Expandable Shibori Bag

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Expand this Japanese-designed bag from pocket-sized to tote-sized in seconds. Whether you use it as an expandable grocery bag or a wristlet for a night out, Shibori Bags expand and contract with grace.

  • Materials: Polyester
  • Care: Hand wash gently and lay flat to dry. Avoid stretching when wet in order to retain shape
  • Handmade using special Japanese Shibori technique
  • Durable but lightweight construction
  • Compact design expands and stretches
  • Holds up to 25 lbs.
  • Stretches to a maximum size of 16” x 15”
  • Made in Japan
  • Dimensions: Empty: 7.8" x 7" x 1"; Expanded: 16" x 15"; Handle: 12"
  • Weight: 0.5 lb.

21 Reviews (4.3 out of 5 Grommets)

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Great bag


The expandable Shibori bag is great. The ruby color is a little darker than shown online.




I use this bag daily. I can find my phone in it because it lights up on the side. Nothing falls out of it when I set it down.it fits my iPad, chunky wallet, sunglasses, candy and work phone without hurting my shoulders. Mouth of bag is small but does open enough for my iPad without difficulty. Glad I got it.More > < Less


Great handy bag!


I love this bag! You can keep it in your pocket until you need it! Super light but holds a lot!! Would highly recommend!!


Love the bag


Perfect bag to take in your purse. It’s cute, fun and functional!


Unique and practical


This was a gift for a friend and I think it was a hit. Different and unique yet very practical.

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The little bag that’s ready for big jobs.

About Ando

Transformer Tote

These Japanese bags go from pocket-sized to tote-sized on command, and they look beautiful while they’re at it.

Shibori Bags’ elaborate, scrunchy finish stretches and morphs into an expandable grocery bag, a wristlet for your essentials, or an ad-hoc pouch for last-minute errands.

Each bag is actually handmade. The cloth is tightly bound around penny-sized rings, washed, then steamed to get those disk-like wrinkles. The results are intriguing, and almost hypnotic to watch crunch and expand.

And because Shibori Bags are so light and petite, you can always keep them handy. Stash one in your glove compartment or pocket. It’s even inconspicuous enough to carry inside your main purse.

Embrace wrinkles and watch this bag stretch to fit your need.