These Upcycled, Sustainable Designer Bags Are Honestly Better Than the Real Thing

Chiara Rivituso and also Matteo Bastiani are the developer duo behind Camera 60, for which they develop natural leather items based out of Milan. When Chiara as well as Matteo adjusted to their life in lockdown, they determined to redouble their initiatives on sustainability in an exceptionally smart, fashionable way.

They stood out of followers, designers, and influencers by re-imaging famous high-end purses with upcycled products– consisting of every little thing from an Oreo cookie box to an Amazon Prime envelope.

“This upcycle task started a couple of years earlier. It was all about testing and also making bags from unusual products. We made a capsule collection using grocery buying bags– our purpose was to recycle plastic differently. Throughout the lockdown we really felt it was time to share our ideas. We began making bags with all the materials we had offered at home waste packaging as well as various other materials like paper, plastic, as well as boxes and also uploaded them on Instagram to interact our vision of an extra lasting environment. We ‘d like to motivate individuals to create as opposed to waste and we would certainly such as to encourage brands to embrace this vision,” Chiara informed POPSUGAR.

We were so influenced by Chiara as well as Matteo’s initiatives that we inquired to reveal us the start-to-finish procedure of creating a bag, and they made an unique style just for us: the Balenciaga Hourglass bag utilizing DHL plastic envelopes.

“It’s like a Demna Gvasalia ‘back to the origins’ piece as well as we enjoy the suggestion that it could be effective and really real. The link with DHL was automated as well as inevitable!” Chiara claimed of the bag, which, you’ll discover, has a “POPSUGAR” tag concealed on the interior lining when you scroll.

Ahead, check out the steps in Chiara and also Matteo’s careful building, together with some of our various other favored bags they’ve made in the previous months. You may instantly presume they obtain spoken to by fans as well as fans that want to purchase their lasting bags on the regular, as well as you ‘d be right. When it comes to whether Chiara and also Matteo have individual favorites, Chiara stated it’s “constantly the last one we made!” So I guess for now, the POPSUGAR x Balenciaga x DHL bag reins supreme. We’re absolutely not complaining.

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