I totally believe that all really good design is inherently sustainable.
These hot bags are the first pieces from recently launched brand The Sway.
They’re made from recycled leather scraps, factory leftovers from the production of other bags.
Founder Belinda Pasqua is on a mission to make recycling fashionable: “if I can make clothing and accessories that rival non-recycled products in design and quality, buyers will continue to purchase my brand, and we will have more consumers buying green and not even even realizing it. Its about integration, not segregation.”
I caught up with her to see where she gets her inspiration, how she went about starting her company, and what motivated her to do so.