Fire & Hide Large Post Handbag-Black & Red. Designer Bags by Elvis & Kresse
REFINED AND RECLAIMED
The Fire & Hide Large Post Bag is handcrafted using the finest rescued leather accentuated by our signature decommissioned fire-hose and finished with a reclaimed parachute silk lining. A great all day bag for those that like to carry more. Designed to be held in the hand, carried over the shoulder or across body. The Large Post Bag has an inside zip pocket and 2 additional poacher-style pockets. It comes with a detachable and adjustable shoulder strap.
Elvis & Kresse products are all shipped from Australia.
WHAT CAN YOU FIT IN THERE?
It is large enough to keep everything you need for a day out: iPad or small laptop, phone, purse, keys, water bottle, lunch box, book, scarf and flats.
The Fire & Hide Large Post Bag is crafted through a transformation of leather fragments from the production of Burberry leather goods. Our craftsmen individually cut and hand weave, piece by piece, these otherwise lost scraps of leather into whole new hides. The Fire & Hide Collection is the sumptuous blend of our signature fire-hose and rescued leather. The limited nature of our rescued materials means we can only ever create a few pieces in each variation.
We are excited to be able to offer so many variations of the Large Post Bag. Every option includes handles and trim in Elvis & Kresse's signature decommissioned fire-hose, which was previously deployed in active duty for up to 25 years, fighting fires around the UK.
THE FIRE & HIDE COLLECTION
In 2005 Elvis & Kresse fell in love with London's decommissioned fire-hose. Determined to save it from landfill they took this lifesaving material home, gave it a second chance, and vowed to donate 50% of the profits to the Fire Fighters Charity. But fire-hose was just the beginning.
Every year, 800,000 tonnes of leather ends up on the cutting room floor. Their leather partners cherish their hides, but no matter how carefully they cut their patterns, there will always be small seemingly unusable offcuts. To rescue this leather we developed a unique modular approach. Elvis & Kresse hand weave these fragments into whole new hides then lovingly recraft them into sustainable luxury bags and accessories. Their commitment to rescuing British fire-hoses remains the same, the trim, handles and internal detailing of the Fire & Hide range are all made from genuine decommissioned fire-hose. And they continue to donate 50% of profits to charity.
Our Fire & Hide Collection represents a whole new kind of luxury. One that is sustainable, ethical, transparent, generous and kind.
- Dimensions: H 23 x W 34 x D 18 cm
- Handle Drop: 15 cm
- Exterior: Combination of rescued leather and genuine decommissioned British fire-hose
- Lining: Reclaimed military-grade parachute silk
- Handles and adjustable cross-body strap in genuine decommissioned British fire-hose
- Available in Red or rare Yellow fire-hose with various leather colours
- Refined design
- Internal zip pocket
- Two internal poacher-style pockets
- Presented in a reclaimed silk dust bag, reusable as a delicate-wash bag
- Embossed Elvis & Kresse logo
- Handmade with hand-painted and bound edges
- 50% of profits go to Elvis & Kresse Charities.