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2015 Press

Better Homes & Gardens Magazine

07 | 2015

Better Homes & Gardens Magazine

"The coastal town on the brink of wow brings native moxie to big-city trends - featuring upcycled sailcloth wine tote."

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06 | 2015

Food & Wine Magazine

"This sturdy rope-handled bag is made from recycled sails and printed with boat schematics."

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06 | 2015

Family Circle Magazine

"Sustainable Style - Sea Bags, located in Portland, ME, uses recycled sails for its tote bags and wristlets."

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Outside Magazine

06 | 2015

Outside Magazine

"Stay organized; Ryan stores his gear by activity in Sea Bags' Totes."

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The Boston Globe

06 | 21 | 2015

The Boston Globe

"Sea Bags' recycled sail totes have gone from upscale novelty to New England coastal style staple the past few years."

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Fox CT
Iron & Twine

06 | 11 | 2015

Iron & Twine

"What makes Sea Bags unique is that all their goods are handmade from authentic recycled sails...making no two bags alike...yeah, that's pretty remarkable! And every single product is made here, in their Custom House wharf location."

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The Joyful Organizer

05 | 10 | 15

The Joyful Organizer

"Sea Bags are one of my favorite brands of bags and accessories. As you know, I love Maine and all it has to offer. Add in recycling and adorable bags to the mix and I'm head over heels."

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WCVB Chronicle

05 | 04 | 15

WCVB Chronicle

"Made from recycled sail cloth, these earth and ocean-friendly pillows bring nautical style to your living room."

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NAILS Magazine

04 | 28 | 2015

NAILS Magazine

"In order not to smudge their nails, clients might need something fabulous to carry their belongings in. Choose from this group of tote bags to stock your salon with, leaving customers with the cutest and most convenient of purchases to hold their prized possessions."

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Alaska Beyond Magazine

04 | 2015

Alaska Beyond Magazine

"Made from recycled sail cloth, these earth and ocean-friendly pillows bring nautical style to your living room."

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House2Home Magazine

04 | 2015

House2Home Showcase Magazine

"Fashioned from durable water resistant recycled sail cloth, this line of pillows are a perfect accent to a boat, deck, portch or camp..."

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Island Runaways

03 | 10 | 2015

Island Runaways

"It turns out that Sea Bags are handcrafted in the United States, specifically in Maine, a state famous for its sea-going heritage. Each bag is made out of recycled sails, giving these totes a real sailing pedigree."

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emilie photography

03 | 05 | 2015

emilie inc. photography

"We collaborated on something similar when I photographed a wedding in Sayulita, Mexico and Sea Bags made custom tote bags for the bridal party. Can't wait to see what this fantastic local Maine business will come up with next!"

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Classic Bride

03 | 03 | 2015

Classic Bride

"I've been a fan of Sea Bags for several years now and was excited to learn that they have a wedding-specific line...perfect for any preppy nautical lover!"

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03 | 2015

Old Port Magazine

"Finds - A Guide to Shopping the City."

The Power to Help blog

01 | 28 | 2015

The Power to Help blog

"Like nineteenth-century pioneers who carefully used every piece of the buffalo, Sea Bags lets very little material go to waste."

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207 - WCSH6

01 | 26 | 2015

207 - WCSH6

"The Portland based company Sea Bags has had an exciting 2015 so far. The company, which makes bags out of recycled sails, was featured on the program Your Business on MSNBC."

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Mainebiz

01 | 26 | 2015

Mainebiz

"Our goal is to keep the sails out of the dumpsters, to give each sail a new life and a new use. That's a never-ending job."

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01 | 18 | 2015

MSNBC

"Changing Course: A Restructured Business Sets Sail by OPEN Forum"

2014 Press

Country Living

12 | 2014

Country Living

"For the Seafood Fiend - If his idea of heaven is a platter full of shellfish all to himself, this Lobster Lover's Gift Set is his ticket to nirvana."

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KeepMeCurrent.com

11 | 21 | 2014

KeepMeCurrent.com

"Originally founded by Hannah Kubiak on Custom House Wharf in Portland, Sea Bags was the first company in the market to design and create all of its products from recycled sails, including a variety of Maine- and nautical-themed bags."

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USA Love list

11 | 20 | 2014

USA Love list

"If you love lobster, you're going to love this Maine inspired collaboration between Sea Bags and Get Maine Lobster."

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11 | 2014

Fitness Magazine

"Handmade using recycled sails, the Sea Bags Metallic Anchor Courier is as durable as it is adorable."

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BBC

10 | 31 | 2014

BBC

"Nestled between a seafood processing plant and a seafood market on Portland Harbor in Maine, US, lies a small company that takes its inspiration for designer tote bags from boats that sail past its office every day."

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True Events

10 | 22 | 2014

True Events

"I don't think I could come up with a dreamier or cooler guest book if I sat on Pinterest for 1,282 hours. If you are a nautical loving bride, life just doesn't get better! So thank you Sea Bags, for being so perfect!"

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Chic Coastal Living

10 | 08 | 2014

Chic Coastal Living

"The designers from Sea Bags were inspired by a recent trip to New York to create this fun leopard print wristlet that easily accommodates my on-the-go make-up essentials, which I never leave home without. I've already started thinking about holiday shopping and I know the ladies in my family would love this bag!"

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Portland Press Herald

08 | 14 | 2014

Portland Press Herald

"Sea Bags has opened its third retail location in Cape May, New Jersey. It's the first location outside Maine. Sea Bags hired Alex Carleton to re-create its retail experience there."

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A Green Living

08 | 07 | 2014

AGreenLiving.com

"A sail can only be mended so many times before it's no longer usable, but instead of letting all that sturdy material go to waste, Sea Bags recycles these sails into gorgeous, nautical-themed bags that come in all shapes and sizes"

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InHabitat.com

08 | 07 | 2014

InHabitat.com

"The question Where do all the old sails go? weighed heavily on the minds of two young entrepreneurs on the Atlantic shores of Maine. With this concern for reducing waste in mind, the founders re-appropriated the rugged elegance of the sail to create one of the best hand-crafted bags around."

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Cape May Magazine

08 | 04 | 2014

Cape May Magazine

"Art Director's Favorite"

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07 | 18 | 2014

Women's Health Online

"9 Stylish Beach Bags"

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07 | 08 | 2014

Just Energy.com

"10 Must-Have Green Products for your Next Beach Trip"

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07 | 06 | 2014

Sunday Boston Globe

"Whale Watch - Decor that makes a splash"

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07 | 04 | 2014

Boston Globe Online

"Whale-themed products"

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07 | 01 | 2014

Martha Stewart Living

"Fashioned from recycled sailcloth, this handy wine tote makes transporting your favorite vintage a breeze."

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07 | 01 | 2014

Southern Lady

"Head to the beach with this seaworthy tote that sports durable hemp-rope handles. Green Jellyfish Tote."

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06 | 24 | 2014

Eco-Beautiful Bride.com

"If you're planning a nautical themed wedding day, Sea Bags adds a touch of authenticity that you'll love. Be it gifts for your attendants or your honeymoon carry all, these bags are perfect! - See more at: http://eco-beautifulweddings.com/eco-friendly-wedding-green-giveaways-freebies/sea-bags-giveaway/#sthash.HqPh4R2H.dpuf"

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06 | 23 | 2014

Boston Common Magazine

"There may be no tote more New England than one made by Sea Bags. Utilitarian with a dash of whimsy, the colorful pieces are made out of sturdy cloth that has been sourced from discontinued boat sails."

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06 | 23 | 2014

Wedding Thingz.com

"Wedding Giveaway"

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06 | 01 | 2014

Garden & Gun Magazine

"A standout or the boat, this nautical-inspired sailcloth carryall from Sea Bags is waterproof and tough as sails."

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05 | 19 | 2014

MaineToday.com

"Get ready to geek out. The octopus is a drawing from the official report of the Challenger Expedition and the lining is printed with handwritten notes from Charles Darwin."

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