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Banana Fiber Woven Sling Bag

CO2 Neutral Delivery (by Urbankissed), Ethical Standards, Zero Waste & Made on Request, Sustainable & Natural Materials, Environmental Standards
119.00
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Adventure hands free with this intricately handcrafted woven crossbody bag made with durable banana fiber. This sling bag is spacious enough to carry your favorite essentials, it makes a perfect travel companion for the nomadic wanderer or city slicker. Add a bespoke piece to your look by sporting this unique hand crafted design.


It comes with an adjustable genuine handcrafted leather shoulder/crossbody strap. A printed cotton insert to keep your phone scratch free. A magnetic fastening so your keepsakes are easy to access. The wrap around closure keeps everything secure and tamper free.

Size: 21 cm W, 18 cm H, 5 cm D / 8.2" W, 7" H, 2" D
Adjustable strap: min 120 cm to max 130 cm / min 47.2" to max 51.2"

Good to know
Our sling bag is hand-knitted with hand rolled banana fiber rope by a small cooperative of women weavers in rural South India. Your purchase will benefit the local women artisans and their livelihood. The cooperative is entirely sustained by the sales of their products.

Slow & Ethical Index :
  • CO2 Neutral Delivery (by Urbankissed)
  • Environmental Standards
  • Ethical Standards
  • Sustainable & Natural Materials
  • Zero Waste & Made on Request
Vendor Filter:
  • Common Texture
Shop Location:
  • France

Due to the limited edition and origin of our products all orders are final sale. If your package arrives damaged please follow the default return process described here.


  • Europe: FREE SHIPPING
  • Australia: FREE SHIPPING
  • Rest of the World: 7.95€
  • Delivery time: 7-21 business days
  • Trackable service: Depending on destination
  • Delivery Service: Depending on destination
  • Processing time: 1-5 business days


Please find HERE more info about Urbankissed LLC's general Shipping Policy which also applies to this vendor.

Due to the limited edition and origin of our products all orders are final sale. If your package arrives damaged please follow the default return process described here.


  • Europe: FREE SHIPPING
  • Australia: FREE SHIPPING
  • Rest of the World: 7.95€
  • Delivery time: 7-21 business days
  • Trackable service: Depending on destination
  • Delivery Service: Depending on destination
  • Processing time: 1-5 business days


Please find HERE more info about Urbankissed LLC's general Shipping Policy which also applies to this vendor.

MEET YOUR VENDOR

COMMON TEXTURE

Common Texture

Les Vans, France

Shop Owner: Gail, Hop & Svintha

On Urbankissed since: 2019

After researching, travelling and living in India for years, the three women - Gail from Australia, Hop from Switzerland and Svintha from The Netherlands - founded Common Texture which is a slow fashion boutique who works with artisans around the globe and celebrates their master skills. They produce unique handcrafted accessories from woven banana fiber bags, fine woven rattan items to upcycled yoga mat bags. Each piece in their collection is handcrafted and their production runs are small and ethically made.

BANANA FIBER WEAVING: Using this very ancient technique, a little weaving nest in South India produces their bags and purses made out of banana fibre. It takes three days of hand knitting to complete.

HAND BLOCK PRINTING: The master block printers work their craft on their 100% pure linen fabric, creating beautiful block robes and kimonos.

ZERO WASTE & UPCYCLING: Wherever possible they use premium quality upcycled fabrics and trimmings in an attempt to reduce waste. That’s how products like their "Yoga Mat Bags" are created.

PANDAN WEAVERS: A remote community from the West peninsular of Malaysia are making their fine woven rattan bracelets. The Temiar women, who live in the jungle, weave with rattan and palm fronds from the Pandanus plants.

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I've known about Urbankissed for a while now and, I've been sourcing their page for sustainable clothing to add to my collection. They carry curated pieces by different brands from all over the world that sell unique, ethically-made clothing, and they help support myclimate.org with each purchase. The founder Sophie Brunner is also very lovely!
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