‘We should all be British Plus!’ – Both Barrels at the Make It British Forum

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‘We should all be British Plus!’ – Both Barrels at the Make It British Forum

Both Barrels founder Mat Booth spoke to an audience of British manufacturers at the recent Make It British Forum at Manchester Metropolitan University, outlining the proudly ‘British Plus’ ethos that goes into the Both Barrels product range. His talk addressed the realities of starting a UK manufacturing business, how being British-made can help to get […]

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Pack your bags for a long weekend in Manchester

Manchester is the real heartland of Both Barrels, but what is it about the city that cements its appeal not only for those who call it home, but also for those who come as visitors to the area all year round? There’s an old joke that if you ask a Brummie which is England’s second […]

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Both Barrels’ Best of Britannia ‘best of the best’

The Best of Britannia show in London on October 12th-13th was a showcase for some of the nation’s most exciting and relevant fashion brands in everything from clothing to jewellery to accessories like our own designer luggage, as well as a chance to encourage more consumers to buy British. Here’s our round-up of the ‘best […]

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Ways to cash in on your commute

A good businessperson knows the working day doesn’t only start when you reach the office – there’s a whole generation of so-called ‘black cab entrepreneurs’ out there planning for success while on the way to work, whether in a cab, on public transport, or behind the wheel. Your options are a little more limited if […]

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Both Barrels luxury luggage goes on show at Best of Britannia

Both Barrels luxury luggage is proudly Built in Britain, so it’s fitting that the brand’s first-ever appearance at a trade event will be on October 12th-13th at Best of Britannia, known as BoB London for short. The two-day event will be held at The Boiler House on Brick Lane, and focuses on the best of […]

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Stylish city breaks for the end of the year

The end of the summer months means an end to beach holidays, unless you’re willing to brave a long-haul flight to a tropical destination or the southern hemisphere’s approaching summertime. If you’re not so much of a sunseeker, city breaks are the perfect way to spend some time away from home through the autumn months […]

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The best Both Barrels luggage and accessories for your next break

The best Both Barrels luggage and accessories for your next break Both Barrels executive luggage gets its names from the length of trip it allows you to pack for – the Twelve backpack for day trips and travelling light, the Thirty Six holdall for overnight and weekends, and so on. But with a growing range […]

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Jetleisure – What is it (and why?)

If you always try to look Instagrammable, then there’s a new trend you should be aware of – the online fashion store Lyst call it Jetleisure, and it’s been picked up by publications including Grazia and GQ, not to mention appearing as a hashtag on a handful of Instagram posts so far. So what is […]

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How to wear camo with charisma

Camouflage, or ‘camo’ for short, has staked its renewed claim to a place in the current season’s catwalk collections, and as usual Both Barrels are bang on-trend with our Stealth Series Twelve backpack and Thirty Six holdall. But how can you wear camo with charisma and create an outfit that looks fresh from the catwalk, […]

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London Men’s Fashion Week shows the best of British

Its proper name is the rather unwieldy ‘London Fashion Week Men’s’, but to us and most other people it’s easier to call it Men’s Fashion Week, and on June 8th-12th some of the biggest names in clothing design took to the catwalk to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the event. The male-focused itinerary didn’t entirely […]

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