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Haiku Bags: Cute Eco Friendly Bags with Style!

Updated on January 21, 2015

Haiku To-Go Bag Review

Haiku bags are a new eco-friendly bag that is a nirvana of style, tactile pleasure and over all good karma. Because I love creative bags this delightfully delicious line of eco friendly messenger bags, totes, purses, hobo bags and handbags is one of my top gift giving recommendations - for someone you love or for yourself (take a look at 3 of the top Haiku bag styles below). These cute bags have grabbed my attention as I'm sure they will grab the attention of everyone you know - soon you'll be hearing "oh, what a cool bag, where did you get it?" Well let me tell you how I discovered these fun and fashionable eco-friendly Haiku To-Go bags...

Haiku Leap
Haiku Leap

How I discovered Haiku Bags

A love affair at first sight!

My wife and I were searching for Earth shoes the other day and we came across a website called PlanetShoes.com, well I made the mistake of saying "hey look they have bags too" no sooner had the words passed my lips than I found myself pushed out of the chair and onto the floor - my bruised butt shouting out in protest.

I have to admit though that Haiku To-Go bags caught my attention as well as hers. We are both artists and let me say these eyecatching bags certainly have style!

Eco-Friendly vs Earth-Friendly - The battle of the buzz words

Hey most esteemed visitors I am a curious sort and I just thought I'd flip out this fun curious curiosity poll before I tantalize you with more cool bags from Haiku. Which term do you use or prefer when describing products that are good for the environment?

Which planet friendly term do you prefer?

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Haiku Grab Bag 2 - Available in four distinct styles for any occasion

Click for more info on the Haiku Grab Bag 2 in Raspberry
Click for more info on the Haiku Grab Bag 2 in Raspberry

The second generation Haiku Grab Bag makes use of new and improved techniques to deliver into your hands a very cute bag with even more eco-friendliness (um, I don't think that's a word but I'm sticking to it). Haiku uses cyclePET fabric which is soft yet durable and best yet made from recycled plastic bottles - each grab bag saves 15.7 plastic bottles from the landfill - and if you get thirsty you can fill your bag with water and, ok fine I don't recommend that but this Raspberry Haiku Grab Bag is definitely refreshing all on its own.

Details and Features:

•Diagonal zip phone pocket

•Front zip pocket and an extra slip

•Rear and internal zip pockets

•Adjustable strap -- 30" expands to 57"

•Dimensions -- 8" h x 8" w x 2" d

•cyclePET fabric: 100% post consumer recycled plastic bottles

•Qualifies for Free Shipping

Why are Haiku Bags Eco-Friendly?

About Sharon Eisenhauer, designer and owner of Haiku Bags

Haiku bags are the creative baby of Sharon Eisenhauer, who is the designer and owner of Haiku Bags. The inspiration for Haiku bags came during a trip to Tokyo during the adoption process for her daughter.

Sharon implemented the Karma Neutral collection of Haiku bags which use sustainable fabrics. The company also buys carbon credits to offset their footprint on the planet.

On top of that Planet Shoes, which sell these Haiku bags support sustainability and a healthy lifestyle in the products they carry by offering a CarbonFree Plus shipping alternative and have partnered with several of their brands to donate 1% for the planet through an organization aptly called 1% for the Planet.

In my humble opinion those are the kinds of companies I am proud to buy from!

Haiku Grab Bag Bloom

A cute fun grab bag to with your larger To-Go bag from Haiku

I discovered a review for this charming grab bag recently (read the Haiku grab bag review here - picture courtesy of Earth Friendly Goodies) and just had to list it here as well. This is a delightful smaller bag - that's why they call it a grab bag I guess - perfect for dropping in your essentials; cell phone, iPod, money and keys and hitting the mall or meeting a friend for tea.

You can Purchase the Haiku Grab Bag here on eBay or find it at PlanetShoes.com, or sometimes Amazon.

• 4 pockets -- secure front zip pocket, exterior slip pocket, zip coin pocket & interior slip pocket

• Large interior pocket for wallet, phone, etc.

• Hidden magnetic closure

• Dimensions -- 7" w x 7" h x 1.5" d

Haiku To Go Bags for Sale - Messenger bags, totes, handbags and even diaper bags!

Amazon.com is one of the first places I look to find good deals on hot bags because it is great to read the reviews from people who have already bought the bags to see what they think of them.

Below you will find a few Haiku To Go bags for sale on Amazon - take a peek and treat yourself to something special. Because these bags fit perfectly in your Haiku Grab Bag 2 you can grab and go for a quick errand.

Haiku To-Go Bag - Hana
Haiku To-Go Bag - Hana

Features silk-screen flowers and embroidery details in three color styles - the Hana Ume, Hana Ginger, and Hana Nori.

 
Haiku To Go Bloom Nightshade Blue
Haiku To Go Bloom Nightshade Blue

Beautiful stitched flowers give this bag a unique handmade feel, and the luxurious pebble suede looks as great as it feels.

 

Would you say I have a plethora of bags...

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Haiku Hobo 2
Haiku Hobo 2

Most Popular Haiku Bags and Styles - New and Bestselling Haiku Bags

Haiku makes many different styles of bags to suit your needs or artistic whim. For example the Haiku Hobo bag to the right is perfect for when you need lots of room (or need to carry a brick to fend off purse snatchers - hopefully that won't be necessary though so feel free to skip the brick)

Below you'll find even more styles of Haiku bags to fit any occasion. Plus a few other brands like Haiku with cute bags of their own...

Haiku Women's Branch City Satchel for Sale - Good for work, good for a weekend bag, Great storage!

Haiku Women's Branch City Satchel
Haiku Women's Branch City Satchel

"I really love this bag! Totally awesome that it's all vegan, but moreover, it looks great, is super sturdy, and is well-designed, so it keeps everything organized and easy to get to. I've already travelled with it twice and it holds a ton, so it's perfect for day-to-day and super-flexible for travelling needs. Plus it's cute and a bit funky - how fun is that?"

 
Haiku To-Go Calligraphy Tote
Haiku To-Go Calligraphy Tote

Haiku To-Go Calligraphy Tote - An eco-friendly bag with a delicious suede feel

This Haiku To-Go tote is one of the first to catch my eye at Planet Shoes. That gorgeous faux-leather pebbled suede is so soft you'd swear there is nothing faux about it. And Haiku's signature handmade stitching gives this tote that artistic "made just for you" feel that is a big winner in my book. I just love the detail in those blue flowers! If you want a tote that is both functionally fantastic and artistically amorous the Haiku To-Go "Calligraphy" Bag is just for you.

Details and Features:

•7 pockets -- 2 water bottle pockets, 2 zip pockets, 2 phone/mp3 player pockets, 1 velcro pocket

•Adjustable strap -- 28" expands to 54"

•Spring clip for keys

•Cordura nylon lining

•Dimensions -- 10" h x 12" w x 3.5" d

•Qualifies for Free Shipping

Bags Like Haiku

Where do I find bags like Haiku bags?

Discover the Sherpani Luna Satchel

As long as we are checking out cool artsy handbags let me show you the Sherpani. My wife has a few Sherpani bags in her collection and she really loves them because they are well made and look so amazing. I was just checking this one out at REI and this Sherpani Luna Satchel is just the right size for an iPad so if you want to wow someone you know is getting an iPad for Mother's Day she'll be doubly in love if you get her this Sherpani bag as well.

Sherpani Luna Satchel (10.4 x 10 x 1.6-Inch)
Sherpani Luna Satchel (10.4 x 10 x 1.6-Inch)

♥ 14.50" shoulder drop

♥ 100% Cotton Canvas

♥ Original Artwork by Cathy Nichols

♥ Vegan Leather

 

More Sherpani Bags - More top selling Sherpani Bags that are Like Haiku Bags

Sherpani Eden Messenger Bag
Sherpani Eden Messenger Bag
Sherpani Verona Shoulder Bag
Sherpani Verona Shoulder Bag
Sherpani Sonoma Backpack
Sherpani Sonoma Backpack

More to Come...

I certainly have more eco-friendly haiku bag reviews to come, so keep your clicking fingers nice and limber and come back again!

Have a super spiffy day from the 'ol Rusty Quill.

Do you have a Haiku To-Go bag? Let us know what your favorite style is, or just leave a hey ho-how's it going.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      love nature

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      yesperu 6 years ago

      These bags seems to be very useful and for using at any occasion.

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      Rusty Quill 6 years ago

      @Heard_Zazzle: I know they sure are super fun and stylish - my wife loves hers (she could get a new bag a week I swear) :) Thanks for stopping by.

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      Heard_Zazzle 6 years ago

      The bags look so soft, and the colors will go with a lot of my clothes.

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      UKGhostwriter 6 years ago

      Fantastic bags! great lens!

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      Harshitha LM 6 years ago

      Cute calligraphy bag. Earth friendly lens! Thumbs up!

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      ohcaroline 7 years ago

      They look pretty cool!

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      poutine 7 years ago

      Lovely bags

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Nice - what lovely bags - It's my sisters birthday soon... I think I know what to get her now. :)

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      Obscure_Treasures 7 years ago

      Yes, I love this bag.Great lens! We always need to know more about ways to go green. Thanks!

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      These Haiku bags look brilliant - a fab eco-friendly alternative.

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      greenerme 8 years ago

      These are neat! Welcome to A Million Ways to Go Green!

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      RinchenChodron 8 years ago

      Yes, I love both their shoes and bags! Welcome to the Green Companies and Green Activists Group!

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      Paula Atwell 8 years ago from Cleveland, OH

      Didn't know these existed. Very cool. Blessed by a Squid Angel.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Nice looking Haiku bag you have featured - I'm looking for a Haiku messenger bag that my wife wants for her birthday do you know where I can find one?

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Great lens I love my Haiku bag, but I don't have the calligraphy bag yet... maybe I need another one. Um, yep I definitely do :)