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A luxury skin-tone shoe line dedicated to redefining the meaning of nude shoes. The Ultimate Nude Pumps have arrived!
A luxury skin-tone shoe line dedicated to redefining the meaning of nude shoes. The Ultimate Nude Pumps have arrived!
210 backers pledged $23,352 to help bring this project to life.

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Jeneba Barrie: Nude Footwear that is True to Hue

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Our Full Collection:  

Nappa, Suede, Light, Medium, Tan & Deep
Nappa, Suede, Light, Medium, Tan & Deep
Some of our beautiful models
Some of our beautiful models
Nappa leather collection
Nappa leather collection
The Suede Collection
The Suede Collection

 Did you know that 85% of the global population can not find their shade in products labelled as "nude?"-- think foundation, lipstick lingerie, and yes, even footwear. 

I am Jeneba Barrie, Founder of Jeneba Barrie Nude Footwear.  During the day I am an attorney and at night I become obsessed with creating  the most diverse and inclusive luxury nude (skin-tone) footwear line on the market. We currently have 13 nude (skin-tone) shades in our collection--the most on the market--and we are just getting started. For far too long the market has had a very restrictive and narrow definition of "nude"--one or two shades of beige. We all know that when it comes to nude shoes, like foundation, one or two shades are not enough. 

Our line was created with the objective of fixing this problem. Our product affords everyday women true nude versatility with pumps that can be worn from the boardroom to happy hour and even running errands around town.   

Why Nude or Skintone?

A good pair of nude shoes gives the wearer a seamless look, it elongates the legs and it is versatile, as you can wear it with anything in your closet. Our line guarantees leg lengthening nudes.

Shades featured: White Truffle & Cacao Truffle
Shades featured: White Truffle & Cacao Truffle

Reward levels: 

Hand-written "thank you note" from the founder

Pledge $25.00 or More. A hand-written "thank you note" to show our deepest appreciation
Pledge $25.00 or More. A hand-written "thank you note" to show our deepest appreciation

Super Early Bird Special

Pledge $240.00 or  More. Any one pair of shoes in a color, size and heel length of your choice. Shade featured: Mink
Pledge $240.00 or More. Any one pair of shoes in a color, size and heel length of your choice. Shade featured: Mink

Early Bird Special

Pledge $265.00 or More. Any one pair of shoes in a shade, size and heel length of your choice. Shade featured: Satin
Pledge $265.00 or More. Any one pair of shoes in a shade, size and heel length of your choice. Shade featured: Satin

Kickstarter Special

Pledge $275.00 or More. Any one pair of shoes in a shade, size and shoe length of your choice. Shade featured: Champagne
Pledge $275.00 or More. Any one pair of shoes in a shade, size and shoe length of your choice. Shade featured: Champagne

Two Peas in a Pod

Pledge $525 or More. Any two pairs of shoes in shades, sizes and heel lengths of your choice. Give one to a friend or keep both for yourself.  Shades featured: Golden Leaf & Saffron
Pledge $525 or More. Any two pairs of shoes in shades, sizes and heel lengths of your choice. Give one to a friend or keep both for yourself. Shades featured: Golden Leaf & Saffron

Bridesmaids

Pledge $745 or More. Any three or four pairs of shoes in shades, sizes and heel lengths of your choice.
Pledge $745 or More. Any three or four pairs of shoes in shades, sizes and heel lengths of your choice.

Wholesale

Pledge $3,096.00 or More. Any 12 or 20 pairs of shoes in shades, sizes and heel length of your choice. Shades featured: Cacao, Silk, Cognac & Satin
Pledge $3,096.00 or More. Any 12 or 20 pairs of shoes in shades, sizes and heel length of your choice. Shades featured: Cacao, Silk, Cognac & Satin

The Nappa Leather Collection: 

Meet Rosé, White Truffle, Satin, Champagne, Silk, Mink, Caviar, Cacao & Cacao Truffle
Meet Rosé, White Truffle, Satin, Champagne, Silk, Mink, Caviar, Cacao & Cacao Truffle

Suede Collection:

Meet Cashmere, Golden Leaf, Saffron & Cognac
Meet Cashmere, Golden Leaf, Saffron & Cognac

Light Collection:

Sweet as Peach. Meet Rosé, White Truffle & Satin
Sweet as Peach. Meet Rosé, White Truffle & Satin

Medium Collection:

The Glow Ups: Meet Cashmere, Champagne & Silk
The Glow Ups: Meet Cashmere, Champagne & Silk

Tan Collection:

Sun Kissed Beauties: Meet Golden Leaf, Mink & Saffron
Sun Kissed Beauties: Meet Golden Leaf, Mink & Saffron

Deep Collection: 

Melanin Beauty Queens: Meet Caviar, Cognac, Cacao & Cacao Truffle
Melanin Beauty Queens: Meet Caviar, Cognac, Cacao & Cacao Truffle

A Closer Look:

Cacao Truffle
Cacao Truffle
Cacao
Cacao
Cognac
Cognac
Caviar
Caviar
Saffron
Saffron
Mink
Mink
Golden Leaf
Golden Leaf
Silk
Silk
Champagne
Champagne
Cashmere. Our pumps are baby bump approved
Cashmere. Our pumps are baby bump approved
Satin
Satin
White Truffle
White Truffle
Rosé
Rosé

Heel Lengths 

We offer two heel lengths: 95mm (3.5 inches) for the boardroom & 105mm (4.1 inches) for a night out on the town.

Heel length & Shade Featured: Caviar in 95mm (3.5 inches)
Heel length & Shade Featured: Caviar in 95mm (3.5 inches)

Shoe Size Conversion Chart:

 The Process:

The Pantone Skintone Guide is instrumental in developing products that aim to match the wearer's skin. Our brand benefited tremendously in utilizing this guide while developing our true to hue shades.
The Pantone Skintone Guide is instrumental in developing products that aim to match the wearer's skin. Our brand benefited tremendously in utilizing this guide while developing our true to hue shades.
Our nudes are made with 100% sourced Italian Leather. This is a few of our Nappa shades.
Our nudes are made with 100% sourced Italian Leather. This is a few of our Nappa shades.
Our nudes are made with 100% sourced Italian leather. This is a few of our suede shades.
Our nudes are made with 100% sourced Italian leather. This is a few of our suede shades.
Italian Craftsmanship.
Italian Craftsmanship.
Inside the factory.
Inside the factory.

Timeline:

Our Humble Beginnings

The idea for creating Jeneba Barrie Nude Footwear started almost 8 years ago at a family member's graduation in 2011. My sister and I were thrilled about our identical pair of nude pumps, both of which were the same beige color. The "nude" pumps did not match neither of our skin-tones. At that moment a light came on in my head. I started asking myself questions like, "why are they called nude?" "Why aren't there shades for all skin tones available?" At that moment, my journey began.

The picture that started it all. This piece is called "how not to nude." Circa May 2011.
The picture that started it all. This piece is called "how not to nude." Circa May 2011.

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Our Team:

Jeneba Barrie, Founder & Creative Director

 Wife. Mother. Attorney by day, obsessed designer at night. African born and American raised. Hi, I am Jeneba Barrie. During the day I am a prosecutor and at night I put on my designer hat. I sketch, pick out materials and reach out to our Italian partners to bring the ultimate nude pumps to life. Our debut collection is just a glimpse of what's to come.   Join us in our journey to redefine the meaning of “nude” shoes in the fashion industry. Thank you for your support!  xox -Jeneba


Mohamed Barrie, Pharm.D., Chief Financial Officer 

 Mohamed Barrie is the CFO of Jeneba Barrie. He manages the financial aspects of the company. He also assists in the day to day operations. He received his Pharm.D. degree from the Texas Tech University School of Pharmacy. He is a dedicated father and husband. On his spare time he enjoys son and daddy time, watching his favorite soccer team (Arsenal) play, and enjoying delicious Sierra Leonean cuisine.


Adriana Castillo, Media Relations & Social Media Assistant 

 Adriana Castillo is a young public relations professional who has a deep appreciation for social media and tacos. She studied at Texas State University where she learned about the different aspects of communication through digital and traditional media and has gained a lot of appreciation for the field. On her free time, you can find Adriana watching her favorite shows on Netflix or expanding her skill set.


Marisa Coker, Web Developer/Web Designer

Marisa Coker is a professional web developer that has worked on various web projects (campaign website, private driving service website, home improvement & antique sales website, business office intranet sites, etc.) Along with web design, she has also worked in the film industry and designed graphics and flyers using photoshop. She earned her computer science degree from the Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia. She is driven, result oriented and with almost a decade worth of experience in I.T. services encompassed with vast knowledge in programming such as: Html, javascript, CSS and C#. 


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Risks and challenges

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    Do you own a luxury boutique or retail store and are looking for unique pieces that make a statement and stand out from the crowd? You’ve come to the right place.

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