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Just One Word: Plastic

Anya Hindmarch's environmental fashion statement, the "I'm Not a Plastic Bag" bag, is telling the truth.  It really is canvas, not plastic.  And at £5 for a good cause, the first run is completely sold out in Britain, although more are on the way.  Better still for those not headed to London anytime soon, Bag Snob reports that a US edition will be available in June.

So what is this authentic, sincere bit of green fashion doing on Counterfeit Chic?

It's been copied, of course -- or at least images of the bag and of Keira Knightly carrying one have been.  Not only are examples of the real thing available on eBay (with current bidding over US $150), but an opportunistic Scottish merchant is offering refrigerator magnets and key rings with the pirated images. 

Naturally, the unauthorized products are made of -- you guessed it -- plastic.