Hand-Woven Bracelets by SerpentSea

W’s features editor explains why these cool accessories—made out of sailing rope—are on her most wanted list.


Austrian artist Sophie Aschauer is a master of recycling. She’s one of the more glamorous girls I know, always dressed in vintage Mugler or Moschino, and with her two-year old brand SerpentSea, she’s cleverly transforming reclaimed sailing rope into cool door mats, key rings, and now bracelets—all hand-woven out of her apartment in Nolita.