Handbag Mademe Ingrid, Bohemian Insanity

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“I’m Madame Ingrid, born in the limelight!

It was the 1970s and I was at the top of my career. I could list a long list of big stars who have started their careers under the gentle gaze of a signatory. I was once a curtain. And no ordinary window curtain, but rather a curtain. So in a very important position. My place was a small dance restaurant where the hottest orchestras in town played. The young men in their shoulder-length curls, high-heeled shoes, and trumpet legs tuned their playing bands to a small stage and I made sure they were allowed to focus on their work in peace.

I would certainly still be in curtain duties, perhaps even in larger arenas, but an accident at work one winter evening cut off my brilliant career. The soloist of a vocal and instrumental band had enjoyed too many refreshments and faltered in the middle of the performance. Of course, I was there when my help was needed and bravely fluttered to cushion the collision between the soloist’s forehead and the floor. He survived the bruise, I tore my entire top length into two parts. My career ended there. My injuries were too serious. But look at me now! "

Can Madame Ingrid shine by your side again?

Mademe Ingrid is a unique handbag sewn from recycled materials. Along with the bag, you will receive a letter in which Madame Ingrid tells her full story.

Size: height approx. 37 cm, width approx. 30 cm. 

  • closes with two sturdy push buttons
  • inside a small, zippered pocket and an open pocket for a phone, for example
  • shiny satin lining

Material: reused curtain fabric from the 1970s, Finland

Manufactured by Heli Kuula in Hämeenlinna, Finland.

Why is this product a greener choice?

Making a new fabric always consumes natural resources. This bag has been made from discarded curtain fabric, which has gained more life as a bag.

Energy demand and transportation distances are low when both material procurement and manufacturing take place as local production in a small business.

What do we know about product ethics?

Bohemian Insanity receives used materials mainly as a donation and makes individual recycled products from them. Manufacturing takes place entirely in Finland and all products are manufactured by entrepreneur Heli Kuula. Products have a Key Flag ID.

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