NEW COLLECTION

Pre-order new collection: online now

Our new Lava bag in Mocca is now in production and we are mega exhited to share our new pieces with you! For a limited time only they are available for pre-order.

If you place an order now, you will get 15% off. And you will receive your bag in September.

This on demand way of producing works out for the both of us; we can minimise waste and you get a discount as a thank you for your patience.

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We Love Apple

We use a sustainable replacement for leather; Apple skin. Apple skin contains upcycled materials; apple waste and recycled polyester which makes our bags environmental and animal friendly.

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What you need to know

Shipment & Returns

We will ship within 1-4 business days within the EU. Shipping is free within the Netherlands, €12,95 to the EU and €19,95 to the rest of the world. Returns are possible for unused and unharmed products within 14 days. The costs of returns are for the customer.

Responsibility

Our aim is to be as sustainable as possible. There are a lot of factors to take in to consideration; the materials used, the way the bags are produced (CO2 emissions, wasted materials/stock), by who they are made (working conditions, wages), how they are shipped and packed, and so on. We have high ambitions but we are not perfect yet! Let's go trough these one by one. 

Materials

We have selected our materials carefully by looking for a balance of quality, style, and environmental impact. Working only with 100% vegan materials.

In our search for vegan leather that is both high in quality and low in environmental impact, we touched upon apple skin. An innovative material that is made from apple fibers that are leftover from the food processing industry. We love the concept of turning waste into high-quality new materials. The coloring process of the material is according to REACH regulations and Oekotex Standard100 certified, which means that the substances that are used are safe for the people that work with it and those who wear it. Also, essential for our products, it has a high-quality appeal and looks like leather. The material consists out of approximately 40% apple waste and 60% (recycled) PU. 

Our lining is made from 80% recycled cotton and 20% organic cotton. The zippers are from YKK and all our hardware is produced in small quantities in Italy and is developed with an ecological finish.

Most of the materials we use are from a single region in Italy, both because of the good quality and to minimise transportation emissions. 

The way we produce

We produce in Italy for 2 reasons; the quality is excellent so the bags have a longer life span. The second reason is that we found a producer there who is willing to go the extra mile to make sure all processes are as sustainable as possible. 

Who made our bags

We went to Italy to meet the people who make our bags. It is amazing to see the pride and enthusiasm they put in their work. We did a health and safety check in their workplace to see if the work environment is safe. Whilst we didn't get full transparency on their wage structure to check compliance to living wage standards, the production within the EU ensures at least certain minimum wages are met.

Shipment and packaging

The boxes we use to ship the materials to our customers are made from 70% recycled cardboard and 30% regular cardboard. The cards that we use for a personal message are 100% recycled FSC. The stickers we use are 100% compostable. Your bag will arrive in a dustbag which is made with 100% recycled cotton. 

Full disclosure, we yet have to find a fully sustainable shipment partner that is willing to work with the volumes of a starting business.

Spread the love

Our products are designed and developed with love so we dearly hope you will enjoy them and love them as much as we do! If you do, please share your style on your social media so we can spread the word!!