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Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on Nov 6 2019
Last updated November 6, 2019

Customizable Vegan Accessories made from Recycled Plastic (Canceled)

Designed by You and Made in Italy by Our Artisans. Sustainable for People and the Planet.

Customizable Vegan Accessories made from Recycled Plastic (Canceled)

Designed by You and Made in Italy by Our Artisans. Sustainable for People and the Planet.

CHF 3,275
pledged of CHF 24,500pledged of CHF 24,500 goal
41
backers
Funding Canceled
Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on Nov 6 2019
Last updated November 6, 2019

About

Hi! We are DIZAIND, a Swiss fashion brand that has spent the past five years making sustainable, bespoke, and high-quality bags in the heart of Italy. We enable our customers to express their personalities through our bags and accessories, which are all fully customizable through our online 3D design tool. We firmly believe that fashion should be sustainable, ethical, and unique, and we are proud to say that this year, we won the Best Bespoke Handbags Brand Award in Europe.

We have always wanted to create sustainable alternatives to leather. Unfortunately, many of these alternatives, such as polyurethane, are often petroleum-based, which are harmful to the environment. However, we have finally found an innovative material: Vegan leather, made from recycled plastic (PET bottles). It looks gorgeous, it's soft and durable, and it fits our products perfectly.

We now launching our fully customizable bags and first accessory collection made from this beautiful vegan leather.  

FIND MORE INFORMATION  ABOUT OUR BRAND & OUR SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTS HERE:

DIZAIND Sustainable Fashion Brand

DIZAIND’s vegan leather bag collection is designed for strong, independent women who care about the planet but who also love to play with fashion and style. These bags are for the women who understand how their choices affect the world and who prefer handmade, personal luxuries over mass-produced goods.

DIZAIND’s unisex accessory line is for all those who love sustainable, ethically made, and stylish products. The accessories will be available for customization in ten different colors, and they can be personalized with names and initials.



The customization process is very simple and fun. You choose your favorite bag from our collection of twenty-one bags and start designing! You can choose your bag as well as its color, interior, metal hardware, and even your monogram. The accessories can be customized by filling out the e-form on our website with your color preferences.

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To make sure everyone can design a vegan leather bag in their favorite colors, we will launch ten beautiful colors on our digital design tool. The colors can be combined to create the most modern and sophisticated designs. 

For the interiors of our vegan bags, we intend to offer beautiful and decadent microsuede that is available in twelve colors.

For the metal parts and zippers of our bags and accessories, we will offer a choice of mirror silver or light gold. For the monograms, we will offer a choice of silver, light gold, or colorless. 

Our vegan leather is made by an Italian manufacturer who focuses on producing high quality, eco-friendly, cruelty-free products for the fashion industry. The vegan leather is made from recycled PET bottles. It is OEKO TEX certified and BUREAU VERITAS tested. By using this innovative leather, we combat CO2 emissions, support the recycling industry, and help keep our oceans clean and our landfills manageable. 

This leather not only looks gorgeous - it is also free of all those harmful chemicals that are so often used in the textile industry. And one more thing, it is water-resistant.

For our beautiful microsuede materials in the interior of our bags, we use the same Italian manufacturer. The metal parts of the bags and the zippers are also sourced from Italian suppliers. Our packaging and shipping boxes are FSC certified and are sourced from responsibly managed forests and recycled materials. Our cotton dust bags meet organic textile standards.

Our material suppliers are located in Lombardy, Italy. This helps us reduce our CO2 footprint. Our suppliers also sell materials in small batches, meaning that we avoid costly and unsustainable pre-production.

All DIZAIND’s bags and accessories are handcrafted by an independent atelier based in Bergamo, Italy. The atelier is run by a master artisan, Francesca, who has over three decades’ experience in making leather bags and accessories. Francesca is passionate about her work and respects the materials she works with, as well as the environment. Francesca and the rest of her team are based in her atelier, where you can smell the scent of delicious Italian coffee and pat the neighbourhood cat who often comes for a visit.

DIZAIND was founded in 2015 by Santare Slavinskas. It is based in Switzerland and Italy and is managed by a determined, creative, and fun team.

We started DIZAIND because we did not like how the fashion industry operated. It is led by the uniformity of seasonal trends, mass-produced goods, overpriced luxuries, and poor labor conditions. It is responsible for a lot of the world’s waste and carbon emissions.

Therefore at DIZAIND, we make customized bags and accessories that promote the uniqueness of individual identities. Our items are of high quality, so they last for a long time. We foster the craft traditions of artisans, and we make our products sustainable for both people and the planet.

Risks and challenges

Every project can encounter risks of being delayed. However, based on our experience we are confident that we will deliver our orders on time.

Over the past five years, we have developed know-how on material, supply, and production processes. Our suppliers have the additional capacity to accommodate any incremental needs.

We cannot speed up the production process, as each item is handcrafted by the artisan and requires patience, skill, and many hours to finish! However, if demand exceeds our capacity, we will contract additional artisans in the area with whom we have worked before.

As we are an e-commerce business, we have a network of shipping partners who will deliver our products to our customers in a safe and efficient manner.

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    PERSONAL THANK YOU EMAIL

    A thank you email in which we show our gratitude for supporting our cause to develop fashion that celebrates diversity, sustainability, and craftsmanship.

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    E-GUIDE "HOW TO MATCH COLORS LIKE A PRO"

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    Dive into the color world and never miss-match your outfit again! Color combinations are in our brand's DNA. Over the past five years, we have helped our customers create one-of-a-kind bags using colors that perfectly match their style and personality. Get this exclusive guide to find out a killer color combination.

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    KICKSTARTER SPECIAL: "ROOM 237" KEYRING

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    This unisex keyring is handmade in Italy and can be customized in ten different colors. It is made of stunning Italian vegan leather with silver or gold details, and it can be decorated with your initials.

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    (Retail price 45 CHF / ~45 USD)

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    KICKSTARTER SPECIAL: "OWL" EYEGLASS CASE

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    This eyeglass case can be attached to your bag or belt. It is handmade in Italy and is fully customizable, with ten different shades of Italian vegan leather to choose from. It can also be decorated with your initials.

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    EARLY BIRD: "KATE" CLUTCH

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    Pledge this amount for the earliest possible delivery and get an early bird discount off our luxury vegan leather clutch. It can be fully customized using our online 3D design tool, and you can choose from ten different colors and decorate the clutch with your initials.

    SAVE 90 CHF (~90 USD) off the retail price
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    EARLY BIRD: "AMY" CROSSBODY BAG

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    Pledge this amount for the earliest possible delivery and get an early bird discount of our luxury crossbody bag. It can be fully customized using our online 3D design tool, and you can choose from ten different colors and decorate with your initials.

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    (Retail price 350 CHF / ~350 USD).

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    EARLY BIRD: "CINDY" TOP HANDLE BAG

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    Pledge this amount for the earliest possible delivery and get an early bird discount off our luxury vegan leather top handle bag. It can be fully customized using our online 3D design tool, and you can choose from ten different colors and decorate the clutch with your initials.

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    REWARD BUNDLE: OFFICE READY

    The ultimate bundle reward for all boss ladies.
    Save 40% by ordering now. The retail price of this bundle is 625 CHF

    Includes:
    • Customized Tote Bag Sofie
    • Customized Laptop Case ( 34cm X 24 cm X 2.5 cm)
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