Reclaimed Fire Hose Wash Bag, Large

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Made in the UK.

Our Verdict

Handmade from a decommissioned fire-hose and lined with military parachute silk, this upcycled wash bag is tough, water-resistant and gorgeously unique!


  • Exterior: Choice of genuine decommissioned British fire-hose or reclaimed black printing blanket
  • Lining: Reclaimed military-grade parachute silk
  • Handmade in Kent, England
  • Repaired for life
  • External zip pocket
  • Robust construction
  • Available in red fire hose, rarer yellow fire hose or black printing blanket
  • Large Washbag: H 14 x W 26 x D 11 cm
  • 50% of profits go to charity
  • Water-resistant, wipe-clean
  • Vegan


Kent-based Elvis & Kresse use ultra-durable reclaimed materials to create beautiful bags, luggage and accessories. Their signature material is decommissioned fire hose, salvaged from British Fire Brigades: tough, waterproof and unique. Since 2005, over 175 tonnes of fire hose have been saved from landfill. Elvis & Kresse also rescue military parachute silk, luxury leather offcuts and printing blanket to use in their designs. This fantastic British brand offers repairs for life on all their products, no matter what happens to them. And what’s more, 50% of their profits are donated to charities such as The Fire Fighters Charity.

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