Tag Archives: Waxed Canvas

Top Backpacks 2018 – Laptop Work Gym Travel

Rugged Backpack

Top 5 backpacks for work, travel, the gym (sport activities) and carting a laptop around safely. We look at the features of our top backpacks from 2018.

Cora + Spink Backpacks Vanity Fair A List

cora and spink vanity fair

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.

Backpacks, Denim and Suits… How to Wear

2 ten ball backpacks in waxed canvas

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 […]

Dyeing for our waxed canvas bags?

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 of […]

Nothing is limited edition

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… […]

Watch video of our mens bags

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 – […]

Types of leather

Types of leather, where we use them & perhaps why. We use leather on most of our bags. We like leather, how it looks, feels, how it ages and develops. It sits perfectly next to our waxed cotton that also ages and grows with you, it’s strong and a versatile material to use. But that’s […]

Waxed my Backpack – Official Launch

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 […]

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