The Slider Belt from Elvis & Kresse
The Slider Belt from Elvis & Kresse
The Slider Belt from Elvis & Kresse
The Slider Belt from Elvis & Kresse

The Slider Belt

€41.18*

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Go anywhere, do anything...

The Elvis & Kresse Slider Belt is handmade from genuine decommissioned fire-hose, previously deployed in active duty for up to 25 years, fighting fires and saving lives around the UK.

Our Slider Belt is designed to fit any size. It is a totally versatile unisex belt with a nickel free buckle, available in either antique silver or antique brass finish. It will fit you anywhere from waist to hips and at 4cm wide this belt comes in a one-size-fits-all length (125cm), which is really easy to modify. Just un-clip the buckle from the fire-hose using a flat screw driver and then cut to your desired length with a sharp pair of scissors.

This belt makes a wonderful gift too, especially if you are unsure about size. Half of the profits from every belt is donated to The Fire Fighters Charity.

Larger sizes may be available upon request.

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 represent a whole new kind of luxury. One that is sustainable, ethical, transparent, generous and kind.


Source: Elvis & Kresse

Features
    • One size fits all (125cm)
    • Dimensions: 4 cm wide
    • Genuine decommissioned red British fire-hose
    • Available in an antique silver or antique brass metal buckle
    • Adjustable to your personal size
    • Presented in a reclaimed pouch
    • Etched Elvis & Kresse logo
    • Handmade with hand-painted edges
    • Water resistant, Wipe-clean
    • Vegan
    • Repaired for life
    • International delivery
    • 50% of profits go to The Fire Fighters Charity

Since 2005, Elvis & Kresse have been saving raw materials, transforming them into luxury lifestyle accessories, and giving away half of their profits to charity. For example, Elvis & Kresse uses the leather scraps from Burberry in the United Kingdom, material that would otherwise be discarded.

Ethically produced: Elvis & Kresse bags are ethically made in England. They pay their employees above a real living wage and are an accredited Living Wage Employer. The label has its own production location and this is a certified social enterprise as well as a founding UK B Corporation.

Eco-friendly: Elvis & Kresse makes bags from niche repurposed material. They collect 15 different waste streams and reuse them. From fire hose to leather waste to tea sacks. The full list can be found on their website! The label also purifies their own water and is building a fully circular water purification system so that no water leaves the site. In a few years they hope to be completely self-sufficient with their own water. All packaging is made by hand in their workshop in Kent. Also made from reused materials, such as old printing blankets and parachute silk.

Locally produced: The collections are made entirely locally in England, from local materials.

Good cause: Elvis & Kresse donate 50% of their profits to charities. Their charity partners are the Fire Fighters Charity and Barefoot College.


Practical information:

Shipping fee: £3.50 and free for orders over £100 in the UK and €14.60 in the EU and free for orders over €170.

Delivery time: up to 3 days in the UK and 5 working days in the EU, express shipping is possible.

Address: No physical store. However, they do welcome visitors to their workshop in Kent, England!

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