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Who knew green could look so good? Vegan purse designer Matt&Nat; gave us a sneak preview of their 2009 vegan purse collection and from the looks of it the bags this season are geared towards the jet setter and the city chic with tasty colors like mustard yellow, chili pepper red, and icy white. While the linings are all made from recycled plastic bottles, several of the bags are made from recycled Japanese paper this year. Also new this season: a men's collection of wallets, laptop cases, briefcases, weekenders and carryalls, inspired by architecture and industrial design, giving them a utilitarian feel. Even better: Most of their bags, old and new, are on sale right now.
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Plastic water bottles featured prominently in the 2009 collection, making bags entire out of the bottles and also making felt/faux-suede out of the bottles for linings in all of the Matt&Nat; bags. No animal by-products are included in any of the bags. In the future, Bedi hopes to incorporate biodegradable products into the purses and handbags, include recycled products in the shells of both a mens and womens collection, as well as, completely phase out PVC from all items.:Matt&Nat;
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