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NICI black - nature

Regular price €149,00 EUR
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Nici - the uncomplicated casual one

This sustainable cork leather bag with magnetic snap closure is functional and spacious. The right size for studying, quick shopping or for the gym. Important little things for quick access find their place in an inner pocket with a zip. Minimalist and modern, classic but still an eye-catcher thanks to sustainable cork leather.

Advantages at a glance:

  • stylish and high quality
  • durable and timeless
  • sustainable, vegan and natural
  • wipeable and water-repellent
  • antimicrobial and antistatic
  • strong but soft and supple
  • individual due to natural grain
  • 39cm x 38cm, base: 9cm wide, handle length: 60cm
  • Space for folders too

materials

Outer material: high-quality vegan cork leather

Inner material: black bamboo fabric

Inner reinforcement: bamboo volume fleece

Fittings/zipper/logo: chrome steel

l Inside pocket with brand patch

care instructions

Clean the cork leather with a damp cloth and, if necessary,
with some mild soap. Usually, however, a light wiping of the is sufficient
Surface.

The inner lining can simply be pulled out and
shaken out or even cleaned with water. Then dry well
to let.

Cork is a natural product and is as unique as the cork oak, whose bark produces this high-quality leather. During production, attention is always paid to the highest quality. Nevertheless, the material on edges under tension can show slight wear over time. In order to enjoy your bags for a long time - treat them with love and care.

About cork leather

Why is cork environmentally friendly?

Cork is renewable and no tree or animal has to die for the harvest. The cork oak can be peeled every 7 years and is active for up to 150 years. In one year, the Mediterranean cork oak forests with an area of ​​2.3 million hectares absorb around 14 million tons of CO2 . In addition, cork oaks store up to 30% more CO2 than other trees.

Cork is the future!

Cork bags make you a trendsetter, because the trend towards more sustainability is also reflected in the fashion world. The times when animal leather bags and fur coats were popular are over, and with good reason, because fashion can be done without harming animals or the environment.

Summary of benefits:

  • Each bag is unique thanks to the natural grain
  • strong but soft and supple
  • wipeable and water-repellent
  • antimicrobial and antistatic
  • timeless and minimalist
  • vegan and environmentally friendly
  • flexible and adaptable
  • modern and easy to combine
  • easy to wash/care
  • extremely light
  • newfangled and special eye-catcher

How is cork leather made?

Our cork leather is produced according to traditional craftsmanship . Wine corks, for example, are produced from the inside of the peeled bark from Portugal. From the outer parts mostly floor coverings. Our cork leather can only be created from the middle layer if it meets the manufacturer's high quality requirements. The harvested barks are stacked outdoors for several months. During this time, the bark continues to mature and stabilize. After about half a year, the cork is cleaned with hot steam. In this step, the cork bark gains its flexibility. The barks are then pressed into a large sheet, which is then cut into very thin layers. These layers are then glued to a carrier material, which is usually made of cotton, with a natural and organic adhesive. The natural grain of the cork is always preserved, resulting in very interesting and, above all, unique patterns.

How does cork leather feel and how does it behave?

Cork is very pleasantly soft and supple. It is flexible, adaptable , warm and particularly light.
When you first hold your new bag in your hands, it will tend to be a little firmer, but over time it will soften and adapt to you. Comparable to real animal leather.