PRESS RELEASE: SOLZ launches “SOLZbag”, the ultimate solar powered backpack through a partnership with SFFAMA and crowd funding site IndieGOGO

James Carrick



SOLZ launches “SOLZbag”, the ultimate solar powered backpack through a partnership with SFFAMA and crowd funding site IndieGOGO.  Stay organized, stay active, stay green and stay charged… SOLZ, Never stop shining!



San Francisco, CA. February 2012 – SOLZ Inc. ( announces the pre-launch of their newest functional fashion product “SOLZbag”, a solar powered backpack that functions as a personal portable power station. The bag is designed with three 1.5-watt solar panels that will give a total of 4.5 watt charge to a removable lithium-ion battery; the battery is versatile and also can be charged by a computer or any power source available. Once the battery is charged, it can be connected to almost any small personal electronic device using a variety of power adaptors that come with it. The bag also includes a front pocket, specially designed to hold a pair of SOLZshoes. The bag contains a dedicated padded laptop or tablet sleeve and an additional sunglass and accessory pocket.


San Francisco Fashion And Merchants Alliance - SFFAMA (,  the most innovative and the largest fashion organization in Northern California has partnered up with the world's largest global funding platform, IndieGOGO (  This partnership was made to enable anyone with a fashion related project to be able to raise the funding necessary to make their dreams become reality. “SOLZbag” will be one of the inaugural campaigns featured on the dedicated SFFAMA page on IndieGOGO.


Brad Carrick, founder of SOLZ explained “Our new SOLZbag is a natural extension of the SOLZ brand.  It is a truly functional fashion product that enables an active, sunny, charged lifestyle.”


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About SOLZ, Inc. -

SOLZ, Inc. is a San Francisco brand founded in 2010 to provide uniquely fashionable footwear which meets the rapidly growing demand of women and men for distinctive, comfortable footwear that identifies them with, and actually enhances their enjoyment of, an active, leisurely lifestyle.  We call this “functional fashion.”  Life should be fun, light and comfortable – and so should your shoes. “Lighten up, let your SOLZ shine.”


Brad Carrick (Co-Founder, CEO)

Brad Carrick is a California corporate attorney and entrepreneur. After working as a product manager at a fast-moving Silicon Valley software start-up in the dot-com era, he left to attend Harvard Law School. Upon graduation in 2005, he spent three years practicing law at the prominent international law firm Latham & Watkins in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. His entrepreneurial spirit led him back to pursue an MBA at IE in Madrid, Spain, graduating in December 2010. He brings over 10 years combined legal and business experience, with much of it international. A self-proclaimed “Celebrator,” his passion for fashion and lifestyle design is the seed that sprouted SOLZ.


For more information about SOLZ, please visit or contact Brad Carrick at or 415-986-7131.