Heatwave & hay fever

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Heatwave & hay fever

In keeping with this year’s blog theme, here’s our round up of activity from Both Barrels HQ during the month of July. It’s been hot & there’s been a lot of hay fever, hence the punchy article headline (sadly no puns just the brutal, sweaty/sneezy, truth). New Home The culmination of around 3 months solid […]

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June Know What I Mean?!

It’s been another exciting month at Both Barrels HQ. Records have tumbled in the coffee-drunk-in-a-month stakes & plans long in the works are taking shape across our digital platforms. Father’s Day In the early part of June, we celebrated Father’s Day. In fact, we’ve dedicated all of this month to the Dads with our COOLDAD […]

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MA(Y)NCHESTER

May in Manchester has been incredible! One of the busiest, most diverse & challenging months is complete. We’re exhausted but very excited! Altrincham Market Pop-Up We kicked off the month with a successful pop-up appearance at Altrincham Market. This incredible place is something of a spiritual home as we share a postcode! The opportunity to […]

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Spring. Sprung!

It’s been another exciting month at Both Barrels HQ. One in which we’ve been busy making plans, new partnerships & innovating around our developing business. Helpfully it’s been sunny in Manchester. Good news all round! We’ll be appearing as part of the monthly design theme at our fabulous local market in Altrincham. As a brand […]

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March-ing On

March in Manchester has been quite the month. In addition to the GCSE group at AGGS and undergraduate trade event at MMU, Both Barrels appeared at a second appointment. This time to guest lecture the Fashion Buying and Merchandising Masters students at Manchester Fashion Institute. Tasked with six questions, which unfolded in to 18 questions, […]

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Both Barrels in the community

In the first week of March, Both Barrels certainly has a spring in its step! We’ve been exchanging ideas and inspiration with some amazingly inspiring talent. As a UK Made brand we’re keen to inspire future generations of designers, entrepreneurs and industrialists. Our roots are within product innovation and problem solving which is embodied within […]

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Love is in the air

The end of February already?! 2018 is unfolding at quite a pace at BB HQ. As Both Barrels evolves our blog will become a monthly roundup of our progression. Focussing on activity and a behind the scenes insight in to our developing luxury luggage business. Our last blog post detailed our debut appearance at the […]

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Both Barrels make debut appearance at Top Drawer

Both Barrels have this week been at Olympia in London for Top Drawer 2018, as part of the event’s first carefully curated selection on ‘Men Only’ brands. The convention began on Sunday January 14th and draws to a close on Tuesday 16th, and has been an excellent opportunity for Both Barrels to meet face-to-face with […]

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What to expect from Both Barrels in 2018

If you’ve been following Both Barrels since our launch, you might see a few changes in 2018. New Year, New You – right? But don’t worry – we still have our same core commitments to great British design and construction, we just want to make sure that our range of luxury luggage meets all of […]

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2018: The Year of Ultra Violet

One of the major headlines in the fashion world at the end of each year is the announcement of Pantone’s Colour of the Year for the following 12 months, and we’d like to think our designer luggage and laptop sleeves are ahead of the curve for 2018. For the past year or more, one of […]

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