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upcycled banner messenger bag

$60.00
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  • the story

A Messenger With a Mission

Handmade in Austin, TX from upcycled vinyl banner material, these messenger bags carry an inspiring, environmentally and socially responsible message. The production of each bag keeps five feet of reclaimed vinyl out of landfills, and employs refugees to help overcome the oppression of their pasts. From design to raw materials to fabrication, the entire supply and production chain for these bags takes place within a twenty mile radius around Austin. They're lined with reclaimed t-shirt jersey material, with upcycled seatbelt webbing shoulder straps, a large interior compartment with D ring to secure keys, and an extra pocket under the flap to stow small items. The upcycled banner material ensures that the composition of each bag is unique in color and graphic design.

Unfortunately, this item cannot ship outside of the United States at this time.

  • details
Handmade
Community Voted
Item ID
25531
Made from
reclaimed vinyl, reclaimed tee shirt jersey, polyester seatbelt webbing, plastic clips and slides
Measurements
15" L x 10" W x 4" H
Notes
Care: Wipe clean.

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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UPCYCLED BANNER MESSENGER BAG
 
4.0

(based on 1 review)

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4.0

I LOVE this bag!

By 

from Texas

Pros

  • Attractive
  • Comfortable 
  • Good Strap Length
  • Lightweight 
  • Roomy 

Cons

  • Wears quickly

Best Uses

    Comments about UPCYCLED BANNER MESSENGER BAG:

    I get lots of compliments on this bag. It is lightweight and fun to use. The strap length is perfect for my height (5'5"). I got it for Christmas 5 months ago and I've used it every day since. My only concern is that the vinyl is showing wear on the corners, and the straps are fraying at the ends. The bag is still usable however; I think this is more of a cosmetic concern.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes, Yes
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Self
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or Hanukkah

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    Q and A

    When our community voted on this product, some also shared comments - read them below:

    38votes, 3 comments

    Cassie, UncommonGoods

    This bag isn't just stylish and practical, it also carries an inspiring message. To learn more, read the product story on the left, and then tell us what you think of this design.

    Tiffany
    Vote: Thumbs up!

    I like this a lot. I need a bag just like this to bring all of my research back into work.

    nicole
    Vote: Thumbs up!

    what a great idea. would make a lovely gift for someone concerned with social and/or environmental issues.

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