Producing anything creates waste and pollution. How this can be managed forms the backbone of Cora + Spink’s approach to making the best backpack you will ever own.
Vanity Fair features our retailer Assembly, Frome as one it’s A-List independent boutiques of 2018. Cora + Spink has worked with Anthony for 2 years producing world class backpacks for his amazing shop in Frome, Somerset.
New jeans, new backpack… what do they have in common with a new kitten*? When your Cora + Spink backpack arrives you’ll be in no doubt as to its quality, opening the package you’ll see perfectly presented, vibrant black waxed canvas creation that will live on your back for years to come… but how are […]
Designing waxed canvas is easy – very easy, getting it made to Cora + Spink specifications is not. Read all about why and how we’ve finally got ready to launch our first paraffin waxed canvas backpack and rucksack range for 2018.
Dyeing for our waxed canvas bags? A few days ago I signed off the colours for summer production, signing off colours is important, yet very very difficult when you don’t have the item in your hand. I manage this by putting my trust into my man on the ground, using a combination of trust, emails, photos and […]
Grand Tour 2018. Cora + Spink and Ben Morris start preparing for an epic 6 month adventure around Europe. Backpack in hand, Ben’s travelled before but this time he’s serious and has a wife. He’s running away from peacocks and about to see the world from new perspectives, 222 years after Great Aunt Cora…
We recently took a day out to visit the RADAR station atop the the Clee Hills – Titterstone Clee Hill. Scouting locations for photoshoots has become a bit of a hobby, each weekend it seems a new location gets mentioned, Clee Hill has been on the list for some time. When you first arrive it’s […]
Bags for the office? Your backpack is a key piece of real-estate on your body for making the right first impression. Read our guide to how best to hack your style with a good Cora + Spink bag.