Stamp Your Feet
A die-hard devotee of all things vintage and was rediscovered and dusted off, Bochi began
antique, Yasmin Bochi began collecting stamps at experimenting with how the stamps could be reused,
age 10, when she had the rare fortune of having her and this pair of shiny wine-colored heels was reborn.
grandmother’s friends gift her their private collec- Aptly named Around the World in 80 Stamps, the
tions. That childhood interest, like so many others, shoes just might contain a few rare stamps that
ended up forgotten in the closet for years. were accidentally used.
“I can’t really throw things away. I get attached to Bochi is no newcomer to recycling and reusing,
them, and they can sometimes have a second life,” with many of her upcycled creations online at
explains the Belgian resident. When the collection yasminbochi.com.