Kara Smith, unique handbags, clutches and more.

Kara Smith hand makes delicious handbags and accessories from vintage fabrics, buttons and buckles. Her range consists of totes, handbags, ‘ballerina’ bags and clutches, made of reclaimed upholstery and dress fabrics in very exclusive quantities. Even more exclusive are her range of one-off handbags, scarves and shawls. Her pieces are embellished with more vintage haberdashery, like quirky buttons and buckles.

Re-cut vintage garments by Hand CutRe-cut vintage garments by Hand Cut

Smith’s bags are stocked at Sydney boutique Hand Cut, who follows a similar ethos through their gorgeous one-off garments made from deconstructed vintage clothes.

Hooray for covetable sustainable design!

**Postscript: The lovely Kara mentioned she is having a 10% off sale until Friday 02/05/08 for mother’s day! Yay!**