Cute bags for interesting humans.
The Spanish Inquisition wouldn't have worked with Church of England.
"Talk! Will you talk!"
"But it hurts!"
"Well, loosen it up a bit, will you? Fine..."
‘Cause that's what it would be. "Tea and cake or death? Tea and cake or death? ... Cake or death?" That's a pretty easy question. Anyone could answer that.
"Cake or death?"
"Eh, cake please."
"Very well! Give him cake!"
"Oh, thanks very much. It's very nice."
"You! Cake or death?"
“Uh, cake for me, too, please."
"Very well! Give him cake, too! We're gonna run out of cake at this rate. You! Cake or death?"
"Uh, death, please. No, cake! Cake! Cake, sorry. Sorry..."
"You said death first, uh-uh, death first!"
"Well, I meant cake!"
"Oh, all right. You're lucky I'm Church of England! Cake or death?"
"Uh, cake please."
"Well, we're out of cake! We only had three bits and we didn't expect such a rush. So what do you want?"
"Well, so my choice is 'or death’? I’ll have the chicken then, please."
“... There you go, thank you very much. Thank you for flying Church of England, cake or death?"
“I asked for the vegetarian."
- Eddie Izzard, Dress To Kill
Named for one of our favorite comedy bits ever, this double-sized twin-compartment Poubelle features a "Cake" side of rainbow-sprinkled baked delights and a "Death" side of grey-tone gothic skulls and roses!
Poubelle Bags are one-of-a-kind, 100% handmade accessories for carrying your stuff in style!
All standard-sized bags are fully-lined, approximately 8" x 4 1/4", with a card-sized 2 1/2" x 4" interior pocket, magnet closures and metal carrying rings - the perfect size for keys, a phone and ear buds.
These scrappy little bags are obsessive followers of slow fashion, based on the inalienable idea that fabulous fabrics and amazing accessories all deserve a second life.
Each Poubelle is hand-crafted in Albuquerque, New Mexico using reclaimed fabrics (70's bedsheets, antique baby clothes, retired showgirl costumes, thrifted T's and more!) plus vintage buttons, recycled and repurposed accessories and wiseass designs. Every bag is a unique and unrepeatable piece of art that you can put your stuff in!
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Truly a treasure!
These are insanely fabulous!!!
I LOVE MINE!
I ADORE this bag and I want a million more!
Dollar Store Showgirl
Created by NYC neo-burlesque legend, veteran costumer and master tailor Nasty Canasta, Poubelle Bags began as a scrap-sewing pandemic project. The idea grew when Nasty was forced to clean out her sewing and craft stash (and raise funds) for a cross-country move, and finally became Totally A Thing when, distracted by the fabulous Southwestern landscape, her focus shifted from large-scale costuming to small, unique art/sewing projects.
Poubelle Bags embody the #DollarStoreShowgirl philosophy of fabulousness based on forced creativity rather than an unlimited budget; the "make do and mend" idea behind slow fashion; and Nasty's firm belief that there is absolutely no need in any circumstance to wear what everyone else is wearing.
Nasty Canasta is also the creator of Brooklyn Boas, handmade vegan tulle boas for showponies, drag artists, and other fabulous fancy people and pets.