Step into Paradise Tote Bag



Ethically made in small quantities at our studio in Newtown, Australia.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the nature of the fabric used, each bag has a unique print and as such are lucky dip in terms of print design. If you would like to choose a print, please visit us in-store!

You can read more about the Earn and Learn Program that birthed this beautiful tote bag here!

DESIGN: If you're a fan of Jenny Kee, Linda Jackson, Step into Paradise or all of the above, this is one tote bag you don't want to miss out on! The bags utilise remnant fabrics from the curtains of the incredible exhibition, and were part of an Earn and Learn in which women from refugee and new migrant communities learned how to sew nylon tote bags and got paid while doing it! This tote is BIG, perfect for carrying groceries, work or the gym - each features one of our woven tags marking the beautiful collaboration with Jenny Kee & Linda Jackson.

PRINT: The tote bag features artwork from both Jenny Kee and Linda Jackson that was present in the Step into Paradise exhibition. Due to the scale of the print, the bag prints are varied and are a lucky dip.   

Each bag measures 49cm x 81.5cm and the shoulder straps are approximately 23cm long. The tote bag is BIG, perfect for carrying groceries, going to the beach or to the gym. Each features one of our woven tags marking the beautiful collaboration with Jenny Kee & Linda Jackson.

Love fashion, hate waste? Shop all products made from donated remnants and Social Outfit offcuts

Nylon (donated by one of our fashion industry partners working to avoid textile waste).
"Stylish, sustainable fashion and accessories that provide an income for our communities... everyone's a winner, the client, the earth and the creators."
— Jeannine
"A great shopping experience! Easy to buy online and arrived quickly.

The jacket looks amazing - the fabric is wonderful and it is so perfectly made. It’s also nice to know this is not just some fast fashion, but rather has heart and soul! Love it!"
— Louise
a suitcase with the text '71 jobs' inside indicating the amount of jobs we've created for refugee and new migrant women

We've created 71 Australian award wage jobs in our social enterprise for refugee and new migrant women.

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For 60 of our community staff members, The Social Outfit was their first paid job in Australia.

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85% of graduates from our employment programs have transitioned to other employment.


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