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Eco-Friendly Fashion: Sea Bags

Here's a novel idea: Sea Bags, a company in Portland, Maine, makes bags out of recycled sails. They're not exactly cheap—the small anchor tote on the right is $95—but they're one-of-a-kind, and certainly cost less than the latest "it" bag. Plus, when you consider the good that each nautical bag is doing for the environment and the community, we feel it's worth it.
Spoke to a fellow sailor yesterday and mentioned these bags. turns out she has one and said they are very sturdy and well worth the extra cash. her husband noted that they don't only come in standard white, but some of them have contrasting designs made from other materials, depending on the type of sails used. who knew?
#1 Pirate Jenny on 2007-07-05 11:00 (Reply)
good to know! apparently Martha Stewart is a big fan of these bags, too, so very New England :-)
#1.1 The Budget Babe on 2007-07-06 09:44 (Reply)
new england? aaarrgghh. any good pirate will tell you the lure of the high seas is so powerful it travels with you everywhere, savvy?
#1.1.1 pirate jenny on 2007-07-09 14:48 (Reply)
Alright Jack Sparrow, you'll have to forgive a land-lovin' Midwest native. What certainly says "new england" to us is a love of the sea, tradition and making something old new again.
# The Budget Babe on 2007-07-09 16:08 (Reply)
continuing this thread, can you recommend any places which carry pirate-themed articles of clothing at a reasonable price? i remember forever 21 used to carry a long-sleeve t with a skull-and-crossbones design. can't seem to find anything anywhere.
yo ho ho
# pirate jenny on 2007-07-10 14:32 (Reply)
outside of the yale campus, you can find skull n bones at delia's, mandee, gojane, and urban :-)
# The Budget Babe on 2007-07-10 23:23 (Reply)
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