Why to buy: Discover the elegance of wearable art! The Haus Collection by ARACELI GARCIA BAGS brings us a timeless message with a sophisticated design perfectly adapted to the modern woman. Beauty, distinction and personality. Each bag is exclusive and certified with Blockchain technology.
Araceli Garcia is an artist using an instinctive and feminine language. In the evolution this artwork became part of a new concept: the artistic piece. The specialty of this artist is create a master piece, where every woman identifies.
What we love: This Beetle Bag is a unique piece of art and is carefully crafted. It is part of the "Haus" collection inspired by the space we inhabit. Each bag is unique and hand-painted. There is only one in the world. With natural materials of the highest quality. Vegan cactus leather, eco-suede lining and magnet closure. Sustainable materials and patterning with a paint finish on the edges. It comes with 3D printed handle parts made from PLA, a compostable bioplastic made from cassava or corn. Each bag is exclusive and certified with Blockchain technology.
The Beetle bag can be worn over the shoulder, as a fanny pack or as a handbag.
Price: 850 € / $984 USD
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Why to buy: Out of need for a beautiful yet practical bag for work, Sina Jurina founded MAISON HEROÏNE in 2016 as a premium business and lifestyle brand for leather goods. The sustainable range of high-quality bags and accessories was completely converted to recycled & vegan leather in 2020.
MAISON HEROÏNE guarantees fair working conditions and combines timeless elegance, Italian craftsmanship and functional chic.
What we love: Compact. Timeless. Sustainable. Made from 100% recycled vegan leather, the new Pheline Crossbody Bag has enough space for a smartphone and daily essentials. Thanks to MAISON HEROÏNE's water- and dirt-repellent pre-treatment and the scratch-resistant 12K gold-plated hardware, this bag remains its’ beauty for a long time and is a companion for eternity.
Price: 199 € | $230 USD
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Why to buy: PIPER & SKYE’s mission is to borrow from nature to create luxurious and sustainable handbags that are made to last. Each bag is crafted by local artisans to create beautiful, functional and timeless pieces. With the utmost respect for the planet, sustainability is the forefront of PIPER & SKYE and embedded in its very core. From supply chains, limited production, to whom they partner with; they promote sustainability wherever they can. Each of the rare, luxurious handbags and accessories are handmade, defining the company’s ethos: Responsible Luxury.
What we love: PIPER & SKYE’s creative director, Joanna MacDonald’s, dedication to the overall well-being of the planet is the driving force behind the company’s work on inclusion, transparency, and responsibility. PIPER & SKYE’s signature materials include Pirarucu fish leather, an innovative and environmentally responsible material. Traditionally, Pirarucu has been fished for food and then discarded as a waste byproduct. Today, this leather alternative has lowered CO2 emissions and assists in avoiding deforestation of the Amazon.
Price: Small Goods: $85-$385 / Bags: $195-$1,295
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Why to buy: The SICOBA Model No. 210 does not use animal leather. Instead, it relies on a 100% vegan alternative which abstains from environmentally harmful chemicals: Clarino. Clarino is a genuine high-end material made in Japan. It not only looks like natural leather, it is even superior to it in terms of its properties: it is water-repellent, breathable and scratch-resistant. Another advantage becomes clear as soon as you lift a SICOBA backpack. It weighs much less. Clarino also beats conventional leatherette hands down. Why? Because it consists not of one, but three layers. These make the material more robust and ensure the perfect leather look and feel.
What we love: The SICOBA Model No. 210 is not a quickly produced mass product, but stands for sustainable and 100% handmade “sIow fashion“. Their puristic backpacks consist of over 200 individual parts, which only the most experienced artisans assemble into a one-of-a-kind piece in 10 working days. What is more, SICOBA belongs to SEIBAN, a prestigious and family-run Japanese company in its fourth generation famous for their iconic school backpacks. Their aim: to apply many decades’ worth of experience in the manufacturing of back-friendly backpacks to the business sector.
Price: 549 € (Free shipping within Germany)
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Why to buy: THREAD & TONIC's products are made in the world’s first leather goods factory powered 100% by solar energy. They use the purest form of chemical-free leather made in Italy, zero plastic, non-toxic glues, only biodegradable and recycled materials. They offer Lifetime Warranty on all their products.
For every item sold, THREAD & TONIC provide 3-months school meals to children, 1-year access to safe water and plant 10 trees. They also work with 1% for the planet and are proud to be accredited by the United Nations for being Carbon Neutral.
What we love: The unisex laptop sleeve by THREAD & TONIC is handcrafted using 100% chrome-free Italian leather. Expertly designed in London, the laptop sleeve is perfect for boardroom to beach break. It’s the perfect blend of function and form, and its comfortable grip handle makes it easy to carry. The ultrasoft, protective lining protects your laptop from damage and the easy to access credit card slots and zip pockets make this the perfect accessory for those who prefer a minimalist style.
Price: 13” Laptops: 131 € | $146 USD - 16” Laptops: 146 € | $164 USD
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