February 13, 2017 | Tusting
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 […]
February 12, 2017 | Tusting
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 […]
January 27, 2017 | Tusting
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 […]
December 09, 2016 | Tusting
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.
November 23, 2016 | Tusting
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?
October 24, 2016 | Tusting
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 […]
October 05, 2016 | Tusting
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 […]
September 23, 2016 | Tusting
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 […]
September 06, 2016 | 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.
August 17, 2016 | Tusting
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 […]
August 10, 2016 | Tusting
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 […]
August 01, 2016 | Tusting
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 […]
July 20, 2016 | Tusting
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 […]
July 14, 2016 | Tusting
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.
June 29, 2016 | Tusting
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 […]