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By FEDEY Designs
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About

  

 FEDEY Designs is a family owned and operated business, located in the beautiful state of TEXAS. We hail from several regions, living a short while in New York, Massachusetts and the Caribbean, so you will see a variety of styles and elements in our designs. We became established on the common desire of building a legacy for our family. Our family was and is entering the stage where our wonderful children were heading off to start lives of their own and we wanted something that could further bind us together. Something that we could do together, something that would help in building our family legacy. This desire only further became cemented when I, mom, got diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer later in the year and thus FEDEY Designs was born. The name FEDEY (pronounced FEDAY) actually stands for FAMILY EVERY DAY EVERY YEAR as a commitment to each other to prioritized family and people in our daily lives and to commit to getting together at least once a year no matter how far apart we are geographically. It is a commitment that we made to each other, and it is a commitment of putting people first that we make to our customers.  

And now here we are on the verge of launching our first family design project, The Statement Belt. 

The Statement Belt is a genuine leather belt that is as stylish as it is purposeful.  Using the latest technology of the ratchet belt style, we paired that with stylish genuine leather straps and our Statement Buckles. 

  

 What is a Ratchet Belt?

Our belts are made with genuine top grain leather and features no pin holes. They are easily adjustable, so you get the perfect fit every time.  Our thirteen year old, Lydia, likes to say it's like Cinderella's slippers. You get the right fit just for you.  Whether you ate more than you should, gain or loose a few inches, just adjust the lever on the belt, to get a comfortable fit.  This is accomplished with the 38 1/4" grooves in the back.  That's right! Instead of 5 standard belt pin holes, you get 38 adjustment points.

  

While the functionality of the belt would be enough on its own merit, we wanted to take it up another level.   We designed two straps, our classic strap and our signature series strap. Each are available in three lengths, Medium for waists up to 38", Large for waists up to 44" and X-Large for waists up to 54". They can be easily cut if needed, but we wanted to make our belts as easy to use as possible. 

THE CLASSICS
THE CLASSICS

 

SIGNATURE SERIES
SIGNATURE SERIES

  

We have recently completed our proof of concept with a small sample of our Statement Belts and are hoping to use this project to further informed the market of our new product and to gather enough orders so that we can purchase inventory on a larger scale and further decrease costs. With backer support we can fully bring this product to market at an affordable price. We believe that Kickstarter is a great platform to connect designers and innovators with passionate consumers and we are so thankful for the opportunity to present our product with this community.  The goals of this campaign is to secure initial funds to:

- Help with marketing of this product

- Add the Blank Canvas Statement Buckle to Collection

- Purchase inventory and molds

- Add an additional color strap to Classics Style -  Mystery Color unlock at $25,000

Our initial collection includes two straps, classic (two colors available) and signature series (three colors), and six buckle statements available in black/gold, black/silver and brown/gold.

 

Its about the buckles.  We know that there are other automatic belts in the market, and they all offer something in their own right.  However, we wanted something beyond the standard buckles.  Something with a little flair and style.  Something that stands out. A buckle that also makes a statement. From our PEACE Symbol or SWAG buckle, there's one for every occasion! Express yourself. 

  

 

 

  

 

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

HERE'S HOW TO ORDER?

To support our project and place an order follow these steps:

NOTE: Please note that your credit card will not be charged until the campaign is completed on August 26th.  At this time we will send a survey to all backers to collect your order information.

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  • Select your shipping option.  We will ship to most places. We do offer free US shipping
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  • Enter your payment details and click the PLEDGE button

SIZING GUIDE

Tip: If you don't know your ideal size order XL and cut belt to a custom fit. 

  

We have some great things planned.  Stretch goals allow us to add more styles and options to our Statement Belt Collection.  Once we hit one of these stretch goals we will be able to make that option available to all backers.  All backers that are pledged will be automatically eligible for these style options when ordering, including our classics mystery color that will be unlocked at $25,000.  To help us reach these stretch goals please be sure to share our kickstarter campaign with your friends, family and colleagues. Help us to spread the word by sharing on Social Media. 

Being a stickler for deadlines we will work diligently to reach the schedule below. 

July 26th - Begin Kickstarter Funding Period

Aug 23rd - Kickstarter Campaign Ends

Aug 28th - Backer surveys sent out to receive order information

Sep 5th   - Mass production of Statement Belts begin

Nov 15th - Shipment received in the US

Nov 20th - Dec 1 - All orders mail to backers (Just in time for the holidays)

Our family can't begin to express the excitement that we have getting to this point and bringing our first project to the world. We look forward to the next phases and feel prime and ready to face whatever challenges and obstacles that may come.  After surviving cancer, it truly gives you a new perspective on life, and yes you do feel much like a warrior.  It is a battle that was won as we fought together and we take that same charge now.  We believe that sometimes it really takes a village, so we now need your help to make this a reality. Please be sure to let us know what ventures you are undertaking as we want to help others as well. We believe together we can all accomplish our dreams.   

THANK YOU FOR HELPING US WITH OUR FIRST DESIGN PROJECT - THE STATEMENT BELT.  YOUR SUPPORT IS INVALUABLE TO US.  WE LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR FEEDBACK.

Risks and challenges

We have partnered with a very experience supplier and manufacturing firm. However, with any manufacturing job there are always some risks involved, mainly timeline issues. We have already accounted for this, but in the event that there are changes needed to our deadlines we will be sure to keep our backers full informed. In an effort to be transparent we intend to send updates to our backers every two weeks, as well as whenever a milestone is hit. We appreciate your trust in us and will do our very utmost to hit this project out of the park.

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    Pledge $5 or more to support our launch initiative and we will add you to our mailing list to keep you up to date on this campaign, new designs and our growth.

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    One FEDEY Automatic Statement Buckle

    Choose one of our statement buckles. Our buckles can accommodate ratchet belt straps between 1.25 in to 1.4 in (29mm to 36mm). Available in Black/Silver, Black/Gold or Brown/Gold. Current Statement Buckle designs include Blank Canvas, Peace Symbol, UNITY, SWAG, COWBOY and #1 DAD. Packaged with microfiber cleaning cloth.

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    One FEDEY Classic Belt

    One FEDEY Classic Belt of your choice. Choose any color strap (Black or Brown) and any statement buckle (Blank Canvas, Peace Symbol, UNITY, SWAG, COWBOY, #1 DAD) in any colors Black/Silver, Black/Gold or Brown/Gold. Packaged with microfiber cleaning cloth and gift box.

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    One FEDEY Signature Series Belt

    One FEDEY Signature Series Belt of your choice. Choose any color strap (Black, Brown or Navy Blue) and any statement buckle (Blank Canvas, Peace Symbol, UNITY, SWAG, COWBOY, #1 DAD) in any colors Black/Silver, Black/Gold or Brown/Gold. Packaged with gift box and microfiber cleaning cloth.

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    One FEDEY Classic Belt And Xtra Buckle

    One FEDEY Classic Belt Strap of your choice. Choose any color strap (Black or Brown) and any TWO statement buckles (Blank Canvas, Peace Symbol, UNITY, SWAG, #1 DAD, COWBOY) in any colors Black/Silver, Black/Gold or Brown/Gold. Packaged with microfiber cleaning cloth and git box.

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    One FEDEY Signature Belt And Xtra Buckle

    One FEDEY Signature Belt Strap of your choice. Choose any color strap (Black, Brown or Navy Blue) and any TWO statement buckles (Blank Canvas, Peace Symbol, UNITY, SWAG, COWBOY, #1 DAD) in any colors Black/Silver, Black/Gold or Brown/Gold. Packaged with microfiber cleaning cloths and gift box.

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    TWO FEDEY Belts (Any Strap and Buckle)

    Choose any two FEDEY genuine leather straps, Classic or Signature (Any color or length ) and TWO statement buckles (Blank Canvas, Peace Symbol, UNITY, SWAG, COWBOY, #1 DAD) in any colors Black/Silver, Black/Gold or Brown/Gold. Packaged with microfiber cleaning cloths and gift boxes.

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    TWO FEDEY Belt Straps AND FOUR Buckles

    Just in time for the holidays. You get any two FEDEY genuine leather belt straps, Classic or Signature (Any color or length ) and FOUR statement buckles (Blank Canvas, Peace Symbol, UNITY, SWAG, COWBOY, #1 DAD) in any colors Black/Silver, Black/Gold or Brown/Gold. Packaged with microfiber cleaning cloth and gift boxes.

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    FOUR FEDEY Belt Straps AND FOUR Buckles

    Get one for you and three more for family and friends. Or add a great selection of belts with interchangeable buckles to your wardrobe. You can choose any four genuine leather FEDEY belt straps, classic or signature (Any color or length) and select four of our Statement Buckles. Select from Blank Canvas, Peace Symbol, UNITY, SWAG, COWBOY or #1 DAD in any color of Black/Silver, Black/Gold or Brown/Gold. Packaged with a microfiber cleaning cloth and gift boxes.

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    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

    Get a belt for every mood or style, or get great gifts just in time for the holiday season. You get SIX FEDEY genuine leather belt straps, classic or signature, in any color or length. Choose from Classic Strap in Brown or Black or Signature Series Strap in Black, Brown or Navy Blue. Then you get any SIX Statement Buckles. Choose from Blank Canvas, UNITY, SWAG, Peace Symbol, COWBOY or #1 DAD. They are each available in Black/Gold, Black/Silver or Brown/Gold. All package in a gift box with a microfiber cloth to keep your buckle looking like new.

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Funding period

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