GREEN
07/11/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Reclaimed Leather Handbags: When "Green Style" Actually Works

For San Francisco designer Shannon South, a worn leather jacket, aged to perfection, presents the ultimate blank canvas. The founder of reMade USA mines thrift stores for preloved leather clothing that she upcycles into foxy, one-of-a-kind clutches and purses.

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