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By Lux & Nyx
$23,672 pledged of $20,000 goal
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About

 

WE ARE LUX & NYX, and we create couture bags with function.  We are home to the ZOE, World's Most Luxurious Backpack with Function. Period. Lux & Nyx (pronounced 'Lucks and Nix') is greek, meaning “Light and Night”, it’s a representation of a transitional period, whether it’s a physical change in time, or an analogy for life changes.

With this campaign, we are launching our company, and our goal is build a brand to support the the woman on the rise, to create products for those that not only demand style, they also demand functionality to support their daily needs.  We believe in quality and attention to detail that comes with luxury high end brands.  We also make our goods with eco considerate material, that are quality and durable.  

At our core, we also believe luxury is not exclusive of being eco or making a social impact it’s a conversation point worth exploring.  Our first project is with Love to Langa, a 501(c) non-for-profit, to build a School in Langa Township, South Africa. See #GoodsWithHeart

1 Year of Development with STL City Sewing Founder - First vs Final Prototype
1 Year of Development with STL City Sewing Founder - First vs Final Prototype
Prototype Sketches by the Founder
Prototype Sketches by the Founder

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The Believer

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The Amelia Crossbody

One Bag Six Ways
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Weather Resistant Material
                                                                     

The Zoe Backpack

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The Bella Handbag

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The Claire Duffle

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 Quality Matters

                                                                                                                                                                

Freedom Fiber™

We incorporate consideration of eco-concious materials during our production. We specialize in products created with Freedom Fiber™ leather. It is a functional material developed with the latest technology that is durable, water resistant and easy to maintain. It is mainly made of fine microfiber bundles that gives the end product a similar amino structure as genuine leather without using leather, but it moves and breathes akin to real leather. The material is water resistant and easy to clean, and is able to maintain its look over a longer period of time than chemically treated leather, without the hassle of maintenance over time.

Freedom Fiber Comparison
Freedom Fiber Comparison
Water Resistant & Easy to Maintain
Water Resistant & Easy to Maintain

The Benefits 

  •  Soft touch
  •  Luxurious texture
  •  Superior durability 
  •  Easy to care for and maintain 
  •  Water/Dust-resistant 
  •  Breathability and Permeability 
  •  Made with Advanced Technologies
    

Goods With Heart

Our founder is a firm believer in education for humanity to pave way for a better future. There’s an old adage that goes, "Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime."

We hand select projects that will provide educational benefit to our future generations. Our current project is with Love to Langa, 501(c) non for profit, to build a school in Langa Township, South Africa.  We are committing 10% of our profit from the kickstarter to this cause.  

Rest assure, the founder dedicates 100% of every dollar of the proceeds supports educational efforts in South Africa, cutting out any corporate overhead.

A word from Amy Ostroff, the founder of Love to Langa, and her local board member in South Africa.

 Why build a school in Africa?  A word from the Founder of Lux & Nyx.

Potential Stretch Goal:  If we can reach $50K, we will consider expanding the color offering and additional stretch goals based on polls. We will keep you posted!

Be a Believer

Become a backer of this project and pick a reward. You will essentially be pre-ordering one of our new bags. You’ll get a special backer discount!

How to back this Campaign

Step 1: Click "Back this project" This guarantees you will get a special backers discount, and receive them before they are available in most stores.  

Step 2: Pick your reward level

Step 3: Enter your shipping destination country and hit Continue Once you have pledged, sit back and relax. We'll collect your final shipping/fulfillment info when this project is complete. Throughout our campaign we'll be updating backers with behind the scenes updates.

As there is a process to make the Work'N'Play line, from procuring the materials to made and then shipped to you.  Please understand there is a lead time. That said, you asked, we heard yah.  We want to get the bags in your hands before Labor Day weekend travels!  As a result, we broke the campaign down into two batches.  

If you want the product prior to labor day.  Please purchase during the first batch period, This lasts from April 17th to May 16th, Midnight.  

                                 

How It All Started

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Story Behind The Brand

From the Founder, Lisa:

I quit my corporate job as a Finance Director to launch this company, Lux & Nyx.  As a successful female, I had a choice of continuing my career path or pursuing a purpose.  I wanted to create a company that makes products for the modern woman on the rise to inspire them to be more productive and do more with their time.  Because I was that female, I constantly felt like I didn't have enough time on my hands and I had to carry my life in all these different bags, when really I needed to simply and use a quality functional bag that would help take me through the week with ease.  

While females are under represented in management positions, there is 50% growth of female CEOs in the fortune 500 list compared to last year, and there are many more where that is coming from, just bubbling below the surface in all levels of business and professions. As a company, we want to embrace that growth, we want to create products that support that image of success, hence we want to create a couture line of products that are functional to make sure the female looks her best, while being her best. To work around the growing female population that has higher taste in products.   We do this through high quality, artisan craftsmanship, and materials that are Eco friendly. We also want our customer to feel good about carrying our products, so not only do we make sure the materials are eco, we also support education as a sub mission, we believe education will make the world a better place.

So here we are, this company, our products, our community #FemaleTriumph. It’s testament to the things we can overcome with will power. As a further dedication to the bravery that is #FemaleTriumph. Our Inspired Couture line products are named after historical female figures, a combination of their first name and birth year, indicating presence of female bravery throughout history.  This line will be featured on our website at www.luxandnyx.com.  We currently have the Amelia 1897 bag featured on this Kickstarter.  

Here's to #FemaleTriumph.

We want to continue growing our #FemaleTriumph community.  Inspiring females are the world to follow their passion.  We want to make bring more good into this world, it all begins here.  We would love your help by introducing our campaign to your own community and spreading the word across your social networks. Click any or all of the banners below to share this campaign, and thank you so much for your support!

     
                                                                                                              

Risks and challenges

We are currently preparing the ecommerce launch for Fall/Winter 2018. The current product has been under development for over a year to hone in the design, manufacturing and supply chain management process. This goes to say that there is very little risk left for our backers to not receive their product.

However, due to unforeseen circumstances ,the timeline could get stretched as one waits for a new batch. If they do, we solemnly promise to give you full transparency into the issues and solve them in a way that leaves our backers happy and proud to support our company.

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    Gold Colored Hair Band Bracelet

    Be a Lux & Nyx Believer. These 18K Gold Plated bracelets with the imprint of "Nothing Stops Her. She is Woman" AND "Lux & Nyx BLVR". valued at $56 are only available as part of this Kickstarter project.

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    Functional Cross-body Inspired by Amelia Earhart, born 1987.

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    Functional Cross-body Inspired by Amelia Earhart, born 1897.

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    Perfect weekend duffle. TEN compartments and functions.

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    The Little Black Dress of Bags. 18 compartments and functions. Artisan Crafted Super Woman Functionality.

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    14 compartments and functions. Finally, a beautiful handbag that will fit your on-the-go lifestyle. The Ultimate in Couture Meets Function.

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    The Ultimate Lux & Nyx Believer

    Zoe or Bella + Amelia + BLVR Bracelet + Hand Delivered with Lunch Invitation in your City of Choice with Founder (Domestic US Only)

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    The Lux & Nyx Designer

    The Designer visit you at your city, and together, design a functional couture bag of your dreams, the bag will be honored in your name. Not only will you get your dream bag once it's completed, you will also get the following:

    Zoe + Bella + Claire + Amelia + BLVR Bracelet + Hand Delivered with Lunch Invitation in your City of Choice with Founder (Domestic US Only)

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