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Alphabet Bags Recession Bag

WAS $19.50 NOW $16.00

  • Heavy weight natural cotton
  • Printed "I refuse to participate in a recession" in black ink
  • Mid-length handles
  • Screen printed in the UK
  • Product Details

    Keep your chin up, and tote this tongue-in-cheek bag with pride! Created using high resolution scans of wooden letterpress type impressions. Each heavy weight cotton tote bag has been lovingly screen printed and stitched in the UK by the guys at Alphabet.

    Fabric: 100% Cotton
    Care: Wash with similar colour fabrics only at a maximum of 40 degrees. Do not bleach. Do not tumble dry. Iron at a low temperature setting, do not iron the printed area.


  • Size & Fit

    Size: 360mm by 420mm (14¼ by 16½ inches)

  • About Alphabet Bags

    Alphabet Bags was created in 2008 by business partners and couple Hayley Thwaites & Lucas Lepola, two twenty-somethings residing in London. 

    Over the past few years they have been adding to the line of cotton totes with printed letters with a range of new designs including punctuation bags, number bags and other bold typographic designs.




    London, UK


    Hayley Thwaites & Lucas Lepola


    Experimenting with materials, famous prints from various artists and designers, and things for the home!

  • Delivery & Returns

    Items dispatched by pretaportobello are sent using UK Royal Mail, and may require a signature on delivery.

    Make sure you get your delivery in time for Christmas. Click here for the last posting dates before the big day. We've extended our Returns Policy for Christmas 2014. Orders placed from 17 November 2014 can be returned up until 19 January 2015 and are subject to our returns policy.

    For the UK
    Saver delivery £3.25 (2-5 working days)
    Guaranteed next working day £6.00 (for orders placed before 2pm)

    Haven't made the 2pm same-day dispatch cut-off point? Call us on 023 455348 and we will still try to process your order that day.

    For Europe
    Standard: up to 3-5 working days £8.00

    For USA and the rest of the world
    Standard: up to 5-10 working days £12.00

    Returns and Exchanges
    If you are not satisfied with your purchase, return it within 21 days of receipt for a refund for the item, less the original delivery charge. All returns must be in their original condition with the pret a portobello tag in tact, and complete with all original packaging. Refunds cannot be given for pierced earrings, beauty products underwear or hosiery (unless it has not been opened).

    The cost of returns is the responsibility of the customer, however pretaportobello offers free UK exchanges for customers wishing to exchange an item for a different size or colour, subject to stock availability.

    See our Delivery and Returns Policy for full details.