March 18, 2012 · Behind The Scenes

5 Indiegogo Fashion Campaigns: Solar Backpacks & Ethical Nail Polish


Fashion often gets a bad rap – skinny models sashay down runways forming aspirations often unattainable for the average individual.  Who doesn’t want to look good?  Here are 5 Indegogo campaigns currently fundraising to infuse change in their industry:

SOLZ Solar Bag


Location: San Francisco USA

Built with three 1.5 watt solar panels, this backpack holds a removeable battery that will power any device from a mobile phone to an iPod.  Besides earning brownie points from Mother Earth, each bag purchased will provide a pair of shoes in need.  In exchange, nab yourself a pair of their rollable shoes as a perk!

Pixie Nail Polish Art

Pixie Nail Polish

Location: Georgia, USA

Offering a new ethical type of nail polish, a husband and wife duo set out to produce a product that is safe, healthy and offers a portion of its proceeds to a charity in need. For $10 get a 5ml sample bottle of polish, worth 15 manicures!

re:address — a fashion exhibition


Location: London, United Kingdom

A group of international fashion students from world-renowned fashion colleges such as London College of Fashion and Central Saint Martins want to produce an exhibition to present their year’s final work focused on historical garments as precious objects. Receive an e-catalogue to purchase affordable work from tomorrow’s stars!

Dreaded Eden

Dreaded Eden

Location: Virgina, USA

With characters ranging from Cybergoth to Visual kei and any others for the Anime scene, Lady Eve has created Dreaded Eden, a line devoted entirely to robing those with imagination.   Perks include custom dread accent kits!

Charleston Garments

Charleston Garments

Location: Charleston, USA

Set to create a resource center for local fashion designers, this new hub for creativity will seeks to galvanize existing talent with increased support for development. For $25 you can download a video and learn how to sew!