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Product Review: CoolCorC Accessories

Product Review + Giveaway: CoolCorC Accessories

Product Name: CoolCorC Accessories

Items Reviewed: WristletLarge PurseJournal Cover and Wallet

Where to Buy: To purchase these products, CLICK HERE!

About CoolCorc: CoolCorC designs fashionable accessories out of a sustainably harvested, eco-friendly and regenerative material – cork! CoolCorC strives to utilize the innate attributes of cork and cork fabric in each of their designs. Cork fabric is a wonderful alternative to traditional leather because it is supple and luxurious to the touch. No trees or animals are harmed to harvest cork, a naturally water-, stain- and scratch-resistant material. Located in Knoxville, Tennessee CoolCorC is headed by Josh and Jess – a husband and wife team who are also Architects. They began their cork fashion line in 2010 with the Knoxville Farmers Market – originally creating each cork accessory by hand – and have since grown their online store to include their original designs for purses, clutches, journal covers, reusable cup sleeves, and wallets.

The One Green Planet VerdictEach of the CoolCorC accessories we reviewed is made from soft, durable, neutral-colored cork. The material alone makes each piece unique as well as appropriate for daily wear! They’re a great way to make a subtle, environmentally-friendly fashion statement.

  • The CoolCorC Wristlet is a great choice for quick errands or a casual night out and won’t leave you worried about losing your belongings. It is compact and stylish, and can comfortably hold few make-up items, credit cards, cash and a phone. The cool printed border adds spunk!
  • The CoolCorC Large Purse is a sober-looking, strongly constructed piece. The neutral color makes it great for daily use and the printed lining inside makes it fun. We thought it looked more regular-sized than “large,” which means we’d love to see a larger size for women on the go!
  • The CoolCorC Journal/Sketchbook Cover is a great alternative to a traditional leather journal. The refillable cover holds a 5.5″ x 8.5″ pad, and comes in two fun prints – streams and speckles. Make a statement at your next meeting with one of these awesome covers!
  • The CoolCorC Wallet is perfect for the minimalist guy or gal. It has space for cash and a few cards, and is made of the same soft, flexible cork and cloth materials as the rest of the line.

To purchase these products, CLICK HERE!


You know our verdict, now we need yours! The good people at CoolCorC have generously offered to send a few lucky One Green Planet readers one of the awesome accessories reviewed above!**

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Respond in our comments section (not facebook comments) below. The most creative answers will be chosen! 

**Contest Open to U.S. and Canada residents only

CONTEST WINNERS: Shylah Negovan, David Christie, Michael Van Larut, Sandi Swiss, Ashley Valentin, Laura Thompson, Shelley Specht, Eddie Gonzalez and Karine Varga!
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57 comments on “Product Review: CoolCorC Accessories”

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Rachel Beaudet
6 Years Ago

I would be happy to win the wallet or the purse. I am looking to replace my worn wallet with a vegan product and also my purse. Either one of these products would be a wonderful addition to my new vegan lifestyle.

Abby Solano
6 Years Ago

I would love the large purse! Everytime find a fun hippy bag that is also eco-friendly, I'm on board!

Cheryl Furer
6 Years Ago

I would use the purse all the time! Especially with summer around the corner. The purse would go well with all my flowing shirts and dresses. It would be a great accessory to show off at the farmer's market!

6 Years Ago

Loveeeee the handbag!!! I try to use recycled fashion as much as possible to show it doesn't have to be new to be fabulous!

Michael Van Larut
6 Years Ago

I would love to carry around the CoolCorC Wallet, it would not only support my new Vegan lifestyle, but its stylish look and light weight would make it perfect for carrying around on adventures It's also light-weight and slim, so carrying it in my pocket while out on a long-distance run wouldn't be an issue! It would also match the Indiana Jones-esque Satchel that I carry around, which looks kind of like this, but slightly tan-er in colour: http://www.blackopstoys.com/catalog/images/HT-DX05M.JPG and it was made in 1941! Talk about made to last. I could see the CoolCorC Wallet lasting just as long!

6 Years Ago

I think the journal cover would be nice to bring to school just to show people there are other options than just leather.

Diane Vandersall
6 Years Ago

Taking notes and jornalling would be much more interesting & fun in the journal/ sketchbook cover! What a way to make a statement- pun intended! Green, functional AND cool. Love it!!

Sam Franklin
6 Years Ago

I recently started a handmade soap company using only organic and sustainably harvested plant-based oils. In keeping with the mission of the soap, the cork wallet is a wonderful green alternative to synthetic and/or animal based products. The cork wallet would be a perfect way to inform and instruct my customers during a meeting about one of the many uses of the sustainability of cork. I know that most of them would be quite interested in these unique cork products!

Diana Seablom
6 Years Ago

I love the wallet. What a great way to make a green statement. I would carry my business cards with me and I am sure each time I pull it out to present a card or pay for something that I would be asked about this cork item.

6 Years Ago

I would love to get the wallet. I find that some of the smallest things can spark huge conversations. Having a wallet made of renewable resources would not only allow me to show my support for green products, I know it would create questions for others. Hopefully they will ask me about the wallet, then I can share about green products and new ideas to help others become apart of conserving our planet and the limited resources we have.


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