In January we sent our Ayesha Bibi off to Berlin. She discovered a vast and exciting city, a town we’re going to be spending more time.
Technology joins us together, without modern technology Cora + Spink would not exist as it does today. Some say the world is smaller, I think it’s just become more accessible. A few years ago (coughs), the only technology I would regularly carry, that needed protecting was my Canon EOS 50e my mobile phone a rugged Nokia 6150 could […]
What do we carry? When we design a new bag, (we’ve just completed the 2016 range) we have to think about certain things. Obvious things one might say – such as, what is this bag going to be for, where will it be used and then, what will it be used to carry. For me, it’s […]
Getting ready takes time Getting ready for the all important product launch has set us a number of tasks… and we’ve upped the ante for 2016. I’ve been officially sacked as model – so we’re off to Los Angeles to film and find a star, well that’s the plan. 3 weeks of lovely Californian sun or a […]
The Power of the Whim. In the world of bags we have a constant battle. Each afternoon someone new asks us what’s next, what’s the latest development, where is the story going? When we reply, ‘I think a bit of orange is going to be a rather nice injection’, sometimes, just sometimes people don’t realise… […]
When we make bags… actually, let’s roll back a little… Last year I decided to set up this little bag company called Cora & Spink – I set about making some bags… simple, strong and rugged men’s bags. Made like bags used to be made, without pomp and ceremony, without airs or graces good honest […]
Flight Bags. European airline cabin luggage sizes. There has been some confusion regarding the sizing of carry on luggage allowed on flights. Here is a really brief summary and explanation. The IATA in 2015 announced the rollout of a scheme called ‘CABIN OK’. The idea was to enable customers with the ‘CABIN OK’ logo on their bags […]