Tag Archives: back pack

Dyeing for our waxed canvas bags?

Harry Sack

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 […]

Jungle camouflage backpack

camouflage backpack

For some time we have played with a printed design, today we announce Butter Bag Camo and Bishop Bag Camo. Laminating Cora + Spink jungle canvas with 24 ounce red cotton canvas on the outside is just the start of a unique story of print design.

Nothing is limited edition

We've got your back - bishop bags new back detailing

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… […]

Moving to India – designing bags in India

Model with cora & Spink bag

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 […]

Watch video of our mens bags

bishop bag on thanks giving in california

It’s Always Fun… to be filmed I’ve been playing around with our instagram account for the last 2 months, and not only engaging with many really interesting and exciting people. But also sharing ideas and content with a totally new audience. Before getting an android phone I never really saw the point of Instagram – […]

Waxed my Backpack – Official Launch

Mens backpacks are our speciality

Official launch date for the full colours range is now Saturday 4th July 2015.  On this day you will be able to browse and buy the full range, in all of the new colours – there are 3 styles that have only been briefly posted about on here, all new colours, all new combinations of […]

People that 'get' quality

Colour roulette. What you see might be what you get. People that ‘get’ quality. I was chatting to a customer last week, we were talking shop, the usual… best way to remove sticker gunk from a window, (hair dryer and nail varnish remover) when we got onto the topic of quality of goods. I flippantly said ‘some people […]

Working to create the perfect everyday bag

Working to create the perfect everyday bag Have you ever looked at your bag first thing in the afternoon and thought, I really hate that bag? It’s falling apart, there’s half of what used to be a banana ‘somewhere’ in there, and what is that strap for*? No? Well I did… *a pickaxe I’ve worked behind […]