Ashley Watson

Ashley Watson

We love recycling, and so does Ashley Watson. The Vancouver based designer applies her master craftsman skills into remodelling old leather jackets found at thrift stores, into these beautiful handbags, wallets, and accessories. 

Most of the pieces are one-of-a-kind designs, incorporating features such as pockets and seams into each individual wallet or bag.

It’s amazing how much leather is thrown away or given to charity shops just because the style of the piece is out of fashion. 

In my opinion a material which deserves much more respect. The ethically nurturing characteristic of Ashley’s work is truly an admirable credit to her successful label.

Katie Gannon

After running an ethical fashion label for 5 years, I started this blog in 2007 after learning first hand about the importance of sustainability in fashion design. I am a passionate environmentalist and wish to promote individuals and organisations around the world working on innovative design. I have a BA in Communications / Media as well as a Cert IV in Clothing Production, and run my own graphic design company at

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