for Children’s shoes? Donate $10 or more and we will send you a Babalus Kickstarter exclusive sticker!

|| $15+ || Rainbow Pitbull Bandanna

|| $35+ || Be the first to get my new Children's Leather Moccasins in one of my exclusive designs.

|| $40+ || Kickstarter Exclusive Leggings (ONLY 20 available)

|| $45+ || Babalus Phone Case 

 || $45+ || KICKSTARTER Exclusive Colorful Pit Face Multifunctional Car Seat / Nursing Cover

|| $50+ || SMALL Fleece Blanket 

|| $65+ || Babalus Kids Swimsuit 

 || $70+ || Babalus Women's Swimsuit 

|| $70+ || TWO pairs of Babalus Moccasins 

|| $70+ || MEDIUM Fleece Blanket 

|| $100+ || LARGE Fleece Blanket

|| $105+ || THREE pairs of Babalus Moccasins

|| $135+ || Mommy & Me Swimsuits

|| $140+ || FOUR pairs of Babalus Moccasins

|| $150+ || Babalus Dog Bed 

 || $175+ || FIVE pairs of Babalus Moccasins 

 || $210+ || All SIX pairs of Babalus Moccasins 

All SIX pairs of Babalus Moccasins
All SIX pairs of Babalus Moccasins
Kickstarter Exclusive Colorful Pitbull Face Leggings
Kickstarter Exclusive Colorful Pitbull Face Leggings
BSB Tee & Sticker
BSB Tee & Sticker

|| $225+ || Custom Babalus Print

|| $300+ || Babalus Bathroom Set 

|| $325+ || Custom Babalus Print & $125 STORE CREDIT 

From the bottom of my heart, I want to thank you for continuing to believe in me and helping me to make Babalus Shoes a reality. I know these will quickly become your littles’ most prized footwear, and I look forward to expanding my shop into the shoe market!  Without your help funding this project, none of this could be a reality, so thank you for shopping small and supporting this mama’s vision.  

If we exceed our initial funding goal these are bonus items I could add to the shop! 

I know many people have requested an option for older children, so i have designed hard sole shoes for girls.  I would love to release these, and that will be possible if we hit the bonus goal amount! More details below:

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Risks and challenges

While I have been making children's clothing since 2016, shoes are a brand-new category for me. I need your feedback and support to make Babalus Shoes a success!

After a long process of selecting a manufacturer, I settled on an established company overseas that is able to bring my vision to life using the highest quality materials available.

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    Babalus Virtual Hug

    Just want to show your support and be a part of making Babalus Shoes a reality?! This is the pledge for you!

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    Babalus Sticker | EXCLUSIVE

    Want to support Babalus but not currently in the market for Children’s shoes? Donate $10 or more and we will send you a Babalus Kickstarter exclusive sticker!

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    Kickstarter Exclusive Print Bandanna

    The perfect bandanna in rainbow pitbull faces designed exclusively for this Kickstarter campaign! One size fits most

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    ONE Pair of Babalus Moccasins

    Be the first to get my new Children's Leather Moccasins in one of my exclusive designs. We will contact you at the completion of the campaign for your size and print selection.
    AVAILABLE PRINTS: Kickstarter Exclusive Pit Faces, So Pitty Pitbull, French Bulldogs, Floral Dinosaurs, Astronauts or Pit Faces on white.
    Sizes 2-3 have suede soles, sizes 4-9 have non-slip grip soles.

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    Mystery Children’s Leggings

    Love surprises? Not in the market for adorable moccasins? Are the shoes too small for your little ones? Grab a pair of these LIMITED EDITION mystery leggings! Available up to kids 14. We will contact you at the completion of the campaign for your size selection. If you purchase this pair of mystery leggings you will receive one pair of NEVER BEFORE SEEN children’s leggings, and will be one of the select few who get this Babalus print, all while helping to make Babalus Shoes a reality!

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    Babalus Phone Case

    ONLY available for this Kickstarter campaign! We will contact you at the completion of the campaign for your phone and print choice. You can choose from any of the Babalus prints currently on the website www.babalusbylucy.com. Cases available for the following phones: Google Pixel
    Google Pixel 2
    Google Pixel 2 XL
    Google Pixel XL
    iPhone 5/5s/SE
    iPhone 6
    iPhone 6 Plus
    iPhone 6s
    iPhone 6s Plus
    iPhone 7
    iPhone 7 Plus
    iPhone 8
    iPhone 8 Plus
    iPhone X
    iPhone XR
    iPhone XS
    iPhone XS Max
    LG G5
    LG G6
    LG G7
    LG V30
    Samsung Galaxy A3 2017
    Samsung Galaxy A5 2017
    Samsung Galaxy J5
    Samsung Galaxy J7
    Samsung Galaxy Note 5
    Samsung Galaxy Note 8
    Samsung Galaxy Note 9
    Samsung Galaxy S5
    Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
    Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus
    Samsung Galaxy S7
    Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
    Samsung Galaxy S8
    Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
    Samsung Galaxy S9
    Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

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    KICKSTARTER Exclusive Car Seat Cover

    My new Multifunctional Car Seat / Nursing Covers are flying out of the shop! This print is EXCLUSIVELY for the Babalus Shoes Kickstarter campaign and will never be available again. Don't miss your chance to grab this one of a kind print! You can use it as a nursing cover, car seat cover, shopping cart cover and infinity scarf! Compact when folded, taking up little storage space in your diaper bag or purse!
    Lightweight and breathable, soft stretchy fabric with 360-degree coverage.
    Can be machine-washed warm, tumble dry low, with no bleach additives.
    27x29 inch, 100% polyester jersey

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    Rainbow Pit Faces Fleece Blanket SMALL

    Super soft fleece blanket in my Kickstarter exclusive rainbow pitty print. 30x40 inches

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    Red White & Blue Pitbull Swaddle

    As seen on Babalus VIP

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    Kids Swimsuit Rainbow Pit Faces

    Love my kickstarter exclusive print? This is for one kids swimsuit from size 2t -7

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    TWO Pairs of Babalus Moccasins

    Be the first to get two pairs of my new leather moccasins! We will contact you at the completion of the campaign for your size and print selection for each pair. AVAILABLE PRINTS: Kickstarter Exclusive Pit Faces, So Pitty Pitbull, French Bulldogs, Floral Dinosaurs, Astronauts or Pit Faces on white. Sizes 2-3 have suede soles, sizes 4-9 have non-slip grip soles.

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    Women's Swimsuit Rainbow Pit Faces

    One women's swimsuit in your choice of a two piece bikini or a one piece in my Kickstarter exclusive rainbow Pitbull print. Available in sizes XS-3XL will contact you at the completion of the campaign for you size and style selection.

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    Rainbow Pit Faces Fleece Blanket MEDIUM

    Super soft fleece blanket in my Kickstarter exclusive rainbow pitty print. 50x60 inches

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    MYSTERY LEGGINGS in Women’s size

    Regular style leggings in the same print as the MYSTERY KIDS ❤️

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    Rainbow Pit Face Women's Leggings

    Regular style women's leggings available up to XL, in the Kickstarter EXCLUSIVE rainbow pitbull face print.

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    One of a kind size 3 KICKSTARTER Dress

    One of a kind as seen in the Babalus VIP Facebook group. Size 3

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    KICKSTARTER exclusive ballerina leotard

    As seen on the Babalus VIP Facebook page size 5

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    Polka Pitty Canvas Set of 3

    The perfect accent to any room! Set of 3 10x10 inch canvases featuring my popular Polka Pitbull faces.

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    Rainbow Pit Faces Fleece Blanket LARGE

    Super soft fleece blanket in my Kickstarter exclusive rainbow pitty print. 60x80 inches

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    THREE Pairs of Babalus Moccasins

    Be the first to get three pairs of my new leather moccasins! We will contact you at the completion of the campaign for your size and print selection for each pair. AVAILABLE PRINTS: Kickstarter Exclusive Pit Faces, So Pitty Pitbull, French Bulldogs, Floral Dinosaurs, Astronauts or Pit Faces on white. Sizes 2-3 have suede soles, sizes 4-9 have non-slip grip soles.

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    Mommy & Me Swimsuits || Pitbull Faces

    How perfect is this Mommy & Daughter set?! Available in the Kickstarter exclusive print! We will contact you at the completion of the campaign for your size selection. Women's sizes available XS-3XL and choice of one or two piece. Kids available in a one piece from 2t-7.

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    FOUR Pairs of Babalus Moccasins

    Be the first to get four pairs of my new leather moccasins! We will contact you at the completion of the campaign for your size and print selection for each pair. AVAILABLE PRINTS: Kickstarter Exclusive Pit Faces, So Pitty Pitbull, French Bulldogs, Floral Dinosaurs, Astronauts or Pit Faces on white. Sizes 2-3 have suede soles, sizes 4-9 have non-slip grip soles.

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    Babalus Dog Bed - Personalized

    One personalized indoor dog bed in the size and print of your choice. The top side is made of snuggly fleece with a durable dark brown cotton bottom. Polyester fill with a zipper for removing the cover and easily washing. Available in 3 sizes, you will be contacted at the completion of the campaign for your size and print selection as well as what you would like the name on the bed to be.

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    FIVE Pairs of Babalus Moccasins

    Be the first to get FIVE pairs of my new leather moccasins! We will contact you at the completion of the campaign for your size and print selection for each pair. AVAILABLE PRINTS: Kickstarter Exclusive Pit Faces, So Pitty Pitbull, French Bulldogs, Floral Dinosaurs, Astronauts or Pit Faces on white. Sizes 2-3 have suede soles, sizes 4-9 have non-slip grip soles.

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    Get the entire Babalus Moccasin Lineup!

    Be the first to get SIX pairs of my new leather moccasins! We will contact you at the completion of the campaign for your size and print selection for each pair. AVAILABLE PRINTS: Kickstarter Exclusive Pit Faces, So Pitty Pitbull, French Bulldogs, Floral Dinosaurs, Astronauts or Pit Faces on white. Sizes 2-3 have suede soles, sizes 4-9 have non-slip grip soles.

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    Your Own Custom Babalus Print

    Have you been dreaming of having a pair of custom designed leggings or other items from my shop with your pets on them?! Then this is the pledge for you!
    Work directly with my top designer and she will draw and create a print featuring your fur babies and we will make a one of a kind fabric just for you!
    We will store your print and you will be able to place orders for items with your custom design at any point in the future!

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    • Babalus Custom Print
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    Babalus Besties Bundle

    Are you a bestie of Babalus?! Grab this LIMITED EDITION set of ALL SIX PAIRS of moccasins as well as the following goodies:
    BSB (Babalus Shoe Backer) Limited Edition Sticker, Kickstarter Exclusive colorful pitbull face leggings in your size of choice from 0-3 months up to kids size 14, BSB (Babalus Shoe Backer) tee in the same size as your legging selection.

    Includes:
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    • Colorful Pitbull Face Kids Leggings
    • BSB Sticker (Babalus Shoe Backer)
    • BSB (Babalus Shoe Backer) Tee
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    Babalus Bathroom Set

    Love my designs?! Be one of the select few that deck out their bathroom with your favorite Babalus design! This bathroom set is exclusively available for this Kickstarter campaign. We will contact you at the completion of the campaign for your print selection. WHATS INCLUDED: 1 shower curtain || 1 bath mat || 1 bath towel || 1 hand towel || 3 6x6 canvases coordinating with the print you selected.

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    Your OWN Custom Babalus Print

    Have you been dreaming of having a pair of custom designed leggings or other items from my shop with your pets on them?! Then this is the pledge for you!

    Work directly with my top designer and she will draw and create a print featuring your fur babies and we will make a one of a kind fabric just for you!

    Also included in your $325 pledge is a $125 shop credit to purchase items made with your design. Additionally, I will hold on to your design should you decide that you want to purchase more items in the future. (SHOES WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE IN THIS PRINT)

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    • $125 store credit to produce items with your custom design
    • Babalus will store your design for any future orders
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    Own a Brick & Mortar Store?

    Do you want to be one of the FIVE stores that retail Babalus Shoes? Purchase this package and get 100 pairs of Babalus Moccasins up to size 9 (age 3) and stock your shop with these high end moccasins your customers will be sure to love. RETAILERS are limited at this time to five brick and mortar shops within the US. You will be able to select your print and size options at the completion of the campaign.

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Funding period

- (50 days)