I just wanted to post a note that yes, I am still making custom leather bags from used leather jackets! I’ve been pretty busy lately working on custom orders and have not been able to get to all of my emails. Please be patient if that is you – I will get...
Many of you who have been following my business from the start know that I began in 2009 as Remade USA, a leather repurposing business. I was very inspired by the idea of not using new materials to make new products as I feel there is so much waste in the world and I...
The Coffee bag (3) has been selling like hotcakes and it really goes with anything… but here are some of my favorite pieces that I would wear with it… (I’m especially drooling over the Rachel Comey platforms) 1. Hex Necklace No.2 by Iacoli &...
My wonderful husband bought me one of Raquel Allegra’s gorgeous gauzeÂ dresses for my birthday fromÂ BirdÂ and I can’t wait til the weather is warm enough so that I can wear it. I’ve started to have a little obsession with her clothes, so I’ll...
Summer time is almost here and I’m starting to look for some wardrobe inspiration. Here are some of my favorites so far: 1. Sakara Earrings by Fay Andrada, $98 2. Mesh Oversized TeeÂ by Raquel Allegra, $242 3.Â Arrow Cuff Bracelet by Odette NY, $98-172...
“Every second, a garbage truck full of textile waste is burned or sent to landfill. $100 Billion of US material is not recycled every year.” Ellen MacArthur & Stella McCartney discuss the circular fashion report “A new textiles economy” released earlier this year by the Circular Fibers Initiative of Ellen MacArthur Foundation. It is a […]
“I have an old Tiffany’s leather belt that belonged to my husband’s late father. His father was his best friend and he misses him terribly. He’ll never actually wear the belt so I thought about repurposing it. I’d love to make more than one thing and gift it to my husband and his siblings at […]
“I bought my jacket in Gatlinburg, TN almost 20 years ago. I saw all of that fringe and loved it! I have kept it all of these years thinking my daughter might wear it…turns out that’s not her style (imagine that😉). However I think she will probably fight me over the handbag:-) ” – Cheryl […]
I’ll be selling bags at three different Brooklyn holiday markets this year. I hope to see you at one of them. I’ll have the Montauk Tote, the Rayen Hobo, Bucket Bags, and Pouches of all colors and sizes for sale. Here I am getting ready, making bags… Dec 1st, 5-8pm & 2nd, […]
“A celebration of the style, rhythm, and grace of women’s surfing.” A distinctive brand, Seea is dedicated to the pioneering women who first braved the waves, and to every woman who has ever searched for a suit that is feminine, comfortable, and fun. An elegant mix of retro-modern shapes and contemporary colors and prints, […]
I split my time working both in my studio and at home, always carrying a lot of stuff back an forth – in several bags. What I really needed was a giant bag to transport everything, so I came up with this tote. Inspired by a painter I saw on the street whose jeans were covered with smears and drippings, I decided […]
“ I found your website when I was looking up memorial things I could do with an old leather jacket. You see, my father was very proud to be a Marine. He did two tours during the Vietnam War and although he made it home safe, unlike a lot of his brothers and friends, it did […]
“My aunt was a DJ at KSJO in the 80s. I’d like to make her old leather jacket into an Ashbury for my sister for Christmas.” -Kevin B. “I was tearing up when my brother gave me the “Sleeping Bag Records” purse. I was named after my Aunt, who died when I was seven, and […]
“In 1984, my cousin, while traveling with the state department’s office of security, was in Rome on a temporary assignment. She looked for a leather jacket in the latest Italian style and purchased it for herself. In the late 80’s, she gave it to me, a stay-at-home-mom. I was thrilled. Even though it has been […]
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