August Products and Sales Have Arrived!!

Start back to school shopping with purses from Sofia Encinas!

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This month we have been inspired by so many different things.  My recent trip to Costa Rica, the weather being amazing, and the hustle and bustle of back to school shopping and sales.  This month’s new products contain pieces for both mom and daughter as they get ready for back to school, and are two sale items… thats right, I said TWO.. are going to blow you away!

Our first piece is an Eco Friendly Half Circle Crocheted Purse with Tassels.

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This amazing crocheted purse is upcycled from thread made from clothing strips and crocheted by independent working women in Manzanilla de la Paz, Mexico. This upcycled creation also uses material from a black floral print blouse cut into tassels and attached to each side of the half circle with white tshirt material. The purse features a button closure on top where the green button comes from the back pocket of cargo pants. 100% handmade, upcycled and eco-friendly, this purse was made from a white shirt, wine colored skirt, green sweatshirt and floral print blouse.  For more information or to purchase this product now click HERE.

13.5 inches wide
7 inches long
1 inch in diameter button
34 inches long and 1 inch wide shoulder strap

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Our next product is an Upcycled Black and Pink Crocheted Shoulder Bag Eco Friendly and Handmade.

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This black and pink purse give new meaning to the word pink! Containing various shades of pink from fuchsia to coral to pastel, the style is one of a kind. The purse has a drawstring tie closure where the strings are braided using the black and coral material, with oval vintage yellow wooden beads at the ends of each draw string. The lining is made from a a black floral print dress with pink and yellow flowers. This same material is intertwined in the shoulder strap to give it more color and strength. 100% upcycled, eco friendly and handmade, this purse is made using crocheted t-shirts, a crocheted satin blouse and a black dress with floral print.   For more information or to purchase this product now click HERE.

Purse: 17 inches wide by 10 inches long
Shoulder strap: 45 inches long by 2 inches wide
Wooden Beads: 1.5 inches long

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The next new product is a Fun, Colorful Purse Handmade and Eco Friendly Crocheted From Upcycled Materials.

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This creative handbag contains colorful stripes of green, pink, purple, orange and a multi-colored strip ranging in tones from brown to gray. The bag contains two flowers as front details with a button as the flowers center. One flower is orange and purple and the other small flower is a mixed pink.   Pink strings with orange wooden beads on the end of each are knotted together towards the top to form the circular closure that wraps around a button to close the bag. The wooden bead are vintage. The shoulder strap is crocheted on one side using the multi-toned brown and grey fabric while reinforced on the other side with a pink, purple and orange flannel material. 100% handmade, eco friendly and upcycled the materials used for this unique purse include t-shirts, multicolored lycra from stretch pants, buttons taken from many different pieces, and a flannel patterned dress.  For more information or to purchase this product now click HERE.

13 inches long
8 inches wide
Shoulder strap: 24 inches by 1.5 inches
Flowers: 3 inches by 1.5 inches
Button: 1 inch in diameter
Wooden Beads: 1 inch


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Next we have a great Black Crocheted Clutch Purse with Tassels, Eco Friendly and Handmade.

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This clutch started as a few tshirts cut into strips and crocheted. Each color is a different t-shirt linked together. The bracelet/wristband allows you to have the bag on your wrist and still use your hands to open the car or write a text message without it getting in the way. The clutch has tassels hanging from 3 sides, and a front button closure. The button is a square yellow vintage wooden button found at a second hand store. Who says a more formal occasion cannot be accessorized while still keeping mother nature in mind. This bag works great for going out to dinner, weddings or when going out with friends.  For more information or to purchase this product now click HERE.

Purse: 5 inches long and 9 inches wide
Tassels: 8 inches
Bracelet: 9 inches round by 2 inches wide
Button: 1 inch in diameter


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Our final new product for August is an Eco-Friendly, Handmade Pink and White Shoulder Purse Made from Recycled Materials. 

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This cute small handbag is great for kids or adolescence because of its smaller size and design. Its colores, pink, white and lime green are a fun combination of springtime joy. It is made out of a variety of crocheted t-shirts. This bag does not have a lining, but the stitching is tight enough so that stuff doesn’t fall out of the bottom. The shoulder strap is pink and white with the accent color green running through the center like a back-stitch to give it support and color. The base is pink.  For more information or to purchase this product now click HERE.

*Purse Measurements: 9 inches wide and 5 inches long
*Base Measurements: 2 inches wide and 8 inches long
*Shoulder Strap Measurements: 45 inches long
*Flower Measures 3 inch in diameter

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SALE ITEM! Eco-Friendly, Handmade, Reversible Jean Shoulder Bag



Original Price: $130.00
Sale Price: $99.00

This super cool shoulder bag used to be a pair of jeans that no longer fit. Instead of throwing them away I decided to transform these old jeans into a unique shoulder bag that is reversible. the outside is made out of wide sewn strips of jeans and pockets, and the inside is crocheted out of thinner strips of the same jeans. The shoulder strap is made out of the waistline. You can use this bag with the pockets on the outside or you can reverse it and put the pockets on the inside and use them as coin or cell phone pockets.


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SALE ITEM! Rhubarb Lace Overlay Dress



Original Price: $130.00
Sale Price: $99.00

This unique cocktail dress can be used at both formal and informal events. The rhubarb colored asymmetrical lace overlay adds a remarkable look to the peach/skin colored mid thigh length dress underneath. This dress in size XS/S is a must have for any closet!


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Come back soon to see what else we have in store for you!  I would love to hear your suggestions, comments or questions, just put them in the comments below and I will be sure to get back to you!  Please share this with others so we can continue to have fun and help the environment at the same time!



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