Heather Heron Designs Durable Accessories with Army Surplus Fabrics (Photos)
Heather Heron's California Street Laptop Sleeve. Photo: Heather Heron
In her second collection for Environment Furniture--don't miss her first--California-based designer Heather Heron has mastered the art of repurposing. Using mainly vintage Swedish army fabrics, Heron has constructed street-smart laptop sleeves, flouncy pleated and structured clutches, functional shoulder bags, and more for her spring 2011 collection, via Goodlifer.
Heather Heron's Razorblades fold over clutch. Photo: Heather Heron
Heather Heron's Ghost Tree Pleated Clutch. Photo: Heather Heron
Heather Heron's Swami's Bucket Bag. Photo: Heather Heron
Heather Heron's County Line Shoulder Bag. Photo: Heather Heron
Heron speaks with Goodlifer about the inspiration behind her latest collection with Environment, below.
To take one simple thing of beauty that already exists on the planet and design a collection from its roots. All five pieces in the collection are designed and built from the one style of vintage army bag. Made locally in California by skilled artisans in our incredible new factory.
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