East West Tote - Small Dark Denim
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Small East-West Totes are the ideal day bag that can be carried by hand or over the shoulder (the leather handles are detachable). Once the handles are removed, the tote is washable (see care instructions below). Our new Indigo collection is dyed by hand using natural indigo dye, a time-staking and laborious process of love.
While the Faded Indigo and Acid Wash colorways have been enzyme faded and will not expel dye, the Dark Indigo canvas has been dyed with pure blue indigo and will rub off onto light clothing if not properly cared for. We, therefore, recommend that you wash this bag in cold water with a mild detergent and hang dry in the shade before wearing. Always store your indigo-dyed items away from sunlight as they will fade over time.
Sturdy 100% hand-dyed Dark Indigo Cotton Canvas
Brown Leather Handles (Detachable)
Cotton Webbing Handles
Copper Collar Buttons and Rivets
13”H x 5”D x 18”W
Leather Handle Drop: 4"
Webbing Handle Drop: 10.5"
Note re: detachable handles. The leather is meant to fit tightly around the collar buttons. When detaching or re-attaching, we recommend placing the bag on a flat surface. Additionally, you can poke a pencil, etc. through the keyholes to loosen the leather before you fit the hole over the collar button.
Wash with cold water and mild detergent before wearing. Hang dry in the shade.
Note products dyed with natural indigo will release color for the first few washings. This fade brings out the grain of the fabric, creating a traditional “denim” look. The dye will stabilize, but until then, wash all indigo-dyed items separately in cold water and be careful not to wear light colors until the bag no longer sheds dye in the wash.