These mobile phone bags by Sean Miles pair cell phones that have been turned in to the O2 Recycle project with designer brand handbags. Although these bags are still able to carry around a mobile phone, these are not your average cell phone handbags.
Miles’ ‘Bags That Talk’ are made to bring new life to technology that has been turned in for recycling, by combining it with a desirable status symbol like an Alexander McQueen clutch, a Mulberry messenger bag or a Céline handbag. The recycled phones are integrated into the fabric of these designer items, which sure makes finding your phone a simpler task.
Annually, O2 Recycle estimates that 30 million brand new cell phones are bought and there are currently over “70 million unused mobile handsets in the UK.” These bags are quirky, but provide a clever way to upcycle the overwhelming number of obsolete or undesirable technology that is turned over every day.