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Help us launch the first completely environmentally friendly sunglasses brand manufactured from sustainable bamboo.
Help us launch the first completely environmentally friendly sunglasses brand manufactured from sustainable bamboo.
275 backers pledged $19,485 to help bring this project to life.

About this project

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Hello and thank you for visiting our project page.  With your help we can launch a new sunglasses brand that incorporate sustainable materials and manufacturing processes.

Everyone that pledges will be able to choose which model and color they want at the end of the project.  All sunglasses will ship in January. 

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Our Story.

Sunglasses have traditionally been made from harmful plastics and metals through environmentally damaging manufacturing processes.  We created PANDA with the belief that there is no reason why stylish sunglasses should not come in an environmentally friendly form.

Where We Are Now.

We have spent the last year fine-tuning our designs.  We have received countless feedback from our local community and peers.  We our launching our first 5 designs that will come in three different stains: natural, brown, and black.  We have partnered with a woodsmith/manufacturer and prototypes are one step away from production.  We need your financial support to start creating our hand-crafted bamboo sunglasses.

What Makes PANDA special.

Eco-friendly Bamboo

Bamboo is a green alternative to environmentally hazardous plastics and metal sunglasses.  Its environmental benefits arise out of its ability to grow in a sustainable manner without the need for fertilizers, pesticides, or much water.  It is more moisture resistant and more stable than traditional woods such as Oak.  Bamboo is quickly becoming one of the most important plants in the world.

Lifetime Craftsmanship

All PANDA sunglasses are individually handcrafted to ensure superior quality.  The attention to detail creates a final product that is not only stylish but also guaranteed to last for a lifetime. We offer a 100% lifetime warranty on all of our sunglasses and will replace any pair of glasses with defects caused by materials and workmanship.

Why We Need Your Support & What You Get

We are looking to raise $3,000.  Your support will allow us to create our first run of sunglasses.  All money raised will go towards creating the sunglasses.  So, if you think the PANDA is a great idea, if you want a pair, if you want to own a really nice pair of sunglasses, please support! All glasses will be shipped within 20 days of a successfully funded project.  FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE!

Feel free to message us (preferred) or send us an email at info@wearpanda.com.

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Below are images of people wearing the glasses.  It should give a better idea of how they look on people:

Master

Square

Sport

Wayfarer

Aviators

Unfortunately there are no photos of the Aviators – but as a point of preference the Aviator is a blend between the Master and Wayfarer.

Model photos provided by our friends at dc_creativ.

FAQ

  • The sunglasses measure 5.5-5.75 inches across depending on the model. In addition, we have flex hinges that allow the side pieces to go out an additional inch so they will fit every head type. We would be happy to offer exchanges until you find the perfect pair.

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  • Yes and grab a pair of the first PANDA Sunglasses.

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  • Any plege that is a pre-order will receive free shipping worldwide.

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  • Our Kickstarter project ends on Dec 31, 2011. All bakers will receive a formal message on January 1, 2012 requesting which models you would like along with the best shipping address. The sunglasses will be shipped out either the first or second week of January 2012.

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  • At this time we can not offer prescription lenses. However, just like other sunglasses you can take the frames to a eye professional to get the lenses replaced.

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  • The sunglasses come with polarized black lenses.

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    Pledge $1 or more About $1.00

    Every dollar counts.
    If your dollar helps make this a reality you will be able to buy PANDA glasses online and at various retail locations. Help us bring our idea to life and spread the green movement.

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    Supporter Thank you.
    The gift to *be super* awesome! With your $5 pledge we'll send you a hand written card and do a shout out on our website in our 'Supporters Section'

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    Pledge $48 or more About $48

    LIMITED to the first 100.

    Inorder to encourage early supporters:

    For your $48 pledge you will be the first to get your hands on a pair of our glasses (value of $120). You can choose from all 15 different designs. These will ship within 20 days of the project being successfully funded. Free Shipping Worldwide.

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    LIMITED to the next 600.

    Inorder to encourage supporters:

    For your $60 pledge you will be the first to get your hands on a pair of our glasses (value of $120). You can choose from all 15 different designs. These will ship within 20 days of the project being successfully funded. Free Shipping Worldwide.

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    Pledge $98 or more About $98

    LIMITED to the first 100. Inorder to encourage early supporters: For your $98 pledge you will be the first to get your hands on 2 pairs of our glasses (value of $240). You can choose from all 15 different designs. These will ship within 20 days of the end of the project. Free Shipping Worldwide.

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    Pledge $135 or more About $135

    LIMITED to the first 100. Inorder to encourage early supporters: For your $135 pledge you will be the first to get your hands on any three pair of our glasses (value of $360). You can choose from all 15 different designs. These will ship within 20 days of the project being successfully funded. Free Shipping Worldwide.

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    LIMITED to the next 600.

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    For your $170 pledge you will be the first to get your hands on any three pair of our glasses (value of $360). You can choose from all 15 different designs. These will ship within 20 days of the project being successfully funded. Free Shipping Worldwide.

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    Pledge $265 or more About $265

    LIMITED to the first 100. Inorder to encourage early supporters: For your $265 pledge you will be the first to get your hands on any six pairs of our glasses (value of $720). You can choose from all 15 different designs. These will ship within 20 days of the project being successfully funded. Free Shipping Worldwide.

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    For your $500 pledge you will receive one of each sunglasses from our initial collection. This includes all 5 designs in three stain variations. This is valued at $1,800. Free Shipping Worldwide.

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Funding period

- (60 days)