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Military-Style Recycled Bags - Khepri is a Sustainable Handbag Company in Williamsburg, New York (TrendHunter.co...

Military-Style Recycled Bags - Khepri is a Sustainable Handbag Company in Williamsburg, New York (TrendHunter.co...

Khepri is a Sustainable Handbag Company in Williamsburg, New York Published: Jan 27, 2013 References: kheprinyc and themutual Khepri is one of many, many, many clothing companies based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York City. What it emphasizes, however, is a lifestyle -- yes, lifestyle -- grounded in sustainability and recycling practices. The handbags are made in the city from re-used and sustainable products. Examples from where the materials are sourced include military tents, grain sacks, cotton goods, old throws and vintage leather jackets. The price point is also quite, well, Williamsburg as the totes, backpacks, weekenders and bags range from 200 dollars to over 600 dollars a pop. Khepri was founded by Emma Allen and the way the products are made means that each is a one-off piece.

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