Tag Archives: fashion manufacturing

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 – […]

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 […]

Waxed Cotton Canvas

Cotton Canvas – Making cloth I do love requesting things, and I love being vague doing so. So when my inbox pings with a new video straight from the factory I never really know what to expect. Last year when the concept of developing a full range of mens bags came about, it was crack of […]

Colours Spring

Is there ever a better reason to crack out the old pantone colour charts than when you’re deciding the next batch of canvas colours. Well is there any other reason? I guess it does serve a purpose as a tea coaster. I digress – I love the theory of spending hours deliberating over specific colours […]