Waste not, want one

 

Though the sentiments behind new art-eco-fashion brand ISSI are truly worthy we cannot accept that 'waste not, want not' is a maxim that necessarily rings true. Why? Well, ISSI’s products might all be made from waste but we really, really want them.  

The launch collection has been produced in collaboration with a series of award-winning contemporary visual artists. The ‘Volcano’ Messenger bag (above, £260) and Kitbag (£270) by artist Paul Morrison are made from decommissioned fire-hose and reclaimed parachute silk. Fifty per cent of profits from the ISSI range go back into charities associated with waste.

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 You can buy the bags online here or find the collection at Selfridges from 4 May.