A wallet that gives and looks good


Not only do these wallets from Holstee look vibrant and fantastic, they help people and the planet, too! The originals were already awesome, but now they’re even brighter.

They’re upcycled, fair trade, and vegan. Holstee teamed up with Conserve India who collect plastic bags around Delhi, India and turn them into fashion like these functional wallets. Each wallet is one-of-a-kind and helps families and individuals in India with education, healthcare, and the economy. Plus 10% of sales go to Kiva.

I can’t remember where I first spotted these wallets, but Mint, Do The Green Thing, and Treehugger all got me liking them more and more with each view. I’m currently not in the need for a new wallet (the most eco-friendly thing to do is use up what you’ve got already!), but these will definitely be kept in mind for the future. What do you think?

(Images clickable to source: Holstee)

Comments

Alicia@ eco friendly homemaking
12 August 2011 - 03:38

Now these are just right up my alley! They are awesome looking!

Lydia @ See Beautiful
12 August 2011 - 16:45

Oh, I DO need a new wallet! Mine just broke and I LOVE this! Thanks!

kimbirdy
12 August 2011 - 19:42

i saw these at the renegade craft fair last month and they were just as awesome in real life as they look in their pictures. plus, a portion goes to kiva? that’s incredible!

Misty :)
15 August 2011 - 21:29

Ahh! I love these! I so want one now!! And $25 really isn’t that bad! Especially since its helping families in India! I will definitely keep this in mind for when I need to buy a new wallet! Heck, I’m gonna go bookmark the page so I will have it for me :) Thanks for sharing this! I’m super excited to get one now!





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