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$4,507 pledged of $15,000 goal
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About

Hello! We are Sagan, a small startup in New Orleans, Louisiana. We make awesome sunglasses, and we let you trade them for different pairs whenever you want. 

 

 

We handcraft all of our sunglasses in Japan at one of the world's leading eyewear factories. Our sunglasses are made of premium frame materials (Italian acetate & German hinges) and lightweight, polarized lenses.

Sunglasses made by our manufacturing partner rarely sell for less than $400; however, your initial pair of sunglasses will only cost $95.

    

 

 

Whenever you make your first purchase ($95), we'll send you an amazing set of sunglasses. If you'd like a different pair after that, simply purchase a trade ($35) from our website. Then, we'll email you a return label and send you a pair of refurbished sunglasses once you send back the original ones. For more details on how this works, please read our FAQ or contact us directly.

 

 

 

 

We treat our customers the way that we'd like to be treated, which means free shipping and a 45 day return policy. Also, it means there are no hidden fees or impossible-to-cancel subscriptions. Plus, when it comes to transparency, we're an open book. Just reach out to us, and we'll answer any questions you have about our manufacturing partners, materials, prices, etc.

 

 

 

  

 

 

For our first 150 backers, we're offering our sunglasses at an "Early Bird" discount of $80. For all other backers, we're pricing our sunglasses at $95. 

If you’d like to order multiple sunglasses, just click on “Back this project” and then enter your pledge amount (determined by multiplying the unit price by the quantity of units). For example, if you want 3 sunglasses ($95 each), enter $285 (3 x $95) as your pledge. We will follow-up with you after the campaign to confirm your order and get your preferred sunglasses.

  

 

 

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

With every pair of sunglasses, we include a magnetic snap leather case, as well as microfiber cleaning cloth.

 

 

  

 

 

Sagan isn't a traditional sunglass company. We let you trade your sunglasses whenever you want. We don't let overhead and middlemen stand in the way of a fair price. And we don't chase the latest trends. It's our mission to provide more value than any other sunglass company, and we're going to be successful by doing the things that no other sunglass company is doing.

 

Feel free to call us at (504) 517-5026, or email us at hey@sagan.club.

 

Sign up to receive email updates regarding future product releases and possible developments regarding international availability. 

 

And visit us on Instagram to follow our journey. 

 

Risks and challenges

We have worked hard in order to create a high-quality product, and we have confidence in our ability to provide it to you in a timely manner. With that said, this project has a few risks & challenges:

1) Production Issues: We have established strong relationships with numerous vendors across all facets of production: frames, lenses, cleaning cloths, cases, shipping boxes, packaging, etc. In advance of this project, we've spoken at length with each of our vendors in order to ensure that all of your orders will be delivered on time. However, if one vendor fails to operate in a timely manner, the entire project will be delayed. While we understand that successful projects commonly experience production-related challenges, we are cautiously optimistic we can fulfill all of our orders on time.

2) Inexperience: As founders, we had no experience in the eyewear industry prior to starting this company. We simply identified a problem that needed to be solved and talked to as many people as possible in order to acquire the insights needed to successfully manage this project. There will inevitably be growing pains as we venture into this new industry; however, we promise to be transparent in our response to any issues.

3) The unknown(s): We've developed strong relationships with many reliable vendors, and we've learned as much as we could about this new industry. However, we feel that there's a good chance that we'll be blindsided by something. This is going to be an adventure for both us and you; expect this to be an awesome adventure, but do not expect it to be a perfect one. We'll likely make mistakes, but we'll respond to our mistakes as quickly as possible and with as much transparency as possible.

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Support

  1. Select this reward

    Pledge $80 or more About $80

    One Pair of Sunglasses - Early Bird

    Choose between any of our sunglasses.

    After the campaign ends (March 6), you will be able to choose your model and color. (Shipping is free.)

    Also, if you would like to order more than one unit, please pledge the amount of units you want to order * the pledge amount ($80).

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  2. Select this reward

    Pledge $95 or more About $95

    One Pair of Sunglasses

    Choose between any of our sunglasses.

    After the campaign ends (March 6), you will be able to choose your model and color. (Shipping is free.)

    Also, if you would like to order more than one unit, please pledge the amount of units you want to order * the pledge amount ($95).

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    Estimated delivery
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Funding period

- (35 days)