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8000kicks launches waterproof hemp backpack

Sep 5, 2022 Portugal
8000kicks launches waterproof hemp backpack
The Portuguese brand known for its waterproof hemp shoes has now introduced the Everyday hemp backpack, raising almost half a million euros in funding on the Kickstarter platform
The Portuguese brand, which became well-known for launching the first cannabis shoes in 2020, has surprised once more. 8000kicks' new minimalist and ecological backpacks, which come with countless features to fit every daily needs and different colours (black, navy blue, beige and pink, and beige and green), have raised 469.7 million euros in funding against a minimum required sum of just 10 000 euros in the largest crowdfunding platform in the world.

The Italian Wired platform said that  "as a demonstration of the great interest around one of the most multifaceted materials such as hemp, this special accessory for the outdoors with recycled polyester interiors has conquered the crowdfunding portal with its expandable structure to almost double the capacity, the waterproofness of the external part, and internal organization to carry many objects in comfort and safety".

About 8000kicks

The idea behind the Portuguese brand arose one night, after a few beers and joints with friends when someone thought of making a shoe for smoking. The idea stuck with Bernardo, who asked for the help of his grandmother Otília, who has over 50 years' experience in textiles. This is how the "world’s first waterproof shoe" came to be. According to Fashion Network, 80% of its production is already being sold in the United States.

For more information about 8000kicks please refer to the brand's website - link HERE

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