Style and responsibility
Very practical, but also fashionable, it is so easy to combine the handbags made from water hyacinthwith any clothing. You can pair it with a pair of jeans for a casual look, or a dress for a more romantic look.
The handbag is fullylined with linen and a cord guarantees a secure fastening. It and is big enough to put a book, your wallet and your smartphone …
An ecological and ethical handbag
InCambodia, some villages are particularly affected by thewater hyacinth invasion. This invasive plant spreads in waterways during the rainy season and suffocate marine life, essential to the local ecosystem.
To overcome this ecological problem , some craftsmen have decided to revive the traditional craft using thesenatural and abudant resources to create accessories. This craft also makes it possible to counter the importation of products manufactured industrially and at low cost, in neighboring countries.
The Terre Nature handbags are made by the social enterprise Rokhak . This supports women living in isolated floating villages in central Cambodia. This craft allows them to obtain additional income and improve their living conditions.
The Earth and Nature bag is 0% plastic and made from natural materials in over-abundance.
The lining is made from fabric scraps of the Carrot Hmong pants. It is sewn by the NGO PSE (“Pour un Sourire d’Enfant”)) which provides fair employment to mothers while their children go to school for free.