Industrial Wastes High Fashion with Charitable Goals
Created 5/7/2010 8:42:11 AM 
An innovative company is giving functional materials such as used fire hoses and decommissioned British Army parachute silk a fashion makeover. They transform the hoses into handbags and the silk into linings that bear the artists' illustrations and prints.
Pull-tabs handbags:The ultimate eco chic bussiness
Created 7/19/2007 8:09:31 AM 
This sustainable bag collection by Escama (Fish scales in Portuguese) is produced by the craftswomen of cooperatives located in Brasilia, Brazil. Hand-crocheted with over 700 recycled aluminum pull-tabs. Lightweight, smooth textured, with an expandable weave. Features zipper closure, high quality nylon lining, and inside zip pock
Make a living from one-of-a-kind vintage & recycled handbags
Created 2/23/2007 10:24:11 AM 
Wearable works of art using salvaged, recycled and vintage materials from decades past. Mixing and matching textures and patterns, the bags are one-of-a-kind creations with a social consciousness.
Each bag is reconstructed from vintage, salvaged and recycled clothing, linens, accessories, jewelry, belts, and other objects from the 1920s to the 1980s.

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