Large Washbag

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Would you like to personalise your product?

Ready for every adventure 

The Elvis & Kresse Large Washbag is made from genuine decommissioned fire-hose and lined with waste parachute silk. Previously deployed in active duty for up to 30 years, fighting fires around the UK, fire-hose makes a perfect wash bag. Strong enough to tackle the toughest conditions first time around, the hose has been re-engineered to protect your toiletries – the hose itself is obviously waterproof, protecting what’s inside but perhaps more importantly protecting what’s outside from leaky shampoo bottles and exploding toothpaste tubes..

Available in red or yellow hose and black Print Room version. Made from reclaimed printing blankets combined with our signature decommissioned fire-hose, the Print Room version makes a bold statement. The re-engineered printing blanket creates a visually stunning textile that is strong and beautiful to the touch. This iteration maintains all the design features of the full fire-hose versions as described above.

If you choose the personalisation option, this is achieved by laser etching directly into the fire-hose. We recommend not more than 20 characters. The font used is Times New Roman.

The Fire-hose Collection

We fell in love with London's decommissioned fire-hose back in 2005 through a chance encounter with the London Fire Brigade. We took this lifesaving material home determined to breathe new life into it and save it from its otherwise inevitable end in landfill, and vowed to donate 50% of our profits to charity. 

For over a decade we have been rescuing all of London's retired fire-hose by lovingly handcrafting them into sustainable luxury bags and accessories. Every year since, Elvis & Kresse have donated 50% of the profits from the Fire-hose Collection to The Fire Fighters Charity. This heroic material, once used to save lives, gets a second chance to keep giving back.

Our Fire-hose pieces are more than just a collection, they represents a whole new kind of luxury. One that is sustainable, ethical, transparent, generous and kind.

 






What can you fit in there?

It's a large washbag so you can fit pretty much anything you like but this is what Elvis takes: Tooth brush, toothpaste, razor, shaving brush and cream, soap, shampoo, hairbrush and nail clippers. Kresse manages to cram it a little fuller with some conditioner and moisturizer and obviously loses the shaving kit but you get the picture…

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Features

    • Dimensions: H 14 x W 24 x D 14 cm
      • Exterior: Choice of genuine decommissioned British fire-hose or reclaimed printing blanket
      • Lining: Reclaimed military-grade parachute silk
      • Available in Red, rare Yellow fire-hose, or Black printing blanket
      • Robust Construction
      • Brother to the Medium Washbag
      • External zip pocket
      • Presented in a reclaimed military-grade parachute silk dust bag, reusable as a delicate-wash bag
      • Etched Elvis & Kresse logo
      • Handmade with hand-painted edges
      • Water resistant, Wipe-clean
      • Vegan
      • Repaired for life
      • International delivery
      • Personalisation Available
      • 50% of profits go to The Fire Fighters Charity

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