CROSS BODY - MORI

¥10,450
Tax included. Shipping calculated at checkout.
By Théla

Description

[ECO TIPS]
✔︎ Vegan
✔︎ Fairtrade
✔︎ Zero waste
✔︎ Upcycle
✔︎ Package Free

This compact, on-the-go Crossbody Mori is surprisingly roomy and super handy. And oh, it’s vegan and zero-waste too!

Handmade sustainably in India with approximately 40 discarded plastic bags.

The plastic is collected from Bhangaar Wadas (waste collection points), washed and dried, cut into yarn and is finally hand woven by artisans on traditional looms at Khamir, Kutch.

It is then sewn under fair trade conditions by the Self Help Center in Mumbai in combination with organic cotton fabrics that are naturally dyed with herbs, fruits and vegetables.

The Mori zero-waste crossbody is a modern, urban shoulder bag.

[FEATURES]
– One large secured inner pocket
– Two inner open pockets for easy access
– Adjustable organic cotton shoulder strap
– Organic cotton canvas lining
– Recycled YKK zippers

* Because the Mori zero-waste crossbody bag is handmade, you may find certain imperfections in its symmetry and appearance. Please bear in mind that this enhances its uniqueness and makes each piece truly one of a kind!
* The colors may vary slightly from the image as we rely on discarded plastic bags that are available to us.

[SPECS]
-Dimensions : Height 19cm | Length 34cm | Width : 10cm (approximate)
-Weight : 275g (approximate)

[CARE INSTRUCTIONS]
-Hand wash or spot clean under cold running water. -Do not machine wash.
-Use only a natural or mild detergent as several components of the bag are naturally dyed.
-Wash less – it’s better for the bag and for the environment!

BRAND STORY

Théla is a brand that started in Athens, Greece. The designer hails from India and is a graphic designer. While in India, she saw the growth of plastic consumption and started learning how harmful plastic is to the environment. When she moved to Athens, she was confronted with an even higher consumption of plastic. Having grown up relatively plastic-free, she was inspired to do something about it. That is when she decided to put her knowledge of design and love for handmade and started crocheting with discarded plastic bags.

The designer says, "I started Théla not only to reduce the amount of plastic that ends up in the landfills and oceans but to also increase awareness about its impact and alternatives. My focus is on plastic because plastic (single-use or reusable) is the worst kind of material to dispose into the environment, however responsibly it is done. "

OUR TIPS

Diti, the founder of Théla is definitely one of many people (but still not enough people!) in the world trying to tackle te problem of plastic pollution. Her knowledge of environmental issues and human rights as well as graphic design really amazed us and her story resonated with us. A truly unique idea and product that is sturdy, stylish and usable ever day. It's hard to believe it is made out of discarded plastic bags. The stories behind the design and the various steps to make the products are equally amazing. The products are produced in India where the designer was born and raised; the brand is helping and has a proactive approach to end poverty. All the products are handmade and one of a kind and you can feel her love in each and every piece.

SHOPPING GUIDE
[Product Price]

Product price is mentioned in each product page.  

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[Packaging] 

In our commitment to sustainability, we will continue to work with recycled materials or materials that do not harm the planet.

Our wrapping paper and boxes are made by recycled products.  The mailers we use to deliver are made from a combination of corn-based biopolymers and will break down within 90 days in commercial compost and 180 days in domestic compost conditions, including wormfarm compost.

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[Shipping]

Shipping fee changes depending on delivery regions (*tax included)

1) Yu-Packet (ゆうパケット):

Japan Nationwide ¥360


** Product thickness is less than 3cm & weight is less than1Kg
** Package will be sent through Japan Post mailbox

2) Yu-Pack Parcel (ゆうパック):

Tokyo

Kanto, Koushin-etsu, Hokuriku, To-kai

Tohoku Kinki
¥700 ¥700 ¥700 ¥800
Chugoku, Shikoku Kyushu Hokkaido Okinawa
¥900 ¥1,050 ¥1,050 ¥1,100

3) Ecohai delivery: 

Tokyo ¥530

*In order to contribute to CO2 reduction, delivery regions have been limited to only Tokyo
*If the package to be sent is less than 80cm (total of 3 sides), you will be able to select Ecohai
*Delivery time cannot be specified.
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[Oversea delivery]

Please note that we do not deliver overseas at the moment.

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[Delivery]

Ordered items will usually ship within 5 business days after your credit card has been authorized or after we receive your bank deposit. 

Some areas such as remote islands may take days to deliver. Please note that some products may take some time before shipping.

In order to reduce CO2 emissions from shipping as much as possible, orders received by Thursday will be shipped on Friday. If the shipping day coincides with a public holiday, the shipment will be sent on a weekday before the public holiday. We will notify you by email when the product is shipped.

Goods will be delivered in Japan Post Yu-Packet or Yu-Pack Parcel depending on delivery location and weight of goods.
The delivery address is only within Japan.

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[Returns and Exchanges]

Returns and exchanges has to be done within 14 days after your delivery. The return cost is either deducted from the refund (if we handle the shipping) or paid by the customer.

If you decide to return your purchase, start by sending an e-mail to contact@borderlesscreations.com. Add your order number as the subject of the e-mail. 

We will refuse returns if any of the following apply:

  • 14 days have passed since the product arrived
  • If the tag attached to the product is separated or lost
  • If there is evidence of previous use 
  • Some of the items or accessories are missing
  • When there is a shortage of wrapping supplies such as boxes, cloth bags, shopping bags, etc.
  • If the packaging for accessories, smartphone case, etc. is opened
  • Recycled or upcycled products may be imperfections because of its handmade nature.
  • Other products that we determine cannot be returned or exchanged