Messenger bags made from recycled life vests

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Messenger bags made from recycled life vests

Lisa Katayama spotted this cool shoulder bag made from an old airplane life jacket. Unfortunately, no, it doesn’t work as a life vest anymore.

[via Boing Boing]

8 thoughts on “Messenger bags made from recycled life vests

  1. Patrickiv says:

    Can’t people make anything besides messenger bags?

  2. says:

    I thought it was a cool idea until the 129 euro price tag. However, I like the idea of making my own.

    1. rahere says:

      …if you recycle your old messenger bag by placing it neatly rolled up in the holder under the seat ;)

      1. cranky_EE says:

        also, i believe it is a felony to remove safety equipment from an airliner…

        don’t even try it.

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