Customizable, magnetic sunglasses

Dec 28, 2015

Shipping Update

SnapShades Nation, As we wind down the Holidays and head into the new year, we wanted to reach out to you, our backers, with what will be the final campaign update. At this point, we are elated to say that over 95% of orders have been fulfilled. The remainder are international orders, and several backers who did not choose which rims and sides they wanted. These orders will be handled and resolved quickly in the new year. Read the full update.

Aug 26, 2015

Update #14

At long last, through redesigns, quality checks, rebuilds, and customs, SnapShades have arrived in the US. We are working feverishly to unpack, check, sort and repack all of the parts so we can get your shades to you as soon as possible! Read the full update.

Apr 01, 2015

Update # 13

SnapShades Nation, Good news everyone! Sound the alarm! Hoist the flag! Start your engines! Fire up the loud! Release the hounds! Do a barrel roll! Etc! It has literally been a whole year since you helped us successfully fund SnapShades, and at long last we have succeeded in making the ultimate pair of fully customizable sunglasses! We have reconfirmed the order totals and sent them, along with... Read the full update.

Nov 18, 2014

Update # 12

SnapShades Nation, It’s been a while. There has been a lot of change happening here at SnapShades HQ, so let me bring y’all up to speed: The good: We solved one major technical hurdle. The magnets naturally align themselves to a their central axis; however, the supplier was having issues setting the rim magnets parallel to the male/female mating face. They insisted they could fix this, and have... Read the full update.

Sep 09, 2014

Update # 11

SnapShades Nation, It’s been a weird and busy last few weeks. And we owe you an update. Here’s the TL;DR version: Good News: All the colors are done (gold looks awesome). Painted Logos are done. Darker lenses have been sourced. Less than good news: The hinge is still giving us some trouble. OK, so what now? When we first sourced this, we had a model that we had vetted through 6 rounds of physi... Read the full update.

Jul 17, 2014

Update # 9

Greetings SnapShades Nation, Hope y’all are all having an excellent summer. We told you as soon as we had news, you’d hear it, so here’s the good news. Our first off-tool samples are ready to go and have been shipped! As we speak the first complete set of SnapShades is somewhere over the Atlantic Ocean. Were excited to see our vision come to life, and we cant wait to share it with you! This i... Read the full update.

Jun 10, 2014

Update # 8

SnapShades Nation, We have updates for you, our loyal supporters. We promised that we would keep you in the loop, so here’s the latest: We have met delays with our supplier. Our original timeline was not random or idealistic, but we just won’t settle for sending you anything less than the awesome SnapShades that you backed and helped make a reality. However, because of these delays, we will be ... Read the full update.

May 21, 2014

Update # 7

SnapShades Nation, We hope you’re ready for the arrival of SnapShades! We’re hard at work making sure they’re everything we promised and more. Here’s an update on what’s going on at HQ: • The design of the carrying case and packaging are complete! Check out the photos below. The carrying case is absolutely unique to SnapShades; the inside has 4 slots for your sides, so you can safely carry 1 pa... Read the full update.

Apr 24, 2014

100% Funded!

Good Morning SnapShades Nation! We made it! 100% funded. I say we because we could not have done this without your vocal, and continued support. We could not be more excited to bring SnapShades to market, but more important, to you! Our loyal backers. With that said, let’s keep this momentum going! Just because we have hit the 100% mark, doesn’t mean the campaign is over. There are 2 days lef... Read the full update.

Apr 17, 2014

Update # 5

Good Morning SnapShades Nation! As of today we are in the last week, the home stretch. We’re over 75% funded, and that is 100% thanks to our dedicated supporters! This last week is the final push. We are SOOO excited to get you your shades, and bring this product to market. So help us make this last week a HUGE success. Tell 1 friend about SnapShades, and we’ll be funded in no time. Think about... Read the full update.

Apr 10, 2014

Update # 4

Good Morning SnapShades Nation, Look how far we’ve come. 4 weeks in and almost 70% funded. We’ve added new colors, given names to colors, and added new 2 new “packs”! We also recently got featured in the Miami Hurricane. We could not have gotten this far without your help. So let’s keep it up! If you’ve had the campaign tab open since day 1 thinking “I’m totally going to back this awesome campa... Read the full update.

Apr 03, 2014

Update # 3

SnapShades Nation, It’s a good day in the Nation. Another color got a name: PO!DO! Pink! At SnapShades we do love a good dance-off (pants optional). Pick some up on their own, or grab a PO!DO! Pack: We have another Pack to offer. For those of you feeling super patriotic, grab an Independence Faye Pack, created by one of you in honor of a friend’s birthday: Got a special event coming up? Birth... Read the full update.

Mar 26, 2014

Update # 2

SnapShades Nation, Exciting news! We have another new color! Gold! Everything is better in gold: iPhones, tater-tots, teeth, and of course shades. So snag some of the new SF Gold SnapShades. We’re also pleased to announce that another one of our colors has a name. All of you suave secret agent types who ordered Black sides are now proud owners of Slightly Darker Black. These sides will go perfe... Read the full update.

Mar 17, 2014

Week 1 Update

What a big first week! (well, really 4 days, but who’s counting). We’re over a third of the way there, and it is all thanks to YOU! We still have a long way to go, so keep up the good work. If you have friends who haven’t heard about this project yet, let ‘em know! Don’t try and keep this exciting news to yourself; that’s just selfish. Share it with the world. We’ll even help you so you don’t ... Read the full update.

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