Bag Stories

Introducing The Audrey Bag

March 26, 2017 |

The New TUSTING Audrey Bag

Mother’s Day is one of our favourite occasions of the year. Celebrating those important women in our lives who are so often left unrecognised, it’s a wonderful opportunity for us all to give our mums a thumbs up, a big hug, a pat on the back, a special treat.

Which is why, when we had one bag in our Spring collection left without a name, we decided to give one special mum the loveliest treat of all..

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WIN! A Bag Named For Your Favourite Mum

March 15, 2017 |

Mother’s Day, or Mothering Sunday, as it certainly used to be known in the UK, can trace it’s origins back several centuries. Sadly, though, it is now so commercialised that it often seems as though it was something dreamed up by an advertising hotshot in a stiff grey suit. We, however, still think it’s a wonderful […]

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Tusting Travels…

March 10, 2017 |

erica backpack

Cara Suthers took her Honeydon Blue Erica on a winter British seaside break. We love it with the pastel views of the coastal huts.   Tusting Travels   We believe the bags bought by our cherished clients are some of the most well-travelled in the world. Our bags make the most high-quality and beautiful of travelling […]

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Spring/Summer 2017 is Here

March 03, 2017 |

We’re delighted to announce the arrival of our Spring/Summer 17 collection, and with it a limited pre-order discount of 20%. To kick-off the season we’re introducing our Carlton Collection in Chestnut. Many of our loyal customers loved the edgy styling of these products but hoped to have it in a softer shade than black. We […]

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TUSTING x Donna Ida: Spring/Summer 17 Preview

February 28, 2017 |

Donna Ida Tusting

Last week TUSTING were delighted to team up with the inimitable Donna Ida at her flagship Chelsea boutique to preview our new Spring/Summer 17 collection. Originally from Australia, Donna opened her first boutique on Draycott Avenue in 2006 after she realised there was nowhere in London for women to go to get advice and a comfortable […]

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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 |

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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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