A Swiss conform code is offered backpacks done from used concrete bags for £152.
Forget imagination “It bags” or costly cocktail dresses done from a excellent silk since an augmenting series of conform brands are offered styles that wouldn’t demeanour out of place on a marketplace stall, or in this case, a building site.
Hot on a heels of Zara’s argumentative lungi dress and Balenciaga’s prismatic selling bag, a Swiss association is repurposing used Thai concrete bags and branch them in to oppulance garb.
Much to a entertainment of locals, images of a bags have left viral on Thai amicable media with people pity photos of a logos they’re used to observant on construction sites rather than emporium windows.
“My crony in Germany sent me these pictures. They demeanour so familiar,” wrote a Facebook page that initial common a images.
“The concrete bags from a home (in Thailand) have been incited into products sole during [European] selling malls. The business adore these and consider a bags are so chic.”
Others responded saying, “This is so funny”, while some joked that a concrete association should be suing them for copyright.
The bags, that are total with Italian leather, are sole by Swiss association Elephbo that claims to specialise in tolerable fashion.
According to a website, it “recycles concrete bags in Cambodia to furnish high peculiarity products and minister to a improved sourroundings and opportunities for internal people.”
But while a elementary backpacks competence be done from small scraps, they’re still being sole for a whopping 249 Swiss Franc (£191).
And a accessible bag isn’t a usually thing we can get your hands on. If a trek doesn’t utterly fit your character we can also collect adult a purse (£68), ball top (£37) or even a span of trainers (£191) all done out of used concrete sacks.
The Independent has contacted Elephbo for comment.
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