11 Aug '11, 9am

Bernie Madoff's pants recycled as iPad cases, because well, why not.

Bernie Madoff's pants recycled as iPad cases, because well, why not.

If you are a New Yorker, or if you lost your shirt courtesy of Bernie Madoff, you can finally get a piece of him. Madoff's trousers are being recycled as iPad cases. The clothes, obtained at an auction held by the US Marshals Service, don't come cheap, of course neither did he. Each item of clothing has been cut up to create a one-off case. Photo: frederickjames Created by New Yorkers (who else), Frederick James specializes in iPad covers made out of luxury rescued and vintage fabrics such as cashmere, silk, rayon, and wool. They are a fashion statement, not a protection. The Madoff collection is the ultimate in recycling. His trousers are orange, lined in yellow double-knit wool: is this what he wore to the golf club? In any case, they are made into 2 iPad cases, each using the original pocket. Yours for only $500. The provenance of the rest of the 16 pairs of trousers is...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/08/bernie-madoffs-pa...

Tweets

If Bernie Madoff stole the shirt off your back, you can stick your iPad down a case made from his pants

If Bernie Madoff stole the shirt off your back,...

ecouterre.com 12 Aug '11, 12pm

If disgraced financier Bernie Madoff stole the shirt off your back, you may derive a sense of schadenfreude from sticking ...

Recycled ideas

todayonline.com 12 Aug '11, 10pm

FOR guys who would own an 18-year-old label sold in 350 shops around the world, brothers Markus and Daniel Freitag grew up...

I really like this case.

I really like this case.

ebags.com 14 Aug '11, 3am

Product Features Keeps your iPad 2, notepad, pen and cards in one place Protective, slim, lightweight 50-sheet blank notep...

Jimmy Choo iPad Case

Jimmy Choo iPad Case

luxuo.com 15 Aug '11, 12pm

Hermes HigHtecH iPad workstation This Hermes leather work station for iPad allows you to prop up your device up for workin...

The Etiennes are our heritage with a twist. Doc...

mischabartonhandbags.com 19 Aug '11, 12pm

MUST HAVES FEATURES SHOP BY ARCHIVE SALE STYLE GUIDE LITTLE BLACK BOOK SIGN UP SEARCH Page 1 of 1 Etienne Doctors £ 89.00 ...

HP tablet cuts price, but can it challenge the iPad?

HP tablet cuts price, but can it challenge the ...

channelnewsasia.com 12 Aug '11, 5am

Singapore: Get ready for another tablet to pop into your bag. US technology giant Hewlett-Packard (HP)is set to launch in ...

Court Rules on Madoff Losses

thefinance.sg 17 Aug '11, 9am

Court Rules on Madoff Losses by Martin Lee on August 17, 2011 In an appeal ruling, the court has affirmed the method of de...

Rise in new HIV cases in Philippines

Rise in new HIV cases in Philippines

channelnewsasia.com 15 Aug '11, 4pm

MANILA: While HIV infection rates have been dropping globally, the number of new HIV cases in the Philippines continues to...

Sonic Fabric Bag Made From Recycled Audio Tape Plays Music on Demand

Sonic Fabric Bag Made From Recycled Audio Tape ...

ecouterre.com 11 Aug '11, 2pm

For over a decade, interdisciplinary artist Alyce Santoro has spun recycled cassette tape into “audible textiles” that pla...

Christie's has a free iPad app to browse 100s of items on auction with real-time results #design #luxury

Christie's has a free iPad app to browse 100s o...

luxury-insider.com 13 Aug '11, 10am

With features and functions optimized for iPad’s rich interface, Christie's free App for iPad keeps users up to date with ...