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Sunskis are vintage Australian sunglasses that were nearly lost to the pages of history. We've set out to bring them back!
Sunskis are vintage Australian sunglasses that were nearly lost to the pages of history. We've set out to bring them back!
3,281 backers pledged $157,067 to help bring this project to life.

Introducing the Sunski Field Watch Series


Hi Friends!

You asked us to keep you in the loop, and we have some exciting news: we're launching a new product line, the Sunski Field Watch series!

Like sunglasses, watches are a small accessory that packs a big style punch. We're sticking to the theme of affordable quality, and creating some really special watches that you'll be proud to bring wherever life takes you. They're waterproof, versatile, stylish, and perfectly suited for your life of adventure.

Please check out the campaign and see one of the best videos we've made yet!

Thanks everybody for your amazing support of the Walkabouts

Dear friends and backers,

I just wanted to take a quick minute to let you know how unbelievably thankful we are that you guys rallied to support the Walkabouts on our latest crowdfunding campaign.

Thanks to you guys we've been able to launch this great new style with all the improvements and additions that you recommended, and with this we can continue to grow the Sunski brand in a community-focused, collaborative way that allows everybody to get involved and have a say.

Together we are redefining the way things get made; it's a very exciting movement to be a part of!

-Michael & Tom

Matte-black Sunskis are here! Check out the new limited-run Sunski Walkabouts!

Hi everyone!

Long time no update! We wanted to write so that you guys could be the first to know about our new limited-run, matte-black style of Sunskis. You guys were with us from the beginning, and since there's only a limited number of Walkabouts being made, we wanted you to know about them first! We're calling them the Sunski Walkabouts: they've got vibrant polarized lenses, flexible frames, awesome packaging and the same affordable price that makes Sunskis so special.  Please check out the campaign here!

 As always, we wanted to thank you for your continued support in helping us bring the Sunskis to life. After our Kickstarter campaign received such an incredible response, we decided that we wanted to grow the Sunskis even further.  All of you helped us realize that there is room in the marketplace for high quality sunglasses that don't break the bank, and we've made filling this gap an essential goal for our small business. 

Ever since our Kickstarter campaign finished, many of you have asked about our plans for adding new colors to the Sunski line. You let us know that it would be great to have a darker frame option to complement the original Sunskis' bright, vibrant colors, and we couldn't agree more.  After many months of material sampling, packaging design updates, and improved lens development, we excited to introduce our brand new, matte-black Sunski Walkabouts!

For those of you who are curious, we're using Indiegogo and not Kickstarter this time around because Kickstarter no longer allows eyewear projects on their platform. Crowdfunding will always be a part of the Sunski story, so we're rolling with the punches and using Indiegogo to launch our new shades. The Indiegogo process is identical to Kickstarter's, and just as easy to use! We're excited to continue cutting out the middleman by reaching out directly to our supporters to help bring the Sunski Walkabouts to life at an affordable price! 

Thank you again for your continued support of the Sunskis. We feel like we're on the cusp of a new era where small businesses and their communities can have a real impact on industries, and we hope you'll continue on this journey with us. So please check out our campaign, then go outside and get some sun! 

- Tom & Michael

Sunski Tag-a-thon Spectacular!

Hello Everybody! 

We wanted to write and thank everybody so much for helping us realize this dream of bringing back the Sunskis. Each and every one of you have our most heartfelt thanks and appreciation for making this project so special. We've come so far from our first inkling of an idea to build this Kickstarter campaign, it's hard to believe it has been almost a year since we put the gears into motion.

We've still got a couple more surprises for you guys coming down the pipe, but we are signing off for now.

Before we go, though, we want to see you all in your Sunskis! To put a cap on this amazing experience, we want to encourage you guys to post pictures of yourselves all over the world while wearing your Sunskis. And we want to reward those who send in their photos! To that end, we're hosting the...

We're giving away awesome t-shirts and free lift tickets to everybody who posts photos so,

Check out the Tag-a-thon on our Facebook page!

If you're sad to see the Kickstarter updates end, you can also get your Tom and Michael fix by following us on the social media thingers of your choice.  Please stay in touch!

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Update 13!

I apologize for so many emails in such a short period of time, but we are moving quickly and need to get information out there.

Good news: we're CLEARED!  Because we cannot begin printing labels until everybody's address changes are in, we're closing the survey at 1pm PST TODAY (that's in two hours!).  So if you need to take the survey do it right now!

Otherwise, if you are domestic expect the Sunskis to arrive in the next 3 to 5 days and if you are international then 7-12 days.

I was also going to use this update to give everybody the opportunity to like our facebook page and follow our twitter handle, in case you guys want to keep hearing from us after the Kickstarter campaign.

Thanks everybody for sticking with us!

-Michael & Tom