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Crossbody Purse
Crossbody Purse
Crossbody Purse
Crossbody Purse
Crossbody Purse

Crossbody Purse

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Make your unique sustainable statement with pride with this boat sling bag. This unique bag upcycled from old newspapers combines great product design with years of weaving experience. If you are wondering how a newspaper product can be so strong, it's not made from one large piece of paper. Instead, It is made by weaving very thin strips of newspaper on the loom (almost like yarn) with a strong cotton thread. The newspaper strips are soaked in a plant based glue before weaving them to further strengthen them. Besides, the cotton lining inside the bag is a double lining and enforced with expert stitching. We have tested this bag quite a bit and and it works perfectly. With an adjustable handle and three pockets to organize your stuff, it makes for a perfect compact sling bag!  

Each bag supports women artisans from rural India.

  • Upcycled from old newspapers
  • Hand woven on the loom by women artisans
  • Upcycled cotton cloth lining inside
  • 2 pockets inside and one pocket outside to organize stuff
  • Well made piece with firm stitching and lining inside and outside
  • Sprayed with a moisture proof finish on the outside 
  • Available in two colors of inside lining :  light green and bright red

It's a perfect size handbag for everyday use and organizing your stuff in different pockets. The upcycled cotton lining is available in different colors.

Please note that since each piece is made up of reclaimed and upcycled materials and is fully handcrafted, there could be slight variations in colors from the pictures above. If you are not satisfied with your purchase for any reason, you can return the product free of charge for a period of 30 days after initial purchase

Each of this bag provides hope and strength to the rural women of India who get a friendly working environment and fair wages for weaving the newspaper strips with thread. With this, they are able to support themselves and their families and feel proud and accomplished.

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