There’s a real trend towards designers finding discarded materials and objects and transforming these into useful, fashionable pieces. Here are five designers using bike tyres, fire-hoses, car seat-belts and old pieces of timber to create unique luxury items:
Antiform’s purses are made from genuine Yorkshire tweed samples with a reclaimed double-compartment clip frame. Each tweed samples square is just enough to make one purse – so each and every one made is a unique weave of thread colours. You can be sure nobody else will have one quite like it! Dimensions are 10cm frame, with a total approx width of 12cm.