Fire & Hide Cosmetic BagElvis & Kresse
This beauty combines intricately hand-woven rescued leather with decommissioned fire hoses and is lined with reclaimed parachute silk.
This is sustainable luxury at it's best: it's ethical, transparent, generous – and kind as 50% of profits go to charity.
The intricate leather weave is hand-stitched creating a stunning case that is ideal for carrying all of your vital cosmetics and products. Its fire-hose base means the case is water resistant where it needs to be and the internal zip pocket keeps your jewellery or smaller items securely stored away.
In 2005 we fell in love with London’s decommissioned fire-hose. Determined to save it from landfill we 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. Our 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. We hand weave these fragments into whole new hides then lovingly recraft them into sustainable luxury bags and accessories. Our 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 we 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.
Goods are usually dispatched on the same working day if you order before 15:00 UK (GMT) time.
Some products are made to order and so may take 2 working days to dispatch – stated on the relevant product pages.
All products are sent either with a courier (a signature will be required) or via Royal Mail 24 (no signature required).
Goods are shipped on working days, Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 16:00. Any orders placed outside of working hours will be dispatched on the next working day.
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