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10 Classic Gadgets Upcycled Into Fashion Accessories
« on: 03. April 2012., 09:41:44 »

We all have old tech gear sitting around, but have you ever thought about what you can use that dusty old gear for? Well, dust them off and “upcycle” them! From a cassette tape turned into a wallet, to a handbag made of floppy disks, the options are endless. What have you turned your old tech gear into?
 


10 Classic Gadgets Upcycled Into Fashion Accessories


1. Floppy Disk Bag

Whether you use it as a lunch box, a purse or a knapsack, this floppy disk carry-all is sure to turn heads.

 
Price: $35



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2. VHS Pencil Box

These VHS pencil boxes feature popular movies like The Breakfast Club, Star Wars and Back to the Future.
 

Price: $6



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3. Computer Mouse Belt Buckle


Statement belt buckles are always in style. Show off your geeky side with this old-school Compaq computer mouse buckle. Or opt for an iMac puck instead.


Price: from $20



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4. LEGO Bowtie

Artist Nicholas Tee has launched a Kickstarter program to fund the creation of his fun bowtie art. He also assembles bowties from guitar picks, wine corks and old film.
 

Price: Sill in Kickstarter phase



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5. Keyboard Purse

How are your words-per-minute?


Price: $39.99



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6. Circuit Board Sneakers

"Junk artist" Gabriel Dishaw creates sculptures like these Air Jordans out of recycled circuit boards and typewriters.
 

Price: $1,000-$3,000

Image courtesy of Gabriel Dishaw



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7. Vinyl Necklace

Jewelry and accessories like this NYC necklace are made of upcycled vinyl records and acrylic.
 

Price: $42



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8. Casette Wallet

Designed by Marcella Foschi, these adorable wallets were fashioned out of repurposed cassette tapes.

 
Price: $39



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9. Boom Box Suitcase

The BoomCase Store carries vintage suitcases into which the artist has incorporated old boom box speakers. Hook up your iPod or iPhone for a portable speaker system. The charge lasts 10+ hours!

 
Price: from $395



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10. Keyboard Hair Clip

Hey, you have a keyboard in your hair. This cute barrette types out a warm and fuzzy feeling.

 
Price: $6



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Is that stack of floppy disks behind your computer collecting dust? Take a tip from these artists and turn old tech into new-school.
 
We’ve collected 10 fashion accessories upcycled from the gadgets of your youth. Even if you’re not exactly in the market for a computer mouse belt buckle or a LEGO bowtie, you’ll get a kick out of these repurposed creations.
 
SEE ALSO: 10 Awesome Accessories to Organize Your Office
 
Look under your bed and in your closet! What could you create from old tech and toys?


Orginal article: by Stephanie Buck

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10 Classic Gadgets Upcycled Into Fashion Accessories
« on: 03. April 2012., 09:41:44 »




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Re: Computer Mouse Belt Buckle (photo)
« Reply #1 on: 03. April 2012., 17:33:58 »

3. Computer Mouse Belt Buckle


Statement belt buckles are always in style. Show off your geeky side with this old-school Compaq computer mouse buckle. Or opt for an iMac puck instead.


Price: from $20





This is really great idea.
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