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Checkered Woven Recycled Denim Saddle Bag

by , 10/31/10

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Miranda Chance’s aim is to utilize old denim jeans and rework old leather coats into well-designed bags of both strength and style. Each of her bags adhere to her daily environmental practice of recycling, reducing reusing, all while creating an elegant and stylish product. And not only do Miranda’s aptly named “Chance” bags give a second life to unwanted denim, but they’ve been designed to provide everything needed in a bag, with styles that range from a swinging clutch to hold-all! The durability of the denim and the soft leather lends a funky look to each item, creating a unique, one-of-a-kind style.

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13 Responses to “Checkered Woven Recycled Denim Saddle Bag”

  1. Error: Unable to create directory wp-content/blogs.dir/2/files/2014/09. Is its parent directory writable by the server? Jill Fehrenbacher (@jillfehr) says:

    This bag is BEAUTIFUL! Nice work MIranda!

  2. amy@lyloh.com.au (@amy@lyloh.com.au) says:

    LOVE IT!!! HOTTTTTT!

  3. hannahmermaid says:

    So awesome!!!!!!! Well done:)

  4. Error: Unable to create directory wp-content/blogs.dir/2/files/2014/09. Is its parent directory writable by the server? Mike Chino says:

    This is a really elegant take on those classic Bottega Veneta woven leather bags… I\’d love to see how it breaks in with age!

  5. adam says:

    Reall well done, nicely sewn. I particularly like the dark denim one.

  6. katie says:

    Such an innovative approach and one that looks amazing too..take the concept of recycled to a whole new level..impressive!

  7. moonstoons says:

    Wow, Im in love with this, is it possible to buy it anywhere?

  8. chance says:

    The website http://www.chancebags.com is going live next week where, you will be able to check out the entire collection, colourways and of course purchase your favourite piece.
    Thank you all again for your comments and support. Your feedback has been a wonderful encouragement as CHANCE is about to launch into the market.

  9. heidiclark (@@recycleddenims) says:

    Hello Miranda…

    I have the placemat and coasters listed in the competition. From the very beginning of the competition for votes, I told my husband, “if I lose the votes to anyone, I hope it’s the woven denim “chance” bag.” SIMPLY GORGEOUS!!! You can tell just by looking at it the craftmanship is supurb!

    GOOD LUCK!!
    Heidi Clark

  10. chance says:

    Hi Heidi,

    Thank you so much for your well wishes. I can tell you I was equally surprised by the votes.
    The response to event has been amazing and anything can happen – so Good luck to you too Heidi!!! Im equally stoked to be showcased with you and such a talented group of people and designs – its an awesome movement.

    All the best,
    M

  11. fvt1971 says:

    Hey Miranda, you may not remember me, Crispin’s sister…he’s pointed me to your entry…looks fab and you get my vote :-) F.x.

  12. fvt1971 says:

    Only problem is….not sure if I’ve officially voted or not?! xx.

  13. corr says:

    Miranda you have outdone yourself, the magazine really missed out by not putting in a photo of you though! Go Girl!

 

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