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Buddy Bag is the ultimate hands free accessory to maximize your fun and enhance your life!!!
Buddy Bag is the ultimate hands free accessory to maximize your fun and enhance your life!!!
143 backers pledged $33,954 to help bring this project to life.

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Take Buddy Bag everywhere!  The handwoven, adjustable design fits all your daily essentials to keep your hands free and pockets empty.

Buddy Bag is useful everywhere!
Buddy Bag is useful everywhere!

Your Buddy is always there for you.  

Whether you’re walking around town or:

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Life is simply better with Buddy Bag!

Buddy Bag Love
Buddy Bag Love

Stadium and festival approved! 

No more clear hazardous plastic! 

It’s great to be able to carry your bottle but why let it stop there?  Buddy Bag was created as a solution to having your pockets stuffed with  everyday necessities. It can fit everything you need (phone, keys, wallet, beverage) in one fashion forward, stadium and festival approved bag.  Think of a Buddy Bag as a more comfortable, less invasive, adjustable pocket you can wear in multiple ways.  

Our goal is to enhance the lives of "every-buddy" by creating a solution to an everyday problem we face regardless of age, gender or belief system. In 2019, there is no way to leave home without everything your Buddy Bag can carry for you.  When your hands are free you can shake a hand, hold a baby, throw a frisbee, give a hug, high five or lend a hand. Ultimately, you can connect more with actual people rather than the stuff we are forced to carry around every day.  Your Buddy Bag handles the distractions so you can be more present in the actual moment! 

Buddy Bag is employing more and more individuals as demand for our product increases. All Buddy Bags are handmade in villages outside of New Delhi, not in huge automated factories.  More importantly, by improving your own life when purchasing a Buddy Bag, you are giving back to the citizens of the world that need our help the most. 

Please share this page with your buddies and show your support by taking advantage of the rewards we have curated for you here today

Our Kickstarter funding will allow us to take Buddy Bag on tour this summer.  This is very expensive and requires the company to have plenty of product ready to vend, travel, festival fees, additional employees, etc...  We are already accepted to officially vend at several of  the largest music and art festivals in the world and will continue to add opportunities with your assistance.  We love our hands-free lifestyle and want to share it!

First stop is BONNAROO, visit our booth in Plaza 3 June 13-16!!!


WHAT IS A BUDDY BAG???

Buddy Bag is a simple product that will impact your life in a big way.  It is a fun and practical solution for carrying your reusable water bottle, canned or bottled beverages, phones, speakers, pet supplies and wallet. Clip on your keys, sunglasses or a flashlight and you're ready to rock!

Buddy Bag in Camel
Buddy Bag in Camel

Product Info

Macrame design stretches to accommodate a wide range of objects.

  • Durable poly-cotton blend that will keep its shape, even when wet
  • Bottle net has metal ring attached to bottom 
  • Strap length can be worn cross body, over one shoulder or around the neck 
  • 100% vegan

Product Colors

Not enough color, not a problem! 

Get lit with our special edition LED Buddy Bags!!

20 LED lights are expertly woven and stitched in crucial spots to ensure you stay lit for the entire night!  The battery pack is conveniently nestled behind  the www.mybuddybag.com label.  We will randomly choose a color (they are all beautiful!) for you.  Color options are: rainbow, cool white, hot red, shiny gold, glowy green, bright blue, deep purple or magic magenta.

We have exclusive partnerships with Lily Guilder Design and Shuffle Pros to offer you super special shoes and clothing to go along with your amazing new Buddy Bag.  Lily Guilder makes custom festival clothing and Shuffle Pros are the ultimate fiberoptic dance shoes.

You are beautiful, slip into something more fabulous with Lily Guilder Design.
You are beautiful, slip into something more fabulous with Lily Guilder Design.
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Shuffle Pros are will light up your dance floor!!!  We are thrilled to offer a limit quantity for next to nothing.

Be our Buddy!  Backer Levels

  •  Thanks Buddy!! $1 - Thank you for supporting our cause, we love you and will send you campaign updates.
  •  Hey Buddy! $5 - Slap your very own Buddy Bag logo sticker on your phone, cup, computer, guitar case or grandmother and help spread the word of the hands-free revolution.
  •  Early Bird Buddy Bag $15 - Be among the first to rock a Buddy Bag and live hands free.  Limited quantity offer.  Choose from Camel or Black.  After the early bird quantity is gone, you can still get a special Kickstarter price of $21 per bag (regular retail is $29).
  •  Early Bird Get Lit Buddy! $20 - Remember that Safety always comes third (you choose your first 2 priorities).  Be sure to get lit with your Buddy Bag at night.  Limited quantity available at this price.  After the early bird quantity is gone, you can still get a special Kickstarter price of $25 per LED bag (regular retail is $34.99).
  •  Early Bird Dance Buddy  $45  You will dance your ass off in these amazing Shuffle Pro Color changing Fiberoptic Shoes, available in black, white or pink (you will receive a survey to choose your color).   We have an exclusive partnership with this brand to offer them at the lowest price ever!  Insanely cool and attractive for raves, concerts and festivals, Durable enough for dance, fitness and music festivals, Fiber Optic cloth & Elastic sole for MAXIMUM comfort, USB rechargeable - charge them wherever, 11 colors you can switch through, Temperature resistant, Extremely lightweight, Perfect for shuffling, Water repellent
  •  Festie Bestie Pack $70 - You get a light-up Buddy Bag filled with personal festival essentials. This includes one...(carabiner, mini led flashlight key ring, reusable buddy bottle, personal supply of glitter, rainbow peephole).
  •  Super Buddy Pack $125 - A light-up buddy bag in both black and camel, "Wanna Be My Buddy" tank & invitation to Bonnaroo Camp Fairy lighting ceremony plus everything from above rewards.
  •  Keep Going Buddy $500 - Give the hands-free lifestyle to someone who could use an extra boost!  30 bags donated to the Josh Powell Foundation.  These Buddy Bags will be included in Powell Packs which are given out to newly diagnosed Sarcoma Cancer patients.  Powell Packs are proven to be super helpful and provide hope when it comes to our fearless warriors.  This foundation is extremely near and dear to our hearts, we love and support JPF!
  •  NEW!!! Lily Guilder Fashion Buddy $750- You are beautiful... slip into something more fabulous! This reward gets you a $1000 Lily Guilder Design credit. Your credit can be applied to any Lily Guilder Design purchase. Valid through 2019.  Includes a Buddy Bag in black or camel
  •  Biz Buddy $1,200 - Give your business a new, fun and more efficient way to carry their essentials while promoting your organization!  This reward gets you 75 Buddy Bags (Black, Camel or a combination of the two) with a customized label/personal message of your choice such as “You are Beautiful” or "Surrender to the Flow."
  •   SOLD!!! Buddy Baller Bundle $7,500 - Grab your Best Buddies and party with Team Buddy Bag in full style all weekend long at Bonnaroo 2019 (June 13-16)!!!  We are creating a luminescent fairy village in the RV camping area and our #LilyBud vending booth will be jumpin all weekend long!  Collectively our team has 20 years experience of living on the farm for those magical four days.  We will happily be your Bonnaguru's if you need us!  This ultimate reward package includes: 1 designated 50 amp RV hookup, 2019 state of the art RV, RV lodging for 4, 4 GA weekend wristbands, 4 light up buddy bags, 4 buddy bag tank tops, 4 custom engraved reusable Buddy Bag bottles, 1 buddy bag festi essentials welcoming package waiting in your new RV!  Grab this reward by June 10th!

Buddy Bag holds anything you can fit in its expanding pouch, 

What will YOU carry in your Buddy Bag????

Double Buddy Bag
Double Buddy Bag

 Life is more fun with your Buddy!!!!  

Risks and challenges

The idea of the Buddy Bag first came to life in mid 2017. Since then, there have been many new innovations to our product design based on improving functionality as well as sustainability. In a nutshell, those design changes consisted of experimental strap lengths, pouch sizes, ring sizes, dye colors, materials used, etc. This was by far our largest challenge. Buddy Bag had to be absolutely perfect before going to market.
Our risk to reward ratio at Buddy Bag is one that is heavily weighted on the reward side. We help people, not hurt them. There is nothing wrong with, or offensive about our products; they are for ALL individuals regardless of shape, size and color. No animals are harmed in the making of Buddy Bag and we support the vegan way of life. Disabilities of any form do not stop a Buddy Bag from improving your daily life. As a true lifestyle brand, we see no risk here.

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    Thanks Buddy!!!

    Thank you for supporting our cause. We love you and will send you campaign updates.

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    Hey Buddy!!

    Slap your very own Buddy Bag logo sticker on your phone, cup, computer, guitar case or grandmother and help spread the word of the hands-free revolution.

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    Early Bird Buddy Bag

    Be among the first to rock a Buddy Bag and live hands free. Limited quantity offer. Choose from Camel or Black. After the early bird quantity is gone, you can still get a special Kickstarter price of $21 per bag (regular retail is $29).

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    Early Bird Get Lit Buddy!

    Remember that Safety always comes third (you choose your first 2 priorities.) Be sure to get lit with your Buddy Bag at night. Get your LED Buddy Bag before anyone else. Limited quantity available. After the early bird quantity is gone, you can still get a special Kickstarter price of $25 per LED bag (regular retail is $34.99).

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    Kickstarter Buddy Bag

    Special Kickstarter pricing on a single Buddy Bag. Live hands-free. Choose from Camel or Black

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    Kickstarter Get Lit Buddy!

    Remember that Safety always comes third (you choose your first 2 priorities.) Be sure to get lit with your buddy bag at night.

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    Fiberoptic Shuffle Buddy

    You will dance your ass off in these amazing Shuffle Pro Color changing Fiberoptic Shoes, available in black, white or pink (you will receive a survey to choose your color). We have an exclusive partnership with this brand to offer them at the lowest price ever!
    Insanely cool and attractive for raves, concerts and festivals, Durable enough for dance, fitness and music festivals, Fiber Optic cloth & Elastic sole for MAXIMUM comfort, USB rechargeable - charge them wherever, 11 colors you can switch through, Temperature resistant, Extremely lightweight, Perfect for shuffling, Water repellent

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    Festie Bestie Pack

    You get a light-up Buddy Bag filled with personal festival essentials. This includes one...(carabiner, mini led flashlight key ring, reusable buddy bottle, personal supply of glitter, rainbow peephole).

    Includes:
    • Festie Fun Pack
    • Rainbow LED light up Buddy Bag
    • Buddy Bag logo sticker
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    ShufflePro Buddy

    You want these shoes! Shuffle Pros are fiberoptic shoes that come in black or white base fabric and can be switched between 11 different colors and functions. Your shoes can match any outfit. Super lightweight and comfortable.

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    Super Buddy Pack

    A light-up buddy bag in both black and camel, "Wanna Be My Buddy" tank & invitation to Bonnaroo Camp Fairy lighting ceremony plus everything from above rewards.

    Includes:
    • "Wanna Be My Buddy" tank
    • 2 Light up Buddy Bags
    • Festie Fun Pack
    • Buddy Bag logo sticker
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    Buddy Bunch

    Be a hero & get your friends their very own Buddy Bag! You get 10 Buddy Bags (you choose the number of black or camel) and all of the hugs from your buddies. Want them lit? Please add $50 to your pledge and we got you.

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    Lily Guilder Zsa Zsa Buddy

    The Zsa Zsa Coat adds elegant spunk to all occasions. Available in 5 colors of stretch sequin from XS-XL. TRimmed with cozy "Mongolian" Faux Fur and super cozy lining, this piece has 2 exterior pockets, 2 interior pockets, a secret pocket and straps to convert to cape. They retail for $595, grab one before Saturday for the slashed price of $350

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    Keep Going Buddy

    Give the hands-free lifestyle to someone who could use an extra boost. 30 bags donated to the Josh Powell Foundation. These Buddy Bags will be included in Powell Packs which are given out to newly diagnosed Sarcoma Cancer patients. Powell Packs are proven to be super helpful and provide hope when it comes to our warriors. This is a foundation that is extremely near and dear to our hearts.

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    Lily Guilder Legend Buddy

    The Legend Coat is a party pleaser! No one will forget you or stop talking about how awesome you are. One size fits everyone I have ever tried it on. Choose from 5 colors of stretch hologram sequin with flocked (soft velvet feel) leopard spots, a contrast side panel, faux fur trim, 2 exterior pockets, 2 inside pockets, secret pocket, cozy lining, and the straps that convert it to a cape. These usually start at $1200 so $500 is an absolute BANANAS price

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    Lily Guilder Fashion Buddy

    You are beautiful... slip into something more fabulous! This reward gets you a $1000 Lily Guilder Design credit. Your credit can be applied to any Lily Guilder Design purchase. Valid through 2019.

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    Biz Buddy

    Give your business a new, fun and more efficient way to carry their essentials while promoting your organization! This reward gets you 75 Buddy Bags (Black, Camel or a combination of the two) with a customized label/personal message of your choice such as “You are Beautiful” or "Surrender to the Flow."

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    Lily Guilder Super Buddy

    You are beautiful... slip into something more fabulous! This reward gets you a $3000 Lily Guilder Design credit. We can create a most amazing custom coat or your dream wardrobe staples. Your credit can be applied to any Lily Guilder Design purchase. Valid through 2019.

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    Buddy Baller Bundle

    Grab your Best Buddies and party with Team Buddy Bag in full style all weekend long at Bonnaroo 2019!!! We are creating a luminescent fairy village in the RV camping area and our #LilyBud vending booth will be jumpin' all weekend long! Collectively our team has 20 years experience of living on the farm for those magical four days. We will happily be your Bonnaguru's if you need us! This ultimate reward package includes: 1 designated 50 amp RV hookup, 2019 state of the art RV, RV lodging for 4, 4 GA weekend wristbands, 4 light up buddy bags, 4 buddy bag tank tops, 4 custom engraved reusable Buddy Bag bottles, 1 buddy bag festival essentials welcoming package waiting in your new RV!

    Includes:
    • 1 designated 50 amp RV weekend pass
    • Lodging in 2019 Class A RV for 4 people
    • 4 GA tickets to Bonnaroo June 13-16
    • 4 light up buddy bags
    • 4 buddy bag tank tops
    • coupon for 20% off custom Lily Guilder festival clothing
    • 4 custom name engraved reusable Buddy Bag bottles
    • Festival essentials welcoming hospitality package
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