Bag Stories

Show Your TUSTING Some Love…

February 13, 2017 |

Do you love your TUSTING bag? Got a shiny new one or a fabulous old favourite? Let’s have a little Valentine’s fun: send us a cute photo of your beloved bag – we’ll select the best ten pics and reward you with a little thank you gift and some of our lovely hide cream for […]

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TUSTING Pops Up at Donna Ida, Chelsea

February 12, 2017 |

On Tuesday the 21st of February 2017, TUSTING will be appearing for a one-day pop-up in the ultimate denim destination that is Donna Ida, in the Chelsea boutique on Draycott Avenue. The day will be hosted by Gillian Tusting and Donna Ida Thornton and there will be 20% off Donna’s new collection and Tusting bags […]

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TUSTING Listed in “Great British Brands 2017”

January 27, 2017 |

Great British brands 2017

As a British brand through and through, TUSTING is extrememly honoured to this month be included in Country & Town House’s Great British Brands book for 2017. Distributed with the January issue of C&TH, the book is a showcase of the top 150 brands in British luxury from beauty, fashion, accessories, watches and jewellery, design and […]

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How To Choose A Briefcase

December 09, 2016 |

The TUSTING Langford modern English Leather Briefcase

Choosing a Leather Briefcase – How to get it right

Buying a bag for a man can be an incredibly tricky business. There is no doubt they’re a necessity, with the huge amount of tech being carted around for work purposes on a daily basis. Alongside the more casual workplace, the melange between function and fashion are driving the men’s bag furore.

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The Black Friday – Cyber Monday Thing

November 23, 2016 |

We Brits do tend to be a little defensive of things brought to us from the USA (we like to invent stuff ourselves, after all) but everybody likes a little bargain from time to time and, as shoppers, we find ourselves not minding the upside of this craziness in the retail world. But where did the whole Black Friday – Cyber Monday thing come from?

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The TUSTING Old Truman Brewery Pop-Up, 8th – 13th November

October 24, 2016 |

tusting old truman brewery

 We’re delighted to announce this winter, from the 8th – 13th November, we’ll be taking up a week-long pop-up shopping space in the iconic Old Truman Brewery on London’s Brick Lane. Bringing our small slice of the British countryside to the big smoke, we’ll be selling our entire product range from our classic men’s briefcases […]

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October Factory Sale

October 05, 2016 |

We’re delighted to announce the date of our next factory sale as the 15th October 2016. As always there will be heaps of brilliant bargains to be had on our beautiful bags, luggage and furniture, as well as a chance to snap up special and limited edition pieces never before seen on our website. There’ll […]

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Introducing: The Nimrod

September 23, 2016 |

The Nimrod

As a five-generational business we’re incredibly proud of our North Buckinghamshire heritage. To celebrate our roots and remember our ancestors we put much thought into the names of our products and collections: from the classic Kimbolton to the workhorse Melchbourne or the new-season Donna, the name of each and every one of our pieces is […]

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TUSTING Collaborates with Young Designer Charlotte Elizabeth

September 06, 2016 |

Charlotte Elizabeth TUSTING

Occasionally we work with select brands and designers to help them create true British-made products that would otherwise be out of their reach. One such brand we’re delighted to announce a collaboration with is young bag designer Charlotte Elizabeth, who has fought through severe health issues to realise her dream of releasing a line of handbags.

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The History of the Man Bag

August 17, 2016 |

Crossbody

Although perhaps never quite as fashion-led as the women’s handbag, the ‘man bag’s cultural and historical importance can’t be underestimated. Put simply, men have worn bags since they have had things to carry. For centuries, the man-bag has been a staple of men’s style. In the middle ages, before pockets were invented, it was a […]

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Tranquil Blues of Summer Skies

August 10, 2016 |

For the first time ever, Pantone – the authority on color, provider of colour systems and leading technology for accurate communication of colour – this year nominated a two tone ‘colour of the year’. The colours – Rose Quartz; “a warmer embracing rose tone”, and Serenity “cooler tranquil blue” – reflect the current consumer trends […]

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Brexit: a double-edged sword for British luxury leather goods

August 01, 2016 |

A month on from the big vote, and as the business community continues to try to come to terms with the news that Britain has chosen to leave the EU, many have asked what the vote means for us here at TUSTING. The Tusting family has been part of the global leather trade for nearly […]

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Top Packing Tips From Our Favourite Travel Bloggers

July 20, 2016 |

Holiday season is well and truly upon us! We discover bloggers’ top packing tips.    It’s law that, just as soon as the sunshine turns up in the UK, we start jetting off in search of warmer climes, and this year is no different. And so, with both sunnier weather and the the school summer […]

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The Winter 2016 Brochure Shoot

July 14, 2016 |

TUSTING AW16 PhotoShoot in Lavendon Buckinghamshire

The workshop has been abuzz today, but not with the usual leather-crafting activities.

Instead, we’ve been over-run with photographers, designers, models, stylists and assistants, all working hard to pull together the TUSTING A/W 2016 lookbook and brochure. If you follow us over on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter you may have got a sneak peak into what was going on as it was happening.

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The Pink Galaxy Erica

June 29, 2016 |

The Bespoke TUSTING Erica Rucksack known as the Pink Galaxy Erica, made as a gift for the Founder of the Walk The Walk charity Nina Barough

A Special Gift for the Founder of Walk The Walk   We were recently delighted to work on a project for the founder and CEO of the charity Walk The Walk, Nina Barough CBE, along with local company De Boer of Brackley. Even if you don’t recognise the name straight away, you’ll probably be familiar […]

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