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Wiivv Custom Fit Sandals, digitally mapped from your smartphone. Biomechanically enhanced, 3D printed and assembled in San Diego, USA.
Custom Fit Sandals that are digitally mapped from your smartphone. Preorder today on Indiegogo.
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World's First Custom Fit Sandals for Personalized Comfort

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For the first time ever, experience affordable custom footwear designed to fit the unique contours of your feet. 

This isn’t just an innovation in footwear. It’s a revolution in an industry plagued by mass-produced products, rigid offshore supply chains, and the inability to capitalize on the full potential of 3D printing. Instead, we are talking about one-off custom products at scale and manufactured locally. 

Unlike the big guys, stuck on aesthetics and expensive 3D prototypes, Wiivv is making every shoe custom fit to you from our factory in San Diego, California. It’s the biggest leap in footwear since foam!

 

 

 

Access our award-winning foot capture app on your iOS or Android smartphone to digitally map your feet for your Wiivv Custom Fit Sandals. 

Wiivvs are designed for your specific feet, giving you unparalleled comfort and improved biomechanics that no other sandal can provide. Of course, you can personalize them as well.

  

 

 

 

  

 

Of the 7 billion people on this planet, person to person, from left to right, your feet are unique. We believe your footwear should be too!

Wiivv Custom Fit Sandals are biomechanically designed to fit your unique feet—relieving joint discomfort, foot fatigue and even plantar fasciitis—so you can live and move comfortably.

 

  

    

 

 

 

  

Choose from four strap colors and multiple arch colors. Straps are interchangeable so you can switch them up!

 

 

 

   

 

Traditional flat flip flops are really bad for us. That’s no secret. So we said, f*ck that. Let’s design a sandal that not only looks good, it actually supports your body’s biomechanics throughout the day.

Traditional Flip Flops

  • Lack of arch support can cause issues in your feet, ankles, knees, hips and lower back.  
  • Toe thongs can hurt like hell and cause blisters. 
  • Poorly-fitting straps mean sliding feet, “toe scrunch” and soreness. 
  • Lack of cushioning means more impact on your body.

Wiivv Custom Fit Sandals

  • Custom fit 3D printed arches support your feet and lower body.  
  • Triple-density foam footbeds give all-day comfort. 
  • Deep, compressible heel cups absorb shock as you walk.
  • No-rub toe thongs with custom placement based on your foot width-- bye, bye blisters!
  • Custom-fit straps hold and support your feet with every step.

 

 

 

Customize and order your own Custom Fit Sandals with our proprietary foot-capture technology.

  

    

We digitally map over 200 data points on each foot. This data allows us to pinpoint your unique foot length, width and arch shape.

 

In less than 5 seconds this 2D data is accurately converted into 3D models of your unique arch supports, which are 3D printed at our facility in San Diego. Our adaptive manufacturing process allows us to use your foot measurement data to customize your unique toe thong and strap placements (both US patent pending) so you can experience true custom comfort.

Every pair of Wiivv Custom Fit Sandals is quality-checked and verified by biomechanical experts before being beautifully packaged and shipped right to your front door.

 

Switching Out Your Straps

It’s easy to switch out your straps to suit your style. They are also machine-washable.

 

   

  

Wiivv is driven by innovation and the feedback of our customers. Our products are the result of scientific research, multiple design iterations, data gathering and rigorous product testing. We work with leaders and experts to ensure our products are changing the footwear industry.

 

We leveraged our experience developing the groundbreaking Wiivv Custom Fit 3D Printed Insoles—including our proprietary customization technologies, biomechanics expertise, tens of thousands of foot scans, and relentless commitment to design perfection—to create a sandal that supports your biomechanics.

Wiivv’s Science Advisory Board is made up of the following independent experts who have validated our cutting-edge process and methodology.

 

 

 

We durability-tested Wiivv Custom Fit Sandals at the Lululemon White Space Innovation Lab and the Fortius Sport and Health Center in Vancouver, Canada. The sandals were tested at temperatures as high as 50 degrees Celsius and as low as -10 degrees Celsius to ensure they can meet your needs.

After two years of throwing everything you can at them, your Wiivv Custom Fit Sandals will still be the most comfortable sandals you have ever worn.




 

 

Wiivv footbeds are 100% closed-loop recyclable. Return your sandals to us at the end of their lives. The material will be used to make new sandals, eliminating waste and reducing emissions. Wiivvs are 3D printed and locally assembled at our facility in San Diego and sold directly to customers, reducing the environmental impact of shipping.

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    Wiivv Wants To Create New Manufacturing Jobs In Your Country

     

    Wiivv will open a 3D manufacturing facility in any eligible country that pledges 25,000 pairs of Wiivv Custom Fit Sandals. (Eligible countries are Australia, Canada, UK, Ireland and New Zealand, and Germany) Since we already have a factory in the United States, we will need 50,000 pairs of Wiivv Custom Fit Sandals pledged from American backers in order to open a second manufacturing facility on home soil.

    Sounds crazy, right? It actually fits perfectly with our commitment to local manufacturing, fast turnarounds and keeping shipping costs low. Help accelerate our vision of locally-made Wiivvs by backing us today!

     

       

    In order to make and ship the groundbreaking Wiivv Custom Fit Sandals, we need to achieve our minimum Kickstarter goal of $250,000 to produce the tooling to make them in a full range of foot sizes. We have already sourced the materials and defined the manufacturing process. This is the next step in our journey to make affordable, custom fit footwear a reality, made right here in the USA. We need your help—we can’t do it without you.

    Wiivv got our start on Kickstarter last year——launching Wiivv Custom Fit 3D Printed Insoleswith people like you who shared the vision.

    You helped us break the record for the most funded 3D-printed product EVER.

    We've proven that we can deliver on schedule. Our first Kickstarter campaign ended in February 2016 and we shipped all our orders by the end of August 2016. Since then we’ve fulfilled orders for over 10K pairs of Wiivv Custom Fit Insoles to six different countries and are now averaging a scan-to-door turnaround time of seven days. Our customer response has been AMAZING.

    The Wiivv Custom Fit Sandal has gone through a year of R&D with over 50 product iterations during the process. It’s been rigorously tested. And to cover every base, we offer a 30 Day Happiness Guarantee or your money back.

     

     

     

    Fulfillment to Mexico, the European Union (EU), and the Rest of the World will begin September 2017 and end no later than December 2017. Shipping rates are as follows:

     

       

     

    The Wiivv team based out of Vancouver (Canada) and San Diego (USA), are a tribe of biomechanical engineers, product and visual designers, software engineers, developers, marketers and more. We share a love for creating truly innovative products that improve people’s lives. Our team brings expertise and knowledge from having worked at these leading companies.

     

            
Our goal is to make perfectly and uniquely customized human products—and by that we mean products that fit you. Match you. Make you more comfortable, healthier and happier. Because if something’s not made just for you, it’s made for no one at all.

Wiivv wants to give you the tools to be your exceptional self. We want to help you squeeze a bit more awesome out of every step. Because we know that when our feet are comfortable, supported and grounded we can all do and be more.

Join us as a backer and you will be making affordable, accessible custom footwear a reality. This is the biggest and boldest undertaking in our young company's history and we need your help now more than ever.

THANK YOU KICKSTARTER FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT!

Team Wiivv 
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Risks and challenges

As a proven Kickstarter success already, fulfilling our record-breaking custom insole product on-time last year, we know exactly what it takes to achieve this again.

We have already been through two full tooling iterations, following countless virtual designs and prototypes.

The latest design is currently out in the real world being tested and analyzed on 50 customers' feet.

Following Kickstarter we will create one set of final confirmation tooling integrating feedback from our long term customer usability trials, and refining the fit, finish and execution of the design. We will then roll out the tooling across all sizes.

This product will make use of our tried and tested app and customization engine, which has been proven out on thousands of pairs of insoles. Our highly skilled and experienced engineering and design team have transferred the huge understanding gain about foot biomechanics and geometry from our well-reviewed insoles directly to the sandal. We have also partnered and collaborated with leading footwear developers and and 3D printing companies for nearly a year, to refine our design, manufacturing, and supply chain.

The greatest risks ahead lie in scaling the sandal to production volumes-- we have minimized these risks to our Kickstarter backers, having already built a strong relationship with our selected component manufacturers, and are ready to create the final production model of the Wiivv Custom Fit Sandal.

Our manufacturing facility in San Diego has been refined and improved while creating and shipping thousands of pairs of 3D printed insoles, and it is fully prepared to add the Wiivv Custom Fit Sandal to its production lines and printers. It just cost a lot of money to get started, hence our $250K minimum funding goal. Expected deliver is July/August 2017.

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    SUMMER TIME 1 Pair + Extra Strap + Swag

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    Get one pair of Wiivv Custom Fit Sandals (incl. your choice of strap). In addition, a promo code for one free pair of Wiivv Full Length or 3/4 Length Custom Fit 3D Printed Insoles will be sent via email.

    We have already shipped over 10,000+ pairs of Wiivv Insoles to super satisfied customers. Get started with comfort and maximum support. The scans taken on your smartphone to produce the insoles is the same data used to customize your sandals, so foot measurement becomes one less step to worry about when the Wiivv Sandals become available this summer. ($184 VALUE)

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    MEN'S SPECIAL EDITION by Frank Beneduci

    For for those who want a beyond-customized experience: get one pair of Special-Edition Custom Fit Sandals with a full leather midsole and leather strap, handmade by San Francisco master shoemaker, Frank Beneduci.

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    Ever wonder how 3D printing works? Now you can find out! We'll fly you and three friends down to San Diego for a weekend. You will meet Wiivv's co-founders, run our printers, print your own Wiivv Custom Fit Sandals and enjoy the beach in your very own Wiivvs made by you!

    You get four airline tickets, two hotel rooms for 3 nights, four pairs of Wiivvs with customizable straps, swag, free Wiivv Custom Fit Insoles, and one super memorable weekend.

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