Tuesday, 21 June 2011

Kindness is in the bag!

I don't know about you, but awesome bags are a weakness of mine. I can't seem to stop at just one when there's so many cute patterns, different shapes and sizes and interesting design features! Check out these ethical beauties:


Echino Grassy Plain pleated clutch by Yellow Tree Farm - The fabric is by Japanese designer, Etsuko Furuya and each bag is a one-of-a-kind piece 


Alexa woven faux-leather shoulder bag by Stella McCartney - I love the naturalness of the woven effect and the interesting shape of the bag

Case in Point Bag from ModCloth - Made from vegan faux leather with plenty of room for all your bits and bobs ;o)

Topanga Bag by O'NeillPrinted canvas and vegan leather convertible bag features a strap that can be attached at the top for a tote, or at the center for a smaller bag

Polly Hobo by Cri de Coeur - Vegan + organic. Will go with almost any outfit and has a  splash of cheeky animal print on the lining

Zipper Clutch from Urban Expressions - Very chic and I like the size, certified vegan of course ;o)

Dita Feeling Blue by Squaremoon - This gorgeously different bag was made in South Africa. Lani Edwards, the creator of squaremoon, is an interior designer in Cape Town and her creations are heavily influenced by architecture. This bag just calls at me to keep looking at it!

Handsome Devil Wallet from RVCA - A vegan suede good-looker for the blokes 

Recycled Cement Laptop Bag available at Ethikl

Botanical Falabella Chain Bag by Stella McCartney - Faux leather hobo bag with a coin purse included


Blue Bird Satchel by Missy Mao Mao - The body of the bag is made from quality black marine vinyl which is UV stabilized and sanitized to inhibit the growth of bacteria

Upcycled inner tube and bike tyre strap clutch from Katcha Bilek


Fold Over Canvas & Faux Leather Bag by Stella McCartney - This classy bag has a detachable shoulder strap and a design detail that can transform into a handle

Birdcage Tote by Vinyl Living - Made from heavy duty canvas for an elegant shopping bag or to carry home your library books :o)

Beige 'Parenthesis' Bag by Interro - This unique bag is made from seatbelts but the design was inspired by seashells :o)

Large Weekender Bag from Super Earth Goods - You know when you're only going away for a couple of days and don't need to drag a suitcase around? Well this bag would be perfect for such occasions! Made from repurposed truck tire tube and used coffee sack with 100% organic canvas lining 

The Boston Bag by Vegan Queen - Using 100% recycled eco-polymer & polyester and 100% organic cotton lining with antique brass hardware
Red Lollipop Clutch by Vegan Queen - Love the luscious red! The Vegan Queen, otherwise known as Evelina Kulikovsky is a member of Polish royalty, has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, is a talented artist and frankly an inspiration!

Vintage Brick Print Clutch from Minc Design - Oh my this is so elegantly retro! Designed and made in Melbourne by Miyuki Mardon

Ugandan Organic Hobo Bag made by Women Artisans of Uganda

Recycled Rara Butterfly Bag handmade by artisans in Haiti - Proceeds go towards earthquake assistance in Haiti

"Puff" Ring Pull Clutch from Californian-Brazilian design collaboration Escama Studio - This edgy chic bag was hand crocheted with over 200 post-consumer recycled soft drink ring pulls!

Green Styled Bags by Posey Tibbons (that's her in the photo!) - Green Styled Bags are made of 100% reclaimed, classic labeled produce bags. Each beautiful lining is from durable remnant fabric hand-picked to compliment the striking graphics

Beetle Bag by English Retreads - This large and funky bag is made from recycled inner tubes! It also has plenty of pockets for your knick-knacks. Learn more about this amazing eco-brand

Tuxedo Vegan Bag from Big Buddha - I like the playful vibes that come with Big Buddha bags ;o)

Recycled Vinyl Banner Women's Wallet by Demano - I love the bold patterns and colours!

Ikat Vegan Devo by Matt & Natt - Gorgeous...just gorgeous!

Fair Trade Hobo Slouch Bag by Nomad - This whimsical hippy-ish bag is made from printed cotton cambric

Bobble Kiss Nevada Tapestry Bag by Cloth Magpie Handbags - I love this unique looking vintage fabric!


Green Bamboo Cube Clutch by Raw Bags - I adore this colour!

Gabriella Ruffle Clutch by Mar Y Sol - This raffia and cotton bag practically scream flirty and fun! Perfect for cocktails with the girls. Mar Y Sol is a collaboration between artists in New York and artisans in Madagascar  

Amelie Mushroom Satchel by Shiraleah - 100% vegan and very stylish. Available at Alternative Outfitters Vegan Boutique 

Sea Otter Canvas Bag by Bungalow 360 - Ahhh it's so cute! :D

Mixed Mini Clutch by Ecoist - The recycled papers have been hand folded to create a very cool look indeed!

3 comments:

  1. A mighty fine collection of bags here, I cant decide which one I like the most??

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  2. @Bluecaravan - Thanks! :D Your shops are such a fab source of ethical awesomes!

    @Erica Louise - I know, I can't decide either!!! If only I could have one of each ;D
    Ps: Love your work x

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