Turning retired billboards into toteable purses isn't a new idea: Both Relan and Vy & Elle have been doing it for years. Even Whole Foods recently teamed up with Alchemy Goods to reinvent its used marketing banners, which are difficult to recycle through conventional means.
But Baumm in Buenos Aires and New York City's District Cotton have partnered to bring you a few styles you may not have already seen before, including a clutch-size "bowling-bag" carrier you can tuck under your arm for quick errands around town. Because they're made from discarded advertising billboards, all bags are distinctly one of a kind, with myriad color-and-pattern options available. Prices start at $54. ::District Cotton