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About Bound

BOUND is a slow fashion label that celebrates the time-honored art of macrame and weaving techniques in the creation of its handmade bags and accessories.

At the heart of BOUND's philosophy is a deep respect for the environment and a desire to minimize mass production and wastage.

Each bag and fashion accessory in our collection is made using 100% natural and/or recycled cotton strings, jute fibres and threads derived from upcycled textile waste wherever possible.

Each bag and fashion accessory is a one of a kind creation that celebrates your unique style, and made to order, just for you.  

Each bag and fashion accessory is painstakingly woven, tied, twisted and knotted using traditional weaving and macrame techniques and therefore takes a considerable amount of time and effort to construct. 

Responsibly made, conscious of our environment and respectful of our makers, owning a BOUND accessory means owning a unique and sustainable piece of fashion, made responsibly, made with love and made just for you.

Empowering women through skills training...

BOUND is also committed to empowering underprivileged, marginalized and the disabled communities by providing them with jobs and essential skills.

We are constantly on the look out to partner with organisations who may be looking to enhance skills or livelihoods of their communities so please do get in touch.

Image Credit: Singapore Women's Prison Training Collaboration.

Working with Yellow Ribbon Project & Singapore Women's Prison

Singapore Women's Prison Training
Singapore Women's Prison Training

Over 4 weeks, inmates were taught to make a mobile phone bag using macrame weaving techniques.

Social Gifting with Bishan Home for the Intellectually Disabled

Ion Singapore, through SG Enable, commissioned us to design a Christmas Brooch for their staff using recycled materials. We collaborated with Social Gifting to teach the elderly intellectually handicapped at Bishan Home how to make it.

Touch Community Services

Tassel Keyring Course for the Intellectually Disabled at Touch Community Services.

Creative expression through crafting...

Made responsibly.

We source our materials carefully from manufacturers in Australia, Indonesia and Latin America. Each bag and fashion accessory are thoughtfully crafted using 100% natural cotton strings, jute fibres, silk, wool, raffia and threads derived from upcycled textile waste wherever possible. 
100% natural and recycled cotton cords
Made to order, zero waste.

At Bound, we start making your products only when an order is placed.

This means we do not carry any excess inventory so nothing goes to a landfill when we are unable to sell them.

We also try to use every scrap bit of string and cord which goes into the wrapping of your products as well as the creation of small items like brooches, cuff bracelets and necklaces to minimize waste.

Last but not least, the bags that are used to package your product are made of jute and canvas and designed so that you can repurpose them to hold your everyday items and knick-knacks.