Second Life

“Second life” are handbags made of fabric that was used for a different purpose in its previous life. My passion for upcycling comes from an inclination to see objects around me not for what they are, but for their potential – what they might be and what they could be transformed into. I enjoy finding new ways to use discarded items, items that will no longer be used for their initial purpose.

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Little Lady

I wrote before that sometimes I have got a problem with inspiration for a photo shoot. Sometimes I have a very clear idea of how I would like to show a handbag in a photo. But when I am a model holding the bag in her hands – what then? Then I try to force my idea of how the photo should look like [...]
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Winter Bag

For a long time, the winter to me was… ah, hibernation mainly. Apart from occasional beautiful snow, I had an impression that everything was grey and grey for a long time and not really interesting. I think that simply, I did not observe well. Because, when I walk in the nature and look around… [...]
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Second Life

I’ve added a new category to this blog, second life. Second life are handbags made from fabric that used to be something else in the previous life, like a jacket, a skirt or a pair of trousers. I used to repurpose already as a kid. In those days, repurposing was primarily motivated by me imagining [...]
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Corduroy and Mushrooms

Traveling on old roads passing by forests can make me happy in many ways. Last year, in autumn, we took such a road. We were driving and talking how great would it be to stumble upon someone who has just been in the forest, picking mushrooms, and wants to sell them. And it happened. We stumbled [...]
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Compañera

Large handbags are practical. They can hold everything that I might need during a day. Or in case that without prior notice I find myself on deserted island. A bottle of water, a notebook and some pens, something to nibble on, a torch, phone, phone charger, wallet, a collection of cosmetics [...]
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