Thursday, June 05, 2008

Village Find: Eye Catching Jute Clutch

The Eyes clutch is an eye catching bag that features four finger holds to gracefully carry the over-sized clutch. Made of Jute and vegetable fiber this handbag is hand died using 100% vegetable products.

Designed by Nazly Villamizar for Ecoist, each handbag is meticulously handcrafted by Colombian artisans using Jute which is 100% bio-degradable.

Eyes, Ecoist, $198,

Ecoist collaborates with its network of accomplished designers to develop new sustainable products and collections. From Mexico to Chile to Miami, Ecoist is building a team of highly creative and talented eco designers.

They believe, "Every individual has the power to make a positive change in the world. We, as consumers, are the ones that create demand for electricity, cars, clothing, and everyday products and services that directly affect the health of our environment. The goal is not to eliminate the products and luxuries that are apart of our lifestyles, but to seek alternatives that satisfy our needs in a healthy and ecologically sound manner."